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Jari Lavonen

  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5A)

    00014

    Finland

1984 …2020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

 

Dr. Jari Lavonen is a Professor of Physics and Chemistry Education at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He is a director of National Teacher Education Forum and member of the steering committee of the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre. He is a visiting professor at the Michigan State University and University of Johannesburg. He has been researching science and technology education and teacher education for the last 31 years and his main research interests are science and technology teaching and learning, curriculum development, teacher education and use of ICT in education. He has published altogether 150 refereed scientific papers in journals and books, 140 other articles and 160 books for either science teacher education or for science education. He has been active in international consulting, for example, involving the renewal of teacher education for example in Norway, Peru and South Africa.

 

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • Science education
  • Motivation
  • curriculum research

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
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