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Hooray! We are celebrating our 10-year anniversary in 2023! The celebrations will be themed around the future of arts.

Educational Research in the Arts

Our research in cERAda is connected to topical social themes, such as democracy, equality, social responsibility and well-being.

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cERAda is a research center established in 2013, now operating as a network. Our research focuses on art education and pedagogy, higher education in the arts, and professionalism within the artistic fields. Our perspectives are linked to current societal themes such as democracy, equality, inclusivity, responsibility, and well-being.


Contact information

  • Eeva Anttila

    Professor, Master's Degree Programme in Dance Pedagogy, Theatre Academy
  • Heidi Westerlund

    Professor, music education, doctoral education, MuTri Doctoral School, Sibelius Academy



Permanent researchers

Fixed-term researchers

    • Taru Koivisto

    • Post Doc Researcher, Tutkimusinstituutti, Research Institute
      Part-time teacher, Open university, Open Campus
      Part-time teacher, Global music, Sibelius Academy
      Visiting researcher, Tutkimusinstituutti, Research Institute
    • +358503141302

Affiliated researchers


On-going research projects

Collaboration projects with Cerada

Finished research projects

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