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Stepping Up Finland’s Global Role in Education

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Dr. Ritva Reinikka, Prof. Hannele Niemi and Mr. Jukka Tulivuori

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Publications from Professor Niemi 

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Selected Books

  1. Niemi, H. & Jia, J. (eds.) 2016. New ways to teach and learn in China and Finland: Crossing boundaries with technology. Frankfurt am Main:Peter Lang
  2. Niemi, H. & Kallioniemi, A., & Toom, A. (Eds.)  2018. The Teacher's Role in the Changing Globalizing World: Resources and Challenges Related to the Professional Work of Teaching. Leiden: Brill Sense.
  3. Niemi, H. & Kallioniemi, A., & Toom, A. (Eds.) 2016. The Miracle of Education: The Principles and Practices of Teaching and Learning in Finnish Schools. 2nd Revised edition.  Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. [Published in Korean]
  4. Niemi, H. & Kallioniemi, A., & Toom, A. (Eds.) 2016. The Miracle of Education: The Principles and Practices of Teaching and Learning in Finnish Schools. 2nd Revised edition.  Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. (Translations also in Chinese in process).
  5. Niemi, H. (Editor) (2016). C·E·P·S Journal: Vol. 6, N:o 3, Year 2016, Special Issue. Building Partnerships in an Educational Ecosystem  (C.E.P.S Journal - Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal; Volume  6, (3). Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education.
  6. Niemi, H., Multisilta, J., Lipponen, L., & Vivitsou, V. (Eds.) 2014. Finnish Innovations and Technologies in Schools. Towards New Ecosystems of Learning. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  7. Niemi, H. & Multisilta,J.,  & Löfström, E. (Eds.)  2014. Crossing Boundaries for Learning – through Technology and Human Efforts. Helsinki: CICERO Learning Network, University of Helsinki.
  8. Harford, J. & Hudson, B. & Niemi, H. (Eds.) 2012. Quality Assurance and Teacher Education: International Challenges and Expectations.. Oxford: Peter Lang.

Selected articles

  1. Harju, V. & Niemi, H. 2018. Teachers’ changing work and support needs from the perspectives of school leaders and newly qualified teachers in the Finnish context. European Journal of Teacher Education. 41, 5, 670-687.
  2. Koivisto, J. -M., Haavisto, E., Niemi, H., Haho, P., Nylund, S. & Multisilta, J. 2018. Design principles for simulation games for learning clinical reasoning: A design-based research approach. Nurse Education Today. 60, s. 114-120 7 Sivumäärä
  3. Niemi, H., Niu, S., Vivitsou, M. & Li, B., 2018. Digital Storytelling for Twenty-First-Century Competencies with Math Literacy and Student Engagement in China and Finland. Contemporary Educational Technology. 9 (4), 331-353.
  4. Harju, V., Niemi, H., & Toom, A-M. H. 2017. L’accompagnement professionnel des enseignants débutants en Finlande: enjeux et besoins (Newly qualified teachers in Finland – Needs and ways of professional support for teacher’s work). Revue internationale d’éducation de Sèvres2017 / 74, 115-124.
  5. Wang, C-C. & Niemi, H. M. 2017. Validation of learning progression in scientific imagination using data from Taiwanese and Finnish elementary school students. Thinking Skills and Creativity.
  6. Koivisto, J-M., Niemi, H., Multisilta, J. & Eriksson, E. 2017. Nursing students’ experiential learning processes using an online 3D simulation game. Education and Information Technologies. 22 (1), 383-398.
  7. Koivisto, J-M., Multisilta, J., Niemi, H., Katajisto, J. & Eriksson, E. 2016. Learning by playing: A cross-sectional descriptive study of nursing students' experiences of learning clinical reasoning. Nurse Education Today. 45, 22-28.
  8. Isopahkala-Bouret, U. A-L. & Niemi, H. M. 2016. Learning and ageing well at knowledge-intensive work. A qualitative research synthesis on senior knowledge workers’ learning experiences. Social Inquiry into Well-Being. 2, 1, 33-44 http://dx.doi.org/10.13165/SIIW-16-2-1-03
  9. Niemi, H. M., Nevgi, A-M. S. & Aksit, F.  2016. Active Learning Promoting Student Teachers’ Professional Competence in Finland and Turkey. European Journal of Teacher Education, 39(4):471-490, DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2016.1212835
  10. Niemi, H., Nevgi. A. & F.Aksit. 2016. Why is active learning so difficult to implement: the Turkish case. Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 41, 4, 94-109 16.
  11. Niemi, H. 2015. Teacher professional development in Finland: towards a more holistic approach
 2015. Psychology, Society & Education. 7, 3, 279-294.
  12. Koivisto, J-M., Niemi, H. M., Multisilta, J. A. & Eriksson, E. 2015. 
Nursing students’ experiential learning processes using an online 3D simulation game. Education and Information Technologies. 1-16.
  13. Niemi, H. & Multisilta, J. 2015. Digital storytelling promoting twenty-first century skills and student engagement. Technology, Pedagogy and Education. DOI: 10.1080/1475939X.2015.1074610
  14. Niemi, H. & Isopahkala-Bouret, U. 2015. Persistent Work for Equity and Lifelong Learning in the Finnish Educational System. The New Educator, 130-145.

Selected book chapters

  1. Niemi, H. 2020. Artificial intelligence for the common good. In Humanist Futures: Perspectives from UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks on the futures of education. (pp. 148-152). Paris: Ediciones UNESCO. Humanistic futures of learning: Perspectives from UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks. Les futurs humanistes de l’apprentissage : Perspectives des chaires UNESCO et des réseaux UNITWIN.
  2. Niemi, H., Lavonen, J., Kallioniemi, A. & Toom, A., 2018. The Role of Teachers in the Finnish Educational System: High Professional Autonomy and Responsibility. In H. Niemi, A. Toom, A. Kallioniemi, & Lavonen, J. (Eds.) The Teacher's Role in the Changing Globalizing World: Resources and Challenges Related to the Professional Work of Teaching. (pp. 47-61). Leiden: Brill Sense.
  3. Niemi, H., Toom, A., Kallioniemi, A. & Lavonen, J., 2018. The Teaching Profession amid Changes in the Educational Ecosystems. In H. Niemi, A. Toom, A. Kallioniemi, & Lavonen, J. (Eds.) The Teacher's Role in the Changing Globalizing World: Resources and Challenges Related to the Professional Work of Teaching. (pp. 141-149). Leiden: Brill Sense.
  4. Niemi, H. (2017). Towards Induction: Training Mentors for New Teachers in Finland. In B. Hudson (Ed.), Overcoming Fragmentation in Teacher Education Policy and Practice (pp. 49-72). (The Cambridge Education Research series). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University.
  5. Niemi, H. M. (2017). What is evidence required for and who generated that evidence in the Finnish Educational System? In M. Y. Eryaman, & B. Schneider (Eds.), Evidence and Public Good in Educational Policy, Research and Practice (Vol. 6, pp. 43-63). (Educational Governance Research; Vol. 6). Springer.
  6. Multisilta, J. A., & Niemi, H. M. (2018). Tools, Pedagogical Models, and Best Practices for Digital Storytelling. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th edition. IGI Global.
  7. Niemi, H. &  Jia, Jiyou, 2016. What are New Ways to Teach and Learn in China and Finland? In  Hannele Niemi & Jia, Jiyou (Eds.) New Ways to Teach and Learn in China and Finland. Crossing Boundaries with Technology, 9 -18
  8. Vivitsou, M, Kallunki V., Niemi, H. Penttilä, J.  &  Harju, V (21016) Student-driven knowledge creation through digital storytelling. In  Hannele Niemi & Jia, Jiyou (Eds.) New Ways to Teach and Learn in China and Finland. Crossing Boundaries with Technology,  35 -53.
  9. Jiyou Jia &  Niemi, H. 2016. In Hannele Niemi & Jia, Jiyou (Eds.) In Search of the future of Educational Challenges in the Chinese and Finnish Context New Ways to Teach and Learn in China and Finland. Crossing Boundaries with Technology, 311-320.
  10. Niemi, H. 2016. Academic and Practical: Research-Based Teacher Education in Finland. Teoksessa B. Moon (Ed.), Do Universities have a Role in the Education and Training of Teachers? An International Analysis of Policy and Practice (pp. 19-32). Cambridge: Cambrigde University Press.
  11. Niemi, H. 2015. Teacher Effectiveness in the European Context with a special Reference to Finland In Era. Tan, O-S. & Liu, W-C. (Eds.) Teacher Effectiveness.  Capacity Building in a complex Learning. In Singapore: Cengage Learning Asia Pte Ltd.