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Finland: experts involved in ECML activities

Coordinators and team members of ECML projects

2016-2019 - Langauges at the heart of learning

2012-2015 Learning through languages

  • Eija Aalto, Senior lecturer in pedagogy of Finnish Language, University of Jyväskylä, Department of Teacher Education.
    ECML project: coordinator of the project "Diversity in majority language learning - Supporting teacher education" (MALEDIVE); network meeting (30-31 January 2014); workshop (14-15 February 2013) 

  • Kim Haataja, National Centre for Professional Development in Education (OPEKO), Tampere.
    ECML project: mediation link person for the project "ECML publications for plurilingual and intercultural education in use" (PIU); (2012-2015)

  • Marita Härmälä, Finnish National Board of Education, Finland.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Language descriptors for migrant and minority learners' success in compulsory education" (Language descriptors) (2012-2013) 

  • Joachim Schlabach, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Plurilingual whole school curricula" (PlurCur); network meeting (2012);  workshop (7-8 May 2015)

2008-2011 - Empowering language professionnals

  • Eija Aalto, Senior lecturer in pedagogy of Finnish Language, University of Jyväskylä, Department of Teacher Education.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Majority language instruction as a basis for plurilingual education" (MARILLE) (2009-2011)
     
  • Kim Haataja, National Centre for Professional Development in Education (OPEKO), Tampere.
    ECML project: coordinator of the project "Content and Language Integrated Learning through languages other than English – getting started" (CLIL-LOTE-START) (2008-2011)
     
  • Raili Kaarina Hildén, University of Helsinki, Department of Teacher Education, Research Centre for Foreign Language Education.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - level estimation grid for teachers" (CEF-ESTIM) (2008-2009)
     
  • David Marsh, University of Jyväskylä, Continuing Education Centre (UNICOM).
    ECML project: team member of the project "Curriculum development for Content and Language Integrated Learning" (CLIL-CD) (2008-2010)
     
  • Reetta Toivanen, Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism, Helsinki.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Enhancing Romani language education in schools in Europe" (QualiRom) (2010-2011)
     
  • Anu Virkkunen-Fullenwider, University of Helsinki, Language Centre.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Guidelines for university language testing" (GULT) (2008-2011)
     

ECML conference, workshop and network meeting participants

2016-2019 - Languages at the heart of learning

2012-2015 Learning through languages

  • Jenni Alisaari, university teacher, University of Turku, Department of teacher education, Turku.
    ECML project: "Collaborative Community Approach to Migrant Education" (Community); workshop (25-27 June 2014)

  • Ulla-Maija Haapanen, Finnish Sign Language Interpreter, University of Jyväskylä.
    ECML project: "Signed languages for professional purposes" (PRO-Sign); workshop (15-17 April 2013)
     
  • Anu Halvari, Finnish National Board of Education, Helsinki.
    ECML project: "Plurilingual and intercultural competences: descriptors and teaching materials" (CARAP/FREPA and NCP) (FREPA National Networks); workshop (21-23 November 2012); participant's workshop report

  • Kim Haataja, Head of the Research Unit for Languages in Education (RULE), School of Languages, Translation and Literary Studies, University of Tampere, Tampere. 
    ECML project: "ECML publications for plurilingual and intercultural education in use" (PIU); workshop (26-28 March 2014)

  • Eva-Lisa Hasan, Helsinki. 
    ECML project: National Contact Points / National Nominating Authorities; workshop (12-13 June 2014);

  • Arja-Sisko Holappa, Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE), Helsinki.
    ECML project: “European portfolio for student teachers of pre-primary education” (Pré-élémentaire); workshop (21-22 April 2015); participant's workshop report

  • Kari Kalevi Jukarainen, President of SUKOL, The Federation of Foreign Language Teachers in Finland SUKOL.
    ECML project: "Empowering language networks" (LACS); workshop (22-23 May 2014)

  • Miika Tapio Katajamäki, Finnish International School of Tampere.
    ECML project: “Literacies through Content and Language Integrated Learning: effective learning across subjects and languages” (CLIL and literacy); workshop (2-3 June 2015); participant's report

  • Katrin Kirm, Helsingin Yhteislyseo, Helsinki.
    ECML project: “Language descriptors for migrant and minority learners' success in compulsory education” (Language descriptors); workshop (7-8 March 2013); participant's workshop report

  • Kristel Kivisik, Axxell Multicultural Centre, Helsinki.
    ECML project: “Developing migrants' language competences at the workplace” (Language for Work); network meeting (5-6 December 2013)
     
  • Marja-Riitta Kotilainen, The city of Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi.
    ECML project: "Using open resources to develop online teaching skills" (More DOTS); workshop (30-31 October 2012); participant's workshop report
     
  • Auli Kotimäki (e-mail 1, e-mail 2), Jyväskylä.
    ECML project: “Diversity in majority language learning” (MALEDIVE); network meeting (30-31 January 2014)

  • Aino Tuulikki Malin, International Affairs Manager, Jyväskylä Educational Consortium.
    ECML project: "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); workshop (5-7 February 2014)
     
  • Veli-Matti Malinen, The Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE), Helsinki.
    ECML project: “Diversity in majority language learning” (MALEDIVE); workshop (14-15 February 2013)

  • Marja Martikainen, University of Helsinki, Viikki Teacher Training School.
    ECML project:
    - "Plurilingual and intercultural competences: descriptors and teaching materials (CARAP/FREPA and NCP)" (FREPA National Networks); workshop (21-23 November 2012)
    - "Plurilingual and intercultural competences: descriptors and teaching materials" (FREPA national networks); network meeting (18-19 December 2013)

  • Anna-Kaisa Mustaparta, Finnish National Board of Education; Romani Language, Helsinki.
    ECML project: “Plurilingual and intercultural competences: Descriptors and teaching materials” (FREPA National networks); network meeting (31 May -1 June 2012)

  • Karin Parker, Chemistry and Physics teacher, MYP Oulu international school, Oulu.
    ECML project: “Literacies through Content and Language Integrated Learning: effective learning across subjects and languages” (CLIL and literacy) (2013-2015); network meeting (17-18 June 2014)

  • Micaela Romantschuk, Teacher in primary education, Förbundet hem och Skola i Finland, Helsinki.
    ECML project: “Involving parents in plurilingual and intercultural education” (CARAP for parents); workshop (28-30 April 2014) 

  • Olli-Pekka Salo, Lecturer of Swedish, University of Jyväskylä Teacher Training School.
    ECML project: "ECML publications for plurilingual and intercultural education in use" (PIU); workshop (26-28 March 2014)
     
  • Minna Katriina Suni, Postdoctoral researcher (2011-2013); lecturer, Finnish language (permanent position), Department of Languages, University of Jyväskylä.
    ECML project: “Developing migrants' language competences at the workplace” (Language for Work); network meeting (6-7 December 2012); participant's report
    Network meeting (5-6 December 2013);
    Workshop (24-25 June 2015)
     
  • Ritva Takkinen, Professor of sign language, University of Jyväskylä, Department of languages/ Sign language centre, Jyväskylä.
    ECML project: "Signed languages for professional purposes" (PRO-Sign); workshop (15-17 April 2013)
     
  • Kaisa Tukia, Tiirismaa School, City of Lahti. 
    ECML projects: "Diversity in majority language learning- Supporting teacher education" (MALEDIVE); workshop (14-15 February 2013); participant's workshop report
    - Network meeting (30-31 January 2014)

  • Juha Vänttinen, Turun normaalikoulu, The Teacher Training School of Turku University, Turku.
    ECML projects: “Language descriptors for migrant and minority learners' success in compulsory education” (Language descriptors); workshop (7-8 March 2013), participant's workshop report
     
  • Liisa Anneli Wallenius, Project manager / Senior Lecturer, HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences, Porvoo.
    ECML project: “Languages in corporate quality” (LINCQ); workshop (21-22 November 2013)
     
  • Ethel Anita Zenger, Vasaramäki Comprehensive School, Turku.
    ECML project: "Using open resources to develop online teaching skills" (More DOTS); workshop (30-31 October 2012)

2008-2011 - Empowering language professionnals

  • Tuula Hannele Asikainen, Pellon Koulu, Rovaniemi.
    ECML project: "Curriculum development for Content and Language Integrated Learning" (CLIL-CD) (2008-2010); workshop (22-23 October 2009); participant's workshop report (pending)
     
  • Kimmo Granqvist, Research Institute for the Languages of Finland, Helsinki.
    ECML project: "Enhancing Romani language education in schools in Europe" (QualiRom) (2010-2011); training seminar (3-5 February 2011)
     
  • Kim Haataja, National Centre for Professional Development in Education (OPEKO), Tampere
    ECML project: "Content-based modern language teaching for young learners" (EPLC) (2008-2011); workshop (5-7 November 2009); participant's workshop report (pending)
     
  • Raili Kaarina Hildén, University of Helsinki, Department of Teacher Education, Research Centre for Foreign Language Education.
    ECML project: "Training teachers to use the European Language Portfolio - follow-up project" (ELP-TT3) (2010-2011); network meeting (23-24 September 2010)
     
  • Henna Huttu, Regional State Administration Agency for Northern Finland, Oulu.
    ECML project: "Enhancing Romani language education in schools in Europe" (QualiRom) (2010-2011); training seminar (3-5 February 2011)
     
  • Taru Kristiina Hynninen, German School, Helsinki.
    ECML project: "Classroom assessment related to the Common European Framework of Reference" (ClassRelEx) (2010-2011); workshop (24-26 November 2010); participant's workshop report (pending)
     
  • Kristiina Ikonen, Counsellor of Education, Finnish National Board of Education, Helsinki.
    ECML project: "Content and Language Integrated Learning through languages other than English - getting started" (CLIL-LOTE-START) (2008-2011); workshop (9-11 June 2010)
     
  • Anni Inkiläinen, Jämsä.
    ECML project: "Developing online teaching skills" (DOTS) (2008-2011); workshop (10-11 March 2011); participant's workshop report
     
  • Kari Jukarainen, President of Sukol, Tervakoski.
    ECML project: "Language associations and collaborative support" (LACS) (2008-2011); workshop (10-11 December 2009); participant’s workshop report
     
  • Ritva Anneli Kantelinen, School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu.
    ECML project: "The European Language Portfolio in whole-school use" (ELP-WSU) (2008-2011); workshop (19-20 May 2011); participant’s workshop report (pending)
     
  • Irmeli Kaustio, Turku.
    ECML project: "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages – level estimation grid for teachers" (CEF-ESTIM) (2008-2009); workshop (20-21 November 2008); participant’s workshop report (pending)
     
  • Tuula Hannele Lehtonen, Joint Head of the English Unit, Language Centre of the University of Helsinki.
    ECML project: "Guidelines for university language testing" (GULT) (2008-2011); workshop (26-28 May 2010); participant's workshop report
     
  • Riitta Irene Liimatainen, Helsinki.
    ECML project: "Content-based modern language teaching for young learners" (EPLC) (2008-2011); workshop (5-7 November 2009); participant's workshop report (pending)
     
  • Paula Mattila, Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE), Helsinki.
    ECML project: National Contact Points; workshop (11-12 September 2008)

  • Anna-Kaisa Mustaparta, Counsellor of Education, National Board of Education, Helsinki.
    ECML projects:
    - "Assessment of young learner literacy linked to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages" (AYLLit) (2008-2011); workshop (9-10 September 2010); participant’s workshop report (pending)
    - "A framework of reference for pluralistic approaches" (CARAP) (2008-2011); workshop (23-25 February 2011); participant’s workshop report (pending)
     
  • Teijo-Kalevi Päkkilä, Seinäjoki.
    ECML project: "The European Language Portfolio in whole-school use" (ELP-WSU) (2008-2011); workshop (29-31 October 2008); participant’s workshop report
     
  • Kalevi Pohjala, Counsellor of Education, National Board of Education, Helsinki.
    ECML projects:
    ECML Conference 2011: participant's report;
    - National Contact Points / National Nominating Authorities workshop (29-30 June 2010)
     
  • Katriina Rapatti, Chairman of the Association of Teachers of Finnish as a second language, Vantaa.
    ECML projects:
    -"Majority language instruction as a basis for plurilingual education" (MARILLE) (2009-2011); workshop (15-16 December 2009); participant’s workshop report
    - Network meeting (7-8 September 2010)
     
  • Maritta Kaarina Riekki, Oulu.
    ECML project: "Language associations and collaborative support" (LACS) (2008-2011); workshop (10-11 December 2009); participant’s workshop report
     
  • Sirpa Anita Rönkä, Laajavuoren koulu, Vantaa.
    ECML project: "Content and Language Integrated Learning through languages other than English - getting started" (CLIL-LOTE-START) (2008-2011); workshop (9-11 June 2010); participant's workshop report
     
  • Eija Ruohomaki, Centre for Learning and Resources, Oulu.
    ECML project: "A framework of reference for pluralistic approaches" (CARAP) (2008-2011); workshop (23-25 February 2011); participant’s workshop report
     
  • Terhi Tuulikki Seinä, Finnish National Board of Education, Helsinki.
    ECML project: "The European Language Portfolio in whole-school use" (ELP-WSU) (2008-2011); workshop (19-20 May 2011); participant’s workshop report (pending)
     
  • Sauli Takala, Professor emeritus, president of EALTA, University of Jyväskylä, Centre for Applied Language Studies, Vaasa.
    ECML project: "Assessment of young learner literacy linked to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages" (AYLLit) (2008-2011); workshop (9-10 September 2010)
     
  • Ingelisa Kristina Wikholm, Finnish National Board of Education, Helsinki.
    ECML project: "Minority languages, collateral languages and bi-/plurilingual education" (EBP-ICI) (2008-2011); workshop (16-18 February 2011); participant’s workshop report