Elina Kuusisto

Person

    Research areas

  • 516 Educational sciences - School pedagogy, Moral education, Purpose in life, Teacher education, Talent development, Cross-cultural studies
  • 614 Theology - Religious education

Description of research and teaching

Dr. Elina Kuusisto works as a Researcher at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland. She is a Docent of Education at the University of Helsinki, and she serves as a Co-coordinator of EARLI SIG 19 Religious and Spiritual Education.

Currently she is studying school pedagogy, more particularly moral and religious education, teachers’ moral competence, purposeful teaching, and talent development. Her purpose in life is to support one’s search for purpose and meaning through research and teaching.

 

 

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Latest publications

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Life goals of Finnish social services students

    Manninen, N., Kuusisto, E. & Tirri, K. 15 Jan 2018 In : Journal of Moral Education.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Finnish and Iranian teachers’ views on their competence to teach purpose

    Kuusisto, E. P., Gholami, K. & Tirri, K. A. H. 2018 Education for purposeful teaching around the world. Tirri, K., Mariano, J. & Moran, S. (eds.). Routledge, Vol. 2018

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  3. Finnish student teachers’ perceptions on the role of purpose in teaching

    Tirri, K. A. H. & Kuusisto, E. P. 2018 Education for purposeful teaching around the world. Tirri, K., Mariano, J. & Moran, S. (eds.). Routledge, Vol. 2018

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Latest activities

  1. Journal for the Education of the Gifted (Journal)

    Kuusisto, E. (Reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

  2. Journal of Moral Education (Journal)

    Kuusisto, E. (Reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

  3. Journal of beliefs and values (Journal)

    Kuusisto, E. (Reviewer)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

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Education

Docent of Education

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