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

Pöhinää kylille-työpaja 17.-18.8.2021

Below in English Osana SVV-ohjelman KOSI-hanketta ( järjestettiin Oriveden Kampuksella ( 17.-18.8.2021 työpaja Pöhinää kylille - mitä on kansalaistoiminnan, demokratian ja sivistyksen paikallisuus? EquJust-ryhmästä mukana olivat Anja, Jenni, Golaleh, Nasrin, Asad ja Satu. Pienryhmät pohtivat ja ideoivat aiheita vapaan sivistystyön,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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