Leena Halttunen & Mika Risku (KLA) FI/EN

tekijä: Iida Annikki Rautiainen Viimeisin muutos torstai 04. marraskuuta 2021, 13.37
1. Educational leadership both in the context of schools and early childhood education. 2. Pedagogical leadership

Topics

1. Educational leadership both in the context of schools and early childhood education. 

The topics of the thesis can vary but mainly there is a connection to schools or ECE. Thesis may also focus on educational policies and governance.

We prefer thesis using qualitative methods, but the data sources may vary. 

Some examples of the previous theses: The Role of Finnish School Principals in Inclusive Education Practice; Developing Distributed Leadership in A Multicultural Context; Putting Values-Based Leadership Approach into Practice: Readings of Jansen Kraemer, H. M.; Investigating the Use of Research Based Information(RBI) by Educational Practitioners in Finland and the UAE (quantitative); School Principals’ Stressors and Coping Strategies: A Comparative Study Between Finland and Canada. 

2. Pedagogical leadership

The topics of the thesis can vary but mainly there is a connection to schools or ECE. Thesis may also focus on educational policies and governance. 

We prefer thesis using qualitative methods, but the data sources may vary. 

Some examples of the previous theses: Leaders facilitating innovation: leadership for innovation in a Finnish university in time of change; An Exploration of Principals’ and Teachers’ Collaborative Working and Learning Processes: The Case of Three Upper Secondary Schools in Finland (quantitative); Class Teacher Students’ Experiences of Learning in the Study Group Intervention Enhancing Teacher Leadership.

Start date: Spring 2022

Supervisor: Leena Halttunen and Mika Risku (leena.halttunen@jyu.fi; mika.risku@jyu.fi)

The degree programme of the student can be:
  • Special Education
  • Education and Adult Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • International Master’s Degree Programme
I can supervise
  • theses written in English individually
  • theses written in English in a group of English-speaking students
  • theses written in English in a mixed group of English-speaking and Finnish-speaking students
Maximum number of theses: 5

I am available on 29 October at 9.30-11.00 (Zoom): https://jyufi.zoom.us/j/66918775962