Institute Board


The Institute board’s role is to develop and evaluate the operations of the Institute. The board, among other duties, verifies the Institute’s operational and financial plans as well as overseeing the research, publishing, and personnel strategies. The membership of the board includes representatives from national educational agencies, education field, departments within the University of Jyväskylä, and staff of the Institute.

The board of Finnish Institute for Educational Research 1.1.2018 - 31.12.2021

Chair

Marja-Leena LAAKSO, Vice rector of University of Jyväskylä

Board members (deputy members)

  • Professor Jussi Kivistö, Tampere University
    (University Lecturer Vuokko Kohtamäki, Tampere University)
  • Principal Meri Lumela, Halssila school
    (Administrative principal Antero Hietamäki, Teacher Training School)
  • Dean Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Faculty of Education and Psychology
    (Senior University Lecturer Matti Rautiainen, Faculty of Education and Psychology)
  • Professor Terhi-Anna Wilska, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    (Dean Minna-Riitta Luukka, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Senior researcher Terhi Nokkala, Finnish Institute for Educational Research
    (Senior researcher Kari Nissinen, Finnish Institute for Educational Research )
  • Designer Anna-Maija Tuuliainen, Finnish Institute for Educational Research
    (Project secretary Sini Narsakka, Finnish Institute for Educational Research )

Director of the Finnish Institute for Educational Research, professor Jussi Välimaa

Secretary Satu Lassila