Member of the CERADA steering group
Heli Kauppila (Doctor of Arts in Dance) completed her doctoral research in dance pedagogy at the Theatre Academy of Finland in 2012. In addition to her work as a project researcher at CERADA, Kauppila teaches in the Dance Pedagogy Department and supervises MA dance pedagogy students’ teaching practice and MA theses. Her major research interests include questions related to the theme of encountering in arts pedagogical contexts. She has also conducted several surveys concerning educational issues in the arts, for example for the Finnish National Board of Education and the University of the Arts Helsinki.