Sirpa Kokko


Description of research and teaching

I conduct research on crafts and craft education from various perspectives: cultural heritage, multiculturalism, gender, current tendences of craft education, teacher education.

I'm lecturing on gnereal pedagogy and craft pedagogy.


Latest publications

  1. Handmade Wellbeing Handbook: Facilitating art and craft workshops for older people in care settings

    Draxl, E., Fischer, A., Kokko, S., Kästik, H., Salovaara, M. & Stedman, J. Aug 2017 Helsinki: University of Helsinki. 102 p.

    Publication: Book/anthologyD5 Text book or professional handbook or guidebook or dictionary

  2. Accepted/In press

    The role of higher education in sustaining culturally significant crafts in Estonia

    Kokko, S. H. Jan 2017 Design Roots: Local Products and Practices in a Globalized World . Walker, S., Evans, M. & Cassidy, T. (eds.). Bloomsbury Academic

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

  3. Engaging trainee teachers with crafts and cultural heritage

    Kokko, S. & Dillon, P. Mar 2016 In : International Journal of Education Through Art. 12, 1, p. 21-37 17 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

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Latest activities

  1. Muriel Rigout

    Kokko, S. (Host), Räisänen, R. H. (Host)
    29 Jun 201730 Jun 2017

    Activity: Hosting a visitorAcademic visit at UH

  2. Culture, Health & Wellbeing.  International Conference.

    Kokko, S. (Attendee)
    19 Jun 201721 Jun 2017

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

  3. Manchester Metropolitan University

    Kokko, S. (Visiting researcher)
    27 Mar 201729 Mar 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionAcademic visit to other institution

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