Andreas Schleicher (born 7 July 1964) is Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris. He is the Division Head andcoordinator of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the OECD Indicators of Education Systems programme (INES). In June 2012, Schleicher gave a TED Talk showing the use of PISA data in identifying the impact ofpolicy changes related to teacher pay, extended educational time, and professional development and changes in educational performance.