Since 2004, Dr Marjo Kyllönen is the Education Manager at General Education division in Helsinki.
She has PhD in Education. She defended her doctoral thesis on Future School and Leadership in December 2011. After defending her thesis she further developed the concept of future school and its role and prospect in society.
At her current position she is responsible for various areas of basic education, such as curriculum matters and development, pupils participation, special education, multicultural issues.
She has also been appointed to various committees on a national level such as the national core curriculum work, pupils welfare, pupils assessment. On a city level she is in the lead for curriculum renewal and implementing the Future School Concept in Helsinki. Dr Kyllönen does a lot of voluntary work promoting children’s education in developing countries, which is really important top her.