Contact Information

Department of Teacher Education
PO Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Home Economics and Home Economics teacher education,
Craft Science and Textiles teacher education

PO Box 8 (Siltavuorenpenger 10)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Special education
PO Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 3 A)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Centre for Educational Assessment
PO Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 3 A)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

tel. +358 294 1911 (switchboard)
fax +358 2941 29611

Welcome to the Department of Teacher Education

Ala-asteen oppilaita oppitunnilla.The Department of Teacher Education is the most versatile unit providing teacher education in Finland. The department educates teachers and other experts in the fields of education and teaching, primarily for the needs of the Finnish society. Moreover, the department houses the Home Economics and Craft Science educations. The task of research and development activities performed at the Department of Teacher Education is to promote innovation in the field of education – both nationally and internationally.

The Department of Teacher Education is a multidisciplinary institution of education and intellectual regeneration, and a builder and forerunner of the future. Growing up to shoulder responsibility on the global scale provides the wider framework for the Department’s activities.

What's on

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Welcome to NoFa5 – the 5th Nordic conference on subject education!

NoFa (Nordisk fagdidaktisk konferens) is a biennial meeting of researchers on subject education. The responsibility for organizing the meeting rotates between the Nordic countries, with Finland hosting the 2015 conference, NoFa5.

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EDISO starts in 2016!

The Faculty of Behavioural Sciences has decided to start EDISO in autumn 2016. EDISO is an international research-led programme leading to the degree of Master of Arts (Education). It is aimed at future leaders in the field.

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ICCed 2015 Conference was organized in Kuala Lumpur on 8.-9. April

The Education for Diversities Research Group (E4D) from our Department and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) organized an international conference entitled Intercultural Competence in Communication and Education (ICCed 2015) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 8.-9. April 2015.

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Second Annual Seminar on Internationalization of Higher Education 8.6.2015

This one-day conference discusses the relations between East and West in the internationalization of higher education.

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Courses in English during Academic year 2015-2016

The international exchange students and the degree students in the Department of Teacher Education are entitled to take part in the study units in which teaching is given in English.

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Welcome to Helsinki Summer School course "Understanding Finnish Education: From Myths to Realities"

 

 

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Department of Teacher Education is now part of an Erasmus+ 2014 Key Action 2 entitled Interactive Dual Language Immersive Learning Space (2014-2016)