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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

 

My current research focuses on the internationalisation of teacher education, North-South mobility and innovative approaches to education for diversities and interculturality in teacher education. 

 

Education information

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

External positions

Senior researcher, University of Jyväskylä

1 Aug 2017 → …

Assistant Professor, Eritrea Institute of Technology

1 Sep 201530 Dec 2016

Education Specialist, Finn Church Aid

14 Aug 201530 Dec 2016

Keywords

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

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

Publications 2009 2018

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

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 2007 2020

Activities 2010 2018

  • 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