GINTL offers a platform for co-creating better education for all. 

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.


Curriculum convertibility for remote learning in Ghana

University of Helsinki (Finland, coordinating) | University of Cape Coast, Department of Vocational and Technical Education (Ghana)

Making of a proposal to NRF: ‘Learning to design – designing to learn’

University of Helsinki (Finland, coordinator) | University of Turku (Finland) | University of Johannesburg (South Africa)

Lecture series: ‘Competence-based teacher education in Finland’

University of Helsinki (Finland, coordinator) | Northeast Normal University, Faculty of Education (China) | Pedagogy Finland ry (Finland)

Early childhood education pilot in Chhattisgarh (India)

University of Jyväskylä (Finland) | Indus Action (India)

Promoting Indo-Finnish collaboration in teaching & learning – A webinar series for academia & practitioners

University of Jyväskylä (Finland) | Nordic Centre in India (India)

Quality assurance in joint degree programmes between Finland and China

Tampere University, Sino-Finnish Double/Dual Degree Center (Finland, coordinating) | Tampere University of Applied Sciences, TAMK (Finland) | Tongji University (China)

Bilingual book series: Chinese & Finnish education in global societal transformation

Tampere University, Sino-Finnish Education Research Centre (SFERC)

Co-designing relevant and responsive teacher education

University of Oulu, University of Namibia

Designing a joint master’s degree programme

University of Eastern Finland, Beijing Normal University (not confirmed, to be negotiated)

GINTL research review and workshops: Formation of interdisciplinary collectives

University of Jyväskylä (national coordinator), University of Tampere (Faculty of Management & Business, Faculty of Education & Culture, Research Centre on Transnationalism and Transformation)

Unthinking culture, language and interculturality: Together for a shared future

University of Helsinki (coordinating), Central South University (China); Minzu University (China)

Inclusive language learning

Tampere University (coordinating), ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) – National Institute for Research in Environmental Health (NIREH)

MOOC and three additional online seminars

University of Eastern Finland (coordinating), Beijing Normal University (China) (to be negotiated)

Summer school design for doctoral and master students

University of Eastern Finland (coordinating), Tampere University, University of Turku, Beijing Normal University (China) (to be negotiated)

Continuation of collaboration with teacher education in Somalia

University of Helsinki, Finland (coordinating); Somali National University, Somalia; Finnish Church Aid, Finland; International Organization for Migration

Innovative joint effort in combating school burnout in Finland and China

University of Helsinki, Faculty of Educational Sciences (Finland, coordinating); Beijing Normal University, School of Psychology (China); University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Education and Psychology (Finland); Peking University, Department of Psychology (China)

Education for emergencies (E4E) guest lectures

University of Jyväskylä (coordinating), Åbo Akademi University

Early childhood education in Finland webinars

GINTL, University of Turku

Partnership dialogues between African and Finnish higher education institutes

UniPID (The Finnish University Partnership for International Development, coordinating)

Joint Phenomenon-Based Curriculum Development in Educational Technologies

University of Jyväskylä (coordinating), University of Namibia, University of Turku

Auditory Neurocognition and Learning – Implications for Learning Practices

University of Helsinki, Beijing Normal University (China)

A Comparative Study of Chinese and Finnish Teacher Educators’ Quality Requirements and Professional Standards

University of Helsinki, Northeast Normal University (China)

Research on and Development of Teacher Education in South-Africa (RDTESA)

University of Helsinki (coordinating), University of Johannesburg, University of Turku

Educational Research: Developing Digital Learning in Namibia and Fieldwork in Science Education

University of Eastern Finland, University of Namibia

Student Agency in Higher Education

University of Jyväskylä (coordinating), Northeast Normal University (China), JAMK University of Applied Sciences

The GINTL-JoLII Webinar Series ‘Dialogues on Education and Society’

University of Helsinki (coordination), Sino-Finnish Education Research Centre (SFERC), Tampere University

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