Short courses focus on introducing the best practices of the Finnish education and teacher training systems in general as well as a more practical side focusing on student-oriented and effective teaching methods with a tailor made programme designed based on the customer’s needs. Programmes can be organized for groups from abroad both in Finland and in the teachers’ home countries.

 

Preliminary schedule

Day 1 Introduction
  • Successful teaching
  • Pedagogical thinking and planning the teaching
  • Knowing your students: student diversity, age appropriate learning, student centered learning
  • Workshop sessions on the theme
Day 6 School Visit to Teacher Training School
  • Classroom Observation

International School
  • Classroom Observation
  • Group Discussion
Day 2 Student Centred Teaching – Learning Environments
  • Learning environments
  • Structural features of student-centred classrooms
  • Workshop sessions on the theme
Day 7 Contemporary Teaching Methods and Strategies
  • Phenomena based learning
  • Learning by doing, practicing
  • Teaching 21st century skills
  • Workshop sessions on the theme

Day 3

Student Centred Teaching – Evaluation and Reflection
  • Following the learning outcomes and evaluation
  • Understanding student psychology
  • Teacher’s self-reflection
  • Workshop sessions on the theme
Day 8 Contemporary Teaching Methods and Strategies - continued
  • Multi-literacy skills
  • Multidisciplinary approach
  • Critical thinking: effective, dialogical, engaging, participatory
  • Workshop sessions on the theme
Day 4 Building a Student-Centred Learning Environment
  • Tools for interaction
  • Challenges in learning and solving them
  • Principles of scaffolding
  • Workshop sessions on the theme
Day 9 Contemporary Teaching Methods and Strategies - continued
  • Examples on learning projects
  • Different ways to support the learner in the class
  • Workshop sessions on the theme
Day 5 How to Teach Successfully?
  • Overview of the Finnish Core Curriculum
  • Concrete examples of different subjects
  • Holistic Learning
  • Workshop sessions on the theme
Day 10 Evaluation in the Classroom
  • Evidence-based inferences
  • Criterion-referenced inferencing
  • Self-reflection
  • Peer evaluation
  • Workshop sessions on the theme
  • Feedback session of the week and conclusions

 

If you have a specific interest or focus, programmes can be tailored to your needs.

 


 

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Availability

On request

Duration

1-2 weeks or according to customer needs

Price

Approx. 30 000 € / week / group, in Finland, depending on the specific programme (excl. pos. VAT).

Group size

25 participants