New book on gaps between policy and practice with respect to LGBTQ rights

By on 19.04.2017 in Publications
New book on gaps between policy and practice with respect to LGBTQ rights

In his new book, JustEd member Jón Ingvar Kjaran, University of Iceland, has contributed to the understanding of sexuality and gender in schools, beyond the borders of Iceland and the Nordic countries. In the book he sheds light on how sexuality and gender intersect in producing heteronormativity within the school system in Iceland. The book is […]

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Trained specialists will increase awareness of equality issues among policy makers in Finland

By on 18.04.2017 in Uncategorized
Trained specialists will increase awareness of equality issues among policy makers in Finland

A unique project that promotes equality and diversity issues into regional development has recently started under the wings of JustEd theme leader Kristiina Brunila. “In Finland, this is an exceptional specialist training. We want to make sure that equality and diversity issues will be taken into consideration in policy making in all areas in Finland. […]

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Technology main theme at NERA 2017

By on 02.04.2017 in Conferences
Technology main theme at NERA 2017

The 45th Congress of the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA) took place in Copenhagen in March 2017. In total 25 educational research networks held individual symposiums with 700 participants involved. JustEd members gave 23 presentations and launched the brand new website www.nordgente.org where Nordic research in the fields of gender and education is gathered. A theme that all the […]

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Call for proposals to book on class analysis

By on 28.03.2017 in Calls

JustEd members are joining forces to develop a book that addresses issues of social class and justice in education, ’Rethinking class analysis for justice in education in the Nordic countries’. All JustEd members are welcome to submit a proposal to the book. The deadline is 30 April. About the book That social class is an important factor within […]

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Nordic research on gender in education now gathered on one website

By on 24.03.2017 in Public dissemination
Nordic research on gender in education now gathered on one website

The JustEd spin-off project Gender in Teacher Education has launched a website where Nordic research in the fields of gender and education is collected. The aim with this website is to increase awareness in teaching as well as in teacher education in all the Nordic countries. The website includes studies from all Nordic countries, conducted […]

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Dissemination of research to journalists from Africa and India

By on 09.03.2017 in Public dissemination
Dissemination of research to journalists from Africa and India

Professor Gunilla Holm, Director of JustEd, disseminated research done within the Centre and the programme Education for Tomorrow, and talked about justice and equality in Education to a group of international journalists. Their visit was arranged By the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the theme was gender equality. On the picture: Anne Mawathe, Citizen TV, Kenya […]

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JustEd members dissaminates research at NERA 2017

Many JustEd members will present their research at the upcoming Congress of the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA) 23–25 March in Copenhagen, Denmark. The theme of the conference is ‘Learning and education –material conditions and consequences’. Below is a list of JustEd members who will present. Thursday, session 1 8. Gender and Education Research on gender […]

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JustEd core members working on a special issue for the Education Inquiry

By on 03.03.2017 in Workshop
JustEd core members working on a special issue for the Education Inquiry

Approximately 30 JustEd members gathered in Helsinki for two intensive days to work on in total 8 articles for a special issue for the journal Education Inquiry. The articles in the special issue will gather the core of JustEd’s work. “The articles will focus on social justice issues in education in the Nordic countries, but […]

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Articles by JustEd members included in the new anthology Sociology of Education II

By on 23.02.2017 in Publications
Articles by JustEd members included in the new anthology Sociology of Education II

The new anthology Sociology of Education II bring together the most significant and influential writings on the key themes within education systems worldwide. Three JustEd members participate in the volume with articles, Professor Agnes Van Zanten, Professor Elisabet Öhrn and Associate Professor Kristiina Brunila. Sociology of Education II is a four-volume anthology of the very best […]

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Call for papers: Video pedagogies conference

By on 22.02.2017 in Calls, Conferences
Call for papers: Video pedagogies conference

Visuality is the focal point at the upcoming conference on video pedagogies, 17–18 June, at Aalborg University, Denmark. “We welcome all who take an interest in discussing and exploring video in resear and for education, and urge researchers to submit their papers before 20 March. We will produce peer reviewed conference proceedings and submissions of extended […]

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