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10.08.1958
+358 9 1912 9635
jari.lavonen@helsinki.fi
Jari Lavonen, PhD, is the Head of the Department and a Professor of Physics and Chemistry Education at the Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Finland. He has been the head of the Finnish Graduate School for Research in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Education. He has been researching science and science teacher education for the last 25 years, especially the topics: science curriculum, student interest and motivation in science and the use of ICT in Science education. He has been responsible for PISA 2006 Science in Finland and national level assessment in lower and upper secondary Physics and Chemistry. He has participated in several research projects financed by the European Union and published altogether 127 refereed scientific papers in journals and books, 122 other articles and 154 books for either science teacher education or for science education.

Career

Institutions and positions
01.01.2003–...   
University of Helsinki, professor of physics and chemistry education
01.01.2001–...   
University of Helsinki, Docent in Science and Technology Education
01.01.1998–31.12.2003   
University of Helsinki, Senior Lecturer in Science (physics and chemistry) education
01.01.1996–31.12.1998   
University of Helsinki, Senior Lecturer in Science (physics and chemistry) education
01.01.1995–31.12.1996   
University of Helsinki, researcher
01.01.1992–31.12.1995   
University of Helsinki, Deputy Senior Lecturer in Science (physics and chemistry) education
01.01.1987–31.12.1992   
University Teacher Training School, Lecturer in Physics and Chemistry
01.01.1985–31.12.1987   
University of Teacher Training School, Full-time teacher in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2001, Jari Lavonen, Learning material price of the year in Finland
2000, Jari Lavonen, Golden merit medal offered by The Councils of Science Teachers' Union in Finland
1999, Jari Lavonen, Award of the Federation of Finnish Electrical and Electronics Industry
1999, Jari Lavonen, Educational technology award of the University of Helsinki
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 2. Culture and Society; 2.10. Education; SPECIFICATION: My main research interests are connected to science and technology teaching and learning, science teacher education and ICT use in science and technology education and in teacher education.

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SFSF0180178As08Enhancing science education in a knowledge-based society for future citizenship - models of teaching and learning towards multidimensional scientific literacy and its international evaluation. 01.01.200831.12.2012Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)105 529,91 EUR
ETFETF8219Stakeholders’ views of expected science education goals and an evaluation of their potential for guiding multidimensional scientific literacy among students. 01.01.201031.12.2013Miia RannikmäeUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)49 084,64 EUR