International Summit on the

Teaching Profession


14 & 15 MarchHelsinki • Finland


Tervetuloa! Välkommen! Welcome!

From 14-15 March 2019, Finland will be hosting the 9th International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) in Helsinki, Finland. Since its inaugural edition in 2011, the ISTP has become an unique forum for open and constructive exchange on effective teacher policies and practice. Following the previous editions, the 2019 ISTP brings together ministers and union leaders from countries and regions with high-performing or rapidly improving school systems, as defined by the results of the most recent Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

ISTP2019 Helsinki 14. - 15.3.2019

See you at

Dipoli Center

The International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2019 main event will take place at Dipoli, at Aalto University campus. Dipoli is a new type of multi-use building which reflects the skills and knowledge, activities, and people of the University. Dipoli also offers an experience of Finnish design, originally designed by Raili and Reima Pietilä in 1966.

Dipoli Center

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Traveling to Finland

Finland is a country by the Baltic sea, with vast green forests and thousands of lakes. Returning or visiting for the first time, our four distinct seasons ensure there always something new to experience. The Finnish organizers look forward to welcoming you in Helsinki.

Traveling to Finland