Continuous learning has been an important value in my life. Below is a concise listing of the principal degrees and studies which I have conducted.

I have a full teacher's pedagogical qualification, including higher education, and qualification as an English teacher and vocational teacher of visual communication design.

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä, 2015

Ph.D. Studies, University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Art and Culture Studies, Art History
Doctoral Dissertation
Research discipline knowledge, research field knowledge (art and design, well-being, psychology), research methodology and methods, interdisciplinary research, research ethics, analysis methods, scientific writing
Research Skills
Research phases, research funding, research design, methodology, scientific practice, scientific writing, conceptual analysis, scientific communication and presentation
Working Life Skills
Communication and teamwork, project planning and management, pedagogy, expertise work, reports

MA in English, English Teacher, University of Jyväskylä, 2019

Master of Arts, University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Language and Communication Studies, 2019
English, Specialist in Language Teaching and Learning

Basic, intermediate and advanced studies of English, studies of teaching and learning foreign languages, teacher's pegagogical studies

Teacher's Pedagogical Certificate, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, 2010

Teacher's Pedagogical Certificate, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Teacher Education College, 2010
Continuous Learning
Pedagogical teacher portfolio, educational sciences
Development of Educational Environment
Education and society, changes in working life, professional knowledge and skills, educational institutes, development project
Facilitating Learning
Approaches to learning, diverse learners, web-based teaching, teaching practice, developmental and educational psychology

MA in Art History, University of Jyväskylä, 2006

Master of Arts, University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Art and Culture Studies, 2006
Art History
Basic, intermediate and advanced studies of art history, methodological studies, advanced special and research studies of art history
Developmental studies, educational sciences, multicultural school, integrated special education, learning, early childhood and pre-primary education, adult education

BA in Design and Visual Communication, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, 1998

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication and Design, Lahti University of Applied Arts, Institute of Design, 1998
Scientific studies
Art history, cultural history, aesthetics, cultural studies, design history, design and research studies, communication studies
Visual Arts
Visual design, life drawing, drawing and painting, 3D composition, visual concepts
Communication Technology
Information communication technology, graphic design and typography
Visual Communication
Audiovisual and multimedia work, personal expression, marketing, professional practice, media culture, media art, history of photography, computer-aided photography, studio work, photo journalism, documentary
Journalism and Communication
Journalism and communication, media analysis, media history, media institutions, media regulation and legislation

Film and video studies

Film and Video Studies, West Surrey College of Art and Design, the United Kingdom (now University of Creative Arts, Farnham), 1991-92
Film and Video Studies
Research, scriptwriting, production techniques, project management, post production, computer image production, studio system, production models
Film Theory
Film theory, narrative methods, fiction, documentary, realism
Cultural Studies
Historical and modern movements, culture and discourses, cultural analysis

Professional Sports

Aquatic Fitness Instructor, the Finnish Swimming Teaching and Lifesaving Federation (FSL), 2012
Water as a fitness environment, session planning and instruction models, aquatic training methods, fitness teaching, teaching special groups, first aid
Life Saver, the Finnish Swimming Teaching and Lifesaving Federation (FSL), 2012
Life saving, first aid, emergency practice, legislation, swimming test, examination