Department of Education
The Department of Education is home to high-quality, internationally oriented, free and critical educational research, and this research also forms the basis for the Department’s teaching and doctoral training activities. The disciplines offered by the Department are education, adult education and special education.
The Department is Finland’s leading scientific expert in the field of education and is an influential actor in the field of national educational policy. The Department is an active participant in popular discussion and debate on matters related to education, teaching and learning. The Department places special emphasis on questions related to the equality and fairness of education, the educational paths of children and adolescents, and comparative international educational research. The Department provides research-based training on education, adult education and special education.
The Department is host to the Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning and Education (CELE) and the Centre’s research groups.