Tiina Korhonen

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Description of research and teaching

Tiina Korhonen is the head of Innokas Network (www.innokas.fi/en), coordinating nationwide Innovation Education activities for over 500 schools in Finland. Mrs. Korhonen’s earlier experience includes professional teacher tenures in several Finnish elementary schools, with seven years as Vice headmaster at a school focusing on Innovation Education in Espoo. During her tenures, she has designed and implemented several professional development programs for teachers, managed a learning center focusing on innovation education in the City of Espoo, and coordinated a nationwide educational technology subproject of the Finnable 2020 education research project.

She holds a Master's degree in Education and is currently working on her doctoral thesis on the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in home and school collaboration at the University of Helsinki. Her research work, including the Innovative School framework, has been published in peer-reviewed publications and research textbooks. In her academic work she collaborates with several international partners, including FabLearn Lab at Stanford University.

Mrs. Korhonen’s professional interests lie in the wide landscape of 21st century learning and development of school practice, with special focus on the practical opportunities available in ICT and coding and robotics. Through her international collaborative network she develops and shares innovative school practices in learning, professional teaching and in school leadership and school partnerships.

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Latest publications

  1. Kodin ja koulun digitaalinen kumppanuus

    Korhonen, T. 17 Jun 2017 Helsinki: Helsingin yliopisto. 244 p. (Kasvatustieteellisiä tutkimuksia; no. 10)

    Publication: Book/anthologyG4 Doctoral Thesis, monography

  2. A New Wave of Learning in Finland: Get Started with Innovation!

    Korhonen, T. & Lavonen, J. 2017 Educating for the 21st Century: Perspectives, Policies and Practicies from Around the World. Choo, S., Sawch, D., Villanueva, A. & Vinz, R. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 447-467 21 p.

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

  3. Towards Twenty-First Century Education: Success Factors, Challenges, and the Renewal of Finnish Education

    Lavonen, J. & Korhonen, T. 2017 Educating for the 21st Century: Perspectives, Policies and Practicies from Around the World. Choo, S., Sawch, D., Willanueva, A. & Vinz, R. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 243-264 22 p.

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

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Latest activities

  1. Learning & Teaching Expo

    Korhonen, T. (Speaker: Keynote)
    8 Dec 201610 Dec 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Talks

  2. Jornada de Innovación Educativa “Enseñanzas de Finlandia para Latinoamérica”

    Korhonen, T. (Speaker: Keynote)
    14 Nov 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Talks

  3. FabLearn Conference 2016

    Korhonen, T. (Chair)
    14 Oct 201616 Oct 2016

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

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Latest projects

  1. Global Innokas

    Korhonen, T.

    Project: Other project

  2. Robbo

    Korhonen, T.

    Project: Other project

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