PIRE seminar 9–10 May – Promoting Future Learning Skills: Interventions, Impact, Internationalisation

5 May 2017

Promoting Future Learning Skills: Interventions, Impact, Internationalization

US-Finnish seminar on Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

9–10 May 2017
Venue: Academy of Finland, Hakaniemenranta 6, Helsinki

The program (PDF)

Tuesday 9 May (General Seminar Room, ground floor)

12.0012.50      Registration & lunch buffet

12.5013.00      Opening words, Professor Katariina Salmela-Aro

13.0013.45      Keynote 1: “Measuring What Matters: Challenges and Opportunities in Assessing STEM Proficiency”

James Pellegrino, Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology and Education; Co-director, Learning Sciences Research Institute, University of Illinois

13.4514.05      Comment remarks by Joseph Krajcik, Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education and Director of the CREATE for STEM Institute, College of Education and Department of Sociology, Michigan State University

14.0514.20      Open discussion

14.2014.45      Coffee break

14.4515.30      Keynote 2: “Designing and Measuring Optimal Learning Moments in Finland and U.S. Secondary Science Classes”

Barbara Schneider, Hannah Distinguished Professor, College of Education and Department of Sociology, Michigan State University

15.3015.50      Comment remarks by Kaisa Aunola, Professor in Developmental Psychology, University of Jyväskylä

15.5016.05      Open discussion

16.0516.15      Short break

16.1516.30      Internationalisation case example: “MEPNL17 Model European Parliament: an international conference organised for young people (ages 16–18), by youtng people (ages 18–25)”

Taimi Vilkko (Committee on Culture and Education)

Sofi Laakso (Committee on Foreign Affairs)

16.3016.45      Q & A

16.4517.30      International perspective 1: “Future Learning Skills in a Global Context”

Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin, Leader and Senior Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI)

17.3017.50      Comment remarks by Katariina Salmela-Aro, Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä

17.5018.00      Closing discussion

Wednesday 10 May (Auditorium, ground floor)

9.0010.00      Keynote 3: “Designing Environments to Promote Optimal Learning”/“Engagement and the Measurement of Project-Based Learning”

Barbara Schneider, Hannah Distinguished Professor & Joseph Krajcik, Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education, College of Education and Department of Sociology, Michigan State University

10.0010.15      Comment remarks by Jari Lavonen, Professor of Physics and Chemistry Education, Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki

10.1510.30      Open discussion

10.3010.45      Coffee break

10.4511.30      International perspective 2: STEM Lessons in the Chilean Context”

Valeria Cabello, PhD (Educational Psychology), Centro de Investigación Avanzada en Educación, Universidad de Chile

11.3011.45      Open discussion

11.4512.30      Keynote 4: “Development and Stimulation of Early Core Mathematical Abilities”

Lieven Verschaffel, Professor of Educational Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

12.3012.50      Comment remarks by Erno Lehtinen, Professor of Education, Faculty of Education, University of Turku

12.5013.00      Open discussion/End of seminar

13.00                 Lunch, Restaurant Lasiranta, Academy of Finland

More information

  • Risto Vilkko, Programme Manager, tel. +358 295 335 136
  • Erika Lempiäinen, Project Officer, tel. +358 295 335 101

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