Teachers' Academy News
Doing is the best way to learn, says prize-winning teacher Jaanika Blomster
Every year, field courses in environmental sciences prove to the teacher how learning and teaching can inspire. On Jaanika Blomster's courses,...
“In mathematics and learning, the journey to the solution matters more than the correct answer”
Students of mathematics thought their instruction was unfair, so they were given the chance to redesign their basic education themselves. This...
“You don’t need to compete at the University, since you’re pursuing a degree for yourself”
According to Tiina Airaksinen, a distinguished university lecturer, headstrong students carving their own personal path brighten up the teacher’...
A revolution of openness based on coding is transforming the social sciences
Data scientist Kimmo Vehkalahti believes that the era of closed research environments is over. His course on statistics is shattering...
Kimmo Tuominen Docent of the Year
Physicist Kimmo Tuominen, specialist on dark matter and the nature of mass, is a teacher premiered by the students.
Martin Björklund: It is teachers' fault if students enjoy lectures but learn nothing
After realising that his salary is not determined by the number of words he utters during classes, Martin Björklund’s teaching improved.
”A good teacher doesn't take ’I don't know’ for an answer”
When studies cause anxiety, Maijaliisa Erkkola, a university lecturer in nutrition science, gives her students a novel to read.
Fellows selected to the Teachers’ Academy
The new fellows to the University of Helsinki Teachers’ Academy are selected. A total of 75 applications to the Teachers’ Academy were received...