The thematic collaboration in the fields of children, young people and learning is based on strong research in education and learning as well as children and young people.
Examples of the research fields and areas are comprehensive school reform and well-being, digital learning environments, preventing bullying, physical and mental health of children and young people, and preventing problems.
Research profile projects funded by the Academy of Finland
INVEST – Inequalities, Interventions and a New Welfare State – aims at providing a new model for the welfare states that is more equal, better targeted to problem groups, more anticipatory as well as economically and socially sustainable.
Based on cutting-edge research on the conditions and mechanisms involved at different periods of development, INVEST will evaluate and develop various universal and targeted interventions to improve the efficiency of the current welfare state institutions at critical points of the early life course.