Darlington-Hammond, L. (2010) Steady Work: Finland "Builds a Strong Teaching and Learning System” in Rethinking Schools (2010), Volume 24, Number 4. Republished in http://www.nea.org/home/40991.htm.
Ministry of Education (2012) Education and research 2012-2016. A development plan. In http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2012/liitteet/okm03.pdf?lang=en.
Finnish National Board of Education (2011) Education. In http://www.oph.fi/english/education.
Kupiainen, S., Hautamäki, J. & Karjalainen, T. (2009) The Finnish education system and PISA. Ministry of Education Publications, Finland 2009:46. In http://www.okm.fi/OPM/Julkaisut/2009/The_Finnish_education_system_and_PISA.html?lang=en.Pedagogic leadership (Before Session 3 Lecture 1)
MacNeil, Cavanagh and Silcox (2005). Pedagogic leadership: Refocusing on learning and teaching. International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning.9(2). In http://www.ucalgary.ca/iejll/vol9/silcox
Shared leadership (Before Session 4 Lecture 3)
Sheppard, B., Hurley, N. & Dibbon, D. (2010) Distributed Leadership, Teacher Morale, and Teacher Enthusiasm: Unravelling the Leadership Pathways to School Success. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Denver, Colorado May 2010. In http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED509954.pdf.
Teacher leadership (Before Session 5)
Murphy, J. (2005). Connecting teacher leadership and school improvement. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. (You are recommended to read the book but sessions 5-8 summarize the book so you can also manage without reading the book.)
Ngaajieh Nnane, R. (2009). An exploration of principals' and teachers' perception of teacher leadership in Finland : the case of four upper secondary schools in Jyväskylä. In https://jyx.jyu.fi/dspace/handle/123456789/21801.
Aho E., Pitkänen, K., & Sahlberg, P. (2006). Policy development and reform principles of basic and secondary education in Finland since 1968. Washington, DC: World Bank. In
Blase, J.R. & Blase, J. (1998). Handbook of instructional leadership: How effective principals promote teaching and learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
Blase, J. & Blasé, J. 1999. Effective instructional leadership Teachers' perspectives on how principals promote teaching and learning in schools. Journal of Educational Administration. Vol 38, Issue 2.
Caldwell, B. & Spinks, J. Raising the Stakes From improvement to transformation in the reform of schools. Routledge. London and New York.
- Chapter 8 A student-focused planning model
- Chapter 9 Student-focused planning in action
Darling-Hammond, L. (2011) U.S. vs highest-achieving nations
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Duke, Daniel (2004). The Challenges of Educational Change.Boston: Pearson Education. ISBN 0-205-36020-3
Fullan, Michael. In practice almost all the books he has written.
Leithwood, K., Jantzi, D., & Steinbach, R. (1999) Changing leadership for changing times. Buckingham: Open University Press.
Ministry of Education and Culture (2011) The results of PISA 2009. In http://www.minedu.fi/pisa/2009.html?lang=en.
OECD (2011) OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). In http://www.pisa.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_32252351_32235731_1_1_1_1_1,00.html.
Svedberg, L. (2004) Rhetorical Resources for Management The Leading Words. Educational Management Administration & Leadership. Vol 32(4) 423–438. In http://ema.sagepub.com/content/32/4/423.full.pdf+html.
Viitala, R. (2004) Towards knowledge leadership. Leadership and Organization Developmetn Journal. Vol 25, Issue 6. In http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1410741&show=abstract.
Zohar, D. (1997) Rewiring the Corporate Brain. San Francisco: Berrett-Kohler Publishers.
Ärlestig, H. (2008) Communication between Principals and Teachers in Successful School. Pedagogiska institutionen. Umeå universitet.
- Chapter II, pp.25-27 To meet curriculum objectives – pedagogical leadership
- Article III Structural prerequisites for principals’ and teachers’ communication about teaching and learning issues
- Article IV In School Communication: Developing a Pedagogically Focused School Culture
- Chapter V, pp.52 -55 Principals’ communication as pedagogical leaders
- In http://umu.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:142460/FULLTEXT03