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Department of Education Management and Policy Studies

Director of the Institute for Educational Leadership at Jyväskylä University in Finland, strengthens ties with the Faculty of Education


Posted on 23 April 2009

Prof Jukka Alava, Director of the Institute for Educational Leadership at Jyväskylä University in Finland, visited the Faculty of Education from 24 to 28 February 2009

He presented strategic learning cycle workshops aimed at developing strategic visions and implementation strategies for the newly-structured departments in the Faculty of Education. He also conducted a session in which he guided the newly-appointed heads of departments and other leaders in the faculty on how to approach the next 18 months in the Faculty’s life.

He had several meetings with relevant role-players and will probably return to South Africa later to do follow-up work related to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Universities of Pretoria and Jyväskylä.

 
On the photograph are (fltr): Prof Cycil Hartell (Early Childhood Education), Dr Ronel Ferreira (Educational Psychology), Prof Johan Beckmann (Education Management and Policy Studies), Prof Irma Eloff (Dean), Prof Max Braun (Science, Technology and Mathematics Education) and Prof Jukka Alava.



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