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Inkeri Ruokonen is a Professor emerita University of Turku.
Inkeri Ruokonen is a Doctor of Education, (University of Helsinki, 2005), Music teacher (1987, Sibelius Academy) and a Licentiate of Music Education, (Sibelius Academy,1998), she has a title of Docent of Music Education (University of Helsinki, 2010). She has been working as a professor of Early Childhood Education in University of Turku 2019-2022 and as a Vice Dean of the Faculty of Education, University of Turku 2020-2022. Inkeri Ruokonen has a long work experience in teacher education and she has worked as a Director of Master Program in Educational Sciences in University of Helsinki. She is a member of Helsinki University Teachers Academy. Her main research interests are early childhood education, music education, teacher education, arts pedagogy, learning environments, early giftedness, intercultural education creativity. She has published several peer reviewed scientific articles and edited several scientific journals and books.
Early childhood education, arts and music education, teacher education