Recent trends in PhD education in science and mathematics education research: Back to university-level organization

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    mathematics education research over the past 20 years. First, the general aims and structure of PhD
    education at the national level are introduced. Doctoral studies seek to develop research knowledge
    and skills as well as the capability to produce novel scientific knowledge. Second, the development of
    PhD education in the Finnish context of science and mathematics education research is discussed. For
    the past 20 years, there has been a special focus on improving PhD education through national-level
    graduate schools and international collaboration. Finally, the recent changes in PhD education, such
    as the replacement of doctoral programmes at local universities, is discussed through the case of the
    University of Helsinki.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalNorDina : Nordisk tidsskrift i naturfagdidaktikk
    Issue number2
    Pages (from-to)243-250
    Number of pages8
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    MoE publication typeA2 Review article in a scientific journal

    Fields of Science

    • 516 Educational sciences

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