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Distributed leadership
Social justice leadership
Leaders’ and teachers’ professional development
Educational leadership policymaking
Comparative education


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Distributed Leadership in Finnish and Shanghai Schools, University of Jyväskylä

1 Oct 201216 Dec 2016

Award Date: 16 Dec 2016

Master of Arts, University of Jyväskylä

1 Sept 200730 Nov 2011

Award Date: 30 Nov 2011

Bachelor of Arts, East China Normal University

1 Sept 200330 Jun 2007

Award Date: 30 Jun 2007

External positions


20 Dec 2021 → …

University of Bath

1 Sept 2021 → …

European Educational Research Association

1 Sept 2017 → …


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