Organisational unit: Department
The Department of Teacher Education is the most versatile unit providing teacher education in Finland. The department educates teachers and other experts in the fields of education and teaching, primarily for the needs of the Finnish society.
The task of research and development activities performed at the Department of Teacher Education is to promote innovation in the field of education – both nationally and internationally.
The profile of research conducted at the Department of Teacher Education is multidisciplinary and multiprofessional. Encountering various scientific traditions in the same scientific community is a resource that ensures that research retains its diversity and innovativeness.
The Department of Teacher Education actively recruits talented postgraduates. Postgraduate education is provided under the auspices of the research groups of the department. Some of the postgraduate education is implemented in cooperation with the Faculty of Behavioural Sciences.
The focus areas or research conducted at the department are:
- Education, society and culture
- Learning and interaction
Publication: Book/anthology › E3 Edited popularised book
Publication: Contribution to book/anthology › E1 Popular contribution to book/other compilations
Publication: Contribution to journal › A1 Refereed journal article