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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. 

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...

How not to make education policy


Professor Martin Thrupp spoke at the Department of Education about a New Zealand primary school assessment policy called National Standards which was first announced in 2007 and was expected to improve the achievement of children. According to Thrupp, the policy has been a failure in many ways.

10th Anniversary of the LLEES programme


The 10th Anniversary of the Faculty of Education’s Master Degree Programme in Learning, Learning environments and Educational systems i.e. LLEES was celebrated on Thursday 22nd of October at Aula Café.

Finland University develops educational research in Oman


The Ministry of Education of the Sultanate of Oman has approved the Finland University tender on developing the evaluation of the effectiveness of the teachers’ continuing education and initiating research. The project is carried out by the University of Turku. According to Finland University CEO Pasi Kaskinen the 18-month contract is considered a significant opportunity.