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Colloquium ICER: International and Comparative Education Research


Date: Thursday 17 February 2022

Time: 13.00 – 15.00

Location: Zoom

Name: Associate Professor Heidi Layne, Jyväskylä University
Title: Navigating everyday multiculturalism and racism -experienceso of children and youthsi n Finland and Singapore.
Reading: Education reforms within neoliberal paradigms: A comparative look at the Singaporean and Finnish education systems: Asia Pacific Journal of Education: Vol 40, No 4 (
Heidi Layne is a senior lecturer in Sustainable and Global Education at the ICER partner University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She has lectured at the University of Helsinki, and as Research Scientist at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her background is in social context of education: low-income families, understanding everyday multiculturalism, racism, and transitions in education in Singapore and Finland.

Chair: Professor Meeri Hellstén

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