Department of Teacher Education
In the Department of Teacher Education the basis of teaching and learning are scientific and critical thinking, innovativeness, ethic responsibility and sense of community.
Department of Teacher Education was founded in 1974 as part of the Faculty of Education of the University of Turku. The Department is an open, innovative and developing organization. Its vision is based on the conception of man as a whole person and its versatile and balanced development.
Department provides theory-embedded, discipline-based education of high quality with the ultimate goal of educating future teachers whose personal educational philosophy consists of a solid theoretical foundation, rigorous expertise, resourcefulness and critical reflection skills necessary for continued success and development in the teaching profession and in the teaching community. Throughout university education, personal development is encouraged, communications skills and active learning skills are fostered.
The Department functions on two campuses in Turku