Faculty of Education

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The Teacher Training School is part of the Faculty of Education.

The new pages for Education and Psychology are available at https://www.jyu.fi/edupsy/en/.

We provide the widest profile of teaching and learning in Finland

The Faculty of Education has its roots in the first Finnish-language teacher training college, Jyväskylä Teacher Seminary, founded in 1863. In 1934, this teacher training college became a College of Education, which in turn became the University of Jyväskylä in 1966. Read more...

The faculty is a very popular place to study. Academic subjects in the Faculty:

We provide the widest profile of teaching and learning in Finland:

  • Primary school teaching
  • Subject teaching
  • School / study counselling
  • Sign language teaching
  • Education and Adult education
  • Early childhood education
  • Special education
  • Educational leadership

Our research topics range from early childhood education to educational gerontology. Research areas of special expertise are school education, research methodology, multidisciplinary approach in educational research, and research on extra-school education. Read more...

  • 2600 Students, of which 160 doctoral students
  • Staff 220, of which 21 professorships