Tag: social justice

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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Panel discussion: Pedagogical implications based on JustEd research findings

Panel discussion: Pedagogical implications based on JustEd research findings

JustEd researchers from Iceland, Sweden and Finland took part in a panel discussion at this week’s Nordic conference on teacher education in Vaasa, Finland. The panel addressed policies and practices in teaching from a Nordic perspective, and presented research findings from several studies focusing on gender equality, inclusion/exclusion, multiplicity, teaching approaches and classroom interaction. The […]

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How is language related to power?

How is language related to power?

How is language, power, and language policy connected in the context of Finnish and Swedish schools? JustEd researcher Tuuli From (University of Helsinki) examines how national language policies in Finland and Sweden define spaces of education. In an article at the website Voices in Education, From shares her research findings on the roles of language policies in the construction of national […]

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Record number of participants at upcoming conference

By on 17.04.2018 in Conferences
Record number of participants at upcoming conference

We will have a record number of participants at the upcoming JustEd conference in Helsinki 22-23 May. In total, 175 researchers from all over the globe have signed up for the conference. We are delighted to welcome all the participating researchers from New Zealand, Brazil, China, Albania, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, USA, France, Belgium, Congo, […]

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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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Check out the programme and plenaries for the upcoming JustEd conference

By on 27.03.2018 in Conferences
Check out the programme and plenaries for the upcoming JustEd conference

We just released the preliminary programme for JustEd’s upcoming international conference ‘Promoting justice through education’ in Helsinki 22-23 May!  The full programme, the schedule of presentations and the plenaries can be found here: JustEd conference programme. The conference will examine todays’ educational policies and practices in a critical light. The themes for the conference plenaries are ‘Differentiation […]

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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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Making disabled youth visible

Making disabled youth visible

There is a silence around disability in youth studies, especially in Finland. JustEd researchers Reetta Mietola and Aarno Kauppila wanted to make a change: “We decided to suggest a special issue focusing on disability from a youth perspective. In order to eradicate the discrimination that this group faces, the first thing is to make disability […]

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Seminar: Working with and for Social Justice

By on 21.02.2018 in Seminars
Seminar: Working with and for Social Justice

What does promotion of social justice mean and require – from research methodologies, dialogue, teaching, and the researcher as an academic actor? The two-day seminar ‘Working with and for Social Justice’ 15-16.3 invites scholars to discuss promotion of social justice in and through their work, providing a space to approach this from a variety of […]

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