Study Visit offers a hands-on experience and insight to Finnish education system, which is ranked highly in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

Study visit includes expert presentations, lectures, teacher training, discussion and an introduction to the structure of Finnish early childhood education, basic education and secondary education, accompanied by school or kindergarten visits and observation at the university practice school.


Participants get to:

  • Discuss, share knowledge and exchange ideas with our experts and professionals
  • Gain a hands on experience of the Finnish school and education system operations at all levels
  • Gain a practical viewpoint on the school system through school visits


preliminary schedule


Day 1

Morning programme

  • Welcome to the University

  • Finnish Education System and Its Success


Afternoon programme

  • Unique Finnish Teacher Education

  • Teacher Training School system

Day 2

Morning Session

Expert sessions on:

  • Differences between educational leadership and management

  • Pedagogical leadership and diversity management

  • Leadership in challenging situations

Afternoon Session

Workshops and discussions on the topics

Day 3 

Morning Session

Expert sessions on:

  • Personal leadership skills

  • Solution-driven thinking in solving problems and challenges in education

Afternoon Session

Workshops and discussions on the topics




target group

Study visits for Educational specialists are targeted for early childhood and basic education teachers, teacher educators, principals, teacher trainees, researchers, education and organisations in education.


September-November & January-April


1-3 days in Finland 


3 500 € / day / group (excl. pos. VAT)

Group size

25 participants