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Child and Youth Studies Research Environment (BUV)

Child and Youth Studies Research Environment (BUV)

Child and Youth Studies Research Environment at the Faculty of Education and Welfare studies

The largest child and youth studies research environment in Swedish-speaking Finland

Cutting-edge expertise within

  • early childhood education and pedagogics in all stages of school
  • professionals’ work with children and young people
  • childrens- and young people’s health and wellbeing
  • childrens- and young people’s participation in society
NUOSKA

Åbo Akademy University is a
consortium member of, Center of
expertice Nuoska – Youth
work at schools and educational
institutions

NUOSKA is governed
by the Ministry of Education and
Culture and constitutes a part of
the governments youth policy
programme VANUPO

As part of the Swedish-speaking Åbo Akademi University in Finland, it is our task to coordinate and produce research-based knowledge on children and young people in Swedish-speaking Finland with the goal of improving their learning, health and wellbeing.

We act as a gateway that ties child and youth studies research in Finland with that of the other Nordic countries. Links to our Nordic projects are found below:

Gul bakgrund

Finlands’ gateway to the Nordic Countries

Gul bakgrund

The Nordic countries’ gateway to Finland

In accordance with Åbo Akademy University’s strategic profile, child and youth research at the Faculty of Education and Welfare studies includes a focus on minority research.

 

Our research areas are presented below

Updated 14.10.2020