Programme

Reimagining Teachers and Teacher Education for Our Futures Conference.

Please note that the schedule may be subject to minor changes. More detailed information will be updated closer to the event.

The pre-conferences are the responsibility of their organisers, information about them and how to participate will be updated below. Some pre-conferences are by invitation only.
Pre-Conference Day: Monday, 17 June 2024

Organised by GINTL network. For more information and how to participate: https://gintl.org/

Organised by GERIF and ANGEL. More information and how to participate: https://gerif.home.blog/events/

More information updated soon.

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Opening words

Ceremonial speaker: Anita Lehikoinen, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Education and Culture (Finland)

Venue: The Great Hall, Main Building, University of Helsinki

"Decolonizing and Indigenizing Teaching in Alaska"
Dr. Diane Hirshberg,
Director & Professor of Education Policy (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA)

Session chaired by: Dr. Tuija Turunen (University of Lapland)

Venue: The Great Hall, Main Building, University of Helsinki

Wednesday, 19 June 2024

"Reimagining teacher Education for our Future: Trends from Africa"
Dr. Jeremiah M. Kalai,
Dean of the Faculty of Education (University of Nairobi, Kenya)

Session chaired by: Dr. Arto Kallioniemi (University of Helsinki)

Venue: The Great Hall, Main Building, University of Helsinki

The venue to be updated.

Thursday, 20 June 2024

"On education systems and teaching in developing countries"
Dr. Ritva Reinikka,
Senior Fellow (Aalto University School of Business, Finland)

Session chaired by: Dr. Hannele Niemi (University of Helsinki)

Venue: The Great Hall, Main Building, University of Helsinki