THE CYPRUS EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM: AN OVERVIEW
Day 1: Friday 20th of May 2022
9:30Keynote presentation
Kyriakos Kokkinos, Deputy Minister to the President for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Cyprus
Nurturing our Youth Generation, Redefining the Role of Education
11:15Keynote presentations
11:15 – 12:00
Petros Pashiardis, Professor of Educational Leadership, Rector of the Open University of Cyprus &
Stefan Brauckmann- Sajkiewicz
, Professor for quality development and quality assurance in education, Alpen-Adria-Universität, Klagenfurt, AUSTRIA
Leadership in times of uncertainty – an edupreneurial perspective

12:00 – 12:45
Kiki Messiou, Professor of Education at the University of Southampton, UK
Student-teacher dialogues to promote inclusion: implications for school leaders
14:30Keynote presentation
14:30 – 15:15
Ann Phoenix, Thomas Coram research Unit, Social Research Institute, UCL Institute of Education
School leadership with 2020 vision: Negotiating multiple inequalities
16:00Parallel Sessions
16:00 – 17:30
1. Sustainable School Leadership Career and Lifelong Development
2. Vision for the 21st century School: Skills, Values, Knowledge and Competencies
3. Innovation and Technological Advances for Education
4. Including diversity: Leading Schools for Equity and Justice
5. School Communities as Learning Organizations
6. Values, Ethics and Sustainable Leadership
Day 2: Saturday, 21st of May 2022
9:05Keynote presentations
9:05 – 9:50
Ariel Levy
, General Director Joint -Ashalim at JDC Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Social Mobility & the Role of School Leadership

9:50 – 10:35

Michalinos Zembylas, Prof. of Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies Open University of Cyprus, Honorary Professor at Nelson
Mandela University, South Africa, and Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia

Social Justice Leadership in Europe’s Multicultural Schools: Lessons from Cyprus
Coffee break (10:35 – 11:30)
11:30Pre-recorded video speech by Microsoft
Diana Ghazaryan, Senior Industry Executive in K12 Education, Microsoft Central Eastern Europe
Navigating the complexity of transformation: a guide for school leaders through the Education Transformation Framework
11:45Keynote presentations
11:45 – 12:30
Tanja Bastianic, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Empowering School Leaders through comparative data and peer-learning: the case of PISA for Schools

12:30 – 13:15
Mika Risku, Head of Institute of Educational Leadership, University of Jyväskylä, FINLAND
SURE FIRE claims principals are Finland’s most important leaders
Lunch (13:15 – 15:00)
15:00Keynote presentation
15:00 – 15:45
Michael Paul Bottery
, Emeritus Professor at the University of Hull, England
Educational Leadership in a World of Covert Threats: the need for a greater stewardship focus
15:45Closing the Conference and speech by ESHA president
16:00END of the Conference Works

Parallel Sessions’ Presentations (Friday 20th of May 2022, 16:00)

1Sustainable School Leadership Career and Lifelong Development
Mary Nihill, National Director of The Centre for School Leadership (CSL), Ireland: Sharing the Lead – Sharing the Load – developing middle leadership capacity in Irish schools

Pavlina Hadjitheodoulou Loizidou, Head of In-service Teacher Training Department Cyprus Pedagogical Institute: The power of leadership in the teacher professional learning program of the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute: an (un)easy relationship
2Vision for the 21st century School: Skill, Values, Knowledge and Competencies
Kasper Myding, Nordic Schools – education consultants: Leading And Teaching The Nordic Way. Happy, skilled and academically performing teachers and students

Koos Stienstra, Director of the academy of Healthcare and Education, University of Groningen Netherlands: Positive Education; development and well-being – the unbreakable relationship
3Innovation and Technological advances for Education
Charalambos Vrasidas, Executive Director, CARDET – Professor of learning Innovations and policy, University of Nicosia: Digital Transformation and School Leadership

Nansia Kyriakou, Frederick University, Cyprus: Ηow have L2 teaching and learning spaces been transformed from the aftermath of the Covid-19 Pandemic?
4Including diversity: Leading schools for equity and justice
Peter Kelly, Associate Professor (Reader) in Comparative Education, University of Plymouth, UK: Pluralism and school leadership in times of uncertainty

Luca Janka Laszlo, ESHA consultant: ChildUp, Children Hybrid Integration: Learning Dialogue as a way of Upgrading policies of Participation
https://www.child-up.eu/project-outcomes/
5School Communities as learning organisations
Kristian H. Haugen, Professor emeritus at the UiT, The Arctic Univeristy of Norway: I want to do something else to be a good leader! A study of everyday life of Norwegian school leaders
Loes van Wessum, Associate Professor Leadership in Education, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands: Leading a learning school
6Values, ethics and sustainable leadership
Andy Mellor, National Wellbeing Director for Schools Advisory Service and Strategic Lead for the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools at Leeds Beckett University: Whole School Wellbeing – The What, The Why and The How

Eszter Salamon, Director, Parents International and Education Consultant, ESHA, Leveraging parents’ experiences during school closure for renewing education