Disability studies in education have been on the agenda especially by researchers in the JustEd team 4, and as a resault of the collaboration researchers are now invited to a working seminar to wrap up the work done in JustEd on post-compulsory education for disabled people. The seminar is focusing on combinations and contradictions between educational […]
JustEd member and team leader Fritjof Sahlström, Åbo Akademi, discussed and compared the Finnish and Swedish education system in the Swedish TV programme Nyhetsmorgon, TV4, on Thursday 24 October.
Monday 24 October is the last day for submitting your application for JustEd Mobility Fellowship 2017. The aim of the grants is to intensify collaboration and exchange of researchers between the partner institutions. The fellowships are primarily open for JustEd members, but a fellowship can also be granted for international visiting postdoctoral or senior researchers […]
“Something should be done for the teacher education, and this has been on the agenda for a long time. However, students still graduate without knowing anything about gender issues,” said Professor Emeritus Elina Lahelma, University of Helsinki, kick-starting the brainstorming session at the GENTE meeting in Helsinki 29–30 September. Elina leads the project Gender in […]
“This was an excellent opportunity for us to share our research and exchange knowledge with an active and engaged group of Nordic youths,” said Fritjof Sahlström, JustEd team leader and Professor, Åbo Akademi, after the two day long workshop at the Nordic Youth Conference Sillat-Broar-Bridges in September. The idea behind the conference was to engage socially-minded […]
A delegation of eight officials from the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education in Korea visited the NCoE Justed to discuss education and equity. The delegation was led by Superintendent Cho Hee Yeon, Seoul’s education chief. “Korea is a bipolarizing society. We want to change the educational system and go beyond the authoritarian form of education,” […]