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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


The profile of research conducted at the Department of Teacher Education is multidisciplinary and multiprofessional. Encountering various scientific traditions in the same scientific community is a resource that ensures that research retains its diversity and innovativeness.

The Department of Teacher Education actively recruits talented postgraduates. Postgraduate education is provided under the auspices of the research groups of the department. Some of the postgraduate education is implemented in cooperation with the Faculty of Behavioural Sciences.

The focus areas or research conducted at the department are: