Elina Lahelma

Elina Lahelma

Docent (sociology of education)

1971 …2021

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Description of research and teaching

My focus of research is in sociology of education, gender studies in education and ethnographic methodologies. I have conducted research on educational policies, curriculum and school textbooks, ethnographic studies in secondary schools and longitudinal life history research on young people's transitions into adulthood. In the 2000s I have been responsible leader in the project Gender Awareness in Teacher Education (Ministry of Education 2008-2010) and in several projects of the Academy of Finland, the latest of which Citizenship, Agency and Difference in Upper Secondary Education – with Special Focus on Vocational Institutions (2010-2013). I was member of Nordic Centre of Excellence Justice throuhg Education in the Nordic Countries (JustEd 2014-2018).

 

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 5141 Sociology

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Publications and projects within past five years.