IN THE FIELD: Unicef Finland raises awareness of children’s rights

For the Autumn 2015 Maija has been involved with Unicef in developing a new model for engaging with children’s rights in school. Other trainers were Tomi Kiilakoski, Hannu Niemelä, Johanna Lampinen and Jouni Piekkari. The trainers travelled around Finland, Rovaniemi, Helsinki, Lappeenranta and meat early childhood and elementary school educators wishing to develop educational practices… Read More IN THE FIELD: Unicef Finland raises awareness of children’s rights

IN THE FIELD: Developing National doctoral education in Finland

Pauliina took part in the FInEd network board meeting held at Herrankukkaro. The former network of national doctoral education in education KASVA has been renamed and reorganised as The Finnish Multidisciplinary Doctoral Training Network on Educational Sciences (FinEd), offering PhD students of member universities an invaluable national network with various functions. http://www.utu.fi/en/units/edu/units/fined/Pages/home.aspx

IN THE FIELD: Union overseeing the interests of doctoral candidates and recently graduated post-doctoral researchers

Anne Koskela has been involved in the Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers, in the Early Stage Researchers’ Work Group since 2014. With the help of the work group, the Union strives to influence legislation, personnel policies and researcher training at universities, as well as foundations and other research financiers. The members of the… Read More IN THE FIELD: Union overseeing the interests of doctoral candidates and recently graduated post-doctoral researchers