Open for all

Promoting Play and Play-Based Learning during Foundational Stage

IndiaOpen for all

 | GINTL India | NCERT

Main topic: Indo-Finnish Collaboration

The department of Elementary Education at the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is holding a series of webinars on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) under the MoU between NCERT and National Agency of Education (EDUFI) and GINTL, Finland. This webinar concentrates on play-based learning.

Story-telling as a pedagogy for foundational stage

IndiaOpen for all

 | NCERT | GINTL India

Main topic: Indo-Finnish Collaboration

The department of Elementary Education at the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is holding a series of webinars on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) under the MoU between NCERT and National Agency of Education (EDUFI) and GINTL, Finland.

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

Africa, China, India, GlobalOpen for all

 | University of Helsinki, Faculty of Educational Sciences | UNESCO Chairs Prof. Hannele Niemi & Prof. Arto Kallioniemi | UNITWIN UNESCO network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity

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.

Webinar: “From ground to global: connected actions advocating agroecology for food sovereignty”

AfricaOpen for all

 | Tampere University

Main topic: Event series

Biowatch South Africa will facilitate an exchange of experiences from their work with agroecology farmers to platforms for shared learning and advocacy in response to crises arising from the global industrialised food system. The event is part of the webinar series "Telling our stories to inspire interest and action about food sovereignty, sustainability and justice" organised by the TRANSIT and GINTL Africa, organised by Tampere University.

Webinars: “Telling our stories to inspire interest and action about food sovereignty, sustainability and justice”

AfricaOpen for all

 | Tampere University

Main topic: Event series

“Community Response to the Food Crisis and Politics of Food“ is the first webinar in the TRANSIT and GINTL Africa webinar series “Telling our stories to inspire interest and action about food sovereignty, sustainability and justice.”

GINTL Coffee Chat with the University of Lapland: Experiences from Global Media Education through Development of Online Teaching 

Africa, China, India, GlobalOpen for all, Registration required

 | University of Lapland  | GINTL Coordination

Main topics: GINTL Coffee Chats, GINTL Network, Sustainable Partnerships, Teacher Education

The third GINTL Coffee Chat of year 2023 will be held on Tuesday 3.10.2023, 9:00-10:00 (EEST) and is co-sponsored by the University of Lapland. Guest Speaker Dr. Satu-Maarit Korte will share her experience on the UNESCO/UNITWIN network which concentrates on teacher education for social justice and diversity.

Africa Day 2023: “Spotlighting Africa-related research conducted by doctoral and early career researchers in four Finnish HEIs”

AfricaOpen for all, Registration required

 | Coalition of Africa Networks | University of Eastern Finland | University of Helsinki | University of Jyväskylä | University of Turku

Main topic: GINTL Network

25 May is Africa Day, and it is celebrated under the theme “The year of AfCFTA: Acceleration of the African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation”. This year, the Universities of Helsinki, Turku, Eastern Finland and Jyväskylä are organising a joint Africa Day celebration event online. The joint online event will take place from 12:00-13:30 and will focus on presentations by doctoral and early career researchers highlighting their ongoing research on Africa-related topics. This is an open event.

Workshops: Teacher education for equality and equity in the post-pandemic era

ChinaOpen for all, Registration required

 | GINTL-research project “Teacher education for social justice in thepost-pandemic era: Examples from China and Finland”

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

Educational inequality is a global issue that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. To address this, teacher education with a focus on equity and social justice is crucial. Join us for two workshops exploring the Chinese and Finnish contexts in relation to this issue. We will discuss program structures, policies, and practices that promote equality and equity, as well as recruitment and admission strategies, as well as curriculum design. The workshops are open for online and in person participation. Submissions can be sent until 30.4.2023.

Opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence for higher education pedagogy

ChinaOpen for all

 | GINTL | JoLII

Main topic: Webinar series “Dialogues on education and society”

Welcome to the 10th webinar of the series “Dialogues on education and society”! Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionise higher education. However, its implementation also poses significant challenges, such as ethical concerns, privacy issues, and the need for faculty and staff training. In this webinar, we will explore the opportunities and challenges of using AI in higher education, and discuss best practices for integrating AI into teaching, learning and research.

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

Project coordinators

GINTL Finnish higher education institutions