Elina Lehtomäki

Elina Lehtomäki

PhD

Professor of global education

Research interests

  • Progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Global education and global responsibility in higher education
  • International expertise in education
  • Social meaning of education and learning
  • Cultures in education and learning

A special issue on global education

The Finnish Journal of Education, Special issue 9/2019, call for papers / Kasvatus-lehden teemanumero 5/2019 globaalikasvatuksesta, kirjoittajakutsu: https://ktl.jyu.fi/fi/julkaisut/kasvatus/teemanumerot

Recent publications

Juma, S., Lehtomäki, E., & Naukkarinen, A. (2017). Developing inclusive pre-service and in-service teacher education: Insights from Zanzibar primary school teachers. International Journal of Whole Schooling, 13(3), 67-87.

Lehtomäki, E., Janhonen-Abruquah, H. & Kahangwa, G. (Eds.) (2017). Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North. Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development. London: Routledge.

Holm, G. & Lehtomäki, E. (2017). Culturally responsive qualitative research: Issues and ethics. In Lehtomäki, E., Janhonen-Abruquah, H. & Kahangwa, G. (Eds.) Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North. Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development. London: Routledge.

Janhonen-Abruquah, H., Lehtomäki, E. & Kahangwa, G. (2017). Culturally responsive education: from vision to practice. In Lehtomäki, E., Janhonen-Abruquah, H. & Kahangwa, G. (Eds.). Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North. Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development (pp. 3–13). London: Routledge.

Nketsia, W., Juma, S., Malle, A.Y., Pirttimaa, R. & Lehtomäki, E. (2017). Dialogues on Culture(s) of Inclusion between African and Finnish Educators. In Lehtomäki, E., Janhonen-Abruquah, H. & Kahangwa, G. (Eds.). Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North. Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development. London: Routledge.

Juma, S., Lehtomäki, E. & Naukkarinen, A. (2017). Scaffolding teachers to foster inclusive pedagogy and presence through collaborative action research. Educational Action Research. DOI: 10.1080/09650792.2016.1266957.

Lehtomäki, E., Moate, J. & Posti-Ahokas, H. (2016). Global Connectedness in Higher Education: Student voices on the value of cross-cultural learning dialogue. Studies in Higher Education, 41 (11), 2011­­–2027. Doi:10.1080/03075079.2015.1007943. Open access.

Katsui, H., Lehtomäki, E., Yehualawork Malle, A. & Chalklen, S. (2016). Questioning human rights: The case of education for children and youth with disabilities in Ethiopia. In S. Grech & K. Soldatic (Eds) Disability in the Global South: The Critical Handbook (pp. 187 – 198). Amsterdam, NL: Springer.

Juma, S. & Lehtomäki, E. (2016). Moving towards inclusion: how Zanzibar succeeds in transforming its education system?, International Journal of Inclusive Education, 20 (6), 673-684. Doi: 10.1080/13603116.2015.1111442.

Mulat, M.G., Savolainen, H., Lehtomäki, E. & Kuorelahti, M. (2016).The Self-Concept of Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing and Hearing Students. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 21 (4), 345-351. Doi:10.1093/deafed/enw041.

Lehtomäki, E., Posti-Ahokas, H. & Moate, J. (2015). Meaningful internationalisation at home: Education students' voices on the value of cross-cultural learning dialogue. In M. Kricke & Kürten, L. (Eds.) Internationalisierung der LehrerInnenbildung [In German. Internationalisation of Teacher Education] (pp. 101–111). Münster: Waxmann.

Lehtomäki, E. & Hukkanen, S. (2015). Girls and women with [dis]abilities in Tanzania claim their right to education. In Kiuppis, F. & Sarromaa Hausstätter, R. (Eds.) Inclusive education twenty years with Salamanca (pp. 231–249). New York: Peter Lang.

Polso, J., Lehtomäki, E. & Aaltio, I. (2015). Quality Education across Borders: The role of education export in the Gulf region. In Joubert, R., Björk, L.G. & Browne-Ferrigno, T. (Eds.) International Education Reform and Quality Education (pp. 63–72). Pretoria: Inter-university Centre for Education Law, Education Leadership and Education Policy (CELP).

Lehtomäki, E. (2014). Globaali dialogi: mobiili oppiminen osana tulevaisuuttamme. [Global dialogue: mobile learning as part of our future. In Finnish.] Kasvatus, 45(5), 469–470.

Okkolin, M.-A., Lehtomäki, E. & Räsänen, R. (2014). Inhimilliset toimintamahdollisuudet oikeudenmukaisuuden ja tasa-arvon kriteereinä. [Human capabilities as criteria for justice and equality. In Finnish.] Aikuiskasvatus, 34(4), 292–295.

Janhonen-Abruquah, H., Posti-Ahokas, H., Palojoki, P. & Lehtomäki, E. (2014). Developing Learning Games for Culturally Responsive Home Economics Learning. International Journal of Home Economics 7 (2), 2-16.

Lehtomäki, E., Janhonen-Abruquah, H., Tuomi, M. T., Okkolin, M. A., Posti-Ahokas, H. & Palojoki, P. (2014). Research to engage voices on the ground in educational development. International Journal of Educational Development, 35, 37–43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2013.01.003.

Research groups

  • EDGE