Research findings

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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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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Special issue of Education Inquiry: Critical issues and perspectives on justice through education

Special issue of Education Inquiry: Critical issues and perspectives on justice through education

The Nordic countries are topping many global indexes in terms of happiness, competitiveness and equality, and are often considered as the most democratic and fair countries in the world. In this special issue of the Education Inquiry journal, JustEd researchers are raising questions about whether the Nordic countries constitute a supermodel with regard to education, […]

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today is a good day to speak up for women’s rights and gender equality – also in education. Do you wish to know more about research on gender in education? Check out the Nordgente website, a great resource and a unique archive of research focusing on gender and education in a Nordic context. On the website, […]

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Making disabled youth visible

Making disabled youth visible

There is a silence around disability in youth studies, especially in Finland. JustEd researchers Reetta Mietola and Aarno Kauppila wanted to make a change: “We decided to suggest a special issue focusing on disability from a youth perspective. In order to eradicate the discrimination that this group faces, the first thing is to make disability […]

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Open lecture: The LISA study – assessing instructional quality in the Nordic secondary classrooms

Open lecture: The LISA study – assessing instructional quality in the Nordic secondary classrooms

What are the main differences in mathematics instruction in Norway and Finland? And which country’s teachers score higher in the student surveys? Attend JustEd’s open lecture by visiting scholar Jennifer Luoto, PhD student, in Helsinki on Friday 16.2.2018 at 1-2 PM. In the first part, Jennifer will present the LISA study, the measures used to study instructional quality, […]

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Feedback and behavior management keys to student success?

By on 12.02.2018 in Research findings
Feedback and behavior management keys to student success?

It all started with a mediocre PISA reading score for Norwegian pupils in 2001. Senior Researcher Astrid Roe was intrigued: “I wondered what was happening in the Norwegian classrooms.” After years of researching reading literacy, Astrid, as a part of a research team, started collecting video recordings from classrooms. The latest findings are significant – […]

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