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JustEd2018 conference programme now available

JustEd2018 conference programme now available

The upcoming week, more than 175 delegates from 23 countries will join us in Helsinki for the international conference JustEd2018  ‘Promoting Justice through Education’ . We just published the Programme booklet, where you can find all the information needed for preparing for the upcoming conference. Check out the timetables, maps, practical guidelines and read more about the keynote sessions and the paper and poster sessions. […]

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Curious knowing more about the JustEd researchers?

By on 12.04.2018 in Research findings
Curious knowing more about the JustEd researchers?

We have more than 140 researchers in 8 different countries at 14 partner universities around the globe.  The focus for the research is on social justice in education, and the topics ranges from marketization and social inclusion to marginalization and diversity, innovative teaching, learning cultures and student engagement. Soon we will be presenting our researchers from Iceland, Norway, Sweden […]

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Feedback and behavior management keys to student success?

By on 12.02.2018 in Research findings
Feedback and behavior management keys to student success?

It all started with a mediocre PISA reading score for Norwegian pupils in 2001. Senior Researcher Astrid Roe was intrigued: “I wondered what was happening in the Norwegian classrooms.” After years of researching reading literacy, Astrid, as a part of a research team, started collecting video recordings from classrooms. The latest findings are significant – […]

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Lessons from Sweden on marketizing education

By on 26.01.2018 in Publications
Lessons from Sweden on marketizing education

In Sweden, the free choice of school and the marketization of educational institutions have created one of the world’s most market driven education systems. How is this influencing the comparability and equivalence between schools, and how is it affecting teachers and students? These are the themes for the new book “Neoliberalism and market forces in […]

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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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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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