Thomas Hatch from Teachers College, Columbia University, reflecting the possibility of changing the schools in Finland.
The doctoral dissertation by Antti-Tuomas Pulkka examines the role that adult students’ achievement goal orientations play in their perceptions of their learning environment (course evaluations) and performance. The samples came from the National Defence University.
In a series of studies we have examined the interplay and developmental dynamics between student motivation, academic achievement, and well-being (Tuominen-Soini, Salmela-Aro, & Niemivirta, 2008, 2011, 2012). Read more about these findings from the latest PATHFINDER.
The academic world is slowly moving towards the private sector and business world. For example research is opening up and spreading to wider audiences. One […]
Does having certain values enhance your well-being? Or does the relationship between values and well-being depend on the country where you live and your social network? The doctoral thesis by Florencia Sortheix examines these questions in four different contexts.
Finland is being praised as good example in education, again. Yes, there is a lot of things that we apparently do better than most countries, […]
The higher the level of school engagement, the lower the level of school burnout – this is the overall picture. However, a study published in the latest issue of Developmental Psychology demonstrates that Finnish high school students display divergent patterns of school engagement and burnout.