Academy of Finland
Funding decision
Name Salmela-Aro, Katariina
Organisation JY
Project title
LEAD Future learning skills: Longitudinal study of development in a global context
Decision No. 273872
Decision date 21.11.2013
Funding period 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2018
Funding 616 132
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Project description
LEAD team with five leading international interdisciplinary professors (psychology, education, sociology, social policy) in the field of motivation worked together using excellent longitudinal study they revealed the development and role of both cognitive and non-cognitive, in particular motivation and socio-emotional, future skills from the comprehensive to high school and beyond until the work life. The role of skills developement both in formal and informal social (peers, parents, school, leisure) contexts as well as in global contexts (Finland, UK, US, Germany) to outcomes in terms of educational and occupational aspirations and choices, healthy sustainable lifestyles and civic engagement was examined. Finally, the Finnish high school 2016 reform offered an excellent natural experiment to examine the future learning skills development and promotion