Category Archives: Yleinen

Collaboration of two researchers: before, during and after an interview

In our experience researchers are often used to conducting interviews by themselves and reflecting on it alone and writing about it in one’s notebook. During the EduMAP project we were…

Mapping communicative ecologies in adult education supply and access

One of the critical issues that the EduMAP project was designed to address is the failure of the adult education (AE) system to reach out in effective ways to the…

Challenges with developing IDSS for AE

Foredata Ltd. has been a partner in EduMAP research project from day one. Our aim is to develop a prototype of Intelligent Decision Support System, IDSS for adult education. How…

The EduMAP project’s data analysis phase is underway

The data analysis phase has officially started with the beginning of the year 2018. We are now keen on coding and identifying successful elements of the good education practices investigated…

EduMAP Project Meeting in Thessaloniki 14-16 March 2018

The year’s first official EduMAP project meeting was held in Thessaloniki, Greece. The meeting was hosted by Assistant Professor Georgios K. Zarifis and his team at the Aristotle University of…

EduMAP project members at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) conference 2018

Dr. Natasha Kersh and Associate Professor Hanna Toiviainen were at the ASEM conference ‘Lifelong Learning Policies & Adult Education Professionals: Contextual and Cross-Contextual Comparisons between Europe and Asia’ to share…

5th Biennial Conference of the ESREA Research Network on Adult Educators, Trainers and their Professional Development

EduMAP project partner Prof. George K. Zarifis from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (School of Philosophy and Education), was invited in the 5th Biennial Conference of the ESREA Research Network  on…

Decision Support Systems Review – Working Paper from the EduMAP project

In a nutshell, the IDSS is a computer programme that supports stakeholders in their decision making. For the purposes of the EduMAP project, existing IDS systems will be utilized in…

A European study prevents the social exclusion of young people

“Your research topic is very timely and important for Europe,” said Seppo Parkkila, vice-rector for research at the University of Tampere when he spoke at the launch of EduMAP, a…