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: Nuancing Young Masculinities

By on 21.03.2018 in Calls, Seminars
Call for papers: Nuancing Young Masculinities

Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies and The Swedish School of Social Science invite you to participate in debates at a collaborative symposium. The symposium aims to nuance understandings of young masculinities by bringing together a variety of new thinking to illuminate contradictions and complementarities in contemporary scholarship on boys and young men. Papers in this […]

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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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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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Seminar: Working with and for Social Justice

By on 21.02.2018 in Seminars
Seminar: Working with and for Social Justice

What does promotion of social justice mean and require – from research methodologies, dialogue, teaching, and the researcher as an academic actor? The two-day seminar ‘Working with and for Social Justice’ 15-16.3 invites scholars to discuss promotion of social justice in and through their work, providing a space to approach this from a variety of […]

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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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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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