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The successful ENVISION_2027 project held its final meeting in Turku and kicked off a new NordPlus project, “BalticSeaBioMed”


Combined effort of six European universities, the ENVISION_2027 Erasmus+ project had its final meeting in Turku on 30 May–1 June. The project focused on digital education in bioscience studies, addressing both the current need of transitioning from conventional classroom teaching into digital remote teaching, as well as improving the current status of online teaching and e-learning course modules across Europe.

“Teacher Stories” - international survey mapped experiences and online teaching practices of academic teachers during Covid-19 pandemic


“Teacher stories” - Inspiring good practices - a booklet of educator stories presents the experiences and views of 57 academic teachers on online teaching. Through the interviews, we studied how the working and teaching methods changed during Covid-19 pandemic. We focused in good practices, in particular, how online teaching was organised and how the students were engaged into online teaching.

University of Turku and Polar Partners Ltd. Boost the Export of Finnish Educational Expertise with New Online Courses


The University of Turku and Polar Partners Ltd. collaborate to develop online courses which encapsulate the Finnish educational expertise in an easily adoptable manner. The courses of the Top Teacher programme are aimed at teachers and education specialist around the world who wish to deepen their existing professional skills with the Finnish education model and know-how.

Experiences of challenges and solutions in online teaching will be utilized in the future


At the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic, in spring of 2020, universities in Europe moved to distance learning with very short notice and from different situations. The InCompEdu project collected experiences of teachers with an extensive survey: which challenges the sudden change created, solutions found and how online teaching methods developed during the pandemic.

University of Turku Participates in Developing Principal Training in Chile


Within the framework of the University’s global education services, the University has made a significant, multi-year partnership agreement with the Chilean Plus Finland education sector company. Teachers from the Teacher Training School of the University of Turku planned and will be organising a training programme for the Plus Finland’s selected trainers, after which these trainers who have received training in accordance with the programme will put it into practice in the local schools to train the Chilean principals.

The library’s information retrieval courses work online as well


The COVID-19 pandemic has not slowed down our work at the university library, even though the library premises are in very limited use at the moment. When the university and the library buildings were closed down in a hurry over a year ago, the library staff were equally quick to create substitute processes for face-to-face services. You can reach all of the library specialists online just like before, and search the Volter database for resources that are ever more increasingly available online in electronic format.