Ms. Irmeli Halinen, has been the Head of the National Curriculum Development and a Counsellor of Education in the Finnish National Agency of Education. Ms. Halinen was the coordinator of the national curriculum reform 2012 – 2016. She retired in August 2016 having extensive national and international experience in the field of education. She works now as a curriculum expert for OECD and UNESCO, and as an independent lecturer, teacher educator, and author in a research and consultation company Metodix Oy (Ltd.).