Marja Rastas

Marja Rastas

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  • Otaniementie 14, 021450 Espoo


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Artistic and research interests

Marja Rastas works as a Lecturer of Art education in Aalto University, Department of Art. Her major academic interests include transformative, arts-based pedagogical practices, embodied knowledge building strategies and issues of visual arts curriculum in the context of contemporary art. Her background as art educator is in non-formal adult education. She has strong networks in Finnish field of art education and has had several positions of trust in the national field of teacher education and curriculum development inititations. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor's degree, Arts and Design, Helsinki University of Arts and Design

Award Date: 12 May 1989


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