• PL 9 (Siltavuorenpanger 5A)

    00014

    Finland

1987 …2020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

 

Dr. Kirsi Tirri is a Full Professor of Education at the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki.  She is also a Visiting Professor at St. John’s University, New York, USA. Tirri has been the President of ECHA (European Council for High Ability) for the years 2008-2012, the President of the SIG International Studies at AERA (American Educational Research Association) for the years 2010-2013 and the President of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters for the years 2016-2017. She was a Research Director at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies for the years 2017-2019.


Her research interests include school pedagogy, moral and religious education, talent development and gifted education, teacher education and cross-cultural studies. She has published 13 monographs and numerous journal articles related to these fields. She serves in 13 Editorial Boards of educational journals. She has supervised 26 doctoral dissertations in education and theology and mentored many postdoctoral students who are now professors and researchers in education. She leads the school pedagogy research group at the Faculty of Educational Sciences. She has led the Finnish team in many national and international research projects. 
 

Curriculum vitae

 

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences

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

Publications

Construction and deconstruction of student teachers’ professional identity: A narrative study

Gholami, K., Faraji, S., Meijer, P. & Tirri, K., 22 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Teaching and Teacher Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Finnish Conceptions of Giftedness and Talent

Laine, S. & Tirri, K., 15 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) Conceptions of giftedness and talent: Worldwide perspectives. Stenberg, R. & Ambrose, D. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan (USA)

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

Pedagogy in Basic and Higher Education: Current Developments and Challenges

Tirri, K. (ed.) & Toom, A. (ed.), 19 Feb 2020, 1st ed. London: IntechOpen. 219 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Projects

BEACON: TEACHING as a PURPOSE

Kuusisto, E. & Tirri, K.

28/08/2016 → …

Project: Other project

MoCo: Teachers' Moral Competence in Pedagogical Encounters (MoCo)

Tirri, K., Hanhimäki, E., Kuusisto, E., Gholami, K., Rissanen, I., Nokelainen, P. & Hedayati, N.

01/09/2011 → …

Project: Research project

Pedagogy of humane well-being in schools (PROTAGORAS)

Tirri, K., Hanhimäki, E., Palomaa, A., Laine, S. & Nokelainen, P.

01/09/2010 → …

Project: Research project

TCV: Teaching Common Values in Europe

Tirri, K., Kuusisto, E. & Hedayati, N.

01/09/201628/02/2017

Project: Research project

Activities

Journal of Moral Education (Journal)

Kirsi Tirri (Reviewer)
10 Jan 202025 Jan 2020

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

Journal of Education for Teaching (Journal)

Kirsi Tirri (Reviewer)
1 Apr 20207 Apr 2020

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

Frontiers in Psychology (Journal)

Kirsi Tirri (Reviewer)
27 Apr 202029 Apr 2020

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

Teaching and Teacher Education (Journal)

Kirsi Tirri (Reviewer)
1 Apr 20206 Apr 2020

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

Social sciences & humanities open (Journal)

Kirsi Tirri (Reviewer)
15 Jul 20206 Aug 2020

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

Press / Media

Inkluusio haastaa – miten vastata kaikkien oppilaiden tarpeisiin?

Kirsi Tirri

22/11/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Editor Spotlight: Meet Dr. Kirsi Tirri

Kirsi Tirri

17/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mitä opettjan tulee antaa lapselle?

Kirsi Tirri

19/08/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media