Conferences

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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Check out the programme and plenaries for the upcoming JustEd conference

By on 27.03.2018 in Conferences
Check out the programme and plenaries for the upcoming JustEd conference

We just released the preliminary programme for JustEd’s upcoming international conference ‘Promoting justice through education’ in Helsinki 22-23 May!  The full programme, the schedule of presentations and the plenaries can be found here: JustEd conference programme. The conference will examine todays’ educational policies and practices in a critical light. The themes for the conference plenaries are ‘Differentiation […]

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Call for papers! Home matters: Meanings, metaphors and practices

By on 21.03.2018 in Calls, Conferences
Call for papers! Home matters: Meanings, metaphors and practices

Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, invites you to participate in debates at an international conference on new imaginaries and globalised inclusions and exclusions in practices of making home. The conference Home Matters: Meanings, metaphors and practices will be held 31 May – 1 June 2018 in Helsinki. The conference will bring together […]

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Sign up for the Nordic Conference on Teacher Education

Sign up for the Nordic Conference on Teacher Education

Have you already signed up for the Nordic Conference on Teacher Education in Vaasa, Finland? Today is the deadline for early bird registration! In a panel discussion at the conference, you will have the chance to discover the latest research findings from JustEd researchers from Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Norway. They will address policies and […]

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Submit your abstract now – last call for proposals

By on 09.01.2018 in Calls, Conferences
Submit your abstract now – last call for proposals

The third call for proposals was just released for the international research conference ‘Promoting justice through education’ 22-23 May 2018 in Helsinki. We warmly invite you to submit your abstract for a paper or an interactive poster presentation.  The abstract submission deadline is 15 January 2018. The conference will be examining educational policies and practices in a critical light from a […]

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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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