Conferences

Call for proposals – present your paper at our international research conference

By on 12.12.2017 in Calls, Conferences
Call for proposals – present your paper at our international research conference

The international research conference ‘Promoting justice through education’, 22-23 May 2018 in Helsinki, examines educational policies and practices in a critical light from a Nordic perspective. The Nordic education systems of today are facing increasing influences of market-oriented competition, social stratification and marginalization or social exclusion. This conference problematizes the current educational trends in Nordic education and explores new […]

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Intellectually inspiring collaborative writing on gender and social class in early childhood education

Intellectually inspiring collaborative writing on gender and social class in early childhood education

Collaborative writing is “effective, fun and intellectually inspiring” says university lecturer Sirpa Lappalainen (University of Helsinki) who recently presented a joint paper together with associate professor Ylva Odenbring (University of Gothenburg). In their recent joint work these two JustEd members explore how gender and class are researched in early childhood education. The focus is on […]

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Discussing school achievement, gender, class and place at a conference on current school politics in Sweden

Discussing school achievement, gender, class and place at a conference on current school politics in Sweden

Elisabet Öhrn, leader of JustEd team 6, gave the opening lecture on “Equal and egalitarian school? School achievement, gender, class and place” at the conference Aktuell Skolpolitik (Current school politics) 30-31 August 2017. Aktuell skolpolitik is one of the biggest conferences in the field of education in the Northern Sweden. This annual conference is an […]

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Education for Tomorrow seminar in Helsinki

By on 05.06.2017 in Conferences
Education for Tomorrow seminar in Helsinki

NordForsk’s Programme Education for Tomorrow and JustEd are having a joint seminar in Helsinki on Tuesday 6 June 2017 where JustEd teams are presenting examples of their research within JustEd. The event takes Place in Minerva Plaza, at the University of Helsinki, and is open for everybody interested in the research fields. Programme 12:30-14:30 Researchers of […]

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JustEd Symposium at ECER 2017: Unpacking the many meanings of Justice in education

By on 11.05.2017 in Conferences
JustEd Symposium at ECER 2017: Unpacking the many meanings of Justice in education

What does concepts like equity, justice and inclusion actually mean? What about marginalization and differentiation? These concepts hold a strong position within in the educational sciences – however they are seldom clearly defined, decomposed or operationalized. 16 JustEd members have joined forces to unpack the meanings of these concepts in a symposium at the conference European […]

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Technology main theme at NERA 2017

By on 02.04.2017 in Conferences
Technology main theme at NERA 2017

The 45th Congress of the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA) took place in Copenhagen in March 2017. In total 25 educational research networks held individual symposiums with 700 participants involved. JustEd members gave 23 presentations and launched the brand new website www.nordgente.org where Nordic research in the fields of gender and education is gathered. A theme that all the […]

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JustEd members dissaminates research at NERA 2017

Many JustEd members will present their research at the upcoming Congress of the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA) 23–25 March in Copenhagen, Denmark. The theme of the conference is ‘Learning and education –material conditions and consequences’. Below is a list of JustEd members who will present. Thursday, session 1 8. Gender and Education Research on gender […]

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Call for papers: Video pedagogies conference

By on 22.02.2017 in Calls, Conferences
Call for papers: Video pedagogies conference

Visuality is the focal point at the upcoming conference on video pedagogies, 17–18 June, at Aalborg University, Denmark. “We welcome all who take an interest in discussing and exploring video in resear and for education, and urge researchers to submit their papers before 20 March. We will produce peer reviewed conference proceedings and submissions of extended […]

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Successful dissemination of research results to Nordic policy makers

By on 10.02.2017 in Conferences
Successful dissemination of research results to Nordic policy makers

Top-notch Nordic researchers in the field of education, among them many JustEd members, disseminated their newest research findings to 130 researchers and policy makers at a conference in Stockholm 6–7 February. The event was a joint conference of the Nordic and national educational research programmes, NordForsk’s ‘Education for Tomorrow’ being one of them. Professor Gunilla […]

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Call for papers: conference on transitions, career learning and career management skills

By on 18.01.2017 in Calls, Conferences
Call for papers: conference on transitions, career learning and career management skills

Several JustEd members are part of a research network that are organizing a conference in Stockholm 19–20 October 2017 on transitions, career learning and career management skills. “The conference brings up currently much-discussed issues in society and politics, in Sweden and internationally,” says JustEd team leader Professor Lisbeth Lundahl, Umeå University, who is one of […]

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