Tampere University's Research Group Equality & Planetary Justice in Adult, Vocational & Higher Education

Anna Ojapelto’s Master’s thesis: Integration for employability? Transforming discourses in integration training for adults.

Anna Ojapelto's Master's thesis is now published and available here. In her thesis, Ojapelto examined how the notion of employability has become prevalent in integration policies and practices within integration training in Finland. Below is the abstract of the thesis:... Continue Reading →

Blog post: Towards sustainability – Sustainable integration of immigrants through alternatives in adult vocational education

Golaleh Makrooni, Shafiqul Alam and Nasrin Jinia write in their blog text "Towards Sustainability - Sustainable integration of immigrants through alternatives in adult vocational education" about adult learning and sustainable migration. Writers suggest that more attention should be paid on... Continue Reading →

MESH Project

The aim of MESH-project is to support people with immigrant background, in other words international talents, positioning into the Finnish labour market. The goal of the project is to develop, experiment and distribute models and practices of mentoring and systematize... Continue Reading →

Conference for history and philosophy of education 14.-15.6.2021

The annual summer days of the Finnish history and philosophy of education-research network is organized 14.-15.6.2021, in University of Jyväskylä. More information and instructions in Finnish and English:

Reports from Empowering Migrants for Employment EME-project

During the Empowering Migrants for Employment EME project (2018-2020), TAU researchers together with researchers from Vrije Universiteit Brussels were responsible in project’s follow-up and evaluation. Researchers took part in different phases of the project and collected data through observations, surveys,... Continue Reading →

Environmental care and social progress: impact of beliefs, values and gender- workshop

The November workshop continued questioning how religious, spiritual and ideological beliefs and values, also related to gender, shape interpretations of environmental care and social progress. It aimed at confronting perspectives from research and practice of vocational education (economy, work, technology),... Continue Reading →

Foundations and international development of adult education and learning

Joint course between Tampere and Tallinn Universities, autumn 2020 (Anja Heikkinen & Larissa Jögi) The course continued the long-term collaboration between Tampere and Tallinn Universities, aiming at integrating research, studies and societal interaction in adult education. The implementation of the... Continue Reading →

Empowering migrants for employment EME -project ending this year

Empowering migrants for employment EME -project is about to come to its end by the turn of the year. The aim of this transnational project has been, by mutual learning between the project partners from Finland, Belgium and Sweden, to... Continue Reading →

Upcoming workshop: Environmental care and social progress: impact of beliefs, values and gender

Together with its collaborators, EquJust research group organizes an open virtual workshop on 27.11.2020 at 10-14 (EET). The main collaborators here are SVV programme, EME-project, Vocational Education and Culture network, Tallinn University and Erasmus + mobility networks. The workshop is... Continue Reading →

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