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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D (Educational psychology), Ph.D, University of Helsinki, Helsinki

Award Date: 1 May 2001

External positions

Full professor, especially research on general education, University of Eastern Finland

17 Feb 2020 → …

Research Director, Itä-Suomen yliopisto

1 Jan 201916 Feb 2020

Professor of Education (especially research focusing on basic education and teacher education), Itä-Suomen yliopisto

1 Jan 201531 Dec 2018

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 614 Theology

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
  • EAPRIL Best Research and Development Project Award 2018

    Sointu, Erkko (Recipient), Hirsto, Laura (Recipient), Kankaanpää, Jenni (Recipient), Saarelainen, Markku (Recipient), Heikkinen, Lasse (Recipient), Kaasinen, Anna (Recipient), Valtonen, Teemu (Recipient), Manninen, Jyri (Recipient), Atjonen, Päivi (Recipient), Ronkainen, Antti (Recipient) & Pekkarinen, Virve (Recipient), 14 Nov 2018

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  • Pro Gradu -palkinto

    Hirsto, Laura (Recipient), 1999

    Prize: Prizes and awards