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JustEd researchers supporting youth
at risk of social exclusion

JustEd researchers supporting youth <br> at risk of social exclusion

In Sweden, JustEd members are currently working on a new research collaboration project funded by the Swedish research council. The project ‘On the move’ put interest in students at risk of not being eligible for one of the Swedish upper secondary programs. The aim is to strengthen the educational and professional opportunities for students without […]

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Academy of Finland granted JustEd research team 480.000 euros

By on 07.06.2018 in Funding
Academy of Finland granted JustEd research team 480.000 euros

  A team of JustEd researchers just received a grant of 480.000 euros from the Academy of Finland. The aim of the project ‘Local Educational Ethos’ is to study well-performing comprehensive schools in disadvantaged neighborhoods in metropolitan Helsinki, investigating how schools can fight the problems of segregation and alleviate the effects of local disadvantage to […]

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25 million NOK to new Nordic Centre of Excellence

By on 21.02.2018 in Funding
25 million NOK to new Nordic Centre of Excellence

What does good teaching look like in the Nordic classrooms today? Teaching quality is the focal point for the new Nordic Centre of Excellence starting in 2018 at the University of Oslo. Professor Kirsti Klette will be leading the programme called QUINT ‘Quality in Nordic Teaching’. In what way does teaching make a difference to student learning and engagement? And what is the […]

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University of Helsinki receives 4 million euros for Nordic research

By on 03.01.2018 in Funding
University of Helsinki receives 4 million euros for Nordic research

The university consortia ReNew ‘Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World’ has been granted about 4,3 million euros by Nordforsk. The research hub ReNEW, consisting of six universities, is lead by the Centre for Nordic Studies (CENS) at the University of Helsinki, a network for multidisciplinary research on the Nordic Region. Professor Peter Stadius at the […]

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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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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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Four JustEd members received new funding from the Academy of Finland

By on 14.06.2017 in Funding
Four JustEd members received new funding from the Academy of Finland

JustEd members Kristiina Brunila, Piia Seppänen, Tero Järvinen and Sonja Kosunen have received funding from the Academy of Finland. Kristiina Brunila got four year funding for her new project called Interrupting Youth Support Systems in the Ethos of Vulnerability, which is a continuation of the ending project Youth on the Move. Kristiina’s research project focus on critically exploring cross-sectoral policies and […]

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Vocational education: “All the Nordic countries share common problems”

By on 22.04.2016 in Funding
Vocational education: “All the Nordic countries share common problems”

“The questions we are raising are of big importance on both a societal level and on an individual level,” says Mattias Nylund, University of Gothenburg. Mattias and his colleague Per-Åke Rosvall at Umeå University are exited. They have received funding for laying the foundations for a new cross-collaboration network together with Nordic researchers with the […]

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Extra funding for research in education policy, youth transitions and transitions policies at Umeå University

By on 05.01.2016 in Funding, Publications
Extra funding for research in education policy, youth transitions and transitions policies at Umeå University

Professor Lisbeth Lundahl, leader of JustEd team 2, is the leader of a research programme at Umeå University that addresses questions of education policy, youth transitions and transitions policies and involves approximately 15 researchers and doctoral students. Considered to be one of three strong research areas in educational research at Umeå university, the programme recently […]

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