Kristiina Kumpulainen is a professor of pedagogy at the University of Helsinki specializing in the field of pre-primary and primary education for teacher training. She is the head of a research group that focuses on studying the learning, development and well-being of children in formal and informal environments.
The key topics in this research involve the child's cultural, emotional and relative processes, the self-motivated learning of the child, involvement, determination, play and creativity, childhood and digitalization and is part of the Playful Learning Centre at the University of Helsinki.
HundrED is designed to help Finland maintain it's reputation at the forefront of education.
Over the next two years we will interview 100 global thought leaders, create 100 case studies of exciting education happenings worldwide, and trial 100 new innovations in schools in Finland over the course of one year. Our findings will be shared with the world for free.