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Intellectually inspiring collaborative writing on gender and social class in early childhood education

Intellectually inspiring collaborative writing on gender and social class in early childhood education

Collaborative writing is “effective, fun and intellectually inspiring” says university lecturer Sirpa Lappalainen (University of Helsinki) who recently presented a joint paper together with associate professor Ylva Odenbring (University of Gothenburg). In their recent joint work these two JustEd members explore how gender and class are researched in early childhood education. The focus is on […]

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Exploring life in Nordic classrooms

By on 31.08.2017 in Publications
Exploring life in Nordic classrooms

Professor Kirsti Klette stands on a chair in a corner of the classroom with her back towards the room. She’s in a hurry. Before the lecture starts in a few minutes, she needs to have fastened the small video camera in the upper corner of the room, and connected it to the computer below. She […]

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Seminar on in(ex)clusion and the construction of the “Other” in math and science education

By on 24.08.2017 in Seminars
Seminar on in(ex)clusion and the construction of the “Other” in math and science education

JustEd member Professor Paola Valero is part of the organizing group gathering 16 international scholars and 14 PhD students to explore new directions for research on mathematics and science education for students with a background of immigration in a seminar. The seminar takes place on 26–28 September at Stockholm University. “The low achievement of these […]

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Four JustEd members received new funding from the Academy of Finland

By on 14.06.2017 in Funding
Four JustEd members received new funding from the Academy of Finland

JustEd members Kristiina Brunila, Piia Seppänen, Tero Järvinen and Sonja Kosunen have received funding from the Academy of Finland. Kristiina Brunila got four year funding for her new project called Interrupting Youth Support Systems in the Ethos of Vulnerability, which is a continuation of the ending project Youth on the Move. Kristiina’s research project focus on critically exploring cross-sectoral policies and […]

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History, planning and share coincidence explains the success of the Finnish compulsory education

By on 09.06.2017 in Publications
History, planning and share coincidence explains the success of the Finnish compulsory education

Five JustEd members have joined forces in analysing the “Finnish Educational Miracle” that has been attracting attention in the educational world ever since Finland rocketed to fame following the PISA studies during the 2000s. “We present a comprehensive analysis of dynamics in compulsory education politics, policy making and governance, families’ educational strategies and classroom culture,” says […]

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Joint seminar on current lines in disability studies

By on 19.05.2017 in Seminars

JustEd team 4 and FAIDD (The Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) are arranging a joint seminar 21-22 September in Helsinki on current lines in disability studies. The first day is in Finnish and targeted for field workers and administrators in disability services and special education. “We have invited professor Krístin Björnsdottir at the University of Iceland as […]

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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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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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Teacher and librarian partnership essential to literacy education

By on 20.01.2017 in Publications
Teacher and librarian partnership essential to literacy education

JustEd members Joron Pihl and Kristin Skinstad van der Kooij, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, have edited a book that eplores teacher and librarian partnership in literacy education, showing that such partnership are essential to literacy education in 21st century. The volume brings together leading scholars in educational research and literacy studies, and […]

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New book on the latest in research on urban education around the globe

By on 20.01.2017 in Publications
New book on the latest in research on urban education around the globe

JustEd team leaders and Professors Elisabet Öhrn, Lisbeth Lundahl and Sirpa Lappalainen have contributed with the latest research on urban education in the Nordic countries in the Second International Handbook of Urban Education (Springer), as well as JustEd members Anne-Lise Arnesen, Tarja Tolonen and Sonja Kosunen. Elisabet Öhrn and Gaby Weiner have edited the section on the Nordic […]

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