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Petri Nokelainen

Organisations

Professional Qualifications

Title of Docent in Education , (methodology)
Title of Docent in Vocational Education
Title of Docent in Education
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctoral thesis title: “Modeling of Professional Growth and Learning: Bayesian approach”
Licentiate, Licentiate thesis title: “Ethos of Helsingin Suomalainen Yhteiskoulu”
MA, Master of Arts

Profile information

Date and place of birth, nationality, current residence

  • 28.04.1970, Helsinki, Finland

  • Finnish

  • Verstaankatu 7 E 34, 33100 Tampere, Finland

Military rank: Lieutenant

Language skills

  • Mother tongue: Finnish
  • Other languages: English (fluent), Swedish (satisfactory).

Dissertation supervision and instruction at other universities

2016    Heidi Ahokallio-Leppälä, “Competence at the centre of all activities - New paradigm for a university of applied sciences”. Main supervisor.

2015    Jari Hautamäki, “The Leadership of Regional Development Network from the point of view of Preparation of Sudden Structural Change”. Main supervisor.

2015  Tuija Arola, “The individualization of graduates with an immigrant backround in competence-based qualifications”. Main supervisor.

2014   Eija Laitinen, “Intercultural competence and measuring instruments of HEI teaching staff”. Main supervisor.

2014 Riina Koris, “Customer Orientation at a Higher Educational Institution: The Perspective of Undergraduate Business Students in Estonia”. Co-supervisor. Main supervisor: Prof. Marianne Kallaste, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia.

2014  Satu Mäkinen, “Mentoring process as a promoter of professional growth for a nursing student with a different cultural background in the transcultural learning environment of public health care”. Main supervisor.

2014  Rita Ahvenniemi, “Mental Management: NLP and Relaxation as a means of enhancing the work ability of teachers”. Main supervisor.

2013   Jouni Suominen, “Where is the Team Entrepreneurship? A critical evaluation of philosophical roots of entrepreneurship and entrepreneur education”. Main supervisor.

2013  Mirka Hintsanen, “Individual and contextual factors predicting educational and occupational career success”. Main supervisor. Co-supervisor: Prof. emer. Pekka Ruohotie (University of Tampere).

2013  Mirjam Virtanen, “Teachers Emotional Competency: a Research of In-service and Pre-service Teachers Emotional Intelligence Competencies and its Importance”. Main supervisor. Co-supervisor: Prof. emer. Pekka Ruohotie (University of Tampere).

2013  Raija Harri, “Chanting, singing and reading - Cultural contexts of Tibetan literacy”. Main supervisor. Co-supervisor: Prof. emer. Pekka Ruohotie (University of Tampere).

2013  Markku Ojaniemi, “Changes in the Conceptualization of Leadership during an African College Course”. Co-supervisor. Main supervisor: Prof. emer. Pekka Ruohotie (University of Tampere).

2012 Kristiina Holm, “Ethical, intercultural and interreligious sensitivity: Case study of Finnish urban secondary school students”. Co-supervisor. Main supervisor: Prof. Kirsi Tirri (University of Helsinki).

Role in preparation of funding applications for a research group

  • Total amount of research funding as an author or co-author of research application: 2 535 000 EUR (2000 – 2019)

  • Principal investigator and/or leader of research networks and projects:

    01.04.2016 – 31.3.2019 “Skills, Education and the Future of Work”, Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland. Funding: Academy of Finland (TUT: 509 000 EUR).

    01.03.2016 – 28.2.2017 “Asiantuntijuuden osoittaminen erikoistumiskoulutuksissa”, School of Education, University of Tampere (UTA), Finland. Funding: Ministry of Culture and Education (UTA: 52 000 EUR).

    01.03.2015 – 28.02.2017 “Mentoring in Apprenticeship Education” (MAE) –project, School of Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: City of Tampere, Apprenticeship Foundation (UTA: 80 000 EUR).

    01.03.2014 – 28.02.2017 “Next Move - Apprenticeships and changing skills requirements” (NeMo) –project, School of Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: City of Tampere, Apprenticeship Foundation (UTA: 367 000 EUR).

    01.01.2012 – 28.02.2014 “Pathways to Vocational Excellence” (PaVE) –project, School of Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture (UTA: 259 000 EUR).

    01.03.2011 – 01.03.2015 “Participatory Learning Model and Environments in Life-cycle Services for Children and Adolescents” (PALM) –project, School of Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (UTA: 200 000 EUR).

    01.02.2011 – 31.01.2012 “Professional Excellence in Aviation” (AVIA) –project, School of Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: Finavia Inc. and Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (UTA: 50 000 EUR).

    01.01.2009 – 31.12.2011 “Actualizing Vocational Excellence” (AVE) –project, Research Centre for Vocational Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture (UTA: 356 000 EUR).

    01.05.2007 – 30.04.2008 “Bayesian Modeling of Activities and Profiles: A case study in computer-supported collaborative learning” (BMap) –project, Research Centre for Vocational Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: Finnish Work Environment Fund (UTA: 80 000 EUR).

  • Principal investigator, author of the research application:

    01.01.2010 – 31.08.2011 “Non-linear modeling of Factors Contributing to Growth-oriented Atmosphere: Longitudinal Study of Finnish Polytechnic Institutions of Higher Education Personnel and Students” postdoctoral researcher project, Department of Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: Academy of Finland (140 000 EUR).

  • Special researcher, co-author of the research application:

    01.01.2007 – 31.12.2008 “Modeling of Vocational Excellence” (MoVE) –project, Research Centre for Vocational Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture (260 000 EUR).

  • Researcher, co-author of the research application:

    01.01.2000 – 31.12.2002 “Personalized Adaptive Interfaces” (PAI) –project, Research Centre for Vocational Education, University of Tampere, Finland. Funding: Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (UTA: 234 000 EUR).

  • Researcher:

    01.01.1997 – 31.12.1999 “Computational Intelligence Techniques for Nonlinear Modelling in Social Sciences” –project, Research Centre for Vocational Education, University of Tampere, Finland (project leader and principal investigator Prof. Pekka Ruohotie) and Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Finland (principal investigator Prof. Henry Tirri). Funding: Academy of Finland (UTA: 100 000 EUR).

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