Peda-forum-päivät 2018



Tuesday, 14 August 2018

12.00–16.00 Network meetings
Venue: Arcanum, Publicum and ASA
18.15– Guided bus tour to Meyer Werft shipyard (only for registered)
Bus transportation at 18.15, from the bus stop in front of the Turku City Hall, address: Aurakatu 2

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Poster exhibition in Agora entrance hall (posters available during the seminar)


09.00–11.00 Network meetings & Vice-Rector Meeting
Venue: Arcanum, Publicum, Arken and ASA, as well as Humanisticum and Novia (Vice-Rectors)
10.00– Registration
Venue: Natura entrance hallThose coming to the network meetings in the morning can register already at 8:30.
11.00–12.00 Lunch*
Venue: Galilei (Agora) & Macciavelli (Educarium) restaurants
*After lunch coffee in Natura and Agora entrance halls

Brahe Djäknar
Åbo Akademi University

Opening of the conference

Riitta Pyykkö, Vice-Rector, University of Turku

Greetings from the Peda-forum chairperson
Johanna Naukkarinen, LUT

Greetings from the KOPEDA network
Kimmo Mäki, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Venue: Natura, lecture halls IX-X

  Keynote 1 Teacher Perspective
Anna-Greta Nyström, Lecturer, Business Economics, Åbo Akademi University: Meaningful learning – who, when, where and how?
  Keynote 2 Futures Researcher Perspective
Leena Jokinen, Education Manager, Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku:  The Future – Very Much Possible!
13.45–14.15 Coffee and moving to the parallel sessions
14.15–15.30 Parallel sessions 1: Theme sessions & workshops
Venue: Educarium, Publicum and ASA
15.45–17.00 Parallel sessions 2: Theme sessions & workshops
Venue: Educarium, Publicum and ASA
Evening Reception and Dinner
18.30–19.15 Turku City Welcome reception
Turku City Theatre
address: Itäinen rantakatu 14
19.30– Dinner and music
Panimoravintola Koulu (only for registered)
address: Eerikinkatu 18

Thursday, 16 August 2018

09.00–10.15 Parallel sessions 3: Theme sessions & workshops
Venue: Educarium, Publicum and ASA
10.00–11.30 Take away coffee in the entrance halls
10.30–11.45 Parallel sessions 4: Theme sessions & workshops
Venue: Educarium, Publicum and ASA
11.45–13.00 Lunch*
Venue: Galilei (Agora), Macciavelli (Educarium) and Fänriken (ASA) restaurants
*After lunch coffee in Natura and Agora entrance halls
13.00–13.45 Closing session

Venue: Natura, lecture halls IX-X
Keynote 3 Higher Education Pedagogy Perspective
Liisa Postareff, Associate Professor of Higher Education Pedagogy, Unit for University Pedagogy, Department of Teacher Education, University of Turku: University teachers’ emotions, well-being and pedagogical competence

13.45–15.00 Panel discussion & closing of the conference
(mostly in Finnish)
Venue: Natura, lecture halls IX-X

Discussions on the future of higher education: How is learning and teaching changing, and what does it require from education development, teachers and students?
Chairman: Rector Vesa Taatila, Turku University of Applied Sciences
Debaters: Head of Education Development Ulla Klemola, University of Jyväskylä, Senior lecturer Sampo Mielityinen, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, President Miika Tiainen, National Union of University Students in Finland
Night of the Arts Festival in Turku

You’ll find the detailed programme of the parallel sessions here.

Please note that the programme is subject to changes.