Lehtonen Tuija, lecturer

Lehtonen Tuija, lecturer
Ag D221.2


  • Teaching Finnish as a second language for the internatíonal students and staff members
  • JYU.INTEGRA -project coordinator
  • Each One Teach One -supervisor
  • Compensatory exams in Finnish as a second language
  • Finnish language exams for Swedish speaking students


  • Phil. Lic. (Finnish language, University of Jyväskylä)
  • MA (Finnish language, University of Jyväskylä)


  • Matriculation examination Board: Finnish as a second language
  • National Certicate in Language Proficiency (YKI): interviewer
  • Getting ready - A higher education preparatory program for immigrants -project: steering group member
  • National Board of Education: Adaptive language learning material in Finnish as a Second Language: pedagogical consultant
  • National Board of Education: AIKIS-project: pedagogical consultant and steering group member
  • Virtual Finnish -project: pedagogical concultant and steering group member
  • Lingu@net World Wide Project: coordinator of Finnish language

Areas of Interest

  • Higher educated immigrants' language learning and support
  • Finnish as a work language; work-related language skills
  • Language learning environments
  • Developing Finnish as a second language learning materials 
  • Teachers' updating training

Internation Mobility and Cooperation

  • Visiting lecturer in Finnish, Indiana University Bloomington, USA (2000 - 2002)

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