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Themes and keynote speakers of previous summer schools

The Summer School featured the following themes in the previous years:

The Summer School keynote speakers represent national and international experts in the field of higher education. The keynote speakers of previous years comprise for example:

  • Professor Roger Dale, University of Bristol, UK (2014)
  • Panel discussion with Professor Jussi Välimaa, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Senior Researcher Terhi Nokkala, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Senior Researcher David Hoffman, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Lecturer Elias Pekkola, University of Tampere, Finland (2015)
  • Professor Teresa Carvalho, University of Aveiro, Portugal; Senior Researcher Oili-Helena Ylijoki, University of Tampere; Senior Researcher Susanna Paloniemi, University of Jyväskylä, Finland (2016)

The evening workshop and social event afterwards consists an integral part of the summer school. There were following themes of workshops in previous years:

  • The future of Finnish Higher Education (2014)
  • Academic writing (2015)
  • Methods and methodologies in higher education research (2016)
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