05.06.2018
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)

  • Project manager Tiina Silander, Ministry of Education and Culture
    (Opetusneuvos Kari Nyyssölä, Finnish National Agency for Education)
  • Professor Terhi-Anna Wilska, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    (Dean Minna-Riitta Luukka, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Dean Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Faculty of Education and Psychology
    (Lehtori Matti Rautiainen, Faculty of Education and Psychology)
  • Principal Ari Pokka, Schildt Upper Secondary School
    (Principal Seija Nykänen, Vaajakoski school)
  • Research coordinator Jaana Kettunen, Finnish Institute for Educational Research
    (Planner Eija Puhakka, Finnish Institute for Educational Research )
  • Senior researcher Matti Taajamo, Finnish Institute for Educational Research
    (Senior researcher David Hoffman, Finnish Institute for Educational Research )

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

Secretary Mira Strömmer