Events

GINTL events aim to develop a global network based on the value of mutually beneficial collaboration for sustainable partnerships. GINTL events create a space for researchers, other academics, students, educators and others who may be interested, to learn from one another and work together to understand the current challenges in education and co-develop solutions respectful to local needs.  

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GINTL Coffee Chat with the University of the Arts Helsinki: Impact of GINTL research projects on teaching and learning

Africa, China, India, Global

 | Uniarts GINTL | GINTL Coordination

Main topics: Coffee Chat, GINTL Network

Welcome to the January 2023 GINTL Coffee Chat with guest speakers Heli Kauppila and Marika Orenius from the University of the Arts Helsinki. The session will focus on the on the topic of the transfer of (GINTL) research project knowledge and learnings into teaching, learning, and university development. Join us for an online conversation and opportunities to share about your current work.

FICORE Event: Webinar on India Collaboration Initiatives – Talent Boost, Business Finland, India

GlobalOpen for all

 | FICORE (Aalto University)

The aim of the webinar is to provide an overview of the collaboration initiatives from the Talent Boost Programme from Business Finland India. The session is useful to understand the potential of the Talent Boost initiatives towards Academic and Industry collaboration with India and for Talent Attraction, Alumni and Start-up relevant activities from the Finnish Academia. The session is held online through Zoom.

UniPID Course: “Global Education Development” – Register until 31 December 2022

GlobalOpen for all

Main topic: Sustainable Partnerships

5 ECTS CPs — Studies start 16 January 2023 (online) — Registration: 1–31 December 2022 | This course gives an overview of: 1) Education development globally: education as one of the sustainable development goals (SDG4), education policies, trends, challenges and international cooperation, 2) Research in education development, education in sustainability and development education, and 3) Connections between local, national and global education development.

Cultural traditions and modern education: Experiences in China

ChinaOpen for all

 | GINTL | JoLII

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

Welcome to the ninth event of the webinar series “Dialogues on education and society”, co-organised by the GINTL and the Sino-Finnish Education Research Centre (SFERC) of Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLII). In the webinar, the speakers Jyrki Kallio (Finnish Institute of International Affairs, FIIA) and Xiaoyang Wang (Capital Normal University) will share how certain aspects of education were understood in the ancient Confucian texts and tradition. In addition, they will reflect how those understandings are connected to present-day expressions concerning the purpose of education in China. The speakers and chair Baocun Liu (Beijing Normal University) will also reflect what the modern higher education could learn and adopt from the Confucian tradition.

Sino-Finnish JoLii Global conference 2022: ‘Future perspectives of teacher development’

ChinaOpen for all

 | Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLii)

Main topics: Conference, JoLii

The Sino-Finnish JoLii Global conference 2022 is planned to be held on 28–29 November 2022. The host university is South-West University in China. Please find the call for abstracts proposal from attached file. The conference will focus on future perspectives of teacher development. The topics include new pedagogic approaches on teacher development in the digital world, teacher development, and learning community.

GINTL India & NCI Winter School 2022: Strengthening children’s and teachers’ social and emotional skills

IndiaOpen for all

Main topic: Indo-Finnish Collaboration

GINTL India & Nordic Centre in India organise a week long (2 hours a day) Winter School on 28 November - 2 December that provides insights on children's and teachers' social and emotional skills. During the week Finnish and Indian experts share about their research and experiences to Finnish and Indian upcoming teachers and in-service teachers. Winter school is open for all master's level students, degree and non-degree, who are interested in social and emotional skills in the educational context. Winter school is organised completely online and participants can choose to join the programme each day or pick the most interesting sessions. 

Contemporary Research on Digital Education in Finland and India

IndiaOpen for all

 | GINTL | Nordic Centre in India (NCI)

Main topic: Indo-Finnish Collaboration

This online event is part of the GINTL India and Nordic Centre in India (NCI) “Promoting Indo-Finnish collaboration in teaching and learning – a webinar series for academia and practitioners”. In the webinar academics from Finnish and Indian higher education institutions highlight their best practices in educational technology.

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.

Phenomenon-based learning in the eyes of Chinese and Finnish educationalists

ChinaOpen for all

 | GINTL | JoLII

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

Welcome to the eighth event of the webinar series “Dialogues on education and society”, co-organised by the GINTL and the Sino-Finnish Education Research Centre (SFERC) of Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLII). The webinar will feature Prof. Kirsti Lonka from the University of Helsinki and Prof. Mingquan Yang from Beijing Normal University as the speakers, and Sari Muhonen from the University of Helsinki Teacher Training School as the commentator.

Seminar: Transnationalism and societal transformation in India

India, GlobalOpen for all

 | TRANSIT (University of Tampere)

The “Transnationalism and societal transformation in India” seminar will be organised by TRANSIT (University of Tampere) on Friday, 14 October 2022 for researchers interested in transnational and societal transformative processes in India and the Global South. Registration for the seminar is now open.

Education and Sustainable Development Goals: Policies in China and Finland 

ChinaOpen for all

 | GINTL | JoLII

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

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

Indo-Finnish academic partnerships and visiting fellowship

IndiaOpen for all

 | GINTL | Nordic Centre in India (NCI)

Main topic: Indo-Finnish Collaboration

This event is an info session, targeted for Indian scholars interested in research collaboration with Finnish higher education institutions. The event features presentations by Leena Sivula (Research Funding Advisor, University of Jyväskylä) and a representative from Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI).

Models and organisation of teacher professional development in the Finnish and Chinese education system

ChinaOpen for all

 | GINTL | Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLII)

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

Welcome to the sixth event of the webinar series ‘Dialogues on education and society’, co-organised by the Global Innovation Network of Teaching and Learning (GINTL) and the Sino-Finnish Education Research Centre (SFERC) of Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLii).

FICORE event: Promoting critical, playful and inclusive algorithmic literacy and digital citizenship among young learners – An Indo-Finnish collaboration

IndiaOpen for all

 | FICORE (Finnish Indian Consortia for Research and Education)

Technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are becoming more and more important in everyday life. They require new sets of skills, attitudes, and competencies to be able to navigate in a digital world as active citizens. This event is the first in a project that looks to leverage the unique educational programmes and practices in the Finnish and Indian learning environments to jointly examine, co-develop, implement, and assess algorithmic literacy and digital citizenship.

GINTL Coffee Chat with the University of Turku: ‘International collaboration in the post COVID-19 era – implications for future adaptation’

GlobalOpen for all

 | University of Turku | GINTL

Main topics: Coffee Chat, GINTL Network

Welcome to the August GINTL Coffee Chat with guest speaker Prof. Marjaana Veermans from the University of Turku on the topic of “International collaboration in the post COVID-19 era – implications for future adaptation”. Join us for an online conversation and opportunities to share about your current work.

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: Work life relevance of secondary vocational education in China and Finland

ChinaOpen for all

 | GINTL | Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLii)

Main topics: Vocational training, Webinar series “Dialogues on education and society”

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 the 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

 | GINTL | Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLii)

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

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).

Sino-Finnish Education Forum 2022 seminar on school burnout

ChinaOpen for all

 | School Burnout in Finland & China Project (University of Helsinki)

Main topics: Conference, GINTL Seed Funding Projects

School burnout has become a global challenge for students, teachers, and parents. This phenomenon is particularly a concern in the contexts of Finland and China. Join the Sino-Finnish international seminar on school burnout. This online seminar will be 27 May Friday from 10:00–16:00 (EEST). The participation is free but registration is required.

Africa Day celebration at the University of Helsinki’s Faculty of Educational Sciences 

AfricaOpen for all

Main topics: Research Ethics, Sustainable Partnerships

You are warmly welcome to join us in exploring possibilities around Africa-related themes and activities in the field of educational sciences. The Faculty of Educational Sciences invites you on the 25 May 2022, 9:00–12:00, to participate in a morning of sharing and learning and a cup of coffee or tea with some small treats!

Metropolia webinar on information security in relation to China cooperations

ChinaOpen for all

 | Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Main topics: Research Ethics, Sustainable Partnerships

Metropolia welcomes you to join a webinar for information security experts and specialists in international affairs from higher education institutions, on the topic of possible information security issues related to China cooperation, especially in research cooperation or while travelling to China. No registration is required.

Regional universities transformation in China – What can be learned from the Finnish UAS reform?

ChinaOpen for all

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

Welcome to the third webinar co-organized 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) on "Chinese regional universities transformation in China – What can be learned from the Finnish UAS reform?"

UniPID-GINTL Stakeholder Dialogue Event 2022

GlobalOpen for all

 | UniPID | GINTL

UniPID and GINTL Africa Network cordially invite you to a workshop on Partnership dialogues: Identifying elements for good partnerships! This online event invites everyone to share their critical reflections on global collaboration and to discuss elements of good partnerships. Register by 16 May 2022.

Education for Emergencies – Round Table

GlobalOpen for all

Welcome to discuss the role of education in responding to different emergencies in the world and how inequalities can be addressed in everyday practices and through pedagogical leadership 12 and 13 May, 10:00–12:30.

Technology Used for Children’s Learning

ChinaOpen for all

Main topics: GINTL Network, Teacher Education

Finnish Early Childhood Education and Care series, Webinar #5, with Professor Heikki Lyytinen, Professor Hannele Niemi, and Dr. Jenny Niu.

Afristadi Twin Talk: Language and Education

AfricaOpen for all

Main topic: GINTL Network

The Afristadi Twin Talk will focus on Language and Education with guest speakers Ibrahima Abdoul Hayou Cissé (Institut de Pédagogie Universitaire, Bamako) and Josephine Moate (University of Jyväskylä) on 4 May 2022 at 16:00-18:00 EEST as a hybrid event.

LUMA Center STEM Education in Early Childhood Education

ChinaOpen for all

Main topics: GINTL Network, Teacher Education

Finnish Early Childhood Education and Care series, Webinar #4, with Prof. Maija Aksela, Reija Pesonen, and Dr. Jenni Vartiainen

Reforming Teacher Education in the 21st Century: Exchanging Research and Practices Between India and Finland 

IndiaOpen for all

 | GINTL India | Nordic Centre in India

Main topics: GINTL Network, Indo-Finnish Collaboration

GINTL India and NCI invite you to join the second event under “GINTL and NCI present: Promoting Indo-Finnish collaboration in teaching and learning – a webinar series for academia and practitioners” on 21 April at 12:00–14:00 EEST / 14:30–16:30 IST.

Integrative Arts & Music Pedagogy Promoting Children’s Wellbeing, Development and Learning

ChinaOpen for all

Main topics: GINTL Network, Teacher Education

Finnish Early Childhood Education and Care series, Webinar #3, with Prof. Mari Tervaniemi and Prof. Inkeri Ruokonen.

Reforming Teacher Education in the 21st Century:

IndiaOpen for all

 | GINTL India | Nordic Centre in India

Main topics: GINTL Network, Indo-Finnish Collaboration, Policy Reforms, Teacher Competences, Teacher Education

GINTL India and NCI invites you to join the second event under “GINTL and NCI present: Promoting Indo-Finnish collaboration in teaching and learning – a webinar series for academia and practitioners”, on Reforming Teacher Education in the 21st century: An Indo-Finnish Dialogue on Teacher Competences and Policy Reforms on 7 APRIL at 12-14 EEST /14:30-16:30 IST.

GINTL Africa Partner Meeting for Finnish Higher Education Institutions

AfricaOpen for members

 | University of Oulu | GINTL Africa

Main topic: GINTL Network

The partner meeting for Finnish higher education institutions provides the opportunitiy to get to know the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning better, to streamline the network and member activities as well as to finding new opportunities for collaboration. The programme is scheduled from 08:30–12:45 (EET).

Reimagining the Future of Education – GINTL-JoLII Webinar Series “Dialogues on Education and Society”

China

Main topic: Sustainable Partnerships

The speakers with share their perspectives to the future of education as it is laid out in the UNESCO’s 2021 report “Reimagining Our Futures Together”. They will also engage in a facilitated dialogue. The webinar features speakers Prof. Teng Jun (Institute of International and Comparative Education, Beijing Normal University), Dr. and Academy Researcher Johanna Kallo, Faculty of Education, University of Turku), and Dr. Crystal Green (Head of Research, HundrED organisation).

GINTL Coffee Chat with HAMK: “Reflecting on the Effectiveness of Networking: Lessons Learned From the Noste Program (2004–2007)”

GlobalOpen for all

Main topics: GINTL Network, Sustainable Partnerships

Join us for the April GINTL Coffee Chat on “Reflecting on the Effectiveness of Networking: Lessons Learned From the Noste Program (2004–2007)” with guest speaker Dean Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen on 5 April at 9:00–10:00 (EET).

GINTL Public Launch Event: “Sparking Higher Education Partnerships for Education Development”

GlobalOpen for all

 | GINTL Coordination

Main topic: Sustainable Partnerships

The launch of the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL) brings together the network’s 20+ member higher education institutions and other partners to hear about sustainable partnerships in higher education for education development.

2023 Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLII) Global Conference

China, GlobalOpen for all

 | GINTL | JoLII | University of Helsinki

Main topic: Conference

Save the date for the 2023 JoLII Global Conference that will be hosted by the University of Helsinki on mid-August 2023! The dates will be announced soon. The Conference is planned as an onsite event in Helsinki, Finland. Presenters from China, Finland as well as from other parts of the world are welcome to submit their work.

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