Innovative Learning Environments


The Innovative Learning Environments is a research and education field that focuses on the advancement of children’s and young people’s 21st Century Skills. The field includes especially user-driven design and study of learning technologies and spaces for enhancement of learning and wellbeing, analyses of innovative teaching and learning practices, technology-enhanced learning, and evaluation and comparison of ICT (information and communication technology) use in education. When applicable, the research can also be directed to other phases of human life for the study of citizen’s knowledge society capabilities.

The multidisciplinary ILE group consists of researchers, university lecturers, PhD students and master students especially from Faculty of Information Technology and Finnish Institute for Educational Research. The diverse research projects are conducted in close collaboration with other institutes at the University of Jyväskylä. The ILE group has an extensive national and international network of research institutes, public sector and companies.


Multidisciplinary field: e.g educational sciences, cognitive science, psychology, computer science, mother tongue, health sciences