Tag: gender equality

JustEd wishes everyone a happy Helsinki Pride week!

By on 28.06.2018 in Research findings
JustEd wishes everyone a happy Helsinki Pride week!

“What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it’s curved like a road through mountains.” (Tennessee Williams) At the University of Helsinki the colorful rainbow flag can be seen everywhere during Pride week. JustEd member and gender researcher Jukka Lehtonen comments on sexual and gender rights […]

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JustEd2018 conference day 2: Gender and sexual equality and diversity

JustEd2018 conference day 2: Gender and sexual equality and diversity

How can homophobia be diminished in schools and classrooms? Should gender and sexuality education be part of the official curriculum? How should gender and sexuality be framed in teaching? These questions, among others, were discussed in the keynote sessions on the second day of the JustEd2018 international research conference. Keynote speakers Ann Phoenix (University of London, England) […]

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Fam­ous Nor­dic equal­ity a chal­lenge in schools

By on 23.05.2018 in Research findings
Fam­ous Nor­dic equal­ity a chal­lenge in schools

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 […]

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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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