The Asian Development Bank has selected an international consortium to provide technical assistance for Sri Lanka’s Secondary Education Sector Improvement Programme (SESIP). As a partner in the international consortium, the University of Turku provides educational expertise in pedagogical methods and curriculum development.
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Expo 2020 Dubai, once postponed due to the COVID-19, will take place from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region. Expo 2020 is expected to attract 25 million visits, with 70 percent of visitors projected to come from outside the UAE – the largest proportion of international visitors in the 168-year history of World Expos.
The KiVa Program has now been in use at the Liberty School, Paraguay, for over four years. It was not straightforward to manage to become a KiVa School – but Liberty is now a proud, satisfied and active member of the global “KiVa Schools Community”.
There is an urgent worldwide demand to update skills on online pedagogics among teachers from elementary schools to universities. The Global Educational Services of the University of Turku is providing extensive online courses on online pedagogy and also courses designed for higher education teachers in particular.
The coronavirus pandemic has moved education online, but has not stopped the global interest towards KiVa Antibullying Program. A new extension agreement has just been made in New Zealand and the use of this antibullying program is currently negotiated in the Middle East and South East Asia as well.
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.
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.
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.