Marko Tapio Lakkala

Postal address:

Simpsintie 3 A 7, 90530 Oulu, Finland


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some other addresses exist, but I would like to ask you to kindly send work-related messages to the osao address and other messages to the tutanota address


leave a message in case of no answer

private +358 40 705 7801

office +358 40 519 5242


office phone (see above)


office phone (see above)



Other social media:

I am not in facebook, twitter, instagram, tiktok or tinder

Date and place of birth:

August 24th, 1968 Oulu

Official places of residence:

1968-1998 Oulu

1998-1999 Forssa

1999- Oulu


matriculation examination, Toppila upper secondary school 1987

Master of Arts, University of Oulu 1995

Current employment and positions of trust:

Educational Consortium OSAO, Pudasjärvi Unit

(Until December 31, 2008 known as Pudasjärvi vocational school; 2009-2019 Oulu Vocational College, Pudasjärvi Unit):

-teacher August 1, 2001-

-main subject English

-other subjects during year 2022 Finnish (as mother tongue), Finnish as Second Language, Swedish, Creative Expression; Civics

-during previous years eg. Art and Culture, Ethics, Philosophy, Information and Communication Technology, Strengthening Study Skills

-expert in RAISE project

-OSAOrekry (digital employment service) main user and contact person for students and teachers

-teacher in charge of core subjects, tourism, business, social services & health and preparatory education for vocational training

-member of administration team

-schedule maker

-meber of Student welfare Group and Special Support Group

-shop sterward nominated by Public Sector Negotiating Commission

- international affairs representative

-OSAO Personnel Committee vice member

-in addition, earlier eg. vice shop steward, assistant chief of security, member of ethical committee, entrepreneurship agent, vice president of Student welfare Group plus in the North-East Ostrobothnia Joint Authority for Vocational Education member of the Vocational Skills Committee and vice member of the Working Community Committee plus in Oulu Vocational School member of the core subjects Group; some teaching done in OSAO Taivalkoski Unit

Oulu region freethinkers:

-member of board 1996-

-vice chairman 2001 - autumn 2020

-chairman 2000

-vice chairman 1997-1999

Housing association Simpsintie 3:

-chairman autumn 2007-

-member of board autumn 2001-

City of Oulu: member of Equality group

Former jobs and positions:

Toranki school, Kuusamo:

-substituting teacher 1 year

Nivala Upper secondary school:

-substituting senior teacher 1 year

Forssa Upper secondary school:

-substituting senior teacher 8 months

Vocational Institute of Northern Lapland:

-teacher 4 months

Haukipudas Vocational School:

-part-time teacher 1 month

Oulu school for he hearing handicapped:

-Office clerk

Oulu automobile museum:

-museum attndant

Pudasjärvi Upper Secondary School:

-part-time teacher 2 years

Union of freethinkers, Finland:

-member of union board summer 2008 - autumn 2020

-vice chairman and acting chairman November 2016 - summer 2017

-vice chairman summer 2014 - summer 2017

-vice member of union board summer 2002 - summer 2008

-member of union board summer 1999 - summer 2002

-vice member of union board autumn 1998 - summer 1999

-vice member of union council summer 1996 - autumn 1998

Trade Union of Education in Finland

local branch at Oulu Region Joint Authority for Education: vice member of board

Oulu region vovational teachers: vice member of board

Trade union of education of Finland, Pudasjärvi branch: member of board

etc. (don't have the energy to list everything or to even remember everything)