Markus Talvio (M.Ed), will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “How do teachers benefit from training on social interaction skills? – Developing and utilising an instrument for the evaluation of teachers’ social and emotional learning” in the Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, on 29 November 2014 at 12:00. The public examination will take place […]
The academic world is slowly moving towards the private sector and business world. For example research is opening up and spreading to wider audiences. One simple way of doing this is through making a YouTube video of research results, but there are other ways too. One of the key ideas behind the Wired Minds Research […]
Does having certain values enhance your well-being? Or does the relationship between values and well-being depend on the country where you live and your social network? The doctoral thesis by Florencia Sortheix examines these questions in four different contexts.
The higher the level of school engagement, the lower the level of school burnout – this is the overall picture. However, a study published in the latest issue of Developmental Psychology demonstrates that Finnish high school students display divergent patterns of school engagement and burnout.
A question that we get frequently asked (as we happen to work with issues related to young people’s technology mediated practices), is that what good does adding technology to classrooms do? Or more precisely, does technology have an positive impact on learning? However, as i see it, that question is quite irrelevant. In this post i will shortly explain why.