The course provides an overview of the central concepts and multiple domains of wellbeing. Special attention is paid to important issues in wellbeing among children and young people within different stages and contexts in their lives. Each lecture will look at wellbeing from a different point of view and discuss that particular perspective’s connections to wider socio-economic, political and cultural frameworks.
Period 1-2, 2017
Teaching language: English
Teachers responsible: Tiina Soini (EDU), Arja Rimpelä (SOC) and Katja Repo (SOC)
The open seminar Children’s wellbeing in Finland (11th October 2017, 13–16 p.m.) organized by PERLA is one part of the course. The seminar covers topics such as children’s wellbeing in an increasingly diverse and multicultural Finland, as well as the position of refugee children and the rights of young immigrants.