Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The centre for educational assessment (CEA) at the University of Helsinki was established in 1996 to develop an instrument for measuring learning to learn as the key transversal skills vital for lifelong learning. Today, the CEA works in collaboration with schools and municipalities, as well as with the National Board of Education and Ministry of Education and Culture concerning educational assessment and other strands of educational research and development. 

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects 1999 2021

Publications 1981 2019

A need for cognition scale for children and adolescents: Structural analysis and measurement invariance

Keller, U., Strobel, A., Wollschläger, R., Greiff, S., Martin, R., Vainikainen, M-P. & Preckel, F., Jan 2019, In : European Journal of Psychological Assessment. 35, 1, p. 137-149 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Doctoral students' writing profiles and their relations to well-being and perceptions of the academic environment

Lonka, K., Ketonen, E., Vekkaila, J., Lara, M. C. & Pyhältö, K., Apr 2019, In : Higher Education. 77, 4, p. 587-602 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Finland SE Transitions

Kupiainen, S. A. & Ouakrim-Soivio, N., Feb 2019, (Submitted) Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies . Bloomsbury academic, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Finnish elementary school teachers’ attitudes toward gifted education

Laine, S. H., Hotulainen, R. H. E. & Tirri, K. A. H., 2019, In : Roeper Review. 41, 2, p. 76-87 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 1986 2019


Calibration data for the new assessment tools

Vainikainen, M. (Creator), Helsingin yliopisto, Koulutuksen arviointikeskus, 2018