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.
You can read more about the project on Wise choices’ website in Finnish viisaatvalinnat.fi or on our Research Projects page in English wise-choices-2015-2018.