Research profile

Research at the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki focuses on human growth, development, behaviour and learning. Researchers examine their topics from various perspectives, including the social, communal and individual. Research objects are educational systems, learning environments and learners. Our research aims towards the realisation of cultural and social possibilities for the wellbeing of an individual and a society in a changing world. 

Education, society and culture

  • Finnish schools and education policy, schooling and education, work, organisations and development, action, agency and inclusion, equality, gender and global responsibility, skills, design and art in variable forms

Learning and interaction

  • Curriculum design, learning, teaching, learning environments, learning how to learn, learning difficulties, development, interaction, innovative methods, discipline-based learning or subject didactics, community learning and expertise