Together, we can spark cycles of learning for better education.

The Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL) brings together dedicated researchers and practitioners from Finland and our partners from China, India and the African continent. 

We want to contribute towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4: “Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”.

 

GINTL events create a space for researchers, other academics, students, (and others who may be interested), to learn from one another and work together to understand the current challenges in education and solutions respectful to local needs.

 

Conference: “Reimagining Teachers and Teacher Education for our Futures”

Africa, China, India, GlobalOpen for all

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

The “Reimagining Teachers and Teacher Education for Our Futures” conference will explore the future of the teaching profession and teachers’ work, and the crucial role that teachers have in shaping the critical, transversal skills that are necessary for our futures as outlined in the seminal report “Reimagining our futures together: A new social contract for education” by The UNESCO International Commission on the Futures of Education (2021). We aim to gather researchers, teacher educators, teachers, representatives of civil organizations, policy makers and all actors involved in building a sustainable society through education. The Conference will be held at the University of Helsinki, City Center Campus.

GINTL Research Seminar 2.0 – Emerging research in the global education landscape

Africa, China, India, GlobalRegistration required

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

Are you a master’s degree student with an ongoing or finished master’s thesis work? Is your thesis topic related to international education development, educational partnerships, or internationalisation? If yes, you are most welcome to present your research at the “GINTL Research Seminar 2.0 – Emerging research in global education landscape!” 

Lessons Learned: Thematic workshop 2

Africa, China, India, GlobalRegistration required

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

In 2024, the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL) will be identifying and sharing a set of “lessons learned” from GINTL funding. This is the first workshop to work on the lessons learned outputs.

Seminar of narrative research

India, GlobalRegistration required

Main topic: Event series

GINTL India is organising a seminar on narrative research on 13 March 2024. The seminar is relevant for researchers, educators, and others who are interested in understanding the theoretical principles of the research method and gaining a hands-on experience on the same.

Information about our current events from the coordination group and our network members.

GINTL FAQ: Pursuing PhD in Educational Sciences in Finland

Africa, China, India, Global

Published GINTL India Coordination

GINTL often receives inquiries regarding PhD studies in educational sciences in Finland. In this post, we have put together information on programme options, admission, study structure, and funding. The text is part of the GINTL FAQs series, where we respond to some questions that are frequently addressed to the GINTL network coordination. Kindly note the post is not updated on a regular basis. For most recent information, please refer to individual university websites and to studyinfo.fi

Experiences and Landscapes from a trip to Finland in January 2024

India

Published Sindhu Mathai Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, India

Azim Premji University researcher Dr. Sindhu Mathai recently visited Jyväskylä and Helsinki to work with the Finnish Institute for Educational Research’s Innovative Learning Environment (ILE) research group. Together, she and colleagues at University of Jyväskylä and FIER are working to build a new research collaboration. In this blog post, Dr. Mathai gives a personal reflection of the visit.

Dr. Sindhu Mathai’s GINTL visit to the Finnish Institute for Educational Research

India

Published Kristof Fenyvesi, University of Jyväskylä

Azim Premji University researcher Dr. Sindhu Mathai’s recent visit from India to the Finnish Institute for Educational Research’s Innovative Learning Environment (ILE) research group was a promising step toward building new international research collaborations. The study visit was financed by through a grant by from the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL). The program, hosted by Senior Researcher Dr. Kristof Fenyvesi, a specialist in STEAM Learning, included several opportunities for exchanging ideas and practices in transdisciplinary education.

Members of our network

We are a network of dedicated scholars and practitioners, who work jointly with our partners to co-create research-based solutions for local needs.

Together, we can spark cycles of learning for better education. 

Project coordinators

GINTL Finnish higher education institutions