Elina Lehtomäki

Team leader

Researcher info

Institution

University of Jyväskylä

Department/faculty

Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy

Contact information

elina.k.lehtomaki@jyu.fi
+358406896456

Keywords
Education Gender Inclusive Education Tanzania

Research projects

  • Project date 1.1.2007–1.12.2011
  • Head of research Elina Lehtomäki
  • Language n/a

The multidisciplinary research project explores achievements and challenges of educational equity policies, processes and practices in Tanzania. The project focuses on socio-cultural interpretations of the meaning of education for girls and women, including girls and women with disabilities. The studies analyse experience and perceptions of girls and women, who have succeeded to continue their educational path up to secondary and higher education, on the meaning of education in their lives. The project aims at providing a research-based complementary perspective to the education sector development process in Tanzania, and enhancing the role of research in stakeholder dialogue on education, gender and inclusive education.

Team

Team leader Elina Lehtomäki, Adjunct Professor/Docent, University Researcher, Ph.D. (Education)Adviser Research Advisor Commissioner, Prof. Eustella Bhalalusesa, Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Tanzania Researchers: Ms Magreth Matonya, Ms Mari-Anne Okkolin, Ms Hanna Posti-Ahokas