Auli Toom


Further information on the affiliationProfessor of Higher Education, Director of the Centre for University Teaching and Learning, University of Helsinki, Director of PsyCo (Psychology, Learning and Communication) Doctoral Programme; Docent (University of Helsinki, education); Docent (University of Eastern Finland, research on instructional process); Visiting Professor, University of Tartu, Estonia; Vice Chair of the Finnish Educational Research Association (FERA); Member of the International Advisory Panel on Teacher Education Reform for the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education, Norway Ministry of Education, Chaired by Professor Marilyn Cochran-Smith (2017-2019)

Latest publications

  1. Education Research International Volume 2017: Special Issue: Teacher Learning in Changing Professional Contexts

    Toom, A. (ed.), Husu, J. (ed.) & van Tartwijk, J. (ed.) Sep 2017 New York, NY: Hindawi. (Education Research International; vol. 2017)

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewAnthology

  2. Early career teachers' sense of professional agency in the classroom: associations with turnover intentions and perceived inadequacy in teacher-student interaction

    Heikonen, L., Pietarinen, J., Pyhältö, K., Toom, A. & Soini, T. Jun 2017 In : Asia - Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 45, 3, p. 250-266 17 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Social relations contributing to teachers’ professional capabilities and integrity – for the best of student learning

    Toom, A. May 2017 In : Teachers and Teaching. 23, 6, p. 631-634 4 p.

    Research output: ScientificArticle

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Latest activities

  1. Publication Forum/Julkaisufoorumi (External organisation)

    Toom, A. (Board member)

    Activity: MembershipMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  2. Director of PsyCo (Psychology, Learning and Communication) Doctoral Programme

    Toom, A. (Supervisor)
    Jan 2018Dec 2021

    Activity: ExaminationDirector of doctoral programme

  3. Finnish Educational Research Association (FERA) (External organisation)

    Toom, A. (Board member)
    Jan 2018Dec 2019

    Activity: MembershipMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

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Latest prizes

  1. Dlearn.Helsinki - Helsinki Challenge Science Competition Finalist

    Auli Toom (Recipient), Katariina Salmela-Aro (Recipient), Minna Lakkala (Recipient), Mari Tervaniemi (Recipient), Veera Kallunki (Recipient), Tomi Männistö (Recipient), Pasi Silander (Recipient), Veli-Matti Harjula (Recipient) & Niko Lindholm (Recipient), 19 Jun 2017

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Visiting Professor

    Auli Toom (Recipient), 29 Mar 2017

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  3. Dissertation award

    Auli Toom (Recipient), 11 Jun 2008

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Latest projects

  1. EACH: Enhancing University Students' Critical Thinking

    Hyytinen, H., Toom, A. & Shavelson, R.

    Ella ja Georg Ehrnroothin säätiö, JUnior educational REsearchers, the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).

    01/01/2016 → …

    Project: Research project

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