Africa Day

25.05.2023 12:00 - 13:30

JY – Coalition of Africa Networks

Joint HEIs session Programme

Session theme: Spotlighting Africa-related research conducted by doctoral and early career researchers at our faculties

Facilitator: Elizabeth Eta, postdoctoral Researcher, GINTL, University of Helsinki

Venue: Boombox, JYU

online: Please register here

12:00-12:05: Welcome remarks – Africa Networks Academic leader

Professor Tiina Kontinen, University of Jyväskylä

12:05-12:15: Differentiation-related tensions in the thinking and instruction of Eritrean elementary and middle school science and mathematics teachers

Desalegn Zerai, University of Jyväskylä

12:15-12.25: A design study on the impact of educational robotics in Namibia

Annastasia Shipepe, University of Eastern Finland

12:25-12:35: Basic education curriculum and EFL teacher education for 21st Century learning in Finland and Kenya

Franklin Nyairo, University of Helsinki

12:35-12:45: Trends of external causes of mortality in Seychelles

Anne Abio, University of Turku

12:45-12:55: The use of medical trainees and law enforcement trauma teams and registries. Experience from Uganda

Herman Lule, Uinversity of Turku

12:55-13:05: The status of women and gender studies in Ethiopia: A critical reflection

Aynalem M. Gemechu, University of Helsinki

13:05-13:15: BYOD for mathematics learning in school

Cloneria Jatileni, University of Eastern Finland

13:15-13:25: Why many highly educated African migrants in Finland are boiling and zombie frogs! Quivine Ndomo, University of Jyväskylä

13:25-13:30: Closing remarks – Africa Networks Academic leader (Laura Stark)