JustEd2018 ‘Promoting Justice through Education’ International Research Conference

'Promoting Justice through Education' International research conference in Helsinki 22-23 May

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.

Important dates and information
15 November 2017: Call for proposals
15 January 2018: Abstract submission deadline
15 February 2018: Notifications of acceptance
15 March 2018: Schedule of presentations announced
16 April 2018: Registration deadline
22-23 May 2018: Conference

Venue: Minerva Plaza, Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki

In the Nordic countries equality, democracy and welfare have been central values in the society, paving the way for promoting justice through education. However, the understandings of why and how justice is attained through education have changed in the course of the last decades along with other societal changes. The increasing influences of market-oriented competition, social stratification and marginalization or social exclusion are some of the challenges facing education justice, equity and equality in the Nordic education systems today.

This conference problematizes the current educational trends in Nordic education and explores new possibilities for promoting justice, equity and equality through educational politics, governance, inclusive educational practices and agency of teachers and students, at all levels of education.

Go to Call for proposals and submission guidelines

Read also about the preceding JustEd conference:

Two intensive and succesful days – the JustEd Conference gathered 150 participants

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