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Children First: Nordic policies and children’s wellbeing

Children First: Nordic policies and children’s wellbeing



Project coordinator

University of Turku

Other partners

  • Åbo Akademi University
  • INVEST Research Flagship
  • Stockholm University
  • University of Iceland
  • Funded by

  • NordForsk (Welfare among Children and Young People in the Post-Pandemic Nordics )
  • Åbo Akademi University’s part of the budget

    222 430 euros

    This project is based on a Nordic consortium and aims to study the interaction between child and youth policies, educational aspects and wellbeing outcomes among children and adolescents in the Nordics during and after the Covid-19 pandemic. It brings together leading researchers from Nordic countries in an inter-disciplinary and mixed-methodolocial project that comprises four work packages, of which ÅAU will be responsible for the second WP with Nygård as PI. The PI for the consortium is Mia Hakovirta from University of Turku/INVEST flagship funded by the Academy of Finland.

    Contact us

    Mikael Nygård (Principal Investigator)


    Social Sciences

    Faculty of Education and Welfare Studies
    To the project page in the research portal of Åbo Akademi University