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



Visiting professors Larissa Jõgi, Krista Loogma (Tallinn), Georgios Zarifis (Thessaloniki), Markus Weil (FHNW) & Joon Heo (Yeungnam) (May 2016)

In May 2016 EDU's EQJ-group had the honor to host colleagues, professors Larissa Jõgi and Krista Loogma from Tallinn University, School of Educational Sciences, professor Georgios Zarifis from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Markus Weil from the Institute for Further Education and Educational... Continue Reading →

Lorenz Lassnigg at EDU (April 2016)

As our colleagues from Zurich, Lorenz Lassnigg, a Senior Researcher and a Head of a research group on qualification, employment and innovation from the Department of Sociology of the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, is a long term collaborator... Continue Reading →

Tampere-Zurich collaboration (Spring 2016)

EquJust group's members from the University of Tampere and the University of Zurich collaborated actively during the academic year of 2016. In January Heikkinen, Lätti and Pätäri visited the University of Zurich, Institute of Education, department for Vocational Education and... 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 →

SVV workshop 29.1.: Research for the steady future of the Finnish adult education centres? (Pätäri & Turunen)

EquJust research group’s doctoral student Jenni Pätäri and SVV colleague Annika Turunen from Åbo Akademi University organized two SVV workshops at the annual January seminar of the Finnish Association of Adult Education Centres (Kansalaisopistojen liitto KoL) on 29.1.2016 in Rauma,... Continue Reading →

The Many Lessons of Teaching Boards – Lecture at the Finnish Labour Museum 16.1. (Pätäri & Kupiainen)

EquJust research group’s doctoral student Jenni Pätäri and EDU’s University Lecturer of Media Education Reijo Kupiainen gave a studia generalia lecture Many Lessons of Teaching Boards (“Koulutaulujen monet opetukset”) at the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas on 16.1.2016. The lecture was... Continue Reading →

What is SVV and current SVV activities

SVV - Freedom and Responsibility of Liberal (or Popular) Adult Education is one of the main sub-projects of EQJ group. It's a Finnish joint research programme established in 2011 by universities of Tampere (UTA) and Eastern Finland (UEF), Åbo Akademi... Continue Reading →

Nobel Prize in Education? – Greetings from FERA conference (Lätti)

Some of our group members participated the annual Finnish Educational Research Association (FERA) Conference on Educational Research 2015, held in Vaasa, Western Finland. In Åbo Akademi, as Swedish university, the bilingualism was strongly visible in presentations and symposiums. This was a... Continue Reading →

Greetings from South Korea (Heikkinen, Park & Pätäri)

Updated! Don't miss the photogallery. Visit to South Korea 12.-17.10.2015 Participants (EQJ): Anja Heikkinen, Jenni Pätäri, JooHyun Park Programme Visit to Chonbuk National University 13.10. Meeting with representatives of university management and higher education research. Debate concerning and comparing Finnish... Continue Reading →

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