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Honorary Doctors of Education will give lectures on May 23rd and 30th


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.

UNESCO challenges us to rethink education in a changing society


In a recent report, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO has challenged everyone to think about how education can help us meet the great challenges of the future. Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning and Education CELE will hold on Thursday 2th December from 2 to 4 p.m., an open zoom discussion to open the content of the report, after which the experts will discuss the topic with the public.

Farewell lecture: Professor Hannu Simola on Limits and Possibilities in Changing the School - A Sociology of Education Perspective


26.4.2019 at 12.00 - 14.00
Lämpimästi tervetuloa kuuntelemaan kasvatustieteiden laitoksen professori Hannu Simolan jäähyväisluentoa “Koulun muuttamisen rajoista ja mahdollisuuksista – koulutussosiologinen näköala” pe 26.4. klo 12:00-14:00 (EDU1). Luento pidetään kaksikielisenä suomeksi ja englanniksi. Luentoa voi seurata myös...

Professor Fazal Rizvi started as a visiting professor at CELE for 2019-2020: An opening lecture on Internationalisation of Higher Education


While the policy discourses of internationalisation of higher education at systematic level are relatively recent, there is nothing new about its practices. Internationally acclaimed professor Fazal Rizvi started his two year term (2019-2020) as a visiting professor at the Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning and Education, and spoke about neoliberal rationality and the internationalization of higher education on his opening lecture.