• PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5A)

    00014

    Finland

1984 …2024

Research activity per year

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 the chair of the Finnish Matriculation Examination Board. He is a visiting professor at the  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 170 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.
  • Nordina : Nordic studies in science education (Journal)

    Jari Lavonen (Reviewer)

    2024

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  • LUMAT: International Journal on Math, Science and Technology Education (Journal)

    Johannes Pernaa (Editor in chief), Núria Gorgorió (Member of editorial board), Mika Koskenoja (Editor), Antti Viholainen (Member of editorial board), Paul Andrews (Member of editorial board), Nelio Bisso (Member of editorial board), Agustin Aduriz-Bravo (Member of editorial board), Valeria M. Cabello (Member of editorial board), Feng-Kuang Chiang (Member of editorial board), Vesna Ferk Savec (Member of editorial board), Erik Fooladi (Member of editorial board), Niclas Gericke (Member of editorial board), Murat Gunel (Member of editorial board), Brian Hand (Member of editorial board), Elizabeth Henning (Member of editorial board), Anu Laine (Member of editorial board), Jari Lavonen (Member of editorial board), Terry Lyons (Member of editorial board), Marina Milner-Bolotin (Member of editorial board), Anna Uitto (Member of editorial board), Yu Shennquan (Member of editorial board), Veli-Matti Vesterinen (Member of editorial board), Xioameng Wu (Member of editorial board), Maikki Roiha (Editorial Assistant) & Johana Naukkarinen (Editor)

    2024

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

  • Journal of Baltic Science Education (Journal)

    Jari Lavonen (Reviewer)

    Feb 2024

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  • International Journal of Science Education (Journal)

    Jari Lavonen (Reviewer)

    2024

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  • CITEF 2024

    Jari Lavonen (Attendee)

    11 Jan 2024

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