Tag: Iceland

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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Open lecture in Helsinki on gender equality in the Icelandic curriculum

By on 20.02.2017 in Guest lectures, Mobility
Open lecture in Helsinki on gender equality in the Icelandic curriculum

Professor Ingólfur Ásgeir Jóhannesson, JustEd team leader of team 7, is visiting the University of Helsinki as a mobility fellow for two weeks from 20 February to 3 March. Towards the end of his visit, on Thursday 2 March, Ingólfur will give an open lecture on the challenges and opportunities of gender equality in the Icelandic Curriculum. […]

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Knowledge exchange with practitioners continues in Iceland

By on 03.10.2016 in Public dissemination
Knowledge exchange with practitioners continues in Iceland

As a result of research done in team 7 Upper secondary school practices in Iceland: teaching and learning – student engagement and initiative, researchers sent letters to all upper secondary schools in Iceland offering knowledge exchange. “We offered either to visit the schools and talk about a particular topic from the Upper secondary school practices […]

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JustEd Mobility Fellowship brings Ulpukka from Helsinki to Reykjavik

By on 05.06.2016 in Mobility
JustEd Mobility Fellowship brings Ulpukka from Helsinki to Reykjavik

Currently, JustEd member and team leader Ulpukka Isopahkala, is visiting the University of Iceland, as part of the JustEd Mobility Fellowship. During June she will be positioned with the doctoral students and post-docs in Hamar in the School of Education. “My specific research topics include educational credentialing, age(ing) and gender, professional expertise, life course agency […]

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Successful conference gathered huge amount of attendees

Successful conference gathered huge amount of attendees

“Our conference on ‘Upper secondary schools at Crossroads?’ was a success. It was held in cooperation with the teacher unions, and was arranged in a school where the facilites took 200 people, and 215 attended”, says Ingólfur Ásgeir Jóhannesson. He’s a professor at the School of Education at the University of Iceland, and the leader of JustEd […]

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Call for applications: JustEd doctoral student position at University of Iceland

By on 18.12.2013 in Calls

The School of Education at the University of Iceland advertises an open position for a doctoral candidate to be included in JustEd research team 7 for the period of January 2014 – January 2017. The doctoral candidate will participate in the research project on upper secondary school practices in Iceland, that aims to provide understanding […]

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