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Cooperation with partners from the Global South

This website presents the Finnish National Agency for Education EDUFI’s different programmes and actions aimed at supporting educational cooperation with partners from the Global South. The purpose of the website is to increase the multi-stakeholder cooperation related to national and international funding and to increase the cooperation carried out with developing regions. 

On the website, you will find good practices related to the theme, results of different projects and information on different funding programmes for educational cooperation conducted with developing countries.  

 

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Centre of Expertise in Education and Development

Centre of Expertise in Education and Development
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FinCEED - Centre of Expertise in Education and Development

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The Centre of Expertise in Education and Development at EDUFI has started its operation in September 2021. The aim of the Centre of Expertise in Education and Development is to strengthen Finland’s role in finding solutions to the global learning crisis and promote the use of Finnish expertise in education and development.

Education export

Education export

Cooperation opportunities by sector

Cooperation opportunities by sector

Cooperation opportunities in higher education

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Erasmus+ global mobility for higher education

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The global mobility included in the Erasmus+ Programme for higher education offers exchange opportunities also outside of Europe.

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Erasmus+ Capacity Building projects in higher education

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Erasmus+ Capacity Building projects in the field of higher education support the modernisation, accessibility and internationalisation of higher education in developing countries.

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HEI ICI Programme

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The Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument (HEI ICI) supports cooperation projects between higher education institutions in Finland and the developing world that are designed to enhance higher education provision in these countries.

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Team Finland Knowledge

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The purpose of the Team Finland Knowledge programme is to create and strengthen cooperation between Finnish higher education institutions and the target regions and countries selected to the TFK network, and to design new operating models for cooperation.

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EDUFI traineeship

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Higher education students and recent graduates can apply for traineeships through us. Many of the placements are in developing countries.

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EDUFI Fellowship

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Are you looking for a scholarship to help you recruit a foreign student to do doctoral research? The EDUFI Fellowship is intended, particularly, for providing initial funding to carry out research for a doctoral thesis in Finland.

Cooperation opportunities in vocational education and training

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Erasmus+ for vocational education and training (in Finnish)

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Erasmus+ for vocational education and training offers global cooperation opportunities with programme partner countries in mobility and development projects.

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Erasmus+ Capacity Building projects in vocational education and training (in Fi…

Capacity Building projects in the field of vocational education and training develop the vocational education and training in third countries not associated to the programme (so called partner countries).

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Networks of global projects

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EDUFI’s discretionary government transfer is used to support country-specific and region-specific global projects in vocational education and training.

Cooperation opportunities in general education

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UNESCO schools

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The aim of the worldwide UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) is to promote intercultural dialogue, peace, sustainable development and quality education.

Cooperation opportunities in the youth sector

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Erasmus+ Youth (in Finnish)

In Erasmus+ Youth projects it is possible to cooperate with developing countries in all actions except DiscoverEU.

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European Solidarity Corps (in Finnish)

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Cooperation with developing countries is possible in all Solidarity Crops volunteering actions. Novelty in 2022 is volunteering in humanitarian aid, which is administered by the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission.

Cooperation opportunities in the sport sector

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Erasmus+ Capacity Building projects in the field of sport (in Finnish)

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Capacity Building projects in the field of sport support the capacity, accessibility and internationalisation of organisations active in the field of sport in EU-external Partner Countries.

Training and events

Training and events
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Focus on Africa: coordinators’ meeting 8.9.2022

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Meeting for coordinators at higher education sector who cooperate with African countries.

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Focus on Africa 9 Dec 2021

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The event highlighted the growing strategic focus on collaboration with African countries and the widening cooperation opportunities for education and youth sectors.

Experiences

Experiences
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Experiences: From Egypt to Jyväskylä

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Egyptian Mohamed Hamdi studied in Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences for four months as part of the Erasmus+ programme. The exchange was an educational experience in many ways.