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.

 

GINTL Early Childhood Teacher Education Conference 2022: ‘Trends and perspectives in early childhood teacher education’

China, GlobalOpen for all

GINTL | University of Turku | OHOSKE network

Main topics: Conference, Teacher Education

The conference focuses on early childhood teacher education and especially the development of teaching practice. It will feature informative research-based presentations by skilled educational researchers and international scholars. Among the keynote speakers are Professor Xiumin Hong from Beijing Normal University, Professor Ruben Fukkink from Amsterdam University. The call for papers is open from the 15 June to the 15 September, 2022.

Approaches to child-centred pedagogy in early childhood education and care

IndiaOpen for all

GINTL India | Nordic Centre in India

Main topic: Indo-Finnish Collaboration

GINTL India and Nordic Centre in India (NCI) warmly welcome you to join in the fourth webinar of the “Promoting Indo-Finnish collaboration in teaching and learning – a webinar series for academia and practitioners”. This webinar on different approaches in ECEC provides insights from researchers and practitioners that develop early childhood education and care in their local contexts in India and Finland.

Webinar: Worklife relevance of secondary vocational education in China and Finland

ChinaOpen for all

GINTL, JoLii

Main topic: Teacher Education

Welcome to the fifth event of the webinar series “Dialogues on Education and Society”, co-organised by the Global Innovation Network of Teaching and Learning (GINTL) and Sino-Finnish Education Research Centre (SFERC) of Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLii).

Higher education cooperation between China and Finland: Opportunities and challenges

ChinaOpen for all

Main topic: GINTL Network

Welcome to the fourth event co-organised by the Global Innovation Network of Teaching and Learning (GINTL) and Sino-Finnish Education Research Centre (SFERC) of Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLii).

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

University of Jyväskylä Internal Call 2022 for GINTL funding now openFeatured

Africa, China, Global, India

Published GINTL

Applications are welcome from JYU staff at the Faculty of Education and Psychology as well as from doctoral researchers and postdoctoral researchers affiliated with the faculty, in collaboration with permanent academic staff of the faculty. The deadline for applications is 12 September 2022.

Call for papers: GINTL Early Childhood Teacher Education Conference 2022

China, Global

Published GINTL | University of Turku | OHOSKE network

The GINTL Early Childhood Teacher Education Conference 2022 will be held online on 15 November 2022 with the topic ‘Trends and perspectives in early childhood teacher education’. The call for papers is open between 15 June and 15 September, 2022.

Africa Day 2022: Reflections on diverse forms of Africa collaborations at the University of Helsinki 

Africa

Published Hanna Posti-Ahokas, Elizabeth Eta (GINTL Africa Coordination Team)

In the Faculty of Educational Sciences, international Africa Day was an opportunity to showcase and reflect on diverse past and ongoing Africa collaborations and to encourage more students and faculty to engage with Africa. This article contains topics related to research projects, mobility opportunities to and from Africa and Finland, strategic and sustainable partnerships, teaching programmes and developmental projects. The topics discussed indicated that Africa related research and activities are embedded within the faculty’s core activities, however, with room for improvement in terms of the institutionalisation of partnerships and enhancing inbound mobility.

Engagement with Africa: Opportunities for students

Africa

Published GINTL

This article highlights several opportunites for students to engage with Africa-related topics through courses in development and education development in Africa at the University of Helsinki, the UniPID course “Global Education Development” (organised by the University of Oulu) and mobility options at the University of Helsinki to spend a semester abroad.

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 University Partners