Jóhannes Miðskarð
Ph.D., Assistent Professor in educational management
Faculty of Education
Telephone +298 299426
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Leadership in schools, early childhood settings and social care setttings.

Research interests

Leadership in schools, early childhood settings and social care setttings.  In particular I research pedagogical leadership/instructional leadership.

Latest publications


Miðskarð, J. (2019D). Early Childhood Centers in USA and Faroe Islands/Denmark. [Blogpost published on the homepage of McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership at National Louis University]. Retrived from

Miðskarð, J. & Berding, J. (2014). A conceptualization of interprofessional work inspired by Hannah Arendt’s line of thinking. Journal of Social Intervention: Theory and Practice, 23 (2), 38-51. Tikið niður frá

Miðskarð, J. (2012A). Action and thinking. An investigation of how social workers’ consulting sessions influence school professionals’ further perspectives on issues in vulnerable children’s lifeworlds. Ph.d.-dissertation from Department of Psychology and Educational Research, Roskilde University. Retrived from

Miðskarð, J. (2008). Multi-disciplinary work [~ tværfagligligt samarbejde] in Denmark – an overview of the literature. Nordisk Socialt Arbejde, 28 (3-4), 247-258.


Leadership in schools, early childhood centres and social care setttings

Professional Learning Communities

Professional Learning Networks

Interprofessional working for children, young people and people in special need/vulnerable people

Qualitative methods (in particular the semistructured interview)

Existential Phenomenology

Hannah Arendt