Research areas

  • 516 Educational sciences - Empirical Education, Educational Psychology, Learning to Learn, PISA Study, Research methods in Education

Curriculum vitae

Patrik Scheinin (1956) is a Professor of Education and the dean and former vice dean of the Faculty of Behavioural Sciences at the University of Helsinki. Among other administrative tasks he is vice chair of the Board of the Open University of Helsinki, board member of the Helsinki Area Summer University, vice chair of the Central Campus Library Committee of the University of Helsinki, and a former vice director of the Department of Education. He received the University of Helsinki Scholarship for Especially Talented Young Researchers for two periods (1986 and 1989).

Scheinin is vice director and a founding member of the Centre for Educational Assessment, has been a member of the steering group of the Finnish PISA Project, and is a board member of the Helsinki University Collegium for Advanced Studies. He is an expert and referee for several scientific journals, foundations, organizations, and conferences, and has been scientific expert for projects of the The Finnish ministry of Education, the Finnish National Board of Education, as well as of the Swedish National Agency for Education. He is a member of several national and international research associations.

His research interests are cognitive abilities and thinking skill, self–concept and self–esteem, their structure and development, educational interventions promoting development of cognitive abilities and personality, educational assessment and evaluation research, as well as teaching and learning in higher education.

Further information on UH affiliationProfessor of Education, Especially Empirical Education (Kasvatustieteen, erityisesti empiirisen kasvatustieteen professori) Dean of the Faculty of Behavioural Sciences

Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. Evaluando el aprender a aprender: Herramientas polivalentes para medir y mejorar la eficacia y la equidad del sistema educativo

    Hautamäki, J., Kupiainen, S., Arinen, P., Hautamäki, A., Niemivirta, M. J., Rantanen, P. & Scheinin, P. 05.2011 Aprender de Finlandia: La apuesta por un profesorado investigador. Jakku-Sihvonen, R. & NIemi, H. (eds.). Madrid: Ministerio de Educacion, Secretariat General Tecnica, Institutio de Formacion del Profesorado, Investigation e Innovacion Educativa, Editorial Kaleida Forma, p. 235-251 17 p. (Ministerio de Educacion, Secretaria General Tecnica)

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

  2. Samarbete på lika villkor?

    Holm, G., Scheinin, P., Cornér, S., Mansikka, J-E. & Londen, M. 03.04.2010 In : Hufvudstadsbladet. 03.04.2010, p. 13 1 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalE1 Popular article, newspaper article

  3. Opettajankoulutuksen haasteista

    Scheinin, P. 2010 Akateeminen luokanopettajakoulutus: 30 vuotta teoriaa, käytäntöä ja maistereita. Kallioniemi, A., Toom, A., Ubani, M. & Linnansaari, H. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen kasvatustieteellinen seura, p. 9-12 4 p. (Kasvatusalan tutkimuksia; no. 52)

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyB2 Contribution to book/other compilations (non-refereed)

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Latest activities

  1. Colloquium presentation: Comments on Beetle Queen Conquers Tokio

    Patrik Scheinin (Speaker: Presenter), 16.09.2010

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

  2. Board Member

    Patrik Scheinin (Member), Helsinki University Collegium for Advanced Studies, 2010 → …

    Activity: Councils, boards, committees and networksMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  3. Opetuksen kehittämisestä PISA:n perusteella. LUMA- tiede- ja teknologiapäivät 15.-16.4.2010

    Patrik Scheinin (Speaker: Presenter), 2010

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

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