Conferences and workshops

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

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.

NCI & GINTL present a Two Day Networking Seminar: “Building Indo-Finnish Partnerships in Education Research”

IndiaRegistration required

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

GINTL India & Nordic Centre in India will be organising a seminar on 'Building Indo-Finnish Partnerships in Education Research' on the 31st of October and the 1st of November in New Delhi. The aim of the seminar is to build relationships in research and higher education between GINTL member universities and Indian institutions in the area of education, teacher education, inclusive education, problem based learning, ECEC, etc. The speakers will include eminent researchers in the area of education from Finland and India. The two day event will furthermore give participants a chance to network with the universities these speakers represent.

GINTL India Masterclass: Learning to navigate the landscape of publishing

IndiaRegistration required

 | University of Jyväskylä | GINTL India Coordination

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

This masterclass provides guidance to those who are new to the world of publishing and want to gain a better grasp of its intricacies and navigate them successfully. We will explore a range of fundamental and practical topics along with issues related to linguistic, social, and epistemic equity and the ethical side of publishing. At its core, its objective is to promote critical awareness and agency, crucial for making decisions that more closely resonate with the participants’ personal values, interests, and goals.

Sino-Finnish higher networking events in China for Finnish higher education institutions

ChinaRegistration required

 | Embassy of Finland in China

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

The GINTL China coordination will be participating in two networking events in Shanghai and Beijing 24th and 26th of October 2023, organised by the Embassy of Finland in China. Interested Finnish HEIs can find more information about the events and the registration in this article.

GINTL at the Spring Forum for Higher Education Institutions (Kv-kevätpäivät) 2023

Africa, China, India, Global

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

GINTL Africa, China, and India will be present as well as hosting several formats at the Spring Forum for HEIs’ international issues! The Spring Forum 2023 will be held at Aalto University, Otaniemi campus on 3.-5.5.2023. Here you can find more information about the sessions that GINTL is part of.

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.

JoLII-GINTL Global Conference 2023: “Education for the Future”

China, GlobalOpen for all

 | GINTL | JoLII | University of Helsinki

Main topic: Conferences and workshops

Save the date for the JoLII-GINTL Global Conference 2023, 15-16 August 2023! We are looking forward to welcoming you to the onsite event in Helsinki, Finland, with as this year’s conference topic: “Education for the Future”. Presenters from China and Finland as well as from other parts of the world are welcome to submit their work. The main organiser of the conference is the Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL), a network formed by Finnish higher education institutions in collaboration with partners from India, China, and Africa. GINTL aims to co-create research-based solutions to global educational challenges and collaborate in research and education on a global scale.

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

ChinaOpen for all

 | Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute (JoLii)

Main topics: Conferences and workshops, 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 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: Conferences and workshops, 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.

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