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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Currently I am working as an associate professor (tenure track; Education, society and culture) at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland, and more particularly within the Research Unit focusing on the Sociology and Politics of Education (KUPOLI).

After my doctoral thesis Drafting Education Legislation for the Competitive State – The Parliament of Finland and the 1990s Change in Education Policy (2007) I have worked / am working in six research projects altogether, in three of them as a principal investigator. All of these projects are closely connected to issues of educational equality and governance of education – the range of objects of inquiry varying from nation states to social classes, and from municipalities to ethnic groups.

In terms of teaching, my repertoire as a lecturer consist of a wide variety of courses since 2008. They are built upon general themes on sociology, history, administration and economics of education.

Keywords

  • 516 Educational sciences

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

Publications 1994 2019

Open Access

Educational trajectories of immigrant-origin youths in Finland: A mixed methods analysis

Holmberg, L., Kalalahti, M. M. M., Varjo, J. T., Kivirauma, J., Mäkelä, M-L., Saarinen, M. K., Zacheus, T. & Jahnukainen, M. T., 11 Dec 2018, In : Journal of education and work. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Havaintoja tiedejulkaisemisen laadunarvioinnin poliittisista reunaehdoista

Varjo, J., 1 Mar 2018, In : Kasvatus. 49, 1, p. 3-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientific

Koulutuksen lupaukset ja koulutususko: Kasvatussosiologian vuosikirja 2

Silvennoinen, H. (ed.), Kalalahti, M. (ed.) & Varjo, J. (ed.), 2018, Turku: Suomen kasvatustieteellinen seura. (Kasvatusalan tutkimuksia; no. 79)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Projects 2006 2019

Prizes

Michael Faraday -palkinto

Janne Tapani Varjo (Recipient), 12 Apr 2016

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2003 2019

Muuttuva toimintaympäristö

Janne Varjo (Speaker)
11 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Pauliina Turusen pro gradu -tutkielman ohjaus

Janne Varjo (Supervisor)
25 Apr 2018

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Aija Kontion pro gradu -tutkielman ohjaus

Janne Varjo (Supervisor)
18 Mar 2018

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Tytti Huttusen pro gradu -työn ohjaus

Janne Varjo (Supervisor)
20 Jan 2018

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Niina Hinkkasen pro gradu -tutkielman ohjaus

Janne Varjo (Supervisor)
24 Apr 2018

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Press / Media

15-vuotias valintojen edessä.

Janne Tapani Varjo

28/09/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Ajatusten Tonava

Janne Tapani Varjo

08/06/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Janne Varjo Kasvatuksen päätoimittajaksi

Janne Tapani Varjo

27/01/2017

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media