Fam­ous Nor­dic equal­ity a chal­lenge in schools

By on 23.05.2018 in Research findings

JustEd gender equality

On a global scale, the Nordic countries are pioneers of equality, but at school, many pupils are still subjected to discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, social class, ethnicity, native language or disability. According to JustEd researchers, discrimination is still common in Nordic schools.

“Finnish society has a robust foundation for equality, possibly the most robust in the world, but the situation in schools is more complex,” says JustEd Director Gunilla Holm, professor of education at the University of Helsinki.

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About the Author: Charlotta Järf is in charge of the communications and marketing activities for JustEd, The Nordic Centre of Excellence, an international research network with 14 partner universities in 8 countries. With ten years of professional experience in Communications and Marketing, and five years as a TV, radio and newspaper journalist, Charlotta has a practical set of skills in strategical communications, PR, social media, graphic design, video and content production. .

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