Doctor of Educational Science, Professor of early education
Tel: +358-(0)8-632 4751
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Pentti Hakkarainen is Professor of Early Education at the University
of Oulu, Finland. He has taught early education, developmental teaching
and research methods at Kajaani University Consortium since 1997.
He runs post graduate program “Meaningful learning in narrative
environments” and experimental program of school transition.
His B.A and M.A in educational psychology were granted from the University
of Jyväskylä. His PhD was completed in 1991 at the same
university. He served as researcher and head of research department
at the Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä.
He is elected as vice-dean of the Department of Educational Sciences
at the University of Oulu in 2006. He is the editor of the Journal
of Russian and East European Psychology (M.E. Sharpe, New York). He
is heading the task force at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
preparing early education research policy for the years 2007 –
2011 in Finland. His research interests include creative teaching
and learning in preschools, schools and higher education, narrative
learning and development in play and virtual environments.
1. Articles in international journals
Hakkarainen, P. (2004). Narrative learning in
the fifth dimension. Outlines No 1, 5 – 20.
Hakkarainen, P. & Bredikyte, M. (2004). Developmental
Transition to School Learning: Challenges and Possibilities. Journal
of Teacher Education and Training. Vol. 4, 57 – 67.
Hakkarainen, P. (2004). Quality in Academic Work.
Pedagogika Vol 42, (70), 71 – 75.
Hakkarainen, P. & Bredikyte, M. (2004). Vertical
integration in Developmental Teaching. Pedagogika Vol 42, (70),
76 – 80.
Hakkarainen, P. Veresov, N. (2001). Prerequisites
of collective activity of preschool children. [In Russian] Voprosy
psikhologii 1, 27 - 46 .
Hakkarainen, P. Veresov, N. (2001). Psychology
at the Limit, or The Limits of Psychology, Journal of Russian and
East European Psychology 39, 3 - 5
Kudryavtsev, V.T., Hakkarainen, P., Urazalieva, G.K. (2000).
Copernican revolution in psycho-pedagogical thinking and its methodological
context. [In Russian] Izvestija Rossiskoi Akademii Obrazovaniya.
No 2, 25-35
Hakkarainen, P., Veresov, N. (2000). On psychological
pre-conditions for the collective activity in play and learning.
International Association for the Developmental Education Bulletin,
Veresov, N (2006). Leading activity in developmental
psychology: concept and principle. Journal of Russian and East European
psychology, 5, 7-26
Veresov, N. (2004). Zone of proximal development
(ZPD): the hidden dimension? Anna-Lena Ostern & Ria Heilä-Ylikallio
(Eds.). Language as culture – tensions in time and space.
Vasa, ABO Akademi, Vol. 1, p. 13-30.
Helenius, A & Veresov, N (2005). Inclusion
by means of early intervention. Society, Interaction, Education.
Proceedings of the international conference. Rezekne, 2005, p. 37-43
Veresov, N. (2006). Motor skills, live movements
and the possibilities of fundamental psychology: towards non-linear
dimensional model of development. In Thomson Kaivo, Liukkonen Jarmo
& Jaakkola Timo (Eds.). Promotion of motor skills in sports
and physical education. University of Jyväskylä Press,
2. Chapters in international monographs
Hakkarainen, P. (2006). Learning and development
in play In Einarsdottir, J., Wagner, J. (Eds.) Nordic childhoods
and early education. 183 - 222. Connecticut: Information Age Publishing.
Hakkarainen, P. & Bredikyte, M. (2002). Making
sense with curriculum. In Niinistö, K. et al. (eds.) Developing
Teacher Education in Estonia. Turku 171 – 184.
Hakkarainen, P. (2000). Early learning and development
of learning potential. Mokslo dirbai, Edukologija. University of
3. Articles in national journals
Hakkarainen, P. (2002). Curriculum and developmental
teaching. [In Finnish] Kasvatus 4, 350 – 362.
Hakkarainen, P. (2002). Early education and scientific
research. [In Finnish] Kasvatus 2, 133 – 147.
4. Chapters in national monographs
Hakkarainen, P. (2005). Play and developmental
transitions (In Finnish). In Niikko, A. & Korhonen, R. (Eds.)
Lapsuuden puutarhassa 1 - 22. Joensuu: Joensuu University Press
Hakkarainen, P. (2005). Does the child interpret
art? [In Finnish] in Taajamo, M. (Ed.) Suunnistuksia. Tiede, kasvatus,
taide. Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä.
Hakkarainen, P. (2004). Play as children’s
activity [In Finnish] In Piirainen, L. (Ed.) The Handbook of Play
160 – 167. Helsinki: WSOY.
Hakkarainen, P. (2001). Play and Development [In
Finnish] In Karila, K., Kinos, J. (Eds.) Varhaiskasvatuksen teoriasuuntauksia.
Hakkarainen, P., Jääskeläinen, P.
(2006). From skills to professional mastery (In Finnish) Yearbook
of adult education
Hakkarainen, P. (2002). Developmental pre-school
education and learning. [In Finnish] Jyväskylä: PS-kustannus.
6. Conference contributions
Hakkarainen, P. Sense making in narrative environment.
Paper presented at Pacific Rim conference “Cross-cultural
perspectives on learning and development through art and play”.
UCSD, San Diego 4. – 9. 11. 2005
Hakkarainen, P. Cultural development in play. Paper
presented at ISCAR conference. Sevilla 19. – 24. 9. 2005
Hakkarainen, P. Participation in development. Paper
presented at the conference “Development of a Cooperative
Model in Teacher Training” Koper, Slovenia 30.9. 2005
Hakkarainen, P. Transitory activity between play
and learning. Paper presented at 3rd Nordic conference on cultural
and activity research. Copenhagen 2. – 4. 9. 2004.
Hakkarainen, P. Transitory activity system. Paper
presented at AERA conference, San Diego 14. 4. 2004
Hakkarainen, P. Developmental learning in play.
Paper presented at 13th EECERA conference, Glasgow 3. – 6.
Hakkarainen, P. Narrative learning as a transitional
stage. Paper presented at 5th ISCRAT conference, Amsterdam 18. –
22. 6. 2002
Hakkarainen, P. Narrative learning in the fifth
dimension. Paper presented at 11th EECERA conference, Alkmaar 29.8.
– 1. 9. 2001
Hakkarainen, P. Development and play. Paper presented
at 10th EECERA conference, London 29. 8. – 1. 9. 2000
Hakkarainen, P., Baumer, S. Narrative interventions.
Paper presented at ISCAR conference. Sevilla 19. – 24. 9.
Hakkarainen, P., Bredikyte, M. Narrative teaching
and learning. Paper presented at the conference “Challenges
of Innovative Education”. Vilnius 5, - 7. 5. 2005.