To deepen your understanding of the topic, read articles of Lahtero,
T. & Kuusilehto-Awale, L. (2015). Possibility to Engage in Pedagogical
Leadership as Experienced by Finnish Newly Appointed Principals and
Lahtero, T. & Risku, M. (2012). Symbolic leadership and leadership
culture in one unified comprehensive school in Finland. Also, use the
material from the pre assignment and three-day training session (lectures and
· With your reflective knowledge
of the course content, plan and arrange two meetings (learning cafe for
example, 45 minutes) for group of colleagues or principals.
· You may choose the topics you
find most relevant for your participants. However, the topics have to consider
pedagogical leadership we have discussed during the lectures and
workshops. Also, to encourage the dialogue and reflection to your
national context it is recommended to use participatory methods.
· Write a reflective journal of
your planned sessions. Times New Roman, 12. Max 3000 words.
· Write down your plans: goals,
methods, content with argumentation.
· After the learning cafe, write down a short reflection of
each meetings. Observations, ideas. thoughts, possibilities, results, what you
find relevant for your paper. Reflect your observations to the articles