Webinars by VisitEDUfinn

VisitEDUfinn is offering now webinars for all those who are interested to know more about the Finnish education. We have both introductory and workshop -type sessions. Below you will find the program for Autumn 2018. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us webinars@visitedufinn.com or +358 405 526 031.

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Key factors of Finnish education

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The webinar format: introductory

Wednesday 19.12.2018 at 6:00am UTC

This introductory webinar offers you a chance learn about the essential cultural, societal and psychological factors ‘in’ and ‘behind’ the Finnish educational system. During the session you can comment and ask questions or just listen.

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge.

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How the Finnish system supports the brain

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The webinar format: introductory

Thursday 8.11.2018 at 16:00 UTC

From modern research we know a lot about what kind of habits and life style are healthy for the human brain, what increases or decreases it’s poductivity as well as our ability to concentrate. In this webinar we’ll look the Finnish schooling and educational system through the lenses of this understanding and reflect its possibilities in other countries.

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge. 

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Strentghs and challenges of Teacher education

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The webinar format: introductory

Monday 12.11.2018 at 17:00 UTC

The Webinar introduces the basic strengths and dilemmas of schooling and teacher education as well as a modern attempt to tackle these. During the session you can comment and ask questions or just listen.

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge.

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Interested but can't join on these dates?

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Contact us webinars@visitedufinn.com and book your 1-to-1 online session for you or for your organization.

All the webinars are facilitated by Suvi Krista Westling, an educational psychologist and expert in the field with both grass root teaching experience from school and teacher education as well as research from these environments. 

Suvi Westling’s professional bio

Suvi Krista Westling is an educational expert, who has a broad and holistic view of education and a deep understanding of human mind and learning. She has graduated from and later taught new students in an innovative program of educational psychology at the University of Helsinki. Her teaching has included lecturing, supervising pre-service-teachers’ practice, and facilitating group processes and process-oriented group studies. In her research she studies the quality of regulation of students’ learning and activity both, at school and at teacher education. She has worked as an expert in educational program design at an academic level as well as in the world of international organizations. 

Suvi has also gained grass-roots experience of working with children and teenagers while working as a classroom teacher, youth worker and camp supervisor in various places at earlier phases of her life. She has developed an international mindset and understanding of different cultures by participating and working in different international communities and networks, living and studying in Latin America (Chile), travelling and having friends around the world. 

If you have any questions concerning the webinars, please contact Suvi at webinars@visitedufinn.com or +358 405 526 031.