Organization profile

Organisation Profile

Learning, Culture and Interventions (LECI) is a research community devoted to advancing high-quality research, research-based teaching and societal interaction at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland. It offers a conceptual home to all those academics at the faculty whose research rests on socio-cultural and / or activity theoretical perspectives, with a specific interest on reciprocal interaction between theory and practice. For more information, please see: Learning, Culture and Interventions

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

Equipment

Projects

Publications

Book Review: Vygotsky’s Theory in Early Childhood Education and Research Russian and Western Values, Edited by Nikolay Veraksa & Sonja Sheridan

Hilppö, J., 21 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Mind, Culture, and Activity. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewScientific

Children and the COVID-19 lockdown: From Child Perspectives to Children's Perspectives

Hilppö, J., Rainio, A., Rajala, A. & Lipponen, L., 26 Apr 2020, In : Cultural Praxis. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Children's augmented storying in, with and for nature

Kumpulainen, K., Byman, J. S., Renlund, J. A. & Wong, C. C., 30 May 2020, In : Education Sciences. 10, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Conclusions

Marsh, J., Blum-Ross, A. & Kumpulainen, K., 2020, Enhancing digital literacy and creativity: Makerspaces in the Early Years. Blum-Ross, A., Kumpulainen, K. & Marsh, J. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 182-191 10 p.

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

Activities

Koulutus- ja valmennusosaamisen kehittämisen seminaari

Marika Toivola (Keynote speaker)
10 Jan 202011 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Kaarina Winter, doctoral thesis: "The teacher as mediator:Small group cognitive interaction in Finnish preschool and first grade settings"

Lasse Lipponen (Supervisor), Antti Rajala (Supervisor), Jaakko Hilppö (Supervisor)
28 Feb 2020

Activity: Examination typesOpponent of doctoral dissertation

Research in dance education (Journal)

Elina Kuusisto (Reviewer)
11 Mar 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Frontiers in Physiology (Journal)

Elina Kuusisto (Reviewer)
14 Feb 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Prizes

Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Kristiina Kumpulainen (Recipient), 12 Apr 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Kirsi Tirri (Recipient), 15 Apr 2006

Prize: Prizes and awards

President of the European Council for High Ability

Kirsi Tirri (Recipient), 1 Jan 2008

Prize: Prizes and awards

President of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Kirsi Tirri (Recipient), 1 Jan 2016

Prize: Prizes and awards