Tag: Teacher Education

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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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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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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Seven open positions at the University of Helsinki

By on 13.12.2016 in Uncategorized
Seven open positions at the University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is now hiring two professors/associate professors/assistant professors in Education, and five Senior Lecturers in Education. These positions are tightly linked to the Swedish-language programme for class teachers at the Faculty of Educational Sciences. Therefore, the language of instruction is Swedish. Please also note that the profile for lower comprehensive school teacher […]

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New website will facilitate the inclusion of gender issues in teacher educations

By on 19.10.2016 in Workshop
New website will facilitate the inclusion of gender issues in teacher educations

“Something should be done for the teacher education, and this has been on the agenda for a long time. However, students still graduate without knowing anything about gender issues,” said Professor Emeritus Elina Lahelma, University of Helsinki, kick-starting the brainstorming session at the GENTE meeting in Helsinki 29–30 September. Elina leads the project Gender in […]

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Welcome to JustEd Summer School’s open day 8 August

By on 15.07.2016 in Guest lectures
Welcome to JustEd Summer School’s open day 8 August

“Many teachers enter the profession with a desire to “make a difference.” But given who most teachers are, where they come from, and what pressure they feel to comply with existing school policies, how can they take up this charge,” asks Bree Picower. Picower is Assistant Professor at Montclair State University, USA, and will set […]

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Why projects crashes into speed bumps of teacher education

By on 15.06.2016 in PhD thesis
Why projects crashes into speed bumps of teacher education

“Considering how little we in fact know about teacher training’s impact on education, there seems to be a surprisingly strong tendency to think that teacher education is some sort of master key that can be easily used to change schools and society. Teacher education surely matters, but how and to what extent ­– that we […]

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The conference Bringing teacher education forward was a success

The conference Bringing teacher education forward was a success

In the beginning of June, the conference Bringing teacher education forward at the University of Oslo, gathered over 200 researchers and professionals from 29 countries with the aim of bringing teacher education forward as a critical field of exploration. “The idea behind the conference for Norway’s Research Council was to bring forward five big projects […]

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School bul­ly­ing com­mon­place for LGB­TIQ youth

By on 01.06.2016 in Seminars
School bul­ly­ing com­mon­place for LGB­TIQ youth

They have been made invisible at school, bullied and excluded. For LGBTIQ youth, even small measures could make school a safe place where they can be themselves.  “School is not a safe space for LGBTIQ youth. Many of those who have told their teachers about being bullied have received no help, and have sometimes even […]

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