Mika Launikari

Publications

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CATEGORY A. Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Contribution to book/other compilations

Launikari, M., Ahlroos, N., Hagen, E. & Stefansdottir, D. (2020). Developing guidance competences for learning mobility. In E.H. Haug, T. Hooley, J. Kettunen & R. Thomsen (Eds.). Career and Career Guidance in the Nordic Countries. Available as an open-access article on the Internet through this link.

Härkönen, A., Dervin, F. & Launikari, M., 2016. The Quest for the International Campus? When the Silent Reality Meets the Loud Fantasy. In T. Itkonen & F. Dervin (Eds.). Silent Partners in Multicultural Education. IAP BOOK SERIES Research in Multicultural Education and International Perspectives.

Härkönen, A., Launikari, M. & Dervin, F., 2015. A truly international campus – Imaginarium of higher education? In World Studies in Education. Volume 16, Number 2, pp. 33-44(12). James Nicholas Publishers. Available on the Internet through this link.  

Launikari, M. 2013. Monikulttuurinen Euroopan unioni – Ohjauspalveluiden kehittäminen kansalaisten tarpeisiin [The multicultural European Union – Developing guidance services for citizens]. In V. Korhonen & S. Puukari (Eds.). Monikulttuurinen ohjaus- ja neuvontatyö [Multicultural guidance and counselling]. PS-Kustannus publishing house.Helsinki. ISBN 978-952-451-576-4

Højer, B., Puukari, S. & Launikari, M. 2005. From Early Steps to the Fourth Force of Counselling – Historical Perspectives on the Development of Multicultural Counselling. In M. Launikari & S. Puukari (Eds.). Multicultural Guidance and Counselling – Theoretical Foundations and Best Practices in Europe.University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research. ISBN 951-39-2075-5 (printed version), ISBN 951-39-2121-2 (pdf). Available on the Internet through this link

Launikari, M. 2005. Intercultural Communication as a Challenge for Counselling Immigrants. In M. Launikari & S. Puukari (Eds.). Multicultural Guidance and Counselling – Theoretical Foundations and Best Practices in Europe. University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research. ISBN 951-39-2075-5 (printed version), ISBN 951-39-2121-2 (pdf). Available on the Internet through this link

Launikari, M. & Puukari, S. 2005. The European Context for Multicultural Counselling. In M. Launikari & S. Puukari (Eds.).Multicultural Guidance and Counselling – Theoretical Foundations and Best Practices in Europe.University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research. ISBN 951-39-2075-5 (printed version), ISBN 951-39-2121-2 (pdf). Available on the Internet through this link

Puukari, S. & Launikari, M. 2005. Multicultural Counselling – Starting Points and Perspectives. In M. Launikari & S. Puukari (Eds.). Multicultural Guidance and Counselling – Theoretical Foundations and Best Practices in Europe. University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research. ISBN 951-39-2075-5 (printed version), ISBN 951-39-2121-2 (pdf). Available on the Internet through this link

Puukari, S. & Launikari, M. 2005. Multicultural Counselling in Europe – Reflections and Challenges. In M. Launikari & S. Puukari (Eds.). Multicultural Guidance and Counselling – Theoretical Foundations and Best Practices in Europe. University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research. ISBN 951-39-2075-5 (printed version), ISBN 951-39-2121-2 (pdf). Available on the Internet through this link.

CATEGORY B. Non-peer-reviewed scientific articles

Contribution to book/other compilations

Launikari, M., 2016. Nuorten arvomaailma ja identiteetti aikuisuuden kynnyksellä. [Values and identity of youth upon transition into adulthood]. In J. Fedotoff, H. Leppäkari & P. Timonen (Eds.). Koordinaatit nuorten tieto- ja neuvontatyöhön - Suuntaviivoja ammatilliseen osaamiseen [Coordinates to youth information and guidance - Guidelines for professional competences]. Koordinaatti – Nuoten tieto- ja neuvontatyön kehittämiskeskus. Oulun kaupunki. ISBN 978-952-5465-99-0.

Launikari, M., Lettmayr, C. & van Loo, J., 2011. Ageing Europe at work – Guidance to support longer careers of ageing workers. In Cedefop. Working and ageing - Guidance and counselling for mature learning. Luxembourg: Publications Office. ISBN 978-92-896-0851-0.

Launikari, M. & van Loo, J., 2011. Lavoratori in età avanzata – supporto di orientamento per carriere più lunghe ed una migliore conciliazione vita-lavoro. [Old workers – Guidance support for longer careers and better work-life balance]. In FormazioneOrientamentoProfessionale FOP. 11 (3-4), May-August 2011, 27-32. Ministero del lavoro e delle politiche sociali. Rome, Italy. ISSN 1591-7738.

van Loo, J., Lettmayr, C. & Launikari, M., 2011. Setting the scene: promoting an inclusive labour market for ageing workers. In Cedefop. Working and ageing - Guidance and counselling for mature learning. Luxembourg: Publications Office. ISBN 978-92-896-0851-0.

Kasurinen, H. & Launikari, M., 2007. Career guidance for youth at risk in Finland. In P. Härtel et al. (Eds.). Lifelong guidance for lifelong learning – Comments, concepts, conclusions of the Joint Actions Project European Guidance Forum. Styrian Association for Education and Economics. ISBN 978-3-200-00921-9.

Launikari, M., Puukari, S. & Lairio, M., 2007. Maahanmuuttajien ohjauspalveluiden kehittäminen [Developing guidance services for immigrants]. In H. Kasurinen & M. Launikari (Eds.). CHANCES – Opinto-ohjauksen kehittäminen nuorten syrjäytymisen ehkäisemiseksi. [CHANCES – Developing career counselling services to prevent exclusion of young people]. Opetushallitus [Finnish National Board of Education]. ISBN 978-952-13-3498-6 (printed version), ISBN 978-952-13-3499-3 (pdf)

Launikari, M. 2003. Ohjauksen eurooppalainen ulottuvuus ja Euroopan unionin uudet jäsenvaltiot [The European dimension in guidance and counselling and the new member states in the European Union]. In M. Lairio & S. Puukari (Eds.). Ohjauksen uudet orientaatiot [The new orientations of guidance and counselling]. University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research. ISBN 951-39-1611-1.

Turunen-Zwinger, S. & Launikari, M. (1997). Immigrants and Empowerment - Suomi kohti monikulttuurista yhteiskuntaa: selvitys 13-16-vuotiaiden maahanmuuttajanuorten ohjauksessa käytetyistä menetelmistä Suomessa [Finland moving towards a multicultural society: A study on the methods used in guidance provision for migrant youth at the age of 13-16 years in Finland.]. Centre for International Mobility CIMO (Finland) and Landelijk Dienstverledend Centrum LDC (the Netherlands). 

CATEGORY C. Scientific books

Edited book, compilation, conference proceedings or special issue of a journal

Cedefop, 2018. Handbook of ICT practices for guidance and career development. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-896-2685-9 (PDF). Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2015. Increasing the value of age – Guidance in employers’ age management strategies. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-896-1640-9, ISSN 1831-5860. Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2014. Valuing diversity: guidance for labour market integration of migrants. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-896-1637-9. Available on the Internet through this link

European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network, 2012. European lifelong guidance policies – Progress report 2011-12. Saarijärvi, Finland. ISBN 978-951-39-4878-8. 

Cedefop, 2011. Guidance supporting Europe’s aspiring entrepreneurs – Policy and practice to harness future potential. Luxembourg: Publications Office (Cedefop research paper). ISBN 978-92-896-0703-2 Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2011. Learning while working – Success stories on workplace learning in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office (Cedefop research paper). ISBN 978-92-896-0696-7. Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2011. Working and ageing - Guidance and counselling for mature learning. Luxembourg: Publications Office. ISBN 978-92-896-0851-0. Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2010. Guiding at-risk youth through learning to work – Lessons from across Europe. Luxembourg: Publications office. (Research paper No 3). ISBN 978-92-896-0484-0. Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2010. Socially responsible restructuring – Effective strategies for supporting redundant workers. Luxembourg: Publications office. (Working paper No 7). ISBN 978-92-896-0650-9 Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2009. Continuity, consolidation and change: towards a European era of vocational education and training. Luxembourg: Publications Office (Cedefop Reference series; 73). ISBN 978-92-896-0585-4. Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2009. Professionalising career guidance: practitioner competences and qualification routes in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office (Cedefop Panorama series; 164). ISBN978-92-896-0571-7. Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2008. Establishing and developing national lifelong guidance policy forums – a manual for policy-makers and stakeholders. Luxembourg: Publications Office. ISBN 978-92-896-0544-1. Available on the Internet through this link

Cedefop, 2008. From policy to practice – a systemic change to lifelong guidance in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office. ISBN 978-92-896-0516-8. Available on the Internet through this link

Kasurinen, H. & Launikari, M. (Eds.), 2007. CHANCES – Opinto-ohjauksen kehittäminen nuorten syrjäytymisen ehkäisemiseksi. [CHANCES – Developing career counselling services to prevent exclusion of young people]. Opetushallitus [Finnish National Board of Education]. ISBN 978-952-13-3498-6 (printed version), ISBN 978-952-13-3499-3 (pdf)

Launikari, M. & Puukari, S. (Eds.), 2009. Multikulturní poradenství – Teoretické základy a osvědčené postupy v Evropě. [Multicultural Guidance and Counselling – Theoretical Foundations and Best Practices in Europe. University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research.]. Centrum, Euroguidance Praha. ISBN 978-80-87335-07-9. 

Launikari, M. & Puukari, S. (Eds.), 2007. Poradnictwo i doradztwo multikulturowe – Podstawy teoretyczne i najlepsze praktyki w Europie. [Multicultural Guidance and Counselling – Theoretical Foundations and Best Practices in Europe. University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research.]. Ministerstwo Pracy I Polytyki Społecznej Department Rynku Pracy.Warsawa. ISBN 978-83-60302-97-2.

Launikari, M. & Puukari, S. (Eds.), 2005. Multicultural Guidance and Counselling – Theoretical Foundations and Best Practices in Europe. University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Educational Research. ISBN 951-39-2075-5 (printed version), ISBN 951-39-2121-2 (pdf). Available on the Internet through this link

Launikari, M. & Aalto, P. (Eds.), 2003. National Report on Mobility 2001-2003 - Finland. Finnish Ministry of Education and Centre for International Mobility. Helsinki.

Launikari, M. (Ed.) 2002. Transnational Network of National Resource Centres for Vocational Guidance – Euroguidance Annual Synthesis Report 2001-2002. European Commission: Directorate General for Education and Culture.

Launikari, M. & Fränzl, N. (Eds.) 2000. Transnational Network of National Resource Centres for Vocational Guidance – Euroguidance Annual Synthesis Report 1998-1999. European Commission: Directorate General Education and Culture.

CATEGORY D. Publications directed at societies of expertise

Article in professional journal

Launikari, M. & Hario, P. 2021. Työantajat ja digitalisaatio - Digiosaaminen on perustaito 2020-luvun työelämässä [Employers and digitalisation - Digital competence is a basic skill in working life in 2020]. Laurea Online Journal. Available on the Internet through this link.

Härkönen, A., Launikari, M. & Dervin, F. 2015. Aidosti kansainvälinen kampus - Unelmaa vai todellisuutta suomalaisissa korkeakouluissa? [A truly international campus - A dream or a reality at the Finnish higher education institutions?]. Elinikäisen ohjauksen verkkolehti. Jyväskylän ammattikorkeakoulu. [Lifelong guidance online magazine. Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences]. 

Launikari, M., 2013. Koulutuksella kohti työelämää – EU:n koulutusalan kehittämisprosessit ja ohjauksen näkökulma. [Education leads to working life – EU’s development processes in the field of education seen from the guidance perspective] Elinikäisen ohjauksen verkkolehti. Jyväskylän ammattikorkeakoulu.[Lifelong guidance online magazine. Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences]. 

Launikari, M. 2005. CHANCES – Opinto-ohjauksen kehittäminen nuorten syrjäytymisen ehkäisemiseksi [CHANCES – Developing career counselling services to prevent social exclusion of young people.] SOPONews 3/2005.

Launikari, M. 2002. Multicultural Counselling Competence – Necessity for the future. European Monitoring Centre for Racism and Xenophobia EUMC: Equal Voices –magazine (10), 7-10.

Launikari, M., 1997. The training of Career Counsellors in Finland. Rue-Revue 15 (4), 24-26.

Launikari, M., 1997. Career Guidance and Counselling in Finland. Rue-Revue 15 (3), 18-19

Article in professional hand or guidebook or in a professional data system or text book material

Launikari, M., 2017. Navigating diversities, building upon similarities – Guidance in the era of globalization. In I-L Schneider (Ed.). Cross Cultural Guidance and International Careers: Integrating Migrants and Minorities. Compendium Cross-Border Seminar 2016, pp. 23-29. Bundesagentur für Arbeit, Germany. Available on the Internet through this link

Launikari, M., 2014. Tolerant together - Mobility as a tool for fostering openmindedness. In Euroguidance. Open the door to the world - Views on mobility guidance from up north. Pdf.

Koivumäki, K., Launikari, M. & Huotari, C., 2005. Monikulttuurinen ohjaus – Haasteita ohjauksen kehittämiselle. [Multicultural guidance and counselling – Challenges to developing guidance and counselling.]. In E. Jaakkola & T. Juntunen (Eds.). Kotomaa – Uusimaa: Maahanmuuttajien osaaminen voimavaraksi [Adopted homeland –Uusimaa: Make immigrants’ abilities a resource.]. Uudenmaan TE-keskus, Helsinki. ISBN 952-53-5913-1.

Launikari, M. 2003. The European dimension in guidance and counselling and the new member states in the European Union. In R. Lauzackas (Ed.) Profesinis Rengimas – Tyrimai ir Realijos [Vocational Education – Research and Reality]. Vitautas Magnus University 2003 (7), 152-159. ISSN 1392-6241.

Launikari, M. 2001. Viisasten kivi monikulttuurisen ohjauksen kehittämiseen on eurooppalaisessa yhteistyössä [The potential in developing multicultural guidance and counsellinglies in European cooperation]. In K. Koivumäki & A. Lyra (Eds.) Ohjauskäytäntö: Maahanmuutto – molemminpuolista oppimista. [Immigration – mutual learning]. Helsinki: Edita Prima, 68-72.

Article in professional conference proceedings

Cedefop, 2011. Labour market integration of immigrants in Europe – Implications for guidance policy, practice and research. Background note to Cedefop seminar. 

Cedefop, 2010. Guidance supporting entrepreneurship learning and entrepreneurship in Europe. Background note to Cedefop seminar. 

Cedefop, 2009. Guiding at-risk youth through learning to work. Background note to Cedefop seminar. 

Launikari, M. 2009. The current EU-level developments and challenges in the field of lifelong guidance. Background note to Euroguidance Cross-Border Seminar in Tabor, the Czech Republic.

Cedefop, 2008. National Lifelong Guidance Policy Forums – Facilitating access, active citizenship and social inclusion. Background note to Cedefop seminar. 

Launikari, M., Le-Mouillour, I., Psifidou, I. & Musca, A., 2009. European policy initiatives supporting individual learning pathways. Background and discussion note to the Annual IAEVG Conference in Jyväskylä, Finland. 

Launikari, M. 2001. Euroguidance Network – Internationalisation of Educational and Vocational Guidance in Europe – Focus on the Finnish Model. In N. Fakiolas, M. Kassotakis & P. Berssimis (Eds.). Trends in counselling and vocational guidance on the eve of the 21st century. Athens: National Centre for Vocational Orientation.

Launikari, M. & Fränzl, N., 2000. Euroguidance transnational network of National Resource Centres for Vocational Guidance. In B. Jenschke (Ed.) Beraten für Bildung, Beruf und Beschäftigung – Neue Herausforderungen. [Guidance for Education, Profession and Employment – New Challenges]. Berlin: Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, 134-146.

Published development or research report

Cedefop, 2011. Lifelong guidance across Europe – Reviewing policy progress and future prospects. Luxembourg: Publications Office (Cedefop working paper). ISBN978-92-896-0848-0. Available on the Internet through this link

Text book or professional handbook or guidebook or dictionary

Kasurinen, H., Launikari, M., Vuorinen, R. & Laakkonen, T. (Eds.), 2020. Handbook for CREAR digital service need indicator. In Laurea Julkaisut | Laurea Publications, Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu. Available on the Internet through this link. (Finnish edition, Swedish edition)

Baloch-Kaloianov, E., Launikari, M., Stefansdottir, D. & Towler, S. (Eds.), 2018. Euroguidance Network’s Highlights 2017 - Activities and Achievements across Europe. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M., Stefansdottir, D., Towler, S. & Rajeckaité, M. (Eds.), 2017. Euroguidance Network - Highlights of the Work in 2016. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M., Stefansdottir, D., Carey, M. & Rajeckaité, M. (Eds.), 2016. Euroguidance Network’s Highlights of the Year 2015. Promoting International Mobility and Lifelong Guidance – Achievements and Good Practices from Across Europe. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M., 2014. Pientä säätöö!! [An eye for good manners!!]. Opetushallitus [Finnish National Board of Education]. Helsinki. ISBN 978-952-13-5896-8

Launikari, M., 2014. Lite koll!! [An eye for good manners!!]. Utbildningsstyrelsen [Finnish National Board of Education]. Helsinki. ISBN 978-952-13-5897-5

Centre for International Mobility, 2012. Lifelong guidance in Finland. Helsinki. ISBN 978-951-805-527-6. Lönnberg Print & Promo, Helsinki.

Cedefop, 2010. Access to success – Lifelong guidance for better learning and working in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications office. ISBN 978-92-896-0638-7. Available on the Internet through this link

Finnish National Board of Education, 2007. Good practice booklet on Culture- and gender-sensitive guidance and counselling. CHOICES-partnership. Available on the Internet through this link

E Publications directed at the general public

Selected examples of popular, newspaper and/or online articles

Launikari, M. 2020. Aikamatkalla - Elämä on aika matka [Timetravelling - Life is quite a journey]. Koordinaatti - the Finnish Youth Information and Counselling Centre, 21 December 2020. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M. 2020. Uusi Europassi tekee osaamisen näkyväksi [The new Europass makes skills visible]. Finnish National Agency for Education, 1 July 2020. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M. 2020. Ohjausalan ammattilaisten kansainvälinen osaaminen [The international competences of guidance practitioners]. Finnish National Agency for Education, 4 May 2020. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M. 2020. Tarja Juurakko-Koskinen: Vuoden opinto-ohjaajana voin helpommin nostaa asioita yhteiskunnalliseen keskusteluun [Mrs Tarja Juurakko-Koskinen: as a guidance counsellor I can more easily bring issues into societal discussion]. Finnish National Agency for Education, 27 April 2020. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M. 2020. Jo 25 vuotta Euroguidance-toimintaa Suomessa [By now 25 years of Euroguidance activities in Finland]. Finnish National Agency for Education, 6 April 2020. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M. 2018. Supersankarina antaisin oman opinto-ohjaajan jokaiselle maahanmuuttajataustaiselle [As a superhero I would give each person with a migrant background a guidance counsellor of their own]. EPALE Platform 9 October 2018. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M. 2017. Suomalainen ohjausasiantuntijuus näkyi ja kuului Koreassa [Finnish guidance expertise seen and heard in Korea]. EPALE Platform 11 September 2017. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M. 2017. Ari-Pekka Leminen kiteyttää: Työ kutsuu jatkuvaan oppimiseen [Mr Ari-Pekka Leminen summarises: Work inspires continuous learning]. EPALE Platform 1 August 2017. Available on the Internet through this link.

Launikari, M. 2016. Ohjauksen laatu polttopisteessä [Quality in Guidance - Challenges for Europe]. EPALE Platform 12 August 2016. Available on the Internet through this link

Launikari, M. 2015. EU-työ avartaa maailmankuvaa [EU-job enhances your worldview]. Aamulehti newspaper, 26 November 2015, Finland.

Launikari, M. 2014. Career management and employability skills in higher education. Alumni-News, Newsletter 2014-3, Alumni-Clubs.net, Germany.

Launikari, M., 2012. Kehittämistyön kohteena Italian pirstaleinen ohjausjärjestelmä. [The focus on the development of the scattered Italian guidance system]. 

Launikari, M., 2012. Maahanmuuttajat EU-työmarkkinoilla – väliinputoajia, hyväksikäytettyjä vai tulevaisuuden rakentajia? [Immigrants in the EU labour market – drop-outs, exploited or a resource for the future?]. 

G Thesis

Doctoral thesis

Launikari, M. (2019). Homo interculturalis - Identity, interculturality and career learning within European Union institutions. Helsinki Studies in Education 44. Helsinki: Unigrafia. 

Master’s thesis

Launikari, M., 1993. Potentiaalisten asiakkaiden tunnistaminen tuotevastuuvakuutuksen markkinoinnissa. [Marketing of the product liability insurance – Indentifying potential clients]. Helsinki School of Economics.