Marjaana Manninen, Counsellor of Education, works like expert and senior advisor at the Finnish National Agency for Education.
FNAE is a national development agency responsible for the development of pre-primary, basic, general upper secondary, vocational upper secondary and adult education. FNAE is subordinate to the Ministry of Education and Culture and its tasks and organization are set in the legislation.
Marjaana Manninen´s main duties consist of the developing processes of curriculum based subject-teaching, Home Economics and Crafts. She is also responsible for the developing processes of curriculum based sustainable development, consumer education and school meals of basic education schools in Finland. She has a long background in education having worked as a teacher at comprehensive and upper secondary schools and as the Head of Education prior to the position at the FNBE.
Marjaana Manninen has been a speaker at various national conventions and international meetings. She has been a member of different national education networks, connections and programs.