Tag: Nordic model

‘Article of the year’ runner up award to Dennis Beach

‘Article of the year’ runner up award to Dennis Beach

We are delighted to announce that JustEd team leader Dennis Beach (University of Gothenburg) just received an award for his article ‘Whose justice is this! Capitalism, class and education justice and inclusion in the Nordic countries: race, space and class history’. The article was chosen as one of two runners up for the award of […]

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“We need to stop talking about ‘normal’ students”

“We need to stop talking about ‘normal’ students”

JustEd director, professor Gunilla Holm and JustEd team leader, dean Fritjof Sahlström discuss marginalisation and discrimination in Nordic schools in a recent interview article in Hufvudstadsbladet (HBL), the biggest Swedish-language newspaper in Finland. “Marginalisation, discrimination and exclusion are common in Nordic schools. In order to make a change we need  to address these issues both on a political and practical […]

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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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Submit your abstract now – last call for proposals

By on 09.01.2018 in Calls, Conferences
Submit your abstract now – last call for proposals

The third call for proposals was just released for the international research conference ‘Promoting justice through education’ 22-23 May 2018 in Helsinki. We warmly invite you to submit your abstract for a paper or an interactive poster presentation.  The abstract submission deadline is 15 January 2018. The conference will be examining educational policies and practices in a critical light from a […]

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University of Helsinki receives 4 million euros for Nordic research

By on 03.01.2018 in Funding
University of Helsinki receives 4 million euros for Nordic research

The university consortia ReNew ‘Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World’ has been granted about 4,3 million euros by Nordforsk. The research hub ReNEW, consisting of six universities, is lead by the Centre for Nordic Studies (CENS) at the University of Helsinki, a network for multidisciplinary research on the Nordic Region. Professor Peter Stadius at the […]

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Call for proposals – present your paper at our international research conference

By on 12.12.2017 in Calls, Conferences
Call for proposals – present your paper at our international research conference

The international research conference ‘Promoting justice through education’, 22-23 May 2018 in Helsinki, examines educational policies and practices in a critical light from a Nordic perspective. The Nordic education systems of today are facing increasing influences of market-oriented competition, social stratification and marginalization or social exclusion. This conference problematizes the current educational trends in Nordic education and explores new […]

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JustEd Symposium at ECER 2017: Unpacking the many meanings of Justice in education

By on 11.05.2017 in Conferences
JustEd Symposium at ECER 2017: Unpacking the many meanings of Justice in education

What does concepts like equity, justice and inclusion actually mean? What about marginalization and differentiation? These concepts hold a strong position within in the educational sciences – however they are seldom clearly defined, decomposed or operationalized. 16 JustEd members have joined forces to unpack the meanings of these concepts in a symposium at the conference European […]

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Successful dissemination of research results to Nordic policy makers

By on 10.02.2017 in Conferences
Successful dissemination of research results to Nordic policy makers

Top-notch Nordic researchers in the field of education, among them many JustEd members, disseminated their newest research findings to 130 researchers and policy makers at a conference in Stockholm 6–7 February. The event was a joint conference of the Nordic and national educational research programmes, NordForsk’s ‘Education for Tomorrow’ being one of them. Professor Gunilla […]

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Seminar on disability and post-compulsory education

Seminar on disability and post-compulsory education

Disability studies in education have been on the agenda especially by researchers in the JustEd team 4, and as a resault of the collaboration researchers are now invited to a working seminar to wrap up the work done in JustEd on post-compulsory education for disabled people. The seminar is focusing on combinations and contradictions between educational […]

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