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Hanna Posti-Ahokas, Adjunct professor, Senior Lecturer

  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 3A)

    00014

    Finland

20072020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

 

My current research focuses on internationalisation, diversities and interculturality in higher education. I am conducting research on international programmes, global education and international partnerships in higher education.   

I am the responsible lecturer of the Changing Education international Master's programme.  

 

Education information

PhD. (Education), University of Helsinki, Faculty of Education 2014

External positions

Senior researcher, University of Jyväskylä

1 Aug 201731 Jul 2020

Assistant Professor, Eritrea Institute of Technology

1 Sep 201530 Dec 2016

Education Specialist, Finn Church Aid

14 Aug 201530 Dec 2016

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • sociology of education
  • 520 Other social sciences
  • development research

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

Publications

GET OUT! Developing Pedagogical Practice for Extended Learning Spaces in Intercultural Education

Posti-Ahokas, H., Janhonen-Abruquah, H. & Johnson Longfor, R., 2017, Silent Partners in Multicultural Education. Itkonen, T. & Dervin, F. (eds.). Charlotte, NC: INFORMATION AGE PUBLISHING, INC, p. 147-172 26 p. (Research in multicultural education and international perspectives ).

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

Towards Contextual Understanding of Gender: Student teachers’ views on home economics education and gender in Ghana and Finland

Janhonen-Abruquah, H., Posti-Ahokas, H., Edjah, H. B. & Amu, M. E. K., Apr 2017, Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North. Lehtomäki, E., Janhonen-Abruquah, H. & Kahangwa, G. L. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 143-162 20 p. (Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development).

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

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Global connectedness in higher education: student voices on the value of cross-cultural learning dialogue

Lehtomaki, E., Moate, J. & Posti-Ahokas, H., Nov 2016, In : Studies in Higher Education. 41, 11, p. 2011-2027 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Enabling and constraining family: Young women building their educational paths in Tanzania

Posti-Ahokas, H. & Okkolin, M-A., 2016, In : Community, work & family. 19, 3, p. 322-339 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Urban spaces for intercultural encounters: teacher students’ reflections on the cultural plunge

Posti-Ahokas, H., Janhonen-Abruquah, H. & Johnson Longfor, R., 2015, In : World Studies in Education. 16, 2, p. 45-55 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Projects

Global connectedness in higher education

Posti-Ahokas, H., Lehtomäki, E. & Moate, J.

01/01/2013 → …

Project: Research project

Tutkimusryhmä: Food, culture and learning

Palojoki, P., Janhonen-Abruquah, H., Janhonen, K., Mäkelä, J., Lehtomäki, E., Taar, J., Tuomi-Gröhn, T., Samppala, M., Posti-Ahokas, H., Malin, A., Soljanto, H., Åbacka, G., Vanhanen, J., Paas, K. & Rautavirta, K.

01/01/2010 → …

Project: Research project

HEED: Home Economics Education for Diversities

Janhonen-Abruquah, H., Posti-Ahokas, H. & Venäläinen, S.

01/04/201631/03/2020

Project: Research project

HEED:Home Economics Education for Diversities

Anttila, S. T., Janhonen-Abruquah, H., Posti-Ahokas, H., Venäläinen, S. & Palojoki, P.

01/02/201431/03/2020

Project: Research project

Activities

  • 16 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 3 Academic visit at UH
  • 3 Academic visit to other institution
  • 1 Oral presentation

Criticality in Education (Research)

Hille Janhonen-Abruquah (Speaker: Presenter), Hanna Maria Posti-Ahokas (Speaker: Presenter), Anna-Leena Riitaoja (Speaker: Presenter)
31 Aug 20171 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Ghana Home Economics Association (GHEA)

Hille Janhonen-Abruquah (Speaker: Presenter), Hanna Maria Posti-Ahokas (Speaker: Presenter), Jenni Topp (Speaker: Presenter)
27 Jul 201728 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Univ Cape Coast, University of Cape Coast

Hille Janhonen-Abruquah (Visiting researcher), Hanna Maria Posti-Ahokas (Visiting researcher)
22 Jul 201730 Jul 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

ICED 2016

Hanna Posti-Ahokas (Speaker: Presenter), Anna-Leena Riitaoja (Speaker: Presenter), Hille Eeva Maria Janhonen-Abruquah (Speaker: Presenter)
23 Nov 201625 Nov 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Education Africa? Prospects and Challenges of the New Generation

Hanna Posti-Ahokas (Attendee)
19 Oct 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars