The Finnish study
The Finnish study is called "From exclusion to belonging: developing narrative practices in day care centers and schools (BELONG)"
Lead by Professor Eila Estola
Adjunct professor, senior research fellow Anna-Maija Puroila coordinates the Nordic co-operation of the Finnish research team
Other researchers in the team are:
Postdoctoral research fellow Annu Haho
Postdoctoral research fellow Maija-Liisa Lanas
Postdoctoral research fellow Elina Viljamaa
Doctoral student Jaana Juutinen
Doctoral student Anne Koskela
Doctoral student Saara-Leena Kaunisto
In Finland, the project will be implemented in a co-operation between the University of Oulu and four preschools located in the neighborhood of Oulu. Approximately 85 adults, four leaders, and 550 children will be involved.
Professor Eva Johansson
University of Stavanger, Norway