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


Adult education

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 →

Working with global citizenship education, Agenda 2030’s target 4.7 and Sitra

October and November was full of cross-sectoral collaboration on themes of sustainable development and planetary responsibility, for instance with global citizenship education (GCE), and envisioning the Agenda 2030’s target 4.7 as well as new edification movement. Firstly, EquJust and SVV... Continue Reading →

Visit to the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, Austria.

At the end of November 2017, Equjust researchers Anja Heikkinen, Jenni Pätäri, Katriina Tapanila, Virve Kallioniemi-Chambers and Johanna Lätti visited Institut für Höhere Studien (IHS, Institute for Advanced Studies) at Vienna. We were warmly welcomed by the 'equi' research unit with Dr.... Continue Reading →

Learning Journey. Adult Educators and/in Social Changes. Tallinn University, October 2017

EquJust researchers Anja Heikkinen, Jenni Pätäri, Sini Teräsahde, Katriina Tapanila and Tracy Cheng participated in the 5th Biennial Conference of the ESREA Research Network for Adult Educators, Trainers and their Professional Development (ReNadET). The meeting was organized at the University of... Continue Reading →

Anja Heikkinen’s interview in Elm – The most important issues of the planet

Reference and see the whole interview: Elm magazine (Laura Pörsti, transl. Karoliina Knuuti) The most important issues of the planet Adult education should help us live the rest of mankind's time with dignity, says Professor Anja Heikkinen. Adult education should... Continue Reading →

Upcoming EquJust activities during this fall and next spring – Come join us!

Finnish popular adult education in comparison seminar 18.11. (in English) Adult education and the planetary condition forum 1.12. (Freedom & Responsibility of Popular Adult Education activity. This seminar is organized in Finnish) 7th Nordic Conference on Adult Education and Learning... Continue Reading →

New publication: Adult Education & the Planetary Condition (eds. Harju & Heikkinen)

Edited by Aaro Harju and Anja Heikkinen The traditional nation-state context of adult education research and practice is challenged by the consequences of globalization. Beside increased mobility and interaction across different borders, they include financial and economic, social and environmental... Continue Reading →

Adult Education Conference in Jyväskylä (February 2016)

The national Adult Education Conference was held on February 18-19, 2016 at the University of Jyväskylä, organized by the Finnish Society for Research on Adult Education and the University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Education. The theme of the conference was... Continue Reading →

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