FinEd Newsletter 1/2019

This is a FinEd Newsletter. Newsletters are sent to all members of the FinEd Network via contact persons in each member university and published on the FinEd website.

FinEd Article Workshop in the Spring of 2019: Writing by the Lake 9-10 May 2019, Tampere

Are you in the middle of writing a scientific article or just starting to write an article? Would you like to get more support for your writing process or comments on your text? Would you like to know more about an international publishing process of a scientific article?

You still have time to apply for a two-day article workshop organized by FinEd Network! In the article workshop, doctoral researchers prepare their scientific articles and receive comments and guidance from the senior researchers of the FinEd Network. During the workshop, there will be lectures on a scientific writing process and international publishing process. The application period expires on 28 February 2019. Read more:

FinEd Annual Seminar 20 November 2019, Joensuu

The annual seminar of the FinEd Network will be held as a pre-seminar for the FERA Conference on Education. This year, the conference will be organized at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus on 21-22 November 2019.

FinEd seminar Mixed methods – always better? will be held on Wednesday, 20 November 2019. The keynote speaker is Lucila Carvalho (Massey University, New Zealand). Seminar workshops will deal with research methods, especially mixed methods. A more detailed programme for the FinEd seminar will be published in early summer.

Science Europe has Published the Guide on Research Material Management

Science Europe, an association of the European research funding and research organizations, has published a guide to the international alignment of research data management at the end of the year 2018. The guide defines minimum requirements for data management plans (DMPs). The guide can be found on:

The List of Doctoral Dissertations in the Field of Education Sciences on the FinEd’s Web Page

The FinEd Network will start publishing on its web page a list of doctoral dissertations in the field of educational sciences in Finland. The aim is to facilitate access to information on dissertations by gathering basic information on one page. The list includes information retroactively from 2010 onwards. The list is still under construction, but if you notice any shortcomings, contact the Network coordinator ( The list can be found on:

Upcoming Events and Conferences

Ethics Day 2019: Eettinen ennakkoarviointi muutoksessa, 13 March 2019 Helsinki

The annual seminar organised by the Finnish National Board on Research Integrity (TENK). The seminar is in Finnish. Further information:

8th Nordic Conference on Adult Education and Learning: Sustainable adult education and learning in organisational settings 13−15 May 2019, Aarhus University, Denmark

Deadline for abstracts 28 February 2019. Further information:

Pedaforum 2019: The State of Learning – Qua vadis universitas? 5–6 June 2019, Helsinki

Registration begins 18 March 2019. Further information:

The annual meeting of the Finnish Society for History and Philosophy of Education: The meanings of global and local in the history and philosophy of education 11 –12 June 2019, University of Oulu

Deadline for abstracts 15 March 2019. Further information:

ERNAPE 2019: Parent Engagement as Power: Empowering Children, Schools and Societies 18–20 September 2019 Gdańsk, Poland

The conference organised by European Research Network About Parents in Education. Deadline for abstracts 24 February 2019. Further information:

EAPRIL2019: Meaningful Learning in Different Settings 27–29 November 2019, Tartu, Estonia

The conference organised by the European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL). Deadline for abstracts 9 March 2019. Further information: