Jari Matti Juhani Lavonen

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Name: Jari Lavonen

Occupation: Head of the Department 2010-, Professor in Physics and Chemistry Education 2003 -, Docent 2001 –

Campus Address: Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki
P.O. Box 9, FIN-00014 UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI, FINLAND
+ 358 9 191 29635 (work); + 358 50 415 5317 (gsm)
Jari.Lavonen@Helsinki.Fi (e-mail)

I am a full Professor of Physics and Chemistry Education at the Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Finland and currently working as a head of the department and a director of the Finnish Graduate School for Research in Science and Mathematics education. I have been a president of the Finnish Association for Research on Teaching of Mathematics and Science. My main research interests are science and technology teaching and learning, science teacher education and ICT use in science and technology education. I have participated in several European Union research projects. Altogether I have published together with other researchers 180 scientific papers in scientific journals, conference proceedings and books, 80 general articles and 150 books for science teacher education or for science education at school.

History:
1.1.1985–28.2.1987, Full-time teacher in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry [päätoiminen tuntiopettaja], University Teacher Training School [Helsingin II normaalikoulu],
1.3.1987–31.7.1992, Lecturer in Physics and Chemistry [Fysiikan ja kemian lehtori], University Teacher Training School [Helsingin II normaalikoulu],
1.8.1992–31.7.1995, Deputy Senior Lecturer in Science (physics and chemistry) education, University of Helsinki, Department of Teacher Education,
1.8.1995–31.7.1996, Full time researcher, University of Helsinki, Department of Teacher Education,
1.8.1996–31.7.1998, Senior Lecturer in Science (physics and chemistry) education (full time), University of Helsinki, Department of Teacher Education,
1.8.1998 –, 30.7.2003 Senior Lecturer in Science (physics and chemistry) education, University of Helsinki, Department of Teacher Education,
30.7.2001 –, Docent in Science and Technology Education [Luonnontieteiden didaktiikan ja teknologiakasvatuksen dosentti], University of Helsinki
1.8.2003 –, Professor in Physics and Chemistry Education, University of Helsinki

1.1.2007 –, Director of the Finnish Graduate School for Research in Science and Mathematics education.
1.1.2010 – Head of the Department of Teacher Education

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Latest publications

  1. Pisara 3 Ympäristöoppi

    Cantell, H. & Lavonen, J. M. J. 01.2015 Helsinki: Sanoma Pro . 126 p.

    Publication: Book/anthologyD5 Text book or professional handbook or guidebook or dictionary

  2. Pisara 3 Ympäristöoppi Opettajan materiaali

    Cantell, H. & Lavonen, J. M. J. 01.2015 Helsinki: Sanoma Pro . 218 p.

    Publication: Book/anthologyD5 Text book or professional handbook or guidebook or dictionary

  3. Pisara 3 Ympäristöoppi Tehtäväkirja

    Cantell, H. & Lavonen, J. M. J. 01.2015 Helsinki: Sanoma Pro . 111 p.

    Publication: Book/anthologyD5 Text book or professional handbook or guidebook or dictionary

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Latest activities

  1. Evaluation of a manuscript submitted to the Science Education International (SEI)

    Jari Matti Juhani Lavonen (Reviewer), 2100

    Activity: Editorial work / peer reviewPeer review of manuscripts

  2. Leadership and adoption of Innovations. Bett Exhibition. London. Great Britain.

    Jari Matti Juhani Lavonen (Speaker: Keynote), 23.01.2017

    Activity: Conferences, workshops, courses, seminarsOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Visit to the University of Malta

    Jari Matti Juhani Lavonen (Visiting lecturer), 05.01.201509.01.2015

    Activity: International Mobility: VisitsAcademic visit to other institution

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