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Public talks about processes of privatisation in education

By on 10.11.2015 in Public dissemination
Public talks about processes of privatisation in education

Join us in Helsinki on 10 December, 12.30-15.30, and learn more about the ongoing processes of privatisation in education. “In the past decades we have witnessed how public sector welfare and infrastructure services have undergone processes of privatisation. Like other services, education has also been subject to an increased private sector involvement in several countries,” says […]

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“Eye-opening research” presented for important stakeholders in Espoo, Finland

By on 23.09.2015 in Public dissemination
“Eye-opening research” presented for important stakeholders in Espoo, Finland

After four years of research funded by the Academy of Finland for the project Parents and School Choice, researchers Sonja Kosunen, Piia Seppänen, and Professor Hannu Simola had the opportunity of presenting their findings for an important group of stakeholders in the city of Espoo. On spot were principals, members from the Education Committee and […]

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A dive into school choice reforms

By on 08.11.2013 in Guest lectures
A dive into school choice reforms

Upon invitation of JustEd, Gary Miron, professor of evaluation, measurement, and research at Western Michigan University visited University of Helsinki in October, giving a guest lecture on ‘Design and Impact of School Choice Reforms in an International context’. Miron is a policy fellow at the National Education Policy Center in the USA and has been […]

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