Department of Education, University of Helsinki (Finland)
Dr. Anni Loukomies is a lecturer in the Viikki Teacher Training School, University of Helsinki, Finland, where she works as a class teacher in primary level and as a teacher educator and mentor for the student teachers during their teaching placement period. She is also a researcher at the faculty. Her main research interests lie in teacher education and science teaching and learning, especially the affective side of science learning related to motivation and interest. She has participated in European Union research projects as a researcher. She has also been a member in the Physics working group of the Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE). The group has been of its own part preparing the new national core curriculum for basic and pre-primary education.
Web-page: Anni Loukomies