FinlandWay's Dr Jonna Kangas at Turkish ECE Association conference on playful mathematics
FinlandWay International Preschools’ Chief Education Officer, Dr Jonna Kangas, took to the stage as a keynote speaker on the role of play in early mathematical learning at the annual conference of the Turkish Association of Pre-School Education Institutions and Trainers, in Antalya, Turkey.
In addition to her role as the Co-Founder and Education Expert of FinlandWay International Preschools, Dr Kangas is actively involved in top academic research at the University of Helsinki, where she is a Senior Lecturer and teacher trainer at the Playful Learning Centre learning laboratory. A much-loved public speaker, she is also a prolific and widely published author and has published scientific articles on the play-based participatory methodology, children’s rights and mathematical learning in leading international journals.
Dr Kangas is also a Board member of the Finnish National Association for Early Childhood Education.