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Jari Metsämuuronen, PhD
Associate Professor, NLA University College, Norway
Adjunct Professor, University of Helsinki, Finland
Married, 3 children 
Born: 1962 in Vantaa, Finland

Education

2009 - 2010 University of Helsinki, Faculty of theology, degree studies in Theology

1999 University of Helsinki, Faculty of behavioral sciences, Adjunct Professor 

1995 University of Helsinki, Faculty of behavioral sciences, PhD

1994 University of Helsinki, Faculty of Statistics, Degree level in Statistics

1991 University of Helsinki, Faculty of behavioral sciences, PhM, Classroom teacher 

1985 Helsinki Nursing School, Registered Nurse

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International references

2017 Italia: University of Padova (visiting professor) 

2017 Bangladesh: Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Dhaka (visiting professor)

Nepal 2015: Short term consultant (1 month) by the Finnish Government in the Ministry of Education in developing Criterion-referenced assessment system

Chile 2014: Short term consultant (2 months) by the World Bank as a Specialist of Item Banking and Test Construction 2013–2014

Nepal 2013–2014: Long-term consultant (1 year) by the World Bank in the Ministry of Education in establishing a student assessment unit

Nepal 2010–2012: Long-term consultant (3+ years) by the Finnish Government in the Ministry of Education in establishing a student assessment unit

Israel 2009: Short-term consultant/lecturer in Rothberg International School, Israel, Bible translators’ course

Palestine 2008 and 2009: Short term consultant (1 + 1 months) by the HCG group as a Specialist of Item Banking and Test Construction

Kenya and Ethiopia 2005: Short term consultant (3 weeks) by the FIDA international as a specialist for Futures studies and strategic planning

Sri Lanka 2002: Long-term consultant (9 months) by the HCG Group as a Specialist of Item Banking and Test Construction

I have lectured and given presentations in, for example:

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Atlanta, USA
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Edinburgh, Scotland
Hiroshima, Japan
Jerusalem, Israel
Kathmandu, Nepal
London, UK
Montreal, Ontario
Nairobi, Kenya
Ramallah, Palestine
Umeå, Sweden
and several conferences in Finland

Additionally, I have also been a key note speaker in tens of seminars concerning the futures thinking.