6th International Conference of Intercultural Arts Education                               

Friday 18th of October 2013                                                                              


Siltavuorenpenger 10, Auditorium 1, 2nd floor

8.15 – 8.30 Welcome words

Professor Heikki Ruismäki and Inkeri Ruokonen

Research Group for Arts, Skills, Education and Culture

8.30– 8.45 Opening of the conference

Head of the Department of Teacher Education, prof. Jari Lavonen

8.45–9.30 Keynote 1

Professor Minna Huotilainen

Music increases the well-being of child’s brain

9.30-10.00 Concert with children by Mari Kätkä & Tuomo Kesälä from Concert Centre

10.15-11.00 Keynote 2

Directors Marianne Poncelet  and Thierry van Roy from  IYMF and Voices for Tomorrow project

Voices for Tomorrow

11.00–11.30  Keynote 3

Professor Géza Szilvay

Voices for the Future with the Colour Strings

11.30-12.00 Keynote 4

Finland MUS-E Work, Inkeri Ruokonen and Artists Maria Baric and Nemanja Stojanovic

Learning through music and dance at pre-school and school

12.00–12.45 LUNCH

Siltavuorenpenger 20, Unicafe

12.45– 14.15   Arts pedagogical Round Table Discussion for researchers, teachers and students

Siltavuorenpenger 10, seminar rooms at 6th floor, (616, 631, 619):

Round table discussion I 

Siltavuorenpenger 10, room 616

Chair: Heikki Ruismäki

– Marit Mõistlik-Tamm & Gerhard Lock: Conceptualizing adult piano beginners’ playing experience through NKI-approach

– Outi Immonen & Heikki Ruismäki: Developing mental training method for teacher students

– Petri Ojala: Musical experience and musical life world. How music becomes significant in social media and through communication media?

– Tapio Toivanen: Challenges for future drama education

– Juha Valtonen: Connections between the past and the current day study choices of teacher students in physical education

 Round table discussion II

Siltavuorenpenger 10, room 619:

Chair: Kristi Kiilu

–  Pei Zhao, Sara Sintonen & Heikki Kynäslahti: Reflecting early childhood education policies and strategies from Finland to China

– Eeva-Leena Onnismaa, Kati Rintakorpi and Sinikka Rusanen: ”Take a picture!” Children as photographers and co-constructors of culture in early childhood education environment

–  Jonna Leinonen: Is child’s voice heard in early childhood education? – Child’s experiences about his/her participation

– Kristi Kiilu & Kristiine Mõttus: The phenomenon of Song Festivals in narratives of a children choir singer

Round table discussion III

Siltavuorenpenger 10, room 631:

Chair : Inkeri Ruokonen

–  Sanna Kivijärvi & Markku Kaikkonen: Voices of tomorrow in special music education and Special Music Centre Resonaari

–  Pisko Aunola: (Dis)course of tomorrow´s audience aspects on art institutions´ audience engagement as education, art and participation

– Antti Hilmola: Curriculum as the craft teacher’s instrument

– Inkeri Ruokonen: Learning through the arts-  developing teacher-artist co-operation

Welcome to join us and listen to: conference is free for all interested in arts education.

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