Tuija M Veintie

Coordinator of JustEd.

New book: Troubling educational cultures in the Nordic Countries

By on 29.11.2017 in Publications
New book: Troubling educational cultures in the Nordic Countries

“School is crucial in children’s and young people’s subject formation. It frames how they understand themselves as learners and more broadly as human beings. Moreover school also has very material effects on future life prospects when guiding students to follow particular paths and form understandings of the world and their place in it.” A freshly […]

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JustEd Mobility Fellowships granted

By on 21.11.2017 in Uncategorized
JustEd Mobility Fellowships granted

JustEd grants 14 Mobility Fellowships for visits taking place between January and October 2018. The mobility fellowship programme aims to further Nordic research collaboration. The researchers with mobility fellowships are expected to be incorporated into the activities of the receiving partner unit and engage in joint research, writing, advising, training or teaching. The receivers of […]

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Funding for research projects on career support for young people at risk, and internationalising higher education

By on 20.11.2017 in Funding
Funding for research projects on career support for young people at risk, and internationalising higher education

This year JustEd members from Umeå University received funding from the Swedish Research Council for two new research projects. The grants were announced in November 2017. One of the two projects “Moving on, Youth attending an introduction program and their career support in varying local contexts” is lead by professor Lisbeth Lundahl, leader of JustEd team […]

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JustEd2018 ‘Promoting Justice through Education’ Call for proposals is open

By on 15.11.2017 in Uncategorized
JustEd2018 ‘Promoting Justice through Education’ Call for proposals is open

The Nordic Centre of Excellence ‘Justice through education in the Nordic countries’ (JustEd), invites you to participate in an international research conference on ‘Promoting justice through education’ to examine todays’ educational policies and practices in a critical light. This conference problematizes the current educational trends in Nordic education and explores new possibilities for promoting justice, […]

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JustEd brings together Nordic researchers in the field of gender and education

By on 08.11.2017 in Uncategorized
JustEd brings together Nordic researchers in the field of gender and education

Bergljót Þrastardóttir, a PhD student from the University of Iceland visited the University of Helsinki as a JustEd mobility fellow in October 2017. Her research focuses on gender, social relations and school practices at the compulsory school level in Iceland. Iceland has a progressive legislation in terms of gender equality. However, the compulsory schools in […]

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Guest talk and discussion on ‘Affective subjectivation: making subjects in precarious neoliberal education.’ Helsinki 10 November

By on 07.11.2017 in Guest lectures, Mobility
Guest talk and discussion on ‘Affective subjectivation: making subjects in precarious neoliberal education.’ Helsinki 10 November

Professor Paola Valero (JustEd team 3) is visiting Helsinki in November through the JustEd mobility fellowship programme. One of the reasons for Paola to visit Helsinki is that she is co-writing a paper on subjectivity together with professor Kristiina Brunila (JustEd team 2) and professor Kenneth Jørgensen. On Friday 10 November the co-writers present their […]

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New funding for research on gender, school and violence

By on 03.11.2017 in Funding
New funding for research on gender, school and violence

JustEd member Ylva Odenbring, Associate Professor of Education at the University of Gothenburg has received over 3.500.000 SEK for the Forte-funded research project entitled Youth, vulnerability and school. Student’s perspectives on violence, harassment and violations that aims at exploring issues of gender, school and violence. The project is a three year research project (2018-2020). The […]

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Research funding for a comparative project on social mixing and inclusive education in urban schools

By on 01.11.2017 in Funding
Research funding for a comparative project on social mixing and inclusive education in urban schools

MAPS – Mixed Classes and Pedagogical Solutions – is a three-year (2018 – 2020) comparative research project across cities of Helsinki, Amsterdam and Reykjavik and will be conducted as a shared research consortium, coordinated from the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki, together with University of Amsterdam and University of Iceland. It […]

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Working meeting on policy implications

By on 31.10.2017 in Uncategorized
Working meeting on policy implications

As part of NordForsk’s ‘Education for Tomorrow’ programme JustEd is committed to contribute to evidence-based policy by disseminating research results to policy decision makers.  For this purpose a group of JustEd researchers from Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland gathered in a working meeting in Helsinki to discuss findings from a number of research projects and […]

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JustEd is seeking a communications coordinator

By on 09.10.2017 in Uncategorized
JustEd is seeking a communications coordinator

Are you a person with excellent communication skills, experience in working with the media, good knowledge of the educational systems in the Nordic countries and research related to education and social justice, excellent skills in spoken and written English and a good command of at least one Scandinavian language? JustEd is seeking a communications coordinator […]

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