Noora Heiskanen

Noora Heiskanen
University of Eastern Finland | UEF · School of Educational Sciences and Psychology

PhD

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Introduction
Noora Heiskanen does research in early childhood education and care and special education.
Additional affiliations
August 2019 - present
University of Jyväskylä
Position
  • Researcher
September 2018 - July 2019
University of Jyväskylä
Position
  • University teacher
August 2015 - August 2018
University of Jyväskylä
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
August 2015 - December 2019
University of Jyväskylä
Field of study
  • Special education

Publications

Publications (13)
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The article critically discusses the practice of describing children’s special educational needs (SEN) in early childhood education and care (ECEC) pedagogical documents. Documentation is understood as a form of governance. In current practice, documentation is extensively used in educational institutions. Even when the focus of documentation shoul...
Article
This study investigates the descriptions of support measures in the sequential pedagogical documents (individual education plans or programs and others) of children with special education needs from early childhood education and care to preprimary education. According to the previous research, the role of pedagogical work is largely disregarded in...
Book
Teoksessa toiminta-alueittain järjestettävää opetusta käsitellään kattavasti muun muassa tutkimusten, käytännön esimerkkien, lainsäädännön ja opetuksen suunnittelun näkökulmista. Kirja on suunnattu opettajille, kasvatustieteellisen alan opiskelijoille ja opetuksen järjestäjille. Se sopii myös muille asiasta kiinnostuneille. Kirjan kirjoittajat ovat...
Article
Editorial of special issue "Children's participation and rights in early childhood education and care" Editoriaali teemanumerossa "Lasten osallisuus ja oikeudet varhaiskasvatuksessa" (englanniksi)
Article
a Itä-Suomen yliopisto, vastaava kirjoittaja, anne.karhu@uef.fi b Jyväskylän yliopisto TIIVISTELMÄ: Kaikkien lasten osallisuuden tukeminen edellyttää tarvittavan kehityksen ja oppimisen tuen järjestämistä varhaiskasvatukseen. Osallistavan varhaiskasvatuksen toimintakulttuurin kehittämisellä tuetaan koko lapsiryhmän kanssa toteutettavia toimintatapo...
Chapter
In this chapter, I investigate how school transition documentation, in addition to recording issues, also actively constructs ideas about the topical information, roles and responsibilities and, consequently, institutional reality in school transition. In a transition phase, documentation has a great potential serve as a tool for ensuring the conti...
Thesis
In educational institutions, extensive documentation is conducted in order to plan pedagogical practices and support. However, documentation is not always a neutral and harmless practice, as it has potentially far-reaching and problematic consequences. Moreover, it is a process of creating and maintaining institutional realities such as responsibil...
Article
Planning support and education services requires multifaceted information from professionals, parents, and children. Despite this, educators have emphasized professional opinions in individual education plans (IEPs), whereas the perspectives of children and parents have remained inconsequential. In this study, we examine the intertextual voices of...
Conference Paper
Tutkimuksessa selvitettiin, miten varhaiskasvatuksen ammattilaiset kuvaavat erityistä tai tehostettua tukea saavan lapsen tuen tarpeita varhaiskasvatuksen ja esiopetuksen dokumentaatiossa. Tuen tarpeiden virallinen määrittely ja lasten kategorisoiminen on esitetty yhtenä kiistanalaisimmista koulutusinstituutioiden käytänteistä (Kauffman 2012, 15) j...

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Project
The research project aims to critically discussing about predominant documentation practices and the identification of special educational needs in early childhood education.