JustEd2018 ‘Promoting Justice through Education’ International Research Conference

Date 22 - 23 May 2018
Venue University of Helsinki, Finland
Organisation Justice Through Education In the Nordic Countries

The Nordic Centre of Excellence ‘Justice through education in the Nordic countries’ (JustEd) invites you to participate in an international research conference on ‘Promoting justice through education’ to examine todays’ educational policies and practices in a critical light.

In the Nordic countries equality, democracy and welfare have been central values in the society, paving the way for promoting justice through education. However, the understandings of why and how justice is attained through education have changed in the course of the last decades along with other societal changes. The increasing influences of market-oriented competition, social stratification and marginalization or social exclusion are some of the challenges facing education justice, equity and equality in the Nordic education systems today. This conference problematizes the current educational trends in Nordic education and explores new possibilities for promoting justice, equity and equality through educational politics, governance, inclusive educational practices and agency of teachers and students, at all levels of education.

Participation at the conference is free of charge but requires online registration. The registration is open from 15 January to 16 April 2018. Participation without submitting an abstract is also welcome.

Submission deadline: 15 January 2018.

For more information on the JustEd2018 conference, please visit the conference web pages.

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