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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Dr. Elina Kuusisto holds a Title of Docent at the University of Helsinki. She works as a University Lecturer in the domain of diversity and inclusive education at the Tampere University. Her research interests include teacher ethics and school pedagogy. More particularly, through her studies she aims to enhance 1) civic purpose and purposeful teaching among students and teachers; 2) ethical sensitivity and moral education in schools; 3) talent development and growth mindset pedagogy to increase meaningful learning experiences of every student.




Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • School pedagogy
  • Moral education
  • Purpose in life
  • Teacher education
  • Talent development
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • 614 Theology
  • Religious education

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.