Building Indo-Finnish Partnerships in Education Research
31 October and 1 November, 2023
India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
We encourage all participants to connect and exchange views during the two-day seminar.We hope the event provides for Indian and Finnish education experts and other interested parties opportunities to explore new avenues for partnerships and collaboration.
We hope you enjoy the seminar programme.
The Global Innovation Network for Teaching and Learning (GINTL) is a network in which Finnish higher education institutions, together with partners from India, China and Africa, co-create research-based solutions to global educational challenges and collaborate in research and education. We bring together dedicated researchers and practitioners who aim to contribute towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4: “Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”.
The Nordic Centre in India (NCI) is a consortium of leading universities and researchinstitutions in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
Established in 2001 with the objective to facilitate cooperation in research and higher education between the Nordic countries and India, NCI facilitates and supports a wide rangeof study and research activities in India and in the Nordic countries.
9:30 AM-10:30 AM - INAUGURAL
Ambassador Kimmo Lähdevirta, Embassy of Finland, New Delhi
Professor Dinesh Prasad Saklani, Director, National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi
Opportunities for International Collaboration - Professor Shashikala Wanjari, Vice Chancellor, National Institute of Educational Planningand Administration, New Delhi
Value of Indo-Finnish Collaboration in Education - Professor Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Dean, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Jyväskylä
Vote of Thanks - Dr. Leena Halttunen, Head of Department of Education, University of Jyväskylä
10:30AM-11:00AM - TEA BREAK & GROUP PHOTO
11:00AM-12:30PM - PANEL DISCUSSION: CONTEXT OF INDIAN AND FINNISH EDUCATION RESEARCHSCENES
Moderator: Pasi Ikonen, Member of Executive Board, Department of Teacher Education, University of Jyväskylä
Professor Dhananjay Joshi, Vice Chancellor, Delhi Teachers’ University
Dr. Sai Väyrynen, GINTL Africa & China Director, University of Helsinki
Professor Anupam Ahuja, Former Head of International Relations Division, National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
Piia Parviainen, Doctoral researcher, University teacher, Department of Education,University of Jyväskylä
12:30PM-1:30PM - LUNCH BREAK
1:30PM-3:00PM - SESSION: CAPACITY BUILDING IN TEACHER EDUCATION
Johanna Lampinen, International Education, University of Oulu
Professor Sirpa Eskelä-Haapanen, Head of Department of Teacher Education, University of Jyväskylä
Professor Pranati Panda, Professor & Head, Dept. of School and Non-Formal Education, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration
Professor Nimrat Kaur, School of Continuing Education and University Resource Centre, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
3:00PM-4:30PM - HIGH TEA & NETWORKING
9:30AM-11:00AM - WORKSHOP 1: HIGHER EDUCATION PEDAGOGY (Magnolia Hall)
ECEC - Preparing teachers for early childhood care and education in India andFinland (Magnolia hall)
Prof. Rishikesh B. S., Associate Director, School of Education, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
Dr. Leena Halttunen, Head of Department of Education, University of Jyväskylä
Piia Parviainen, University Teacher and Doctoral Researcher, University of Jyväskylä
9:30AM-11:00AM - WORKSHOP 2 : Experiential Learning (Maple Hall)
Avinash Dhital, Specialist, Aalto University
Apurva Ganoo, Doctoral Researcher, Aalto University
HIGH TEA AND NETWORKING (MAGNOLIA & MAPLE HALL)
Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)
University of Jyväskylä
University of Oulu
University of Helsinki