The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Jose Serra and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Timo Soini, agreed upon priorities between Brazil and Finland. The first one is education. Read: " to enhance and expand the cooperation in the field of vocational education and to enlarge the "VET Teachers for the Future" program into a long-standing joint venture under the terms of agreement on Cultural, Educational and Scientific Cooperation between Brazil and Finland (1990)".
VET Teachers for the Future™ programme is recognized as a model for cooperation in the Brazil-Finland agreement. The programme is based on a long-standing cooperation between Häme University of Applied Sciences, Tampere University of Applied Sciences and the Brazilian authorities responsible for the professional development of teachers. HAMK and TAMK have educated over 100 teachers from Brazil under the trademarked programme and the Brazil- Finland agreement will enhance the impact and sustainability of the cooperation.
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