Growing Mind

Growing Mind (2018-ongoing)

Educational transformations for facilitating  sustainable personal, social, and institutional renewal in the digital age. The youth is our most important resource for future sustainable development. […]

Progressive teacher education (2017-ongoing)

Progressive teacher education – Engaging learning environments (Ministry of Culture and Education, 2017-2019) Engaging learning environments combine physical spaces, digital and mobile solutions and modern […]

Bridging the Gaps (2017 – ongoing)

Bridging the Gaps – Affective, cognitive, and social consequences of digital revolution for youth development and education A four-year (2017-2021) research consortium funded by the […]

Learn2Be (2017 – ongoing)

Learn2Be ”Learning to be” is an EU Érasmus+ funded project and research collaboration between Lithuania, Latvia, Italy, Portugal and Slovenia. The purpose of the project […]

FinEdu (2003 – ongoing)

Finnish Educational Transitions (FinEdu) Studies is a research project at the University of Helsinki that focuses on the educational transitions and choices, along with factors associated with them, that young people face after compulsory comprehensive education. Specifically, the study concerns the transition from comprehensive school to secondary education and the subsequent transition to either working life or to further or higher education. The aim is to investigate the educational transitions and choices of the youth with a special emphasis on the role of personal goals, motivation, and subjective well-being.

Mind the Gap (2013 – 2016)

Mind the Gap Between Digital Natives and Educational Practices (TUHAT) -project focuses on examining the hypothetical gaps and tensions between the everyday practices of adolescents and school. Relying on complimentary expertise of four professors (Kirsti Lonka (PI), University of Helsinki; Kimmo Alho, University of Helsinki; Katariina Salmela-Aro, University of Jyväskylä; Kai Hakkarainen, University of Turku), and their research groups, the studies bring about a multilevel exploration to the complex phenomena in question.

LEAD – Future Learning Skills (2014 – 2018)

The “LEAD – Future Learning Skills: A longitudinal Study of Development in a Global Context” -research project integrates longitudinal, process-oriented, comparative, and natural experiment to examine the developmental dynamics of future learning skills and to identify their determinants and consequences in a global context. LEAD is part of the Academy of Finland’s TULOS project – The Future of Learning, Knowledge and Skills (2014-2018).

EWC -Engaging Working Culture (2016 – 2017)

Engaging Working Culture Project is a TUTL research project, which combines new knowledge and business developed from research ideas in collaboration with University of Helsinki […]

3SPACES (2015 – 2017)

3SPACES – Towards Inspiring Workplaces The 3SPACES project aims to enhance productivity and profitability of Finnish SME companies by contributing to different-aged employees’ well-being and […]