Anneli Eteläpelto


Anneli Eteläpelto


Anneli Eteläpelto, PhD
Professor (adult education)

phone: +358 40 575 5490

University of Jyväskylä

Department of Educational Sciences
Education and Adult Education  
Faculty of Education

Contact information:
Visiting address:
Building Ruusupuisto
Room D437
Alvar Aallon katu 9

Postal address:
Department of Education
P.O. Box 35
FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä


Main areas of research and teaching:

    • Role of emotions in agentic learning at work (REAL*)
    • Promoting professional agency in education and health care work
    • A program for promoting professional agency and learning amid changing work practices (ProLeWo)
    • Professional agency and collaborative creativity in work-related learning communities (PROFAG*)
    • Professional identity in working life communities: The challenges, constraints and dilemmas encountered in learning and the construction of professional subjectivities in creative and human-centred work (PROFID*)
    • Social aspects of learning: learning and construction of professional identities, competences and expertise through participation in intensive learning communities (LECO*, PROFID*)
    • Theorising and conceptualising the subject-centred socio-cultural approach (PROFID*, PROFAG*)

*) Funded by the Academy of Finland


Recent research projects:

- The Role of Emotions in Agentic Learning at Work (REAL*)
- ProLewo
- WoLeWe

Selected publications