Steering group of the LUMALITERACY-Consortium

  • Prof. Jan Lundell, JYU (chair; chair also of board of national LUMA Centre Finland, director of LUMA Centre Central Finland)

International and national scientific members:

  • Vice-dean, professor Jun Wang, LUMA China Centre, Beijing Normal University, China; family science education, Al in science education; WP3 & WP4
  • Professor Kostas Kampourakis, University of Geneva, Switzerland; philosophy of science; WP1
  • Associate professor Coral Campbell, Deakin University, Australia (early childhood science education; WP3
  • Associate professor Maria Andree, University of Stockholm, Sweden (WP1 & WP3)
  • Associate professor Cliona Murphy, Dublin City University, Ireland, Chair of ALLEA Science Education and Climate Change Groups; sustainability; WP2:
  • Vice-dean, Professor Samuli Siltanen, University of Helsinki;  science communications, mathematics; WP1 & WP3
  • Professor Mykola Pechenizkiy, Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands (WP4: educational data science and artificial intelligence)
  • Director of Operations, docent Bengt-Johan Skrifvars, Åbo Akademi LUMA Centre
  • Director, professor Jouni Pursiainen, LUMA Centre at University of Oulu, University of Oulu
  • Associate professor Lena Näre, University of Helsinki; immigration research

       National specialists:

  • Climate education expert Sanna Koskinen, WWF Finland
  • Director Leena Pöntynen, Teknologiateollisuus ry ; AI, circular economy and future of work
  • Pedagogical Specialist Lauri Vihma  (STEAM education, City of Helsinki Education Division)
  • Pedagogical expert Jasmin Välimäki; MAOL ry
  • Director of library services, Katri Vänttinen, City of Helsinki
  • Kaisa Leino, University of Jyväskylä, Finnish Institute for Educational Research, Finland;  Evaluation of the development of computing literacy as part of international ICILS-assessment network

National collaborators:

  • WWF Finland; sustainable development; WP2
  • Technology Finland, Teknologiateollisuus ry; circular economy, AI and future professions; WP2 & WP4
  • Finnish Reading Center, Lukukeskus; family science education; WP3
  • The Finnish Institute for Children’s Literature, Lastenkirjainstituutti; family science education; WP3
  • Helsinki City Library, Helsingin kaupunginkirjasto; family science education; WP3

International collaborators

  • Kostas Kampourakis, University of Geneva, Switzerland; WP1
  • Hanne Andersen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; WP1
  • United States, Oregon State University: prof. Milo Koretsky; WP2
  • China, LUMA Center China/Beijing Normal University: vice dean, prof. Jun Wang; family science education, digital solutions (e.g. AI); WP3 & WP4
  • Australia, Deakin University: prof. Russell Tytler and reseacher Peta White; scientist-school collaboration; WP2; WP3); prof. Coral Campbell; family science education; WP3
  • Sweden, University of Stockholm:  ass. prof. Maria Andree and colleagues
  • Ireland, University of Dublin: prof. Cliona Murphy; sustainability, climate education; WP3
  • Denmark, Aarhus University: prof. Ole Sejer Iversen, computing literacy; WP4
  • Netherlands, Technical University of Eindhoven: Professor Mykola Pechenizkiy;  educational data science and artificial intelligence; WP4

Communication and interaction platforms of LUMA Centre Finland
LUMA Sanomat (in Finnish)
–  LUMA News:  (in English)
– Montlhy e-letter to teachers, policy-makers and collaborators
– Social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
– International scientific journal LUMAT
– Annual national and international event: LUMA-days
– Annual national and international research symposium: LUMAT-symposium (as a part of LUMA-days
– 15 LUMA-Science Labs in different LUMA Centres around Finland
– National and international StarT-program  with over 40 participating countries
– National LUMA2020-program (in Finnish)
– National LUMATIKKA-program with over 20 MOOCs and own social media (in Finnish)
– Future teachers participate in science education as part of their studies.
– Families; science birthday parties, family science clubs and camps

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