The aim of the visit is to explore the Finnish educational system, teacher education system, and evaluation of education. Participants will also learn about Finnish educational philosophy and methodological practices in the education of primary and lower and upper secondary schools, as well as in early childhood education. The teaching days will be carried out as lectures, discussions, and school visits.
The visits will be escorted by a staff member from the University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+ Ltd.EXCLUSIVE VISIT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI’S RENOWNED TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL
Gain an insight of the Finnish education transformation by meeting with experts from Finnish teacher education. You will have an opportunity to learn from the Finnish teacher education and exchange ideas with the leading experts of learning and education in Finland.VISIT TO THE PUBLIC SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN IN THE HELSINKI METROPOLITAN AREA
Deepen your insight of the Finnish educational world by visiting a public school in the cities of Helsinki, Espoo or Vantaa. You will be welcomed to observe lessons and interact with principals, teachers, and pupils. Experience the daily life of the Finnish schools! Educational Visit in November 2019
We reserve the right to make changes to the programme.Tentative ProgrammeDay 1
Welcoming words and presenting the University of Helsinki and Centre for Continuing Education HY+
Presentation of the participants – who you are, where you are from
University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+
Presentation on Education System and Teacher Education in Finland
University of Helsinki
Presentation on Assessment and Evaluation
University of Helsinki
Dinner together in the eveningDay 2
Visit to a comprehensive school (grades 1–9) in the Helsinki metropolitan area
Presentation of the schools, lesson observation, discussions with teachers/pupils/principal
Presentation on Early Childhood Education in Finland
University of HelsinkiDay 3
Visit to a vocational school in the Helsinki metropolitan area OR an upper secondary school (grades 10–12)
Presentation of the school and teacher training methods. Class room observation, shadowing of the teachers followed by discussions. School lunch included.
Presentation/workshop – Tools for Developing Working Skills and Entrepreneurship Education from Primary School to Higher Education
Nuori yrittäjyys / Junior Achievement Finland
Helsinki City SightseeingDay 4
Visit to a day care centre: pre-primary education and transition from pre-school to school
Presentation of the day care centre and observation of activities
Reflection and discussions
Presentation of the certificates and end of the academic programmeACCOMMODATION
The choice, booking and payment of accommodation in Helsinki during the visit is the responsibility of the participant.
However, please note that all transportation during the Eduvisit programme will be arranged to and from the Hotel Arthur.HOTEL DETAILS
Address and contact details of the recommended hotel:
Allotment code: EDUVISIT
Arrival date: 25.11.2019
Departure date: 29.11.2019
Total number of rooms:
2 x Classic single room (115 EUR per night)
9 x Superior twin room (140 EUR per night)
4 x Jugend double room (155 EUR per night)
The room rate includes a buffet breakfast and VAT.
The first date that the room quantity of the allotment will be checked is 30 days prior to the date of arrival on October 25th 2019, when 50% of the non-reserved rooms will be released. The second date is 21 days prior to the date of arrival on November 4th 2019. The final deadline for the allotment is 14 days prior to the date of arrival on November 11th 2019, after which the allotment will be automatically released.
Please find the general terms and conditions for accommodation reservations in the following section. It’s advisable to read them through carefully.
Each guest will make their reservation and pay for their booking individually with the above mentioned allotment code EDUVISIT. Reservations are made by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or by telephone +358-9-173 441. The sales department is open from 08:00-17:00 (Fridays from 08:00-16:00).
If the guest will arrive after 18:00 he/she should provide valid credit card details (i.e. credit card holder, credit card and CVC number, and expiry date) to guarantee the late arrival.
The reservation can be cancelled on the day prior to arrival until 18:00 without any cancellation fee. In case of a necessary cancellation, please contact the hotel’s sales department or reception in order to avoid a cancellation fee.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information. More information is also available on the hotel's website at https://www.hotelarthur.fi/en/