Share Paper: Cultural Aspects and Online Pedagogy: Building International Learning Communities in an Online Educational Leadership Degree Programme

  1. Farida Danmeri, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  2. Harue Dozono, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  3. Barbara Tajti, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  4. Päivi Mayor, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Tuesday, June 26 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Koepelzaal

Abstract: Abstract: Educational institutions face complex systemic challenges. Finding innovative, working solutions requires diverse information and creating new collective knowledge across countries, education systems and both public and private sector institutions. Educational leaders need to be change agents with a broad set of competences for managing and leading diverse constantly changing organizations. The Master’s degree programme in Educational Leadership, offered by Tampere University of Applied Sciences, was created to address this need. In the summer 2017 a cohort of 25 experienced education professionals began to study in this collaborative online programme. This paper discusses the cultural and pedagogical challenges and practical ...