1. 1. Second Minister for Education, Ms Indranee Rajah, will visit Helsinki, Finland, from 12 to 15 March 2019. She will attend the 9th International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) from 13 to 15 March 2019.
2. Jointly organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Education International, the ISTP is a by-invitation annual summit for leaders of top-performing or rapidly-improving education systems to discuss effective practices and policies in education.
3. Ms Indranee will also have bilateral meetings with her counterparts from other participating systems on the sidelines of the Summit. She will also be visiting educational institutions in Finland, including the University of Helsinki. Ms Indranee will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Education.