Dr Eija Aalto

Dr Eija Aalto works as a lecturer at the University of Jyväskylä, the Department of Teacher Education. Her research is located at the intersection of educational research and practice with a focus on language and literacy development across disciplines, and linguistically and culturally sensitive teacher education.  She is involved in developing and teaching the “Language Aware Multilingual Pedagogy” (LAMP) Teacher Education program in the JYU. She has been involved in many national and international pedagogical development projects concerning teaching and learning language and content knowledge in multilingual and multicultural settings. In Teams project she acts as a researcher, especially in the ethnographic field work with the schools and in the analysis of the data.