Leisure-time Pedagogy in Finland

The NERA network: Leisure-time Pedagogy hosts a pre-conference in Helsinki, 8 March 2016 (from 4 p.m to 6 p.m.). At 4 p.m. Harriet Strandell, University lecturer in sociology at the Department for Social Research, University of Helsinki, starts her lecture called: After-school activities in Finland – educare or supervision?

The presentation deals with prominent values and discourses that have constituted “eftis” activity in Finland. Some of her articles that touch these issues are:

Strandell, H. (2013) After-School Care as an Investment in Human Capital – From Policy to Practices. Children & Society 27 (4), 270-281.

Forsberg, H. and Strandell, H. (2007) After-School Hours and the Meaning of Home. Re-defining Finnish Childhood Space. Children’s Geographies 5 (4), 393-408.

The pre-conference will be held at the Department for Social Research, Unionsgatan 35, third floor in room 344. Entrance from Yrjö-Koskinen’s street.

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