Tiina Korhonen


Description of research and teaching

Tiina Korhonen is the head of Innokas Network (www.innokas.fi/en), coordinating nationwide Innovation Education activities for over 600 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.

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 digital learning environments 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.


Latest publications

  1. Kodin ja koulun digitaalinen kumppanuus

    Korhonen, T. 17 Jun 2017 Helsinki: Helsingin yliopisto. 244 p.

    Research output: MonographDoctoral Thesis

  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.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

  3. Accepted/In press

    Nuorten käsitykset digitalisaation tärkeydestä

    Byman, R. T., Korhonen, T. S., Sintonen, S. T., Vesterinen, O. A. & Kynäslahti, H. V. 2017 (Accepted/In press) Nuorisobarometri 2017.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

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Latest activities

  1. Ainedidaktiikka (Journal)

    Korhonen, T. (Reviewer)
    30 May 201731 Dec 2017

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

  2. Ainedidaktisia tutkimuksia : Suomen ainedidaktisen seuran julkaisuja (Journal)

    Korhonen, T. (Reviewer)
    30 May 201731 Jul 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditor of special theme number

  3. Innokas 2017, Finnish National Technology Event for Schools

    Korhonen, T. (Chair of organizing committee), Sormunen, K. (Member of organizing committee), Salo, L. (Member of organizing committee)
    18 May 201719 May 2017

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

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Latest projects

  1. Make it now!

    Korhonen, T.


    Project: Other projectDevelopment

  2. 3T - Time, talent and technology

    Korhonen, T., Sormunen, K. & Salo, L.

    Project: Other projectOther activities

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