Pedagogical Leadership – Empowering School Community 

Date and time: Friday 20th, 15:00 – 18:00
Place: Hotel Scandic, meeting room Kaira (address: Koskikatu 23)
Group size: no limits
Price: free of charge
Includes: Refreshments and workshop material
Trainers: Elina Harju and Juha Lahtinen
Booking: as part of the LIFE 2017 online registration 

What is pedagogical leadership and how to implement it? How to promote sustainable, interactive and shared leadership? How does the school work as a learning community?

The workshop is activating, interactive and inspiring, not a lecture. 

Learning Scoop trainers are experienced and internationally respected experts in the field of Finnish education and school leadership. The trainers have over 25 years of experience in leadership training in Finland and abroad. This experience has developed an academically based, yet truly practical, approach to developing leadership skills.


Elina Harju is the Director of partnerships and a Partner at Learning Scoop. Her key competences comprise pedagogical development, teacher training programs and international seminars with an experience of over 20 years. Elina is a passionate defender of curiosity, joy of learning, and open, real life learning environments. For her, co-operation and learning communities are other important building blocks of learning and education. As a trainer, she is experienced and inspiring.


Juha Lahtinen is the Development Director at Learning Scoop. He has also served as a project manager in the education development projects of National Board of Education in Finland. He keeps getting excellent feedback on his knowledge of curriculum development, the concept of change, team work and activating methods. “Learning is not information processing – learning is doing.”