Fulbright Dialogue: 21st Century Leadership in Schools


In this session of the Fulbright Dialogue series, Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director General of Finnish National Agency for Education (see brief bio below), will share his expertise and Finnish National Agency for Educations’ perspective on Future Needs and Prospects of School Leadership in Finland. His introduction to the theme is followed by a discussion with invited expert participants.

Olli-Pekka Heinonen is the Director General at the Finnish National Agency for Education. Mr. Heinonen has been Minister of Education and Science (1994-1999), Minister of Transport and Communication (1999-2002) and MP (1995-2002). He has also been Television Director in the Finnish Public Broadcasting Company and State Secretary in five different ministries. Mr. Heinonen has had a number of positions of trust serving the society in a wide scale. Mr. Heinonen holds a Master’s degree in Laws. He is married and has three children.

The event is by invitation only.