International survey on educational leadership
Tuesday, 5 June 2012
The Finnish National Board of Education has subcontracted a wide international survey on the position of educational leaders and education in different countries. The survey was made by Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education of the University of Helsinki. In the survey information on leaderships models and practices were collected from the following countries or regions: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, France (Paris), Scotland, Russia (Saint Petersburg), Canada (Ontario), USA (New York City, Los Angeles), China (Shanghai), South Korea, Australia (state of Victoria) and New Zealand.
The aim was to compare and reflect international practices to Finnish ones and to develop new practices and training models for educational leaders in Finland. The results are published in the NBE´s publication 2012:11 ”Kansainvälinen kartoitus rehtoreiden työstä ja täydennyskoulutuksesta” and its abbreviation 2012:12 ”Kansainvälinen rehtorikartoitus. Kartoitus oppilaitosjohdon työstä ja täydennyskoulutuksesta.” The abbreviation will also be published both in English and Swedish.
Researchers behind the survey are suggesting for example the following development ideas:
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