• PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5A)

    00014

    Finland

1991 …2019

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

My research interests are broadly in theories, methodologies and practices of Education and Educational Sciences and special research projects are from areas of:

  • Research Based Teacher Education and Teacher Education Programs
  • Curriculum Theory
  • Formal and Informal Learning and Learning environments
  • Teachers’ and Teacher Student’s Professional Learning and Agency
  • Pedagogical models for Students’ Agency, Gaming and Playfull Learning
  • Multidiciplinary research and Video observation.

 

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences

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

Publications

A qualitative literature review of educational games in the classroom: the teacher's pedagogical activities

Kangas, M., Koskinen, A. & Krokfors, L., May 2017, In : Teachers and Teaching. 23, 4, p. 451-470 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Inter-professional pedagogical collaboration between teachers and their out-of-school partners

Vesterinen, O., Kangas, M., Krokfors, L., Kopisto, K. & Salo, L., May 2017, In : Educational Studies. 43, 2, p. 231-242 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

”I’ll take care of the flowers!” Researching agency through initiatives across different learning environments

Kangas, M., Kopisto, K., Löfman, K., Salo, L. & Krokfors, L., 2017, In : Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning. 17, 1, p. 82-91 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Primary schools crossing boundaries: A study on extended learning environments in two Finnish village school contexts

Hyvärinen, R., Kangas, M. & Krokfors, L., 2016, Learning across Contexts in the Knowledge Society . Erstad, O., Kumpulainen, K., Mäkitalo, Å., Schrøder, K. C., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. & Jóhannsdóttir, T. (eds.). Rotterdam: Sense publishers, p. 131-144 14 p. (The Knowledge Economy and Education; no. 9).

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

The Finnish National Core Curriculum: Design and Development

Vitikka, E., Krokfors, L. & Rikabi, L., 2016, Miracle of Education: The Principles and Practices of Teaching and Learning in Finnish Schools. Niemi, H., Toom, A. & Kallioniemi, A. (eds.). Second revised edition ed. Rotterdam: Sense publishers

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

Projects

Prizes

Knight of the Order of the White Rose

Leena Krokfors (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

Museo pedagogical act of the year 2013 in Finland

Leena Krokfors (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prizes and awards

Tiedeyhteisön palvelusvuosiansiomerkki

Leena Krokfors (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

Government Elementary College of Teacher Education (GECE)

Leena Krokfors (Visiting researcher)
2 Jun 201914 Jun 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

PAKISTANI –FINNISH WORKSHOP

Leena Krokfors (Chair of organizing committee), Kaisa Hahl (Member of organizing committee), Heidi Krzywacki (Member of organizing committee), Tapio Juhani Lahtero (Member of organizing committee), Marko van den Berg (Member of organizing committee), Lauri Veli Johannes Pynnönen (Member of organizing committee), Minna Saade (Secretary of organizing committee)
7 Jun 201919 Jun 2019

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

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Leena Krokfors (Participant)
20 Oct 201915 Nov 2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

University of Cyprus

Leena Krokfors (Participant)
10 Oct 201913 Oct 2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Educational Forum on Best Experiences in Egypt and Finland - Regional IT Institute

Leena Krokfors (Speaker)
7 Sep 20198 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Tiede ykkönen (YLE 1)

Leena Krokfors

26/11/2019

1 Media contribution

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Why Finnish Teacher Education is interesting young people?

Leena Krokfors

13/04/2015

1 Media contribution

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Miksi ihmiset jonottavat?

Leena Krokfors

11/03/2015

1 Media contribution

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Learning to Write in Finland

Leena Krokfors

26/02/2015

1 Media contribution

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Interview / STERN Magazine: Learning to Write in Finland

Leena Krokfors

26/02/2015

1 Media contribution

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