The Education Finland is a governmental cluster programme coordinated by the Finnish National Agency for Education. The programme promotes and supports Finnish education providers and matches their services with international customers.
Keyword: Transnational education
Education is currently being transferred online increasingly fast, propelled by the coronavirus situation. This challenges teachers and instructors around the world to update their skills on online pedagogics. There is now a global demand for the extensive knowledge of the University’s experts in online teaching.
Finnish research and education expertise is in high demand around the world. Co-owned by the University of Turku, the University of Eastern Finland, and the Åbo Akademi University, Finland University offers various types of commissioned professional training both in South America and Middle East and in different parts of South East Asia.
Eduten Ltd exports learning analytics developed in the University of Turku all over the world. The Eduten Playground cloud service is based on the ViLLE software and already used in 32 countries with the number of users increasing continuously.
The Nordic Institute of Dental Education (NIDE) is a joint venture of Planmeca and the University of Turku. It offers continuing education courses for international dental professionals looking to expand their expertise.
University of Turku Takes Educational Expertise to Georgia – Finnish Curriculum Implemented in New School
Six teachers from Georgia visited the Turun normaalikoulu school and the Turku International School during August and September to learn more about Finnish education. On 16 September, the Finnish International School opened in the city of Saguramo.
The Nordic Institute of Dental Education (NIDE) is a joint venture of Planmeca and the University of Turku. It offers continuing education courses for international dental professionals aiming to expand their expertise. NIDE is developing its operations even stronger in the future.
Finnish Education System’s Top Reputation Brought Teachers from Hong Kong for Five-week Excursion to University of Turku and Turun normaalikoulu School
For five weeks, a group of teachers from Hong Kong visited the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Turku and the Turun normaalikoulu school to learn more about the Finnish education system and teacher education. As for the special characteristics of the Finnish education system, the visitors were particularly interested in phenomenon-based learning, teacher’s independent role, and focusing on the pedagogical aspect of teaching.
Namibian Teacher Students in Rauma Finalise Their Studies in Namibia — Bachelor’s Degrees Will Be Completed Next Autumn
The 24 Namibian teacher students at the Department of Teacher Education in Rauma will return to their home country at the beginning of December to finalise their studies in Namibia. Before completing their degree, the students still have to carry out a three-month teaching practice in their home country. The Department of Teacher Training at the Faculty of Education of the University of Turku in Rauma is responsible also for the finalising of the education.
Finland is, and has been for more than a decade now, one of the top performing countries in the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). One explanation behind the success story of Finland is the professional teachers and internationally acknowledged teacher education.