Co-designing teacher education through North-South Partnership
GINTL UOULU-UNAM Collaboration in Teacher Education
University of Oulu
To strengthen teacher education through joint research focusing on the aspect of practicum supervision and education in diverse contexts. To enhance capacity of teacher educators through joint research, co-design of teaching and learning materials and practices and exchanges.
By sharing experiences, perspectives and contextual expertise, the project aims to develop teacher education in order to better respond to local and global educational needs and contextual challenges. The project focuses on early childhood teacher education with a special emphasis on play, environmental education and teaching practicum.
The project activities include:
1. Research on teaching practicum, play and outdoor pedagogy and education in indigenous contexts
2. Review of past and development of new content and practices to strengthen responsive and relevant teacher education in socio-culturally diverse contexts
3. Teacher and student exchanges
The University of Namibia (UNAM), is the Namibia's premier institution of tertiary education. It consists of four faculties and 12 campuses country-wide. Khomasdal campus is home to teacher education students specializing in primary education. The campus is centrally located in the suburb of Khomasdal, Windhoek.
Sharing experiences of GINTL Collaboration
Upcoming Conference. Registration open now.
The registration for GINTL conference "Reimagining Teachers and Teacher Education for Our Futures" is now open! More information and registration link is available here:
Conference: Reimagining Teachers and Teacher Education for Our Futures
Venue: University of Helsinki, Main building, City Center Campus
About the conference:
The Reimagining Teachers and Teacher Education for Our Futures conference will explore the future of the teaching profession and teachers’ work, and the crucial role that teachers have in shaping the critical, transversal skills that are necessary for our futures as outlined in the seminal report by The UNESCO International Commission on the Futures of Education. The Conference is organized and hosted by the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki and its UNESCO Chairs professor Hannele Niemi and professor Arto Kallioniemi in collaboration with the UNITWIN UNESCO network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity.
You are warmly welcome!
The conference organizing committee.