Keynote speaker

Elina Lehtomäki is Professor of Global Education at the University of Oulu, Finland. Among other topics, Lehtomäki has published widely on global education, inclusive and disability-inclusive education, and cultures in education and Learning.


Her most recent book, Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North, addresses how education responds to the cultural variation that is always present and relates to power issues in and around educational contexts. Lehtomäki argues that cultural responsiveness in education is invaluable for sustainability in and throughout education.