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



Komeetta-project has started

EquJust members Golaleh Makrooni, Anna Ojapelto and Anja Heikkinen are taking part in ESF funded Komeetta – culturally inclusive mentoring for immigrants -project (1.3.2021-31.7.2023). Komeetta-project aims at promoting the inclusion and employment of migration background men who are outside of... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Critical Studies in Adult Education Course Spring 2020

Based on long-term collaboration inside EquJust-group with researchers in adult education in Tallinn University, for example participating in the international MA Adult Education for Social Change, a pilot for joint course Critical studies in adult education had been planned between... Continue Reading →

The latest news from SVV programme

SVV – Freedom and Responsibility of Liberal (or Popular) Adult Education is a Finnish joint research programme established in 2011 by Tampere University (TAU), University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and Åbo Akademi University (ÅA) and Finnish Adult Education Association (FAEA).... Continue Reading →

The Virtual Participation in the International the Conference on Sustainability and Sustainable Development from 8-9, March 2020, Bangladesh

The department of Development studies at Islamic University Bangladesh jointly organized the international conference on Sustainability and Sustainable Development from 8-9, March 2020 with the Department of Development Studies of the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The International Conference as one... Continue Reading →

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