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


Sustainable development

Insearch2021 conference

Insearch 2021 conference takes place in Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development, Cumilla 18.-19.12.2021. (see Due to covid-19 pandemic it is hybrid this year (having been cancelled in 2020). EquJust-research group is one of the organizers. Based on the Orivesi... Continue Reading →

Environmental care and social progress – forgotten or impossible connection? Seminar 27.1.

Pop-up seminar, 27.1.2020 at 15.30-17.30, Tampere University, EDU, Virta-building, Edu’s Café (3rd floor).  Universities have become ever more performative institutions, which build on individual competition and strategic alliances in the struggle about resources and recognition. Therefore, even the increasing funding... 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 →

Vetoomus ympäristöalan koulutuksen säilyttämiseksi Tampereen Aikuiskoulutuskeskuksessa

Tutkimusryhmän johtajan terveiset 25.1.2018 (in English below) Kasvatustieteiden tiedekunnassa on ollut vireillä ympäristö- ja kestävyyskasvatuksen vahvistaminen. Nykyisellään TaYssä ei ole niihin fokusoivia opintoja tai ohjelmia asian tärkeydestä huolimatta. Tampereen Aikuiskoulutuskeskus (TAKK) onkin ollut ainoa oppilaitos, jossa mm. opettajat ovat voineet suorittaa ympäristökasvatuspainotteisen... 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 →

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 →

Let’s Work Together gathering 26.4.2016

Afternoon gathering of the Let's Work Together-action group DATE: Tuesday 26.4., at 13-15 VENUE: Virta-building, Edu´s Café at 3rd floor, Åkerlundinkatu 5 The action group Let's Work Together in School of Education aims at supporting asylum seekers in Pirkanmaa region... Continue Reading →

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