Associate Professor Jake McMullen from the Department of Teacher Education has been awarded a Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship. It is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide.
Keyword: Faculty of Education
A new web-based learning environment has passed a stress test. In the test, 25 people from different parts of Europe tested the functionality and capacity of the learning environment. The program passed the test.
Visiting professors Fazal Rizvi and Marcelo Parreira do Amaral will give open lectures at the Faculty of Education. Professor Fazal Rizvi is speaking with title "Global Transformations and Education Policy. Reimagining Globalization and Education" on 12th October and Professor Marcelo Parreira do Amaral is speaking about Understanding the Business of Education: A Challange for Education Research at 8th November. Both events are organised by Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning and Education.
The University of Turku, the University of Münster and the University Medical Center Utrecht are developing new solutions for online teaching based on visual material. During the EU-sponsored project, which will run until 2023, new digital tools coupled with innovative pedagogical scenarios will be tested in the teaching of pathology. At the University of Turku, there are researchers from the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Medicine involved in the project.
Open lecture by Professor Marcelo Parreira do Amaral: Postcolonialism and Globalization: a view from Comparative and International Education
Visiting Professor Marcelo Parreira do Amaral will give an open lecture with title "Postcolonialism and Globalization: a view from Comparative and International Education" on Mon 6th of June, 2022 at 12.15–13.45 at Edu 357a (Assistentinkatu 5).
Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director General of the International Baccalaureate Organization, and Martin Thrupp, Professor at New Zealand's Univeristy of Waikato, will give their honorary doctoral lectures at the end of My. The title of Heinonen's lecture is "What have I learned in 30 years about educational reforms?" and the title of Thrupp's presentation is "Education academics in small countries: Comparing notes between New Zealand and Finland". Both lectures can be followed remotely and you can also attend Thrupp's lecture at the University of Turku.
Professor Bob Lingard's Quest Lecture: A critical consideration of emergent developments in the datafication and digitalisation of education
Professor Bob Lingard gives a quest lecturer A critical consideration of emergent developments in the datafication and digitalisation of education on Monday March 14th at 14.15–15.15. Lecture will held in Edu 3 -hall in Educarium building, Assistentinkatu 5, Turku.