Programme

DAY 1. 25th of April 2022 (Monday) - Welcome to Tampere

9:00-10:00

Welcome to Tampere and TAMK

Music from TAMK music students

Greetings by Tapio Kujala, President

Change Agency by Dr. Carita Prokki, Director of Internationalization and Business Operations

 

10:00-10:30

☕Coffee Break

10:30-11:00

Keynote: Finnish Education in a Nutshell

Jouni Kangasniemi, Programme Director, Finnish National Agency for Education

11:15-12:00

Education & Teachers in the Core of Work-life Transformation

Kirsi Viskari, Director, Tampere Vocational College Tredu
Education & Teachers in the Core of Work-life Transformation

12:00-13:00

🥘Lunch at Catering Studio

13:00-13:45

Keynote: Greetings from Ministry of Education and Culture

Anita Lehikoinen, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Culture

14:30-15:00

🏙️Welcome to the City of Tampere

Reception at Tampere City Hall

Time to relax and climatize to Tampere

DAY 2. 26th of April 2022 (Tuesday) - Teacher Education and Digital Competences

9:00-10:00

Keynote: “Secret of Finnish Teachers”- understand Finnish teacher education and the opportunities that come along

Juha Lahtinen, Head of Competence Area, Department of Pedagogic Innovations and Culture

10:00-10:30

☕Coffee Break

10:30-11:00

New and Modern Digital Competences

Dr. Sanna Ruhalahti & Jiri Vilppola, Principal Lecturers from Department of Pedagogic Innovations and Culture

11:00-11:30

School Leadership and Quality in Early childhood & Basic Education in Finland

Dr. Riitta Juusenaho, Finnish education expert

11:30-12:00

Work as a School Head in the City of Tampere - a practical approach

Ville Raatikainen

Director of Basic Education

12:00-13:00

🥘Lunch at Catering studio

13:00-16:00

Small Group Visits to Selected Fields of Interest

In this session, you can book in advance your participation in one of the small group tours available for the day.

Track 1: 

  • 13:00-14:00 Guided visits to TAMK’s labs on the campus
  • 14:00-16:00 Visits to TAMK’s entrepreneurship programme: Proakatemia

Track 2:

  • 13:00-15:00 Visit to a Finnish early childhood education centre
  • 15:00-16:00 Visit start-up hub Platform 6

18:00

Evening activity by TAMK or on your own

🚶City walking tour offered by TAMK- takes you to places of interest in Tampere in a nutshell, this most popular walking tour called ”Tampere the city of factories” takes you to the banks of Tammerkoski to hear more about the industrial past of Tampere and the modern use of the old red-brick factory buildings along the rapids.

On your own:

🧖‍♀️Tampere is the sauna capital of the world and this afternoon (or any other) you may visit many of our public saunas in the city and surroundings. Read more

DAY 3. 27th of April 2022 (Wednesday) - Future of Education

9:00-10:00

Keynote: Future of Education

Ilkka Halava, Futurist, Foresight Coach and CEO of Prime Frontier Oy and Future Works Oy and a Board Member of Futures Finland (ao).

10:00-10:30

☕Coffee Break

10:30-11:15

How to Build and Foster Learning in Companies Together with Students and Coaches

How to Build and Foster Learning in Companies Together with Students and Coaches

Katja Varamäki & Mari Rytisalo

11:15-12:00

Ace for International Project Cooperation – TAMK Project Potpurri

Ace for International Project Cooperation – TAMK Project Potpurri

Anne-Maria Mäkelä & Päivi Puutio

12:00-13:00

🥘Lunch at Catering studio

13:00-16:00

Small Group Visits to Selected Fields of Interest

In this session, you can book in advance your participation in one of the small group tours available for the day.

Track 1:

  • 13:00-15:00 Visit Finnish basic education
  • 15:00-16:00 Visits to Me&MyCity, entrepreneurship education environment for basic education

Track 2:

  • 13:00-15:00 Visit Finnish high school
  • 15:00-16:00 Meet with TAMK RDI team

19:00-22:00

🍸Educational Leadership Forum Cocktail at Tuulensuu Palace

Meet other participants and your hosts from Tampere University of Applied Sciences and City of Tampere in a cocktail event in Tuulensuu Palace, a pearl of Neoclassicism from 1929, in the city centre. The event will be full of musical experiences from TAMK music students.

DAY 4. 28th of April 2022 (Thursday) - Entrepreneurial Mindset

9:00-10:00

Keynote: TAMK Proakatemia – The Paragon of New Entrepreneurship

Hanna Saraketo & Timo Nevalainen, Team Coaches from Proakatemia, together with a group of Teampreneurs

10:00-10:30

☕Coffee Break

10:30-11:15

Where Are We Heading? - Future Megatrends Affecting Finnish Schools

Where Are We Heading? – Future Megatrends Affecting Finnish Schools

Mikko Turunen, Lector, Professional Teacher Training at Tampere University of Applied Sciences

11:15-12:00

Entrepreneurial Attitude -Future Competence & Sustainable Education

Entrepreneurial Attitude -Future Competence & Sustainable Education
Tiina Koskiranta, Team Leader at TAMK Continuous Education and Life-long Learning & Team Coach
Cristian Burr Raty, Visiting Lecturer at TAMK from Chile

12:00-13:00

🥘Lunch at Catering Studio

13:00-16:00

Small Group Visits to Selected Fields of Interest

– small group visits to selected fields of interest –

Track1:

  • 13:00-15:00 Visit Finnish vocational education institution Tredu
  • 15:00-16:00 Meet with TAMK RDI team

Track2:

  • 13:00-14:00 Quality work at TAMK
  • 14:00-15:00 HUBS, entrepreneurship education for Tampere Universities

17:00-20:00

Education Tampere networking event, 17-20 at Platform6

Education Tampere is a joint initiative focusing education export collaboration together with institutions, service providers and education technology businesses in Tampere Region, which is coordinated by Business Tampere. To find out more about Education Tampere, click here. (add link: https://businesstampere.com/business-environment/business-ecosystems/education-tampere/ )

Program:

– 16:45 – 17:15 arrival

– 17:20 Welcome words by Sami Puttonen,  Education Tampere

– 17:30 – 18:30 Showcase real case examples of education export projects

– 18:30 – 20:00 Possibility to meet Education Tampere members, free networking with food and drinks served

DAY 5. 29th of April 2022 (Friday) -Active Participation

9:00-10:00

How to Act for Change in Your Own Context? Global Case Potpourri

Tanyu Chen, Virpi Heinonen and Nina Kärki share some of the success stories of cooperation with TAMK global partnes.

10:00-10:30

☕Coffee Break

10:30-12:00

Continental Panel Discussion “Change Agency in Education “

Continental Panel Discussion with Carita Prokki, Director & Juha Lahtinen & Riitta Juusenaho “change agency in education “with selected participants from Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa

12:00

🗺️Free afternoon