On Friday, January 19th 2018, the closing seminar of Wise choices -project was held at Hotel Arthur. The Wise choices -project was organized in collaboration with the Centre for Continuing Education HY+ and the discipline of Social Psychology of the University of Helsinki. The participators of the seminar were mainly school guidance counselors.
PhD student Viivi Mäkinen gave a presentation on the research results of Wise choices –project’s prejudice-reduction interventions in secondary schools. Thereafter, Dr. Loris Vezzali (the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy) held a presentation about research on fostering intergroup tolerance in school environments.
The program of the day also included a word from head of development of HY+ about the three-year-long project, and a workshop for school guidance counselors on the seminar’s topics.