JustEd2018 conference: Photos from day 1

By on 23.05.2018 in Conferences
JustEd2018 conference: Photos from day 1

The JustEd2018 international research conference gathers 180 participants from 24 countries. During day 1, the participants enjoyed keynote and paper sessions, in addition to a delicious dinner and dancing in the evening. Check out the photos from day 1 in the gallery below:

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JustEd2018 conference:
Book of abstracts available online

JustEd2018 conference: <br>Book of abstracts available online

Are you curious about the paper, poster and symposia sessions at the JustEd2018 international research conference in Helsinki? Now all the abstracts are available online. You can access the book of abstracts here!  

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JustEd2018 conference: 180 academics promoting social justice through education

JustEd2018 conference: 180 academics promoting social justice through education

The first day of the JustEd2018 conference was filled with interesting keynote sessions, symposia, paper and poster presentations – and above all, 180 enthousiastic participants from all over the world with one mutual goal: promoting social justice through education. In  his keynote speech, Professor Nihad Bunar (University of Stockholm) raised questions on how to provide inclusive education opportunities for newly […]

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Fam­ous Nor­dic equal­ity a chal­lenge in schools

By on 23.05.2018 in Research findings
Fam­ous Nor­dic equal­ity a chal­lenge in schools

On a global scale, the Nordic countries are pioneers of equality, but at school, many pupils are still subjected to discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, social class, ethnicity, native language or disability. According to JustEd researchers, discrimination is still common in Nordic schools. “Finnish society has a robust foundation for equality, possibly the most […]

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Student volunteers getting ready for JustEd2018 conference

By on 16.05.2018 in Conferences
Student volunteers getting ready for JustEd2018 conference

Did you know that Finland has more saunas than cars? That was one of the funny facts that came up at yesterday’s training for students volunteers, currently preparing for the upcoming #JustEd2018 conference next week. The volunteers learned how to answer all kinds of questions concerning the conference schedules, practical information but also some curiousities about […]

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JustEd2018 conference programme now available

JustEd2018 conference programme now available

The upcoming week, more than 175 delegates from 23 countries will join us in Helsinki for the international conference JustEd2018  ‘Promoting Justice through Education’ . We just published the Programme booklet, where you can find all the information needed for preparing for the upcoming conference. Check out the timetables, maps, practical guidelines and read more about the keynote sessions and the paper and poster sessions. […]

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Panel discussion: Pedagogical implications based on JustEd research findings

Panel discussion: Pedagogical implications based on JustEd research findings

JustEd researchers from Iceland, Sweden and Finland took part in a panel discussion at this week’s Nordic conference on teacher education in Vaasa, Finland. The panel addressed policies and practices in teaching from a Nordic perspective, and presented research findings from several studies focusing on gender equality, inclusion/exclusion, multiplicity, teaching approaches and classroom interaction. The […]

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How is language related to power?

How is language related to power?

How is language, power, and language policy connected in the context of Finnish and Swedish schools? JustEd researcher Tuuli From (University of Helsinki) examines how national language policies in Finland and Sweden define spaces of education. In an article at the website Voices in Education, From shares her research findings on the roles of language policies in the construction of national […]

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Record number of participants at upcoming conference

By on 17.04.2018 in Conferences
Record number of participants at upcoming conference

We will have a record number of participants at the upcoming JustEd conference in Helsinki 22-23 May. In total, 175 researchers from all over the globe have signed up for the conference. We are delighted to welcome all the participating researchers from New Zealand, Brazil, China, Albania, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, USA, France, Belgium, Congo, […]

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Curious knowing more about the JustEd researchers?

By on 12.04.2018 in Research findings
Curious knowing more about the JustEd researchers?

We have more than 140 researchers in 8 different countries at 14 partner universities around the globe.  The focus for the research is on social justice in education, and the topics ranges from marketization and social inclusion to marginalization and diversity, innovative teaching, learning cultures and student engagement. Soon we will be presenting our researchers from Iceland, Norway, Sweden […]

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