Category Archives: Study

Research on international migration furthered at the University of Tampere

The University of Tampere is promoting research into international migration. The new TRANSIT Research Centre on Transnationalism and Transformation has been established to investigate political, socio-economic and socio-cultural transformations in…

University of Tampere exports a teacher training programme to Indonesia

Teacher training at the University of Tampere has made major inroads in educational exports by concluding a deal with Indonesian partners. In December, the School of Education will launch a…

New UN development agenda to define the Program for Global Health and Development

“The new United Nations’ development agenda will define the central themes addressed by the Program for Global Health and Development”, says Per Ashorn, professor of paediatrics and director of the…

The future of multicultural teaching looks bright thanks to the Kuulumisia project

A new study reveals the effectiveness of teacher qualification training for people with immigrant backgrounds Kuulumisia training for qualified and trainee teachers with immigrant backgrounds benefits its participants in an…

Three HEIs in Tampere develop degree programmes that cross institutional borders

Three higher education institutions in Tampere are planning a new, multidisciplinary higher education collaboration in order to make them better prepared to serve the scientific and educational needs of the…

Global Health and Development programme begins with the Millennium Goals

The first course in the Global Health and Development Programme (GHD) at the University of Tampere will begin next autumn. The programme, which is unique in Finland, starts with a…

Exporting higher education management studies to Uganda

The School of Management at the University of Tampere is engaged in long-term cooperation with two Ugandan higher education institutions. These projects are funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Learning from Othello – Shakespeare’s tragedy provided professional tools for future teachers.

Mediterranean scenes from the 16th century became familiar to future teachers in drama rehearsals at the University of Tampere. The rehearsals were a part of teacher training and they were…

New programme in peacemaking

It has now been proved. Last summer Finland was in last place in the Failed States Index 2012 compiled by the organisation Fund for Peace or, the other way round,…

It’s okay to put the teacher on the spot

Be active. Search for information. Ask. Tuula Juvonen and Pekka Nykänen, the recipients of the University of Tampere Good Teacher Awards, wonder why students will not come to talk about…