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Iida Peltomaa

MEd, Doctoral Candidat in Education
Specialized in interdisciplinary learning and in-service teacher training

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. 
(Henry Adams)




  • Inspirational lectures and workshops in over 200 events to more than 5000 teachers e.g. in events organised by Finnish Regional Administrative Agencies and universities in Finland, Iceland, Australia and Singapore.
  • Project Manager in STEAM education development project funded by the Finnish National Agency of Education.
  • Preparing PhD in Educational Science about transdisciplinary learning and teacher professional learning at the University of Tampere, Finland.
  • Education Specialist in Startup High School which provides virtual entrepreneurial studies for students.  

  • Finnish Representative in Nordic Learning Center Innovation Project
  • Working committee member in Finnish Education Evaluation Centre
  • Educational Adviser in Education for a Changing World research project that explored the intersection of sustainability, well-being and education for a globalised society and a changing planet.


Liinamaa, L., Luostarinen, A. & Peltomaa, I. (2016). Implementation Guide to Interdiscplinary Learning Modules in Basic Education. Ministry of Education and Culture, National Agency of Education, City of Espoo, Otava Folk High School. (only in Finnish)

Luostarinen, A. & Peltomaa, I. (2016). Recipes of Finnish Curriculum Implementation – Teachers Guide to Succeeding. PS-kustannus. (only in Finnish)

Peltomaa, I. & Luostarinen, A. (2015). Pack of Methods – Developing the School as Learning Community. Proedugo. (only in Finnish)

Linturi, H. & Peltomaa, I. (2014). The Metamorphisis of Teaching. Futura 3/2014 (Special issue: Future of Learning). (only in Finnish)

Peltomaa, I. (2013). Bridging the Gap – Supporting the Unity Between Curriculum Values and School Culture. University of Tampere. (only in Finnish)


Tackling The Myths Of Education: The Implementation Of Multidisciplinary Learning Modules In Finnish Curriculum Reform
IAACS 2018, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (World Curriculum Studies Conference)

From Individualistic Teacher Culture Towards Learning Community
FCER 2018, Tampere, Finland (Finnish Conference of Educational Research)

Utilizing the Multidisciplinary Learning Module Implementation Process As Possibility of Teacher Learning in Finland
ECER 2018, Bolzano, Italy (European Conference of Educational Research)

Tackling the Myths of Education: The Implementation of Multidisciplinary
Learning Modules in Finnish Curriculum Reform

ECER 2018, Bolzano, Italy (European Conference of Educational Research)

Implementing Multidisciplinary Learning Modules in Finnish Curriculum Reform: Tackling The Myths of Education
MME Seminar 2018, University of Singapore

Finnish Education in Movement – Implementing the New National Core Curricula
2018, University of Iceland

Implementing multidisciplinary learning modules in Finnish curriculum reform – tackling the myths of education
2017, ICCR (International Centre for Classroom Research), University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Future of Learning – the Finnish Learning Barometer
ITK Conference 2015, Hämeenlinna, Finland (Interactive Technology in Education)