UArctic Thematic Network and UNESCO/UNITWIN Network co-host a project Arctic Pedagogy in Teacher Education (2017-2020), funded by Nordic Council of Ministers Arctic Cooperation Programme. The project aims to develop teacher education to give teachers the skills to take advantage of digitalisation in teaching and learning, promote and support local cultures and use inclusive pedagogies in their work.
Read more about the project: www.ulapland.fi/uatn/apedEDU
Project Enhancing Equity and Inclusion in Education in Circumpolar North (2019-21) aims to prepare a book proposal and manuscript focusing on inclusive policies and practices in educational settings.
The project is funded by Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education (DASHE) funding for UArctic Networking Activities on Arctic Research and Education.
Read more on the project website: www.ulapland.fi/uatn/EICN.
The five Arctic universities University of Lapland, University of Oulu, Luleå University of Technology, Umeå University, and UiT The Arctic University of Norway - the Arctic Five (Arctic5) work together to understand better the contextual and cultural issues of the Nordic educational features via
engagement with local communities, indigenous and minority populations,
and through institutional and research collaborations.
Project Transformative Teacher Education for the Sustainable North (2019-20) supports activities of UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education and UNESCO/UNITWIN Network on Teacher Education. The project is funded by Norwegian funding allocation for UArctic Thematic Network activities.
More information on project website: www.ulapland.fi/uatn/uarctic-nor
Project Indigenous Pedagogy in Teacher Education (2020-21) is to organise three workshops to review and identify Sámi pedagogy research needs at Northern teacher education contexts and to support new research areas' development.
The project is funded by NOS-HS workshop grant.
More information in the website: www.ulapland.fi/uatn/iped
Project Socially Innovative Interventions to Foster and to Advance Young Children's Inclusion and Agency in Society through Voice and Story - AdVoSt (2020-22) aims to enhance educators' knowledge of multiple storytelling pedagogies including perspectives of land-based learning.
The project is funded by Trans-Atlantic Platform - Social Innovation grant.
More information on project website: www.ulapland.fi/uatn/advost
The UArctic TN on Teacher Education/Finland coordinated the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) project Teacher Education for Diversity and Equality in the Arctic (2017-2019). The project organized networking among teacher education institutions to facilitate the sharing of good practices. Education in the Arctic was one of Finland’s Arctic Council chairmanship (2017-2019) priorities.
Read more about the project: www.ulapland.fi/uatn/sdwg