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Global Education Research & Development

Global Education Research & Development

The mission in Global Education R&D -team is to lead research-based design, implementation and assessment of innovative training services for global partners. The focus is in professional teacher education, 21st century leadership and digitalization. The team was established in 2015 and it collaborates with the cluster of international associates and customers of Häme University of Applied Sciences. The team members work also as university lecturers, teacher educators and coaches across diverse industries, and contribute to ongoing educational reforms in Finland.

The research interests of Global Education R&D -team are:

  1. Educational Innovations and Shifting Learning Paradigms
  2. Pedagogical Competence and Professional Development
  3. Future Skills and Digitalization in Education
  4. In addition, the interests include three multidisciplinary themes that
    create context to global co-operation:
  5. Work, Learning and Globalization
  6. International Partnership Dynamics
  7. Research-Based Design of Professional Development Programmes

the research interests of Global Education R&D -team

References

Education Programmes for International Customers

Gira Mundo Finlândia Paraíba -Professional Development Programme for Teachers form Paraíba State Brazil (3/2018-12/2018)

Ningbo Professional Development Programme for Rectors and Educational Authorities from China (2017)

Shymkent Professional Development Programme for School Managers from Kazakhstan (2017)

Gira Mundo Finlândia Paraíba -Professional Development Programme for Teachers form Paraíba State Brazil (10/2017-5/2018)

Assignment name:Gira Mundo Finlândia Paraíba -Professional
Development Programme
Summary:24 teachers participating training programme
Duration: 7 months.Gira Mundo Finlândia Paraíba -Professional
Development Programme is a continuing
education programme for higher educatian and K-12 teachers.The programme provides both practical, hands-
on experiences, as well as theoretical insight into
the core components of applied learning. The
participants are awarded 12 ECTS credit points
certificate on level seven Bologna frame of
reference.
Client:The Federal State of Paraíba
HAMK Contact:Essi Ryymin

Finnish Teacher Trainer Diploma (FiTT) for Teacher Educators from Brazil (8/2017-9/2017)

Assignment name:Finnish Teacher Trainer Diploma (FiTT)
(in cooperation with Tampere University of
Applied Sciences, TAMK)
Summary:20 teachers participating training programme
Duration: 135 learning hoursThe aim of the FiTT -programme is to develop
participants’ skills in innovating and
implementing competence-based curriculum the
teacher education context.During the FiTT -programme the participants
collectively produce a Brazilian specialization
course and training consept “Brazilian Teachers
for the Future”. The goal is to scale up the course
to 2000 participants in Brazil.
Client:Ministry of Education, Brazil
HAMK Contact:Irma Kunnari

Academic Research Writing Online Course for Teachers from Kazakhstan (5/2017-7/2017)

Assignment name:Academic Research Writing Online Course
Summary:20 teachers participating online training
programme
Duration: 135 learning hoursThe goal of the programme is to enhance
Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools’ teachers skills
in research, academic writing and journal article
publishing.The participants are awarded 12 ECTS credit
points certificate on level seven Bologna frame of
reference.
Client:Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools, Kazakhstan
HAMK Contact:Brian Jouce, Maria Lassila-Merisalo

Salesiana -Programme for Teachers from Brazil (3/2017)

Assignment name:Salesina -Programme
Summary:120 teachers participating training programme
Duration: Three (3) weeksThe aim of the programme is to enchance
Salesiana pedagogical developers’ and teachers’
capacity through a professional development
programme which is based on active learning
methods and collaborative knowledge
building. The participants will work on their
development projects within a two to three month
period in their schools.
Client:Salesiana Network, Brazil
HAMK Contact:Irma Kunnari

Gira Mundo Finlândia Paraíba -Professional Development Programme for Teachers form Paraíba State Brazil (10/2016-5/2017)

Assignment name:Gira Mundo Finlândia Paraíba -Professional
Development Programme
Summary:20 teachers participating training programme
Duration: 7 months
 Gira Mundo Finlândia Paraíba -Professional
Development Programme is a continuing
education programme for higher education and K-
12 teachers.The programme provides both practical, hands-on
experiences, as well as theoretical insight into the
core components of applied learning. The
Participants are awarded 12 ECTS credit points
certificate on level seven Bologna frame of
reference.
Client:The Federal State of Paraíba
HAMK Contact:Essi Ryymin

VET 3 Teachers for the Future - Professional Development Certi ficate for Teachers from Brazil (4/2016-12/2016)

Assigment name:(VET 3) VET Teachers for the Future -Professional
Development Certificate programme
(in cooperation with Tampere University of Applied
Sciences TAMK)
Summary:Altogether 22 teachers participated the training
Duration: 8 monthsThe VET Teachers for the Future -Professional
Development Certificate is a continuing education
programme for higher education and vocational
teachers. It is competence-based and
multidisciplinary by nature, and always tailored for
teachers of various subject fields who wish to learn
how to combine theory and practice in teaching
their own field of expertise.The programme concentrates on the practical
application of innovative learning methods in the
local learning environments. The participants are
awarded 20 ETCS credit points certificate on level
seven Bologna frame of reference.
Client:The Brazilian National Council for Scientific and
Technological Development (CNPq)
HAMK Contact:Essi Ryymin, Irma Kunnari

Training Programme for Educators from SESI and SENAI Brazil (10/2015)

Assignment name:Training Programme for Educators from SESI and SENAI, Brazil
Summary:

Altogether 36 teachers, coordinators and experts participated the training

The one-week Training Programme for Educators from SESI and SENAI
provides a unique window to the Finnish student-centered approach in
teaching and learning, with an aim to develo teachers’ professional skills in
order to apply them in a variety of learning and teaching environments.

Client:Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial (SENAI) & Serviço Sociel da
Indústria (SESI)
HAMK contact:Essi Ryymin

21st Century Educational Management and Inspiring Leadership for Managers of Nursing Institutions from Thailand (03/2015)

Assignment name:Training and Workshop Program on 21st Century Educational
Management and Inspiring Leadership
Summary:Altogether ~50 directors participated the training
The training themes were competence-based education management
and the best pedagogical practices in healthcare education, curriculum
development, simulation in education and leading pedagogical change.
Client:Praboromarajchanok Institute for Health Workforce Development Ministry
of Public Health, Thailand
HAMK contact:Maaret Viskari

VET 2 Teachers for the Future – Professional Development Certificate for Teachers from Brazil (2/2015 – 12/2015)

Assignment:(VET 2) VET Teachers for the Future -Professional Development
Certificate programme
(in cooperation with Tampere University of Applied Sciences TAMK)
Summary:Altogether 16 teachers participated the training
Duration: 10 monthsThe VET Teachers for the Future -Professional Development Certificate is
a continuing education programme for higher education and vocational
teachers. It is competence-based and multidisciplinary by nature, and
always tailored for teachers of various subject fields who wish to learn
how to combine theory and practice in teaching their own field of
expertise.The programme concentrates on the practical application of innovative
learning methods in the local learning environments. The participants are
awarded 30 ECTS credit points certificate on level seven Bologna frame
of reference.
ClientThe Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological
Development (CNPq)
HAMK contact:Essi Ryymin

VET 1 Teachers for the Future – Professional Development Certificate for Teachers from Brazil (8/2014 –05/2015)

Assignment:(VET 1) VET Teachers for the Future – Professional Development
Certificate programme (in cooperation with Tampere University of Applied
Sciences TAMK)
Summary:Altogether ~14 teachers participated the training
Duration: 10 monthsThe Vet Teachers for the Future -Professional Development Certificate is
a continuing education programme for higher education and vocational
teachers. It is competence-based and multidisciplinary by nature, and
always tailored for teachers of various subject fields who wish to learn
how to combine theory and practice in teaching their own field of expertise.The programme concentrates on the practical application of innovative
learning methods in the local learning environments. The participants are
awarded 30 ECTS credit points certificate on level seven Bologna frame
of reference.
Client:The Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological
Development (CNPq)
HAMK contact:Essi Ryymin

Library and life-long Learning for Librarians from Kazakhstan (11/2014)

Assignment:Library and life-long Learning for Librarians from Nazarbayev Intellectual
Schools
Summary:

Altogether ~16 librarians participated the training.

The Library and Life-long Learning programme provides an introduction to
the library services in Finland and in Finnnish educational institutions. The
concentration of the programme is in the integration of library services to
the lives of individuals in general to promote reading and life-long
learning, as well as in the collaboration of libraries and educational
institutions to promote pedagogical use of libraries, critical thinking, and
research skills. In addition, the programme prepares the participants to
draft a development plan for their own library networks.

Client:Autonomous Educational Organization “Nazerbayev Intellectual Schools”
HAMK contact:Maaret Viskari

Bolashak International Scholarship and Teacher Training for Upper Secondary Teachers from Kazakhstan (2013 – 2014)

AssignmentBolashak Scholarship – Programme for Teachers from Kazakhstan
Summary:Altogether ~21 upper secondary teachers participated the training.
Duration: 9 monthsThe programme is a nine-month continuing education programme for
upper secondary teachers which is implemented in Finland. The
programme includes English language training using the CLIL
method and Innovative Pedagogy Research Internship, with periods of job
shadowing and practice in Finnish schools.
Client:JSC Center for International Programs
HAMK contact:Maaret Viskari

Kazakhstan Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform (2014 – ongoing)

AssignmentKazakhstan Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform
Summary:This World Bank project is implemented in collaboration with JAMK
University of Applied Sciences, LAMK University of Applied Sciences and
Laurea University of Applied Sciences. The aims of the project are:

  • to introduce international standards and build long-term institutional capacity in the Ministry of Health and related healthcare institutions in support of key health sector reforms pursued by the Government of Kazakhstan in the context of the State Health Care Reform and Development Program,
  • to provide educational programme development of applied bachelor degree in nursing,
  • capacity building for medical college faculty and
  • performance of professional competence study of medical colleges and university graduates in nursing.
Client:Ministry of Health, Republic of Kazakhstan
HAMK contact:Tiina Mäenpää

Training Programme to Develop Excellence in Skills for Brazil’s National Industrial Training Service SENAI (2013)

Assignment:Training Programme to Develo Excellence in Skills for Brazil’s National
Industrial Training Service (SENAI)
Summary:

Altogether ~26 SENAI experts participated the training.

Training Programme to develop Excellence in Skills for Brazil’s national
Industrial Training Service (SENAI9 aims at teachers and experts working
in SENAI with Skills competitions on both national and international level.
The programme supports the coaching skills and the professional growth
of experts in all skills, and it deepens the pedagogical thinking in their
coaching work. The training gives advice and support on how to promote
the attractiveness of vocational education and skills competitions in their
country and in their institute.

The training includes benchmarking of the Finnish National Skills
Competitions and meeting of Finnish Skills experts.

Client:​Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial (SENAI)
HAMK contact:Pirjo Tuominen

Active learning – The Finnish experience of student-centered education

Prof. Marize Lyra Silva Passos from Instituto Federal do Espírito Santo shares her experiences from studying at HAMK’s VET Teachers for the Future programme in Finland to her fellow teachers.

Oficina Aprendizagem Ativa

HAMK researchers visit Tanzania

The members of the Global Education R&D visited Tanzania to discover new cooperation possibilities in teacher education with the local universities. This video presents some captured moments from a workshop facilitated by HAMK experts at the Aga Khan University in Dar Es Salaam.

HAMK – Higher education with a professional profile

Presentation of Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

Universities of Applied Sciences and VET in Finland

In this video Ms. Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen, Dean of HAMK School of Professional Teacher Education, opens up the concept of Universities of Applied Sciences and VET in Finland.

Finland – Solutions for Educational excellence

Finnish companies and academic actors have compelling credentials in providing innovative technologies and programs for learning, as well as physical products to improve the environment and conditions for learning. Our solutions are offered to organizations, institutions and companies all over the world who are interested in customized, made-to-measure educational solutions from Finland. By FinProFinland.

III Seminário Internacional de Educacão

News by FIESC Santa Catarina, Brazil: International Seminar of Education in Florianópolis​​, Essi Ryymin from Häme University of Applied Sciences as an invited seminar speaker.

Especialistas em Educacão Participam de Seminárop na FIESC

Liisa Rentola and Essi Ryymin from HAMK University of Applied Sciences Finland presenting in the international conference of FIESC, and training the teachers and the educational developers of SENAI and SESI in Brazil 19.-23.10. 2015.

VET Teachers for the future – Professional development certificate

VET Teachers for the Future® – Professional Development Certificate is Finnish-Brazilian  teacher training programme for vocational and higher education teachers.  ​The program is organized by HAMK, TAMK and Haaga-Helia Universities of Applied Sciences together with CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico), the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology and Ministry of Education, Brazil.

Innovative Teacher education model for the international faculties

Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen, Dean of Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) School of Professional Teacher Education, Finland, talks about the innovative teacher education. ​

Talent – From potential to strength

The video is a documentary programme how to support and recognize talent at all stages of life. “All of us have the potential – it is just a question of finding the right ways to bring out the hidden abilities.” The video is produced by Huiput kehtiin, Kilta- and Yhdesssä -projects.​

Excellence in skills – Training programme

The Excellence in Skills -training program at HAMK is aimed at teachers and trainers interested in broadening their own professional and pedagogical expertise in coaching competitors for WorldSkills, EuroSkills or national skills competitions.​

Dialogical, Authentic Netlearning Activity (DIANA -model)

Dr. Helena Aarnio from HAMK University of Applied Sciences, explains the elements of the Dialogical Authentic Netlearning Activity (DIANA -model). The model is developed in the contexts of teacher training and professional education in Finland and it supports high-quality learning, teaching and teachers’ professional growth.

Dialogical methodologies for entrepreneurs (DIAMEE -project)

Dr. Helena Aarnio introduces the dialogical methodologies for entrepreneurs (DIAMEE -project), and the project participants share their experiences of the joint collaboration and dialogical approach in competence development.

18 years of entrepreneurship by Pete Herranen

2018

The Paraiba State Education Secretary Aléssio Trindade, says that the Gira Mundo Finlândia program (basic education teacher training course for teachers of the state education network)  is the best existing project for Brazilian teachers, and a national reference.
http://www.paraiba.com.br/2018/08/23/15323-gira-mundo-escola-capistrano-de-abreu-recebe-projeto-pioneiro-com-professores-finlandeses (23.8.2018)

HAMK teachers awarded certificates to Gira Mundo 2017 participants in Paraiba, Brazil. “The projects developed by the participating teachers have proven to be very important, aiming to be beneficial to students and the community” said Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen, the Dean of HAMK School  of Professional Teacher Education.
http://www.paraiba.com.br/2018/08/20/45908-governo-realiza-seminario-com-professores-do-gira-mundo-finlandia-e-lanca-edital-para-cursos-de-aperfeicoamento (20.8.2018)

A HAMK team of teachers led by the Dean of HAMK School  of Professional Teacher Education Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen to participate to the Gira Mundo-program ceremony in Paraiba, Brazil August 20-22, receiving finanal competence demonstrations by graduating students and awarding certificates.
http://www.paraiba.com.br/2018/08/17/34610-professores-finlandeses-participam-do-seminario-gira-mundo-finlandia-em-joao-pessoa (17.8.2018)

The HAMK Gira Mundo – program graduate Anne Franciare de Queiroz was selected to participate in theCreativity Workshoporganized by the United States Embassy/RELO to be held in Brasilia from April 2nd to 6th.
http://www.ufpb.br/efopli/contents/noticias-ingles/teacher-from-paraiba-is-selected-to-represent-efopli-in-workshops-in-brasilia (11.4.2018)

Graduates of the HAMK Gira Mundo Finlandia program are selected put their knowledge to the services of national basic curriculum revision in Brazil.
http://paraiba.pb.gov.br/professores-que-participaram-do-gira-mundo-finlandia-utilizam-conhecimentos-para-elaboracao-da-bncc/ (27.3.2018)

Presentation of the Gira Mundo Finlandia program in Paraiba.
https://www.facebook.com/leomarlima89/videos/1940364382650001/

HAMK VET Teachers for the Future and FiTT- prorams graduate Julio Page participates in a debate on investment in education in Brazil and in Finland.

2017

Governor of Paraíba, Brazil, evaluates the Gira Mundo Finlândia -programme.
http://paraiba.pb.gov.br/governo-reune-professores-e-faz-avaliacao-do-gira-mundo-finlandia/ (19.12.2017)

HAMK School of Professional Teacher Education Dean Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen and team meet with the Uruguayan delegation on vocational education to Finland, composed of the membes of ANEP, INEFOP and UTU, at the Embassy of Uruguay. https://www.facebook.com/embajada.uruguay/posts/930230080477372 (8.11.2017)

Within the Finnish Prime Minister’s Delegation visit to Colombia, Häme University of Applied Sciences representative visits Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá. http://www.javeriana.edu.co/noticias/noticias?aID=9142185&tID=22767#.WhPLKkqWY2z (25.10.2017)

Prime Minister Sipilä underlines the importance of education as a basis for peaceful development, during his visit to Colombia, in which HAMK participated in investigating educational solutions in the Colombian post-conflict context. http://es.presidencia.gov.co/noticia/171024-La-educacion-es-la-base-para-el-desarrollo-pacifico-de-una-sociedad-Primer-Ministro-de-Finlandia (24.10.2017)

On the occasion of Prime Minister Sipilä’s visit, to who’s delegation HAMK participated, President Santos of Colombia speaks of taking example in Finnish education and teacher training (1:10-2:00) to bring Colombia’s education to the top of Latin America. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1i1SKT5q5Q

HAMK delegate on Prime Minister Sipilä’s visit to Colombia attends luncheon at the Presidential Palace, upon invitation by President Santos, Nobel Peace Price Winner 2016. https://www.flickr.com/photos/finnishgovernment/37873450276/in/photostream/

HAMK joins the Team Finland delegation to Peru to investigate cooperation opportunities in education. https://gestion.pe/politica/primer-ministro-finlandia-se-reunira-ppk-lima-esta-semana-2203167 (24.10.2017)

Häme University of Applied Sciences, part of the Finnish Prime Minister’s Delegation to Colombia, visits Tecnológico de Antioquia in Medellin. http://www.tdea.edu.co/index.php/es/noticias/1604-finlandia-y-el-tdea-exploran-lazos-de-cooperacion-bilateral (23.10.2017)

HAMK, within the Team Finland delegation, lead by Vice-Minister Lehtomäki, is received by the Governor of Antioquia in Medellin to discuss cooperation in education. http://antioquia.gov.co/index.php/component/k2/item/3080-antioquia-y-finlandia-estrechan-lazos-de-amistad (23.10.2017)

Instituto Federal Paraná signed a Memorundum of Understanding with Häme University of Applied Sciences during the Finnish Delegation’s visit http://reitoria.ifpr.edu.br/?p=159654 (27.9.2017)

Finnish teacher student from HAMK  does her teacher training in Paraiba, Brazil, as part of the partnership signed between HAMK, TAMK and the State of Paraiba. http://paraiba.pb.gov.br/professora-finlandesa-desenvolve-projeto-de-mestrado-em-escolas-da-rede-estadual-da-paraiba/ (6.9.2017)

Instituto Federal do Sul de Minas signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), to further develop common programs and exchanges. https://www.ifsuldeminas.edu.br/index.php/concursos-2/1520-convenio-finlandia (31.8.2017)

The Finnish model of education is a reference to those who seek to optimize the human and financial resources invested in education, noted INFOTEP director in introducing conference by Maaret Viskari (HAMK) in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
http://www.listindiario.com/economia/2017/08/30/480307/el-pais-podria-emular-el-modelo-de-finlandia (30.8.2017)

The success of the Finnish Vocational Education system is highlighted by the fact that over 50% of youth have opted for Vocational Education in the last decade, explained international education expert Maaret Viskari (HAMK) invited by INFOTEP to give a conference in Santo Domingo
http://www.elcaribe.com.do/2017/08/30/la-rd-busca-emular-finlandia-materia-formacion-tecnica/ (30.8.2017)

One of the key factors of the high educational standards in Finland is the fact the teachers in charge of Vocational Education are extremely qualified, explained Maaret Viskari (HAMK) at her conference of Vocational Education in Dominican Republic http://www.lainformacion.com.do/noticias/nacion/91455/experta-diserta-sobre-educacion-tecnico-profesional-en-infotep (30.8.2017)

Dominican Republic gets to know the best practices of Finland in education to serve as a source of inspiration at a conference organized by INFOTEP with Finnish expert Maaret Viskari (HAMK)
https://www.diariolibre.com/noticias/educacion/la-rd-conoce-detalles-del-modelo-educativo-tecnico-utilizado-en-finlandia-XF8034660 (30.8.2017)

INFOTEP sponsored a conference to over 1500 professionals of the educational sector in the Dominican Republic,given by the Finnish Education expert Maaret Viskari (HAMK)
http://diariodigitaldominicano.com/site/infotep-auspicia-conferencia-conocer-factores-exito-sistema-educativo-finlandia/ (30.8.2017)

“Good teachers are the only guarantee of good graduates” – The director of INFOTEP Rafael Ovalles presents international education expert Maaret Viskari from HAMK before a conference on Vocational Teacher Education in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
https://presidencia.gov.do/noticias/infotep-auspicia-conferencia-para-conocer-factores-de-exito-sobre-sistema-educativo-de (29.8.2017)

Over 1500 persons participated to a conference by Maaret Viskari (HAMK) organized by INFOTEP to discover the Finnsh example on Vocational Education
https://www.eldinero.com.do/46629/finlandia-un-ejemplo-para-la-formacion-tecnico-profesional-dominicana/ (29.8.2017)

International expert Maaret Viskari (HAMK) gave a conference in Santo Domingo on the impact of Vocational Education in the economic and social development in Finland https://www.instagram.com/p/BYZ278xheC7/ (29.8.2017)

Jonathan D’Oleo resumes his view on Maaret Viskari’s (HAMK) conference: “Trough “Transplanting” educational models instead of “planting seeds” we can save decades in enjoying the results.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJUCS8H_8BI (29.8.2017)

International Expert on education from Finland Maaret Vuskari (HAMK) speaks about the impact of vocational education in economic and social development at INFOTEP conference in Dominican Republic
http://eltapete.com/experta-internacional-maaret-viskari-dicta-conferencia (29.8.2017)

Maaret Viskari (HAMK), specialist in designing professional development programs in pedagogy and education, to give a conference on Vocational Education in front of the educational and labor institutions representatives in Santo Domingo. http://eldia.com.do/experta-finlandesa-disertara-sobre-el-impacto-formacion-profesional-en-el-desarrollo-economico-y-social/ (25.8.2017)

Finnish education expert Maaret Viskari (HAMK) is to give a conference related to the continuous improvement of Vocational Education, as one of the strategic axes of innovation and development defined by  INFOTEP (Dominican republic)
http://caribbeandigital.net/experta-disertara-en-el-pais-sobre-el-impacto-de-la-formacion-profesional/ (25.8.2017)

Marize Passos participates in the Finnish Train the Trainers (FiTT) –program in Finland, at Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) and  Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK), with the support of Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq). http://cefor.ifes.edu.br/index.php/component/content/article?id=16863 (8.8.2017)

Bruno Pereira Garcês, IFTM chemistry teacher, was one of the 20 Brazilians selected to participate in Finnish Train the Trainers (FiTT) – program “My pedagogical practice changed completely” http://www.iftm.edu.br/noticias/index.php?id=7604 (3.8.2017)

Paraiba’s Governor Ricardo Coutinho announces the amplification of the Giramundo –programme, inviting more teachers to international training dialogue with Finland: “We expect these teachers to contaminate in a positive way the whole state teaching network with the experience they acquire in Finland” http://www.wscom.com.br/mobile/blogdowaltersantos/a+ousadia+da+paraiba+no+ensino+diante+dos+novos+desafios+da+politica+no+mundo-13922 (20.6.2017)

Finland’s new educational revolution to prepare students for the digital era. https://g1.globo.com/educacao/noticia/a-nova-revolucao-educacional-com-que-a-finlandia-quer-preparar-alunos-para-era-digital.ghtml (10.6.2017)

Wlamir Soares, a teacher of the Instituto Federal de Sergipe returns to Finland to become a teacher trainer in Brazil and multiply spreading innovative methodologies. http://www.ifs.edu.br/ultimas-noticias/209-intercambio/5687-docente-ifs (6.6.2017)

HAMK has received accrediation for training from The State Administration for Foreign Expert Affairs (SAFEA) of China. HAMKilta uusi avaus Kiinaan – ainoana Suomessa. (15.3.2017)

Salesiano offers training courses together with Finnish teacher educators. Natal: Salesiano tem cursos de formacao com professores da Finlandia. (12.3.2017)

The Finnish are training in Natal. O Norte: Finlandeses ministram curso em Natal. Reporer Tadeau Oliveira (12.3.2017)

Vilma Raquel, Teacher student from Gira Mundo Finlandia –programme introduces her pedagogical development work with students at Federal Institute of Paraíba, Brazil. TV SOL, Patos Mexico: Oportunidade. Foram prorrogadas as inscrições para alunos da rede pública estadual interessados em participar do Programa Gira Mundo. (22.3.2017)

Luís Henrique M. de Melo, PRODEMA/UFPB, interviewed about his experiences studying at HAMK’s Gira Mundo Finlandia programme in Finland. Espaço Ecológico: Programa Gira Mundo, Edição Finlândia, é tema de entrevista no Espaço Ecológico (5.1.2017)

2016

Prof. Regina Lucia Pelachim Lianda talks about an Extension Project “Inclusive Education through Chemistry” which is implemented in Instituto Federal do Sudeste MG – Campus Barbacena in partnership with the Support Association for the Deaf (Associação de Apoio aos Surdos). Lianda describes how teaching needed to be adapted to be suitable for people with visual disabilities. IF Sudeste MG – Campus Barbacena: IF Sudeste MG – Campus Barbacena desenvolve Projeto de extensão sobre “Educação Inclusiva por meio da química” em parceria com a Associação de Apoio aos Surdos de Barbacena (13.12.2016)

“All students have talent”: What is Latin America learning about education in Finland. Dean of HAMK School of Education, Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen shortly gives examples of success factors and indicators of Finnish education (e.g.) PISA, whereas Damione Damito, teacher from Instituto Federal de São Paulo, and Vilma Leitão,teacher from Ensino Fundamental e Médio em Patos, tell about their experiences of cooperation between Latin American countries and Finland in education, in HAMK’s programmes Gira Mundo Finlandia and VET Teachers for the Future programmes. BBC Mundo: “Todos los alumnos tienen talento”: qué está aprendiendo América Latina de la educación en Finlandia” (10.12.2016)

Announcement of the Finnish Teacher Trainer Diploma (FiTT) programme during the opening of the VET Teachers for the Future, Cohort III Final Seminar in Maceió: Formação de multiplicadores leva professores de volta à Finlândia (9.12.2016)

Brazilian teachers describing how they have applied what they have learnt in and from Finland in their own educational context. Experiences of HAMK’s Gira Mundo Finlandia and VET Teachers for the Future programmes by Vilma Leitão, teacher from Ensino Fundamental e Médio em Patos, Alexandre D’Andrea teacher Instituto Federal da Paraíba, and Damione Damito, teacher from Instituto Federal de São Paulo. BBC Brasil: Professores contam como estão aplicando no Brasil o que aprenderam na Finlândia (7.12.2016)

Announcement about the Final Seminar and the Certification of the VET Teachers for the Future, Cohort III participants in Maceió during the Connepi conference on 7-9 December 2016. Portal da Rede Federal de Educação Profissional, Científica e Tecnológica: Professores que estiveram na Finlândia serão certificados em programação no XI Connepi (1.12.2016)

Invitation by the the Brazilian Ministries of Education and Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication, and the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) to the VET Teachers for the Future, Cohort III Final Seminar on 7-9 December 2016 in Maceió during the 11th North-East Congress of Research and Innovation (Connepi). Portal MEC: Professores que estiveram na Finlândia descrevem experiência and Correio Braziliense: Professores que estiveram na Finlândia descrevem experiência (30.11.2016)

Dr. Rodrigo Duran, an Alumni of The VET Teachers for the Future -program, founded a national Science and Technology project promoting FabLabs in Brazil in co-operation with Intel Corpororation, U.S.A. Instituto Federal Mato Grosso do Sul: IFMS firma acordo com Intel para popularização da ciência (8.9. 2016)

The participants of The VET Teachers for the Future -program, Azenaide Vieira, Izidro Lima Junior and Robson Felix, shared their experiences on educational innovations of Finland and established regional development in Brazil. Instituto Federal Mato Grosso do Sul: Docentes iniciam projeto institucional a partir de experiências na Finlândia (1.9. 2016)

HAMK University of Applied Sciences: Enhanced Cooperation between Finland and Brazil. 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.  “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)”. (30.8. 2016)

Dr. Francisco Fechine Borges from Campus Santa Rita Paraiba Federal Institute (IFPB), an Alumni of The VET Teachers for the Future -program, and his team, were rewarded for their sustainable, scientific nnovations at the Fair of Innovation and Technology II (Expotec), Brazil. Ministério da Educação IFPB: Expotec: IFPB mostra inventividade e pesquisa ao público (26.8. 2016)
Hämeen Ammattikorkeakoulu: Brasilia haluaa vahvistaa ammatillisen koulutuksen kehittämistä suomalaisyhteistyössä (18.8. 2016)
Häme University of Applied Sciences starts new education programme to Brazilian K-12 teachers with Fundação de Apoio à Pesquisa (Fapesq) e a Secretaria de Estado da Educação (SEE), Paraiba, Brazil. Governo da Paraíba: Programa GPrograma Gira Mundo Finlândia é divulgado para gestores da 1ª e 3ª GRE (17.8.2016)

Dr. Wlamir Soares, an Alumni of The VET Teachers for the Future -program, shares his experiences on educational excellence of Finland and teacher education. Instituto Federal Sergipe:  Cursos de capacitação promovidos pelo MEC possibilitam intercâmbio cultural (15.8.2016)

Experts of Häme University of Applied Sciences and the Alumni of The VET Teachers for the Future -program presented Finnish education and the teacher education in Finland House, Rio de Janeiro. Excellence in Education: Finland House in Rio Olympics – EEF members presenting Finnish excellence in education (12.8.2016)

Mr. Damione Damito, an Alumni of The VET Teachers for the Future -program, produces popular podcasts on student engagement and active learning to the Portuguese speaking world together with his students. Rádio e TV Instituto Federal: Câmpus Suzano recebe visita de professor e alunos do IFSP Salto. (17.5. 2016)

Dr. Angela Kwiatkowski’s, an Alumni of The VET Teachers for the Future -program, students win international prizes in science in The Youth Science Meeting. Edição de notícias: Estudantes do IFMS tem pesquisa selecionada para o Youth Science Meeting (6.5. 2016)

Hämeen sanomat: Brasilialaisopettajat värittävät katukuvaa (9.4. 2016)

Terveiset koulutusvientimatkalta Brasiliasta, Opetusministeri Sanni Grahn-Laasosen julkinen Facebook-päivitys (1.4. 2016)

Delegation of Häme University of Applied Sciences meets SESI-SENAI Brazil and plans future collaboration. Portal SESI-SP Servico Social da Indústria: Delegação da Finlândia visita unidades do Sesi-SP e do Senai-SP (31.3. 2016)

The Minister of Education of Finland, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, presents Finnish teacher education in Brazil. Carta Educação: Professor, o foco do sistema educacional finlandês (30.3. 2016)

The Ministy of Education, Brazil, presents Finnish-Brazilian The VET Teachers for the Future -program and cooperation with Häme University of Applied Sciences. The Ministry of Education, Brazil: Universidade finlandesa adota projeto de professor brasileiro (12.2. 2016)

Brazilian Exchange degree programme students of Häme University of Applied Sciences share their experiences on studying in Finland. Por Acaso: Jaraguaenses pelo mundo: como é ser intercambista na Finlândia? (1.2. 2016)

2015

The Alumni of The VET Teachers for the Future -program, Dr. Joelma Kremer and Mr. Bruno Pereira Garcês reflect their teacher education in Finland. TAMK.today: Smiling is Universal (22.7. 2015)

The Brazilian teachers and researchers graduated from The VET Teachers for the Future -program organized an international seminar with the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Brazil, in João Pessoa, Brazil 9.-11.12. 2015: Workshop Internacional de Inovação na Educação Profissional​

Hämeen Ammattikorkeakoulun työryhmä Eduskunnan ulevaisuusvaliokunnan mukana suunnittelemassa koulutusyhteistyötä Uruguayssa ja Argentiinassa. Suomen Suurlähetystö, Buenos Aires: Tulevaisuusvaliokunta ja koulutuksen asiantuntijaryhmä Uruguayssa ja Argentiinassa (27.10. 2015)

Reporter Estela Benetti, Diario Catarinese: Dr. Essi Ryymin from Häme University of Applied Sciences presenting educational experiences of Finland in III Seminário Internacional de Educação of FIESC in Florianópolis: Aurora adquire empresa Cocari e outros destaques desta quarta-feira and Educação de alta qualidade é saída para o país no longo prazo (21.10.2015).

Ms. Fabiana Augusta presents her experiences of teacher education in Häme University of Applied Sciences, Finland, and her regional development work in education of entrepreneurship, and creative businesses in Brazil. The website of the state of Sertao Pernambucano: ​Professora Fabiana Augusta apresentou roda de conversa “Do Sertão ao Gelo”​ (13.8.2015)

Mr. Damione Damito, a Brazilian teacher and ICT-developer from the VET Teacher for the Future -program innovated a learning environment for sharing the best practices of student-centered and engaging learning. The podcasts introduce e.g. assessment and project-based learning: ​​​​​Pa​​po de Professor, podcasts

Talouselmän artikkeli Hämeen Ammattikorkeakoulun opettajankoulutuksen koulutusviennistä Brasiliaan.
Talouselämä: Suomalainen ammattikoulutus herättää kiinnostusta Brasiliassa​ (16.8.2015)

The Alumni of The VET Teachers for the Future -program, Dr. Fernando Pacheco and Mr. Diego Lieban present their experiences of teacher education together with Dr. Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen, Director of The School of Professional Teacher Education, Häme University of Applied Sciences. News at website www.globo.com: Alta qualidade do ensino na Finlândia atrai até professores brasileiros​​ (15.8.2015)

BBC’s article of CNPQ’s (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico do Ministério da Educação) and Häme University of Applied Sciences’ cooperation in teacher educaution and The VET Teachers for the Future -program. BBC Brazil: Oito coisas que aprendi com a educação na Finlândia ​(12.8.2015)

IF Sudeste de Minas Gerais News: Dr. Regina Lianda, graduate from The VET Teachers for the Future – program gives a presentation at III Fórum Mundial de Educação Profissional e Tecnológica, in Recife Brazil. Professora do Câmpus Barbacena, participante do “Programa Professores para o futuro – Finlândia. (12.6.2015).

2018

Carvalho, C. (2018, February 28). Observations of Trust, Motivation and Empowerment. [Blog post]. Retrieved from: https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/observations-of-trust-motivation-and-empowerment/

Chen, Z., Ryymin, E. & Kunnari, I. (2018). Inspirations of Vocational Teachers’ Education from Finland to China. HAMK Unlimited Professional 28.5. 2018.

Chen, Z., Ryymin, E. & Kunnari, I. (2018). The Comparisons of Vocational Teacher Education in Finland and China. HAMK Unlimited Professional  18.5.2018.

D’Andrea, A., Ouverney-King. J., Medeiros, P., Kunnari, I. & Ryymin, E. Gira Mundo Finland: Paraíba State in Educational Policies for Mobility and International Teacher Training Programme. Presentation at FAUBAI-conference (Brazilian Association for International Education), 14.-18.4. 2018, Rio de Janeiro.

D’Andrea, A., Ouverney-King, J. & Medeiros, F. P. (2018, April 5). Paraíba in the Center of International Training and Well-Being. [Blog post]. Retrieved from: https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/paraiba-in-the-center-of-international-training-and-social-well-being/

dos Santos, A. Jr. (2018, April 4).– Uma Tag para o compartilhamento de boas práticas em Educação Profissional. [Blog post]. Retrieved from:https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/edu4f-uma-tag-para-o-compartilhamento-de-boas-praticas-em-educacao-profissional/

dos Santos, A. Jr. (2018, March 30). #EDU4F – A Tag for Sharing Good Practices in Vocational Education. [Blog post]. Retrieved from: https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/edu4f-a-tag-for-sharing-good-practices-in-vocational-education/

Eerola, T. (2018). The Pedagogy of Vocational Education responds to Future Skill Needs – The Finnish Educational System. Keynote presented at Successful Pathways from School to Work Conference, 25.-26.3.2018, Haifa.

Friman, M., Schreiber, D., Syrjänen, R., Kokkonen, E., Mutanen, A. & Salminen, J. (2018). Steering sustainable development in higher education – Outcomes from Brazil and Finland. Journal of Cleaner Production, 186.

Hautala, T., Helander, J. & Korhonen, V. (2018). Loose and tight coupling in educational organizations – an integrative literature review”, Journal of Educational Administration,56, 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEA-03-2017-0027

Kunnari, I., Ilomäki, L. & Toom, A. (2018). Successful Teacher Teams in Change: The Role of Collective Efficacy and Resilience. International Journal of teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 30, 1.

Parkkonen, V. & Pukkila, P. (2018). How to make Guidance Counselling Digital? HAMK Unlimited Journal 17.5.2018.

Ryymin, E., Korhonen, A.-M. & Laurikainen, M. (2018). Digital Disruption in Finnish SMEs and Recommendations for Innovative Competence Development. Unpublished Research Report for European “Learning at Work in a Digital Age DC4WORK” -project, Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Hämeenlinna.

Ryymin, E. From Reactivity to Proactivity – How will Teaching Change over the Next 20 Years? Keynote presented at The Future Learning and Innovation in Universities of Applied Sciences Conference, 15.-16.5. 2018, Pori.

Ryymin, E. (2018, January 27). Building Pedagogical Leadership for 21st Century Education. [Blog post]. Retrieved from: https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/building-pedagogical-leadership-for-21st-century-education/

Ryymin, E. & Vainio, L. Innovative Learning Creates Know-How to Regional Challenges, approved paper to Labour Mobility, Capital and Knowledge in an Age of Global Reversal and Regional Revival – RSA Annual Conference 2018, 3.-6.6. 2018, Lugano.

Vainio, L. & Ryymin, E. (2018). Developing a Hamkoid through experimentation. HAMK Unlimited Professional 1.6.2018.

2017

Amado, J. L. (2017, October 28). The FiTT Experience Produced an Out of the Box -Curriculum for the Future Teachers. [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/the-fitt-experience-produced-the-out-of-the-box-curriculum-for-the-future-teachers/

Corado, C., Joyce, B., Laurikainen, M. and Ryymin, E. (eds.) (2017).  Gira Mundo Finlândia – Professional Development Certificate Programme Paraíba, Cohort 1 in Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK).

Corado. C. (2017, September 7). Networking for Global Teacher Development. [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/networking-for-global-teacher-development/

D’Andrea, A., Ouverney-King, J., Petronio Medeiros F., Ryymin, E. Giramundo Finlândia: Challenges for the 21st Century Education in Paraíba, Brazil. Presentation at EAPRIL (The European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning) Conference, 28.11.-1.12. 2017, Hämeenlinna.

D’Andrea, A. (2017, February 13). What is Finland to me? A Brief Report from A Brazilian Teacher. [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/what-is-finland-to-me-a-brief-report-from-a-brazilian-teacher/

Joyce, B. (2017, March 28). Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL): Breaking Down Borders for Sustainable Teacher Development. [Blog post]. Retrieved from
https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/content-and-language-integrated-learning-clil-breaking-down-borders-for-sustainable-teacher-and-student-development/

Korhonen, A-M., Ruhalahti, S., & Torseke, J. (2017). How to put all my knowledge into words?. HAMK Unlimited Journal 13.12.2017.

Kunnari, I., Laurikainen, M., Pires, A. O., & Rodrigues, M. R. (2017). Supporting students’ ePortfolio process in Higher Education. HAMK Unlimited Journal 12.12.2017.

Kunnari, I., Laurikainen, M., & Torseke, J. (2017). Triggering students to create ePortfolios. HAMK Unlimited Journal 15.12.2017.

Majuri, M. & Tertsunen, T. Leadership, Innovation and Technology – Managing the the Change of Education. Paper presented at The 5th Annual Research Institute of the Aga Khan University, 23.3. 2017, Dar es Salaam.

Mattila, H. & Palovaara, M. Finnish Sustainable Communities. Poster presented at The 2nd International Reource Recovery Conference, 5.-9. 2017, New York.

Mustonen, L. & Heikkilä, S. The Change Challenges the Teacher – HAMK’s Electronical and Automation Education Develops in Study Modules. Paper presented in The Higher Education Forum, 7.–9.2.2017, Seoul.

Poulsen, B. K. & Dimsits, M. (2017). Making sense with ePortfolios. HAMK Unlimited Journal  20.12.2017.

Ruhalahti, S., Korhonen A.-M. & Rasi, P. (2017). Authentic, Dialogical Knowledge Construction: A Blended and Mobile Teacher Education Programme, Educational Research, DOI: 10.1080/00131881.2017.1369858

Ruhalahti, S., Korhonen, A-M. & Rasi, P.The Diana Model as a Framework for Authentic and Dialogical Knowledge Construction in a Blended and Mobile In-Service Teacher Education Program (in press)

Ryymin E. 21st Century Pedagogy – What Does it Mean for Teachers’ Competencies? Keynote presented at The Global Teacher Education VIP Day, 25.8. 2017, Astana World Expo.

Ryymin, E., D’Andrea, A. & Ouverney-King, J. (2017). The Co-Operation between Finland and Brazil Boosts New Educational Innovations in The Gira Mundo Finlândia -Professional Development Programme. In Corado, C. Joyce, B., Laurikainen, M. & Ryymin, E. (eds.) Gira Mundo Finlândia -Professional Development Certificate Programme (pp. 20-21). Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK). Hermes oy: Tampere.

Ryymin, E., Kunnari, I. & D’Andrea, A. (2017). Digital Solutions in Teacher Education enhance Wellbeing and Expertise. Journal of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences, 1, 2017.

Ryymin, E., Augusta, F., Albuquerque, M., Felix, R. G.,  Araujo, F.G., Lima Junior, I.S., Oliveira, P., Page, J.C., Rovai, R. & Soares, W. Creating Engaging Pedagogical Change. Presentation at EAPRIL (The European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning) Conference, 28.11.-1.12. 2017, Hämeenlinna.

Ryymin, E. (2017, January 26) Over 100 Brazilian teachers graduated from our Teacher Education Programme so far. [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://blogit.hamk.fi/global-education/over-100-brazilian-teachers-graduated-from-our-teacher-education-programme-so-far

Siklander, P., Kangas, M., Ruhalahti, S. & Korva, S. (2017). Exploring Triggers for Arousing Interest in The Online Learning. Paper presented at The 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference 6.-8.3.2017, Valencia.

Tileubaeva, G. (2017, October 10). Какие были самые значимые результаты этой недели? [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/

Viskari, M. Recruiting and Developing Teachers and Trainers to Provide High Quality and Relevant TVET. Keynote presented at Conferencia Magistral Impacto de la Formación Professional en El Desarrollo Económico y Social: Experiencia de Finlandia, 29.8. 2017, Santo Domingo.

Viskari, M. Developing Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Experience of Finland. Keynote presented at The Inter-American Development Bank Conference (IADB), 13.-14.6.2017, Washington DC.

Viskari, M. (2017, March 7). The Partners on the Other Side of the Table. [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://blog.hamk.fi/global-education/the-partners-on-the-other-side-of-the-table/

2016

Antonio Petry, C. Santana Pacheco, F., Ribeiro Alves G. & Carlos Felgueiras M. Learning Objects for Demanding Themes in Eletronics Teaching. Paper presented at TAEE Conference (Technology, Learning and Teaching of Electronics), 22.-24.6. 2016, Sevilla.

Antonio Petry, C., Santana Pacheco, F., Lohmann, D. Correa A.G. & Moura, P. Project “Teaching beyond Physics”: Integrating Arduino to the Laboratory. Paper presented at TAEE Conference (Technology, Learning and Teaching of Electronics), 22.-24.6. 2016, Sevilla.

Chen, Z. & Eerola, T. (31.5.2016). Analysis of Finnish Skills Competition and Inspirations to China. HAMK Unlimited: Professional. Retrieved 5.6.2016 from https://unlimited.hamk.fi/ammatillinen-osaaminen-ja-opetus/analysis-of-finnish-skills-competition-and-inspirations-to-china

Chen, Z. & Joyce, B. Reason to Finnish Success in Education – from Learning and Teaching Aspects, submitted

Corado, C. & Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. (2016). A reflection tool to enhance individual learning in the Finnish-Brazilian VET Teachers for the Future -Professional Certificate Programme. In Ryymin, E., Joyce, B. and Laurikainen, M. (eds.) The Future Makers – Professional Teachers Promoting Professional Change (pp. 15-24). HAMKin julkaisuja 2/2016, HAMKin e-julkaisuja 4/2016, Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu. URN:ISBN:978-951-784-780-3

Correia, A. & Ryymin, E. (2016). Brazilian students of programming courses improve their motivation when placing them under student-centered learning and project-based learning approaches. In Ryymin, E., Joyce, B. and Laurikainen, M. (eds.) The Future Makers – Professional Teachers Promoting Professional Change (pp. 81-84). HAMKin julkaisuja 2/2016, HAMKin e-julkaisuja 4/2016, Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu. URN:ISBN:978-951-784-780-3

Duran, R. & Susimetsä, M. (2016). A collaborative virtual classroom for game based-learning using immersive and free creative simulated universe in multiple scales. The Future Makers – Professional Teachers Promoting Professional Change (pp. 55-72). HAMKin julkaisuja 2/2016, HAMKin e-julkaisuja 4/2016, Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu. URN:ISBN:978-951-784-780-3

Gresse von Wangenheim, C., von Wangenheim, A., Santana Pacheco, F. C. R. Hauck, J., Ferreira, M. & Dezan de Bona, D. Programe um Robô Super-Herói:  Ensinando Computação Física em Oficinas de Pais e Filhos, manuscript in press

Korhonen, A.-M., Kunnari, I. & Ruhalahti, S. How to deepen Competence Development through Authentic and Dialogical Learning in Digital Learning Environments?, approved presentation

Gresse von Wangenheim, C., von Wangenheim, A., Santana Pacheco, F.,  Hauck, J.C.R., Borgatto, A.F. & Missfeldt Filho, R. (2016). Computer Scientists Are Still Imagined To Be Nerds. INCoD – Brazilian Institute for Digital Convergence. Technical Report INCoD/GQS.02.2016.E.

Gresse von Wangenheim, C., von Wangenheim, A., Santana Pacheco, F. C. R. Hauck, J. & Ferreira, M. (2015).Design and Experiences with Teaching Physical Computing in Family Workshops. INCoD – Brazilian Institute for Digital Convergence. Technical Report INCoD/GQS.04.2015.E.

Keskisarja, V., Sivunen, J., Väänänen, M. ja Ryymin, E. (8.6.2016). Digiopettaja ja onnistunut verkkokurssi. HAMK Unlimited: Journal.  Haettu 19.8 .2016 osoitteesta https://unlimited.hamk.fi/ammatillinen-osaaminen-ja-opetus/digiopettaja-ja-onnistunut-verkkokurssi

Korhonen, A.-M. Learning is my Journey – Scaffolding Digital Personal Learning Environments in Teacher Education Context. Paper presented at The 8th Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN 16), 4.-6.7.2016, Barcelona.

Kunnari, I. & Ryymin, E. Positive Approach for Developing Education – Building the Future. The Final Seminar of the VET Teachers for The Future Professional Development Programme and Workshop in XI Connepi Conference, 6.-9.12. 2016, Maceió.

Kunnari, I. & Ryymin, E. Successful Teacher Development in the Digital Era – The Role of Wellbeing and Networked Expertise. Paper presented at The European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL) Conference, 3.-25.11. 2016, Porto.

Kunnari, I. & Ryymin, E. (2016). The Pedagogical Concept of The VET Teachers for the Future. In The VET Teachers for the Future Professional Certificate Programme Alumni Publication (pp.20-21). Häme University of Applied Sciences. Kirjapaino Hermes Oy: Tampere.

Kunnari, I. & Ryymin, E. Joyful Teacher and School Development for Successful Change in Pedagogy. Paper presented at The International Leading Passion – Motivation and Work in the Post-Industrial Era Research Conference, 19.-20.4. 2016, Porvoo.

Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. Teacher Education Reform in Finland. Keynote presented at the XI CONNEPI – IFAL Congresso Norte Nordeste De Pesquisa e Inovação, 6.-9.12. 2016, Maceió.

Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S., Viskari, M. & Mäenpää, T. (2016). Development of Teachers’ Competences when Working in Transnational Education. In Vanhanen, R. (Ed.) Export of Education by Finnish Universities  of Applied Sciences, Reflections on Best Practices (pp.66-75). JAMK University of Applied Sciences:  Suomen Yliopistopaino Oy.

Pacheco, F. & Joyce, B. (2016). Starting with a tinkering workshop and going beyond. In Ryymin, E., Joyce, B. and Laurikainen, M. (eds.) The Future Makers – Professional Teachers Promoting Professional Change (pp. 43-48). HAMKin julkaisuja 2/2016, HAMKin e-julkaisuja 4/2016, Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu. URN:ISBN:978-951-784-780-3

Pelachim Lianda R.L. & Ryymin, E. (2016). An apprenticeship of a teacher – A description of a teacher’s professional development in a community of learning practitioners. In Ryymin, E., Joyce, B. and Laurikainen, M. (eds.) The Future Makers – Professional Teachers Promoting Professional Change (pp. 25-34). HAMKin julkaisuja 2/2016, HAMKin e-julkaisuja 4/2016, Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu. URN:ISBN:978-951-784-780-3

Pelachim Lianda R.L.. Implementando abordagem centrada no estudante e metodologia abp em estudos de química orgãnica. Poster presented at The Problem-Based Learning and Active Learning Methodologies, Pan-American Network For Problem-Based Lerning (PAN-PBL), 8.-10.9. 2016, São Paulo.

Pelachim Lianda R.L., Pereira, N.C., Fonseca Dinali, L.A., Oliveira de Paula, A.F., Dinali, W., Ryymin, E. & Joyce, B. Implementing Student-Centered Approach and Project-Based Learning (PBL) in Organic Chemistry Studies. Paper presented at The Problem-Based Learning and Active Learning Methodologies, Pan-American Network For Problem-Based Lerning Conference (PAN-PBL), 8.-10.9. 2016, São Paulo.

Ruhalahti, S., Korhonen, A.M. & Ruokamo, H. (2016). The Dialogical Authentic Netlearning Activity  (DIANA) Model for Collaborative Knowledge Construction in MOOC. The Online Journal of Distance Education and e-Learning, 4, 2.

Ruhalahti, S., Kunnari, I. & Korhonen, A-M. How to Deepen Competence Development through Autentic and Dialogical Learning in Digital Learning Environments? Paper presented at The The European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL) Conference, 3.-25.11. 2016, Porto.

Ryymin, E., Kunnari, I., Joyce, B. & Laurikainen, M. (2016). Networked Expertise Empowering Brazilian Teachers’ Professional Development and Pedagogical Change. International Journal for Cross-Diciplinary subjects in Education, 7(2), 2755-2760. DOI: 10.20533/ijcdse.2042.6364.2016.0375

Ryymin, E., Joyce, B., Laurikainen, M. (Eds.)., (2016). The Future Makers – Professional Teachers Promoting Pedagogical Change. HAMKin julkaisuja 2/2016, HAMKin e-julkaisuja 4/2016, Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu. URN:ISBN:978-951-784-780-3

Ryymin, E., Kullaslahti, J., Mäntyneva, M., Ruusunen, M., Valokorpi, P., Turunen, H. & Joyce, B. (27.9.2016). Flexible and Agile Studying in Master’s Degree –  Experiences on Flipped Classroom in the University of Applied Sciences. HAMK Unlimited: Professional. Retrieved 1.10.2016 from https://unlimited.hamk.fi/ammatillinen-osaaminen-ja-opetus/flexible-and-agile-studying-in-masters-degree-ex

Ryymin, E. Learning in a Digital Age – A New Pedagogy or just a Tool? Keynote  presented at The 25th European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (EfVET) 26.-29.10. 2016, Valencia

Ryymin, E. Opettaja työelämän kumppanina ja tulevaisuuden osaamisen kehitäjänä.
Esitys Helsingin seudun kauppakamarin Ennakointikamarissa, 27. syyskuuta 2016, Helsinki.

Uebe Mansur, A., Ryymin, E., Joyce, B. & Ruhalahti, S. Project-Based Learning Applied in Brazilian Entrepreneurship Class: A Model from Finnish-Brazilian Case Study. Paper presented at The 2nd International Conference on Advances in Education and Social Sciences (ADVED16), 10.-12.10. 2016, Istanbul.

Ueber Mansur, A.F., Joyce, B., Biazus V. M.C. and Siqueira, E.L.G. Results Analysis from Peer Assessment for Entrepreneurship’s PBL class in Business Management Undergraduate Course (pp. 244-251). Paper presented at The 8th International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education, 6.-8.7. 2016, Guimarãe.

2015

Chen, Z. (2015). The Differences of Schools’ Influencing Factors Acting on Chinese and German Learning Process. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag.

Chen, Z. (2015). The new analysis of differences among lifelong learning, lifelong education and learning society. Scholarly Research Journal for Humanity Science & English Language, 2015, 2(10), 2601-2607.

Chen, Z. & Sonawane, S. (2015). The new understanding and analysis of features and contents of grounded theory. Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2015, 3(19), 344-351.

Correia, A., Ryymin, E., Pacheco, F., Aarreniemi-Jokipelto, P. & Joyce, B. (2015). A Strategy to Increase Students’ Motivation and Decrease Dropout Rates on Computer  Programming Courses in a Public Institute of Education and Technology. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Eductional Media and Technology 2015 (pp.1267-1272). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Eduction (AACE).

de Melo Filho, I., Gomes, A.S., Joyce, B., Korhonen A-M & Ryymin, E. (2015). Integration service development of informallearning activities within the distance education in Brazil​. In A. Suominen, H. Toivanen & M. Nieminen (eds.) Innovation policies for economic and social transitions: Developing strategies for knowledge, practices and organizations (pp. 414-418) . VTT oy: Espoo.

Gresse von Wangenheim, C., von Wangenheim, A., Santana Pacheco, F. C. R. Hauck, J. & Ferreira, M. (2015). Physical Computing Outreach at Exhibitions. INCoD – Brazilian Institute for Digital Convergence. Technical Report INCoD/GQS.03.2015.E

Kunnari, I. & Ryymin, E. Promoting Science and Education between Brazil and Finland by Applied Research. Paper presented at Conferência Internacional de Educação Professional do IFPB Instituto Federal, 9-11.12. 2015, João Pessoa.

Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S., Joyce, B., Ryymin, E., Viskari, M. & Heikkilä, L. (2015). Brazilian VET teachers’ strategies to transfer their learning in a Finnish-Brazilian teacher education programme. Journal of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences, 3, 2015.

Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. (ed.) (2015). VET Teachers for the Future – Professional Deveopment Certificate Programme in Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) & Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK). HAMK AOKK:n julkaisuja 3/2015.

​Majuri, M., Ryymin, E., Viskari, M. & Kokkomäki, J. (2015). Researching Professional Excellence Regionally, Nationally and Globally​. In Mustonen, L. (ed.) International Collaboration – Towards Joint Research Acitivites (pp. 11-16). HAMK Publications 6/2015. Tammperprint oy: Tampere.

Ryymin, E., Eerola, T. & Majuri, M. (2015.) Ammatillisen huippuosaamisen tutkimuksesta ja ammattitaitokilpailuista näkökulmia tulevaisuuden työelämän osaamisen kehittämiseen. Ammattikasvatuksen aikakauskirjan erikoisnumero, 17, 76-84.

Ryymin, E., Kunnari, I. & Viskari, M. Design-Based Implementation Research in Education Business. Paper presented at The National Research Conference of Universities of Applied Sciences and Vocational Education (AMK- ja Ammatillisen koulutuksen tutkimuspäivät), 23.-24.11. 2015, Helsinki.

Ryymin, E. & Kunnari, I. (2015). Developing Networked Expertise for Educational Innovations – Brazilian Teachers in Finnish Learning Environment. Paper presented at The International Conference of Education (LICE-2015), 9.-11.11. 2015, London.

Ryymin, E. Teacher Education and Co-Operation with Enterprises and Industries. Keynote presented at III Seminário Internacional de Educação – A Força da Indústria Catarinese (FIESC), 20.-21.10. 2015, Florianópolis.

Ryymin, E. Tulevaisuuden oppija. Paper presented at YAMK-koulutus vahvaksi TKI -vaikuttajaksi Seminar, 2.-3.12. 2015, Hämeenlinna.

Ryymin, E., Corado, C., Joyce, B., Kokkomäki, J., Kunnari, I., Laurikainen, M., Lianda, R & Viskari, M. (2015). Finnish-Brazilian Learning Process as an Experimental Path towards Pedagogical Change. Paper presented at The 8th Nordic Latin American Research Network (NOLAN) Conference, 11.-13.6.2015, Helsinki.

Ruhalahti, S. How to Build 21st Teacher Education? Paper presented at The Danish Learning Festival,  3.3.2015, Copenhagen.

Ruhalahti, S. & Korhonen, A.-M. (2015). Wanted: MOOC Pedagogy. In EDULEARN15 Proceedings (pp. 1791-1795). 7th International Conference on Education and New Learning. IATED: Barcelona.​

2014

Correia, A.R. S., Iyoda, J.M. & Silva, C. (2014). From Requirements to Ready to Run Software: A Brief Thought on How to Mechanize The Software Development Process. International Journal in Foundations of Computer Science & Technology, 4, 17-26. http://wireilla.com/papers/ijfcst/V4N3/4314ijfcst02.pdf

Correia, A. R. S., Padmanabhan, R. Oliveira, M.C., Alves, J.L. & Menezes, L.F. (2010). Towards a Blank Shape Optimization: Enhancement of Procedure and FE Solver. In: 2nd International Conference on Engineering Opmization Book of proceedings (pp.187-187).

Koski, J. & Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. (2014). Real-world pedagogical approach to the career planning of students at universities of applied sciences and support for professional identity. In K. Raiji (ed.) Learning by Developing action model. Laurea Publications 36. Laurea University of Applied Sciences: Vantaa.​

Kunnari, I., & Ilomäki, L. (2014). Reframing teachers’ work for educational innovation. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, (ahead-of-print), 1-12. doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2014.978351

Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. (2014). Махламяки-Култанен, С. Педагогическое образование для пре-подавателей в Финляндии. Журнал Вестник Московская университета Серия Экономика​ 6 (5), 102-113. Publishded in Russian. In English: Pedagogical education for university teachers in Finland. The Journal of the University of Moscow, Economic Faculty

Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. (ed.) (2014). The Bolashak Fellowship Program in HAMK University of Applied Sciences Finland, 2013-2015. HAMKin e-julkaisuja 22/2014.

Ruhalahti, S. & Korhonen, A.-M. (2014). Pocket sized, autehtic, dialogical and mobile learning. SeOPPI eLearning Finland, 3, 2014, 18-19.​

Ryymin, E. (2014). Tulevaisuuden opettaja. Teoksessa Korhonen, A-M. & Ruhalahti, S. (Toim.) Oppimisen Digiagentit (pp.9-14).  HAMKin e-julkaisuja 40/2014. Hämeen Ammattikorkeakoulu.

Eerola, T. (ed.) (2013). Towards Vocational Top Expertise. HAMK University of Applied Sciences. Tammerprint oy: Tampere.

-2013

Hulkari, K. & Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. (2008). Reflection through web discussions: assessing nursing students’ work-based learning. Journal of Workplace Learning 20 (3), 157–164.

Lianda, R.L.P. (2009). Perfil de Substâncias Fenólicas de Méis Brasileiros por Cromatografia Líquida de Alta Eficiência e Avaliação do Potencial Antioxidante​​​. ​Tese de Doutorado​. Seropédica: Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro.

Lianda, R.L.P. & Castro, R.N. (2008). Isolamento e identificação da morina em mel brasileiro de Apis mellifera​. Quím. Nova [online]. Vol.31, n. 6, pp. 1472-1475.

Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. & Majuri, M. (2013). A Transition in the Management of Vocational Education: from Rector Institutions to Partnerships. In Aaltonen, K., Isacsson, A., Laukia, J., Vanhanen-Nuutinen, L. (In.) Practical Skills, Education and Development – Vocational Training education and training in Finland. Haaga-Helia: Helsinki. 64-74.

Mahlamäki-Kultanen, S. (2006). Skills demonstrations – a possibility for meaningful cooperation with entrepreneurs in the internationalising vocational education. In A. Fayolle & H. Klantdt (eds.) Inter-national Entrepreneurship Education. Issues and Newness. Edward Elgar Publishing. Cheltenham, 155–167.

Ryymin, E. (2008). Teachers’ Intelligent Networks. Study of Relationship-based Professional Development supported by Collaborative Learning Technologies. Academic Dissertation. Acta Universitatis Tamperensis 1336. Tampere: Tampere University Press.

New Business Opportunities, Sustainable Growth and Innovative Learning in Bio- and Circular Economy (LUO Next Step) 2017-2018

Cobots Transforming Work and Learning (Collaborative Y-robots in Steel and Metal Industries) 2018-2019

Work-based Learning in the Digital Age 2017-2019

The project “Work-based Learning in the Digital Age – Promoting Digital Competences for Employability and Innovations” is an European union funded (ERASMUS + KA2 Stratgic Partnerships) development project in the frame of the European Digital Competence Framework “DigComp 2.0”.

The project will research the supply and demand of  digital competemces in SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) and document our findings in a recommendation for competence development and training actions for SMEs and training providers. The specific interest is on teaching and learning directly at the work place supported by digital means, learning 4.0. We will produce scalable and open training modules, toolbox 4.0 and handbook for trainers, educators and business developers. Partners:  IHK-Projektgesellschaft mbH (Germany)
Mentoritec – Business Consultatn and VET Provider (PT), BFI Tirol – VET Provider, European Forum ot Teachnical and Vocational Education and Training (EfVET), Belogium

HAMK Contact: Essi Ryymin

TTP NEPAL - Teacher Preparation Program through ODL Mode for Enhancing Qualification in Education 2017-2019

Developing Teacher Education and Open and Distance Learning Solution in co-operation with Nepalese partner network and Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK). The project is funded by the Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument (HEI ICI) from National Board of Education, Finland.

See more on webpages here.

HAMK Contact: Tauno Tertsunen and Marko Susimetsä

EAPRIL Conference 2017

The European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL) promotes practice-based research on learning issues in the context of initial, formal, lifelong and organisational learning. The 2017 EAPRIL Conference will be held at the Häme University of Applied Sciences in Hämeenlinna, Finland from the 29th of November – 1st of December 2017. EAPRIL 2017 will be supported by the Federation of Universities of Applied Sciences (FUAS) in Finland, existing of the Häme, Lahti and Laurea Universities of Applied Sciences. Read more: https://www.eapril.org/eapril-2017

EAPRIL is unique in bringing together those interested in the crossroads between research and practice but also between education and professional learning. EAPRIL brings together two unique sub networks that focus on learning in two specific contexts: Education and Learning in Schools and Corporate Learning.Both parallel streams have their own activities but share the same goal. Our annual Conference  offers activities allowing to interconnect and exchange research and experience with fellow researchers and practitioners across this variety of fields.

EEP - Empowering Portfolio Project 2016-2018

​The ritical points of quality learning in competence-based education are assess­ment practices that are aligned with desired competences in Higher Education. EEP has identified a need to develop assessment of competences towards stu­dent centeredness by ensuring empowerment of students in their learning pro­cess and developing digital competences of students, teachers and HE institutes. There is a common need to strengthen the use of digital tools in assessment and to develop the participation of work life representatives in learning processes.

The object of the project is to  to develop student centered education by enhancing transparen­cy of assessment practices and developing empowering, dynamic approach to eportfolio process, which increases students’ motiva­tion in their learning and career management, and fosters their employability (incl. social participation and digital competence)

Read more from: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9GlBbwiyzflZTI0RGlIZ29kaFU/view?usp=sharing

HAMK Contact: Irma Kunnari

TanFiDe - Consortium for Quality Education in Tanzania 2016-2018

HAMK Professional Excellence Research Unit has established an initiative “TanFiDe – Consortium for Quality Education in Tanzania” with Danish Via University College.  The goal is to develop evidence-based and participatory teacher education and assessment in international co-operation. The project group represents a wide network of educators, researcher and educational authorities of Tanzanian universities, colleges, NGOs and local schools.

HAMK Contact: Jaana Muttonen

See the Goal 2016-2018

Project See the Goal is a EU-funded transnational project in the Erasmus KA2 programme. It supports vocational students, training companies, school-based training centers, training consultants and VET teachers in achieving better understanding of the learning outcomes in workplaces, as well as adapting learning outcomes more transparently and consistently to practice. For this purpose the project aims following outcomes: film production of exemplarily learning outcomes, script guidelines for amateur film recordings of learning outcomes and pedagogical practices of training, students’ self-assessment and technical and ethical handling of film.

Read more from: http://moeve.dk/blog/see-the-goal-new-eu-project/

HAMK Contact: Anne-Maria Korhonen

Mapping - Individualized learning in Vocational Education and Training 2013-2015

Mapping was a transfer-of-innovation project under the EU´s program Lifelong Learning, focusing on individualized learning in vocational education and training. The project partners from Finland, Denmark, Slovenia, United Kingdom / Wales and Holland exchange experiences, transfer best practice cases and co-create innovation as a contribution to the European strategy 2020, Bruges Communiqué. The results contributed to the European priority of improving quality assurance systems in VET.

Read more: www.teaching-map.eu

HAMK Contact: Anne-Maria Korhonen

Training of Trainers for the Teacher Qualification Upgrading Program in Nepal 2013-2016

The goal of the project is an effective implementation of the national School Sector Reform Plan 2009-2015 leading to quality education for all in Nepal and competence development of Tribhuvan University Faculty of Education (TU-FoE) to implement the Teacher Qualification Upgrading Program for 13,000 working teachers in Nepal. The project is funded by the Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument (HEI ICI), National Board of Education, Finland.

Partners: JAMK University of Applied Sciences and Tribuvahn Univer​sity, Katmandu​

​HAMK contact: ​Martti Majuri

BOOST – Building Open Opportunities for Students and Teachers in Vietnam 2013 - 2015

Through Finland-Vietnam teacher education development network, Quang Tri Teacher Training College QTTTC’s competences are further strengthened in building diverse learning environments and labour market cooperation in the region.  The results of the project are 1) Improved ICT & Learning Resource Centre (LRC) facilities supporting diversification of learning for students, 2) Through project-based learning approach, a regional partnership network developed contributing to students learning and staff professional development and 3) Working methods, results and immediate impact of the teacher education development network is monitored and assessed.  ​Partners are JAMK University of applied Sciences and Quang Tri Teacher Training College, Ho Chi Minh University of Technlogy .

​HAMK contact: ​Martti Majuri

DIAMEE - Dialogical Methodologies for Entrepreneurs 2013-2015

The developed the dialogical competence of entrepreneurship trainers and coaches through concrete methods. The development work is based on extensive research and a web service that supports the training of dialogical competence. A concrete result was the web service for further dissemination and exploitation, method descriptions of dialogue learning, training programme and other online material related to learning dialogue. The project was carried out in collaboration with six institutions from different European countries who were Spain Finland, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Ireland and Lithuania.

Read more: www.diameeproject.com

HAMK Contact: Sanna Ruhalahti

DIALE - Deep Learning through Dialogue 2010-2013

The DIALE project concentrates on the transfer of unique and active pedagogical innovation, independent of the field of education and focusing on vocational teachers, trainers, tutors and the improvement of teacher education. In addition, the target group includes in-company trainers and teachers working in further education services. Skills in dialogue can be used in teaching and guidance work in classroom and distance education, work mentoring and cooperation, independent of the field of the activities. The goal of the DIALE project is to develop the competence of trainers, teachers, teacher trainers and in-company trainers in dialogue through concrete methods. Practical operations: – Translation of deep learning through a dialogue web service (EN) – Developing concrete methods in dialogue (4 sub-groups) – Piloting and testing the developed methods – Planning the training program for the development of competence in dialogue The DIALE project uses tools and applications of social media for development work as well as project planning and coordination. The project is coordinated by HAMK Vocational Teacher Education Unit and partly funded by the LLP/ Leonardo da Vinci programme. ​Partners: ​STOAS, Netherlands, Groen Horst College (NL),  CALMAR, Ireland CEEI. Spain TRISYS Ltd (CY)​.

​HAMK contact: ​Sanna Ruhalahti

Improving Educational Leadership and Management Capacity of the Quang Tri Teacher Training College (QTTC) Vietnam 2011-2013

​The purpose of the project is to enhance the educational management and leadership skills of Quang Tri Teacher Training College in order to better respond to the challenges that policy-level higher education sector reform causes in Vietnam. Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK) was the coordinating institution and the project partners were Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Quang Tri Teacher Training College (VN) and Hue University (VN). The project addressed the needs of the administrative staff of QTTTC by supporting development of skills and tools to manage the change, in particular, in curriculum development and quality assurance. As outcome of the project 70% of the staff members successfully completed the training programmes, new leadership and management processes and tools are in use, new pedagogical methods and eLearning courses have been adopted. ​Partners: Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK), Quang Tri Teacher Training College (QTTC)​

​HAMK contact: ​Martti Majuri

ValoDi: Valorisation of Diversity Skills 2009-2010

ValoDi, Valorisation of Diversity Skills was a Leonardo da Vinci project under the Lifelong Learning Programme (2009-2011). It was a continuation to the TforD, Tools for Diversity project (Leonardo da Vinci, 2006-2008), which dealt with multicultural issues. Multiculturalism is a growing value in the development of the personnel of different organizations in education and customer service. In addition to the development of the personnel in multiculturalism, ValoDi focused on enhancing multiculturalism in the operations and strategic planning of the management of the organizations. The project emphasized individual’s legal rights and the integration to the society. The project aimed to create multiculturalism in a way that it would be seen as a competitive value, which can be categorized, evaluated, learnt and further developed. The project also aimed to develop teachers’, trainers’ and work place instructors’ multicultural skills in a way that they can systematically develop their own organization towards more multicultural and innovative direction. ​Partners: Tampere Vocational Adult Education Centre, Finland, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland, Florida Foundation and Florida Training Centre, Spain , IAL Piemonte, Italy, Business and Development Center, Poland, Eurofortis SIA, Latvia​

​HAMK contact: ​Martti Majuri

TrainerGuide: A Web Tool for In-Company Trainers 2008-2010

The goal of this project is to develop a web-based tool – ‘TrainerGuide’ -, a digital handbook and toolbox for the primary target group in-company trainers. This guide will be based on the successful results of a Danish model project (Danish Ministry of Education, 2006), whose principles will be transferred to the partner countries’ needs and conditions. The partner countries in this project are countries with a dual VET system, or countries whose VET systems have needs and goals that could be supported by a TrainerGuide. The partner countries will end up with national TrainerGuide versions each in their own language. The long-term vision is to create a sustainable platform for an ongoing co-operation and co-ordination between the partner countries and other European countries. The European TrainerGuide may become a practical rotation point for this purpose.  Partners: DEL The Danish Institute for Educational Training of Vocational Teachers  (Coordinator), DIHK- Gesellschaft für berufliche Bildung, Germany, BIBB – Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung, Centre of expertise on vocational education, training and labour market for the technical field, Muğla University, Technical Education Faculty​.

​HAMK contact: ​Martti Majuri

EEWT: European Electronics Workshop Team 2008-2010

The main objective of the project was to support participants in the training and further training activities in the acquisition and the use of knowledge, skills and qualifications to facilitate their personal development. In the project activities, this meant preparing a competition task according to the trade description, which was based on EuroSkills regulation. The development and implementation of the task was done in cooperation with educational institutions and industry both at national and international level. Students, teachers and industrial experts from different European countries took part in the work. The participants for the EuroSkills 2010 competition were selected from an international cooperation group whose experts were trained in coaching for the skills competition, implementing and evaluating competition tasks. The material was also used in vocational education and national competitions of different countries from the beginning of the basic training phase.  Partners: Turku Vocational Institute (Coordinator) (FI), SkillsFinland Association (FI), Teklab Oy (FI), Teknologiateollisuus, The Federation of Finnish Techonology Industries (FI), Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology (MT), BureauTop (NL), ROC Zadkine (NL), Skills Netherlands (NL), Stredna priemyselna skola elektrotechnicka, Presov (SI), Swedish TelePedagogic Knowledge Center (SE), Handan Hayrettin Yelkiikanat Anadolu Teknik Lisesi Ve Anadolu Meslek Lisesi (TR),

​HAMK contact: ​Martti Majuri

Propeto: Development of Systems for Vocational Teacher Qualification Improvement 2007-2009

This Leonardo da Vinci (Lifelong Learning Programme  2007-2009) project’s aim was to develop the systems of vocational teacher qualification improvement in project partner countries (Lithuania, Germany, Romania, Italy and Finland) by improving the interaction between the VET institutions and the world of work through the development of vocational teacher qualification. Project results and products: 1) Experience study of vocational teachers’ qualification improvement, 2) Methodology for the curriculum of vocational teacher qualification improvement, 3) Qualification description for tutors of vocational teacher qualification improvement, 4) Training program for tutors of vocational teacher qualification improvement, 5) Political recommendations – documents on development of national systems for vocational teacher qualification development. ​Partners: ​​Vytautas Magnus University (LT), University of Stuttgart (DE), University of Pitesti (RO), Plan (IT)​

Contact:  Häme University of Applied Sciences, HAMK​ Po Box 230 13101 Hämeenlinna, Finland​​

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