FinCEED Forum 2-3 November 2022 (you can only register for the online event)

Seminar Network meeting Internationalisation Sustainable development Education development

The role of Finnish actors in post-pandemic global learning - Redefining Finnish excellence in education through multistakeholder collaboration  

The Finnish Centre of Expertise in Education and Development (FinCEED) organises a national education sector development cooperation forum on 2-3 November 2022. The forum looks at the role of Finnish actors in post-pandemic global learning and seeks to find innovative ways to foster multistakeholder collaboration in education and development cooperation.  We wish to bring together Finnish experts within the education and development sector to discuss and showcase topical issues and provide matchmaking opportunities for participants to foster synergy.

The aim of the forum is to collect and identify recommendations for developing innovative multistakeholder collaboration in education sector development cooperation in post-pandemic era.

The target group consists of education sector experts interested in global education issues or already working within the field of education and development (NGOs, educational institutions, private sector representatives, public authorities etc). The seminar covers all educational levels from pre-school education to higher education and research. Geographically the seminar targets the Global South.

The forum will be live event with virtual components. The opening and closing plenaries will be streamed online and there will a virtual poster exhibition. All the materials of the forum will also be available online.

The main themes of the forum:

  • Equal participation and inclusion in education
  • Mutually beneficial and sustainable partnerships
  • Pedagogically high-quality distance learning
  • Education in emergencies/crises

The main language of the forum is English. The Opening and Closing plenaries will be in English, parallel session are either in English or Finnish. 


(Details of the programme and session details are available in the attachment)

Wednesday 2.11.2022

9.00–10.00      Registration and coffee 

10.00–10.15    Welcome and Opening remarks

10.15–10.25    Objectives of the forum

10.25–10.40    Global education monitoring report: Setting the scene

10.40-11.00     Unicef learning hub: Painting the landscape of
                          education technologies

11.00–12.00    Plenary discussion

12.00–13.00    Lunch

13.00–13.45    A) Parallel Sessions

A1. Equal participation and inclusion in education
Non-formal education in building inclusive life-long learning

A2. Mutually beneficial partnership
Opportunities and challenges of education export in multistakeholder collaboration

A3. Pedagogically high-quality distance learning
Scalable Digital Learning Solutions for East Africa 

A4. Education in emergencies
Operationalizing the triple nexus approach in education

13.45–14.00    Break

14.00–14.45    B) Parallel Sessions 

B1. Equal participation and inclusion in education
Qualifications for multistakeholder collaboration in the long-term education sector development in Nepal

B2. Mutually beneficial partnership
Brainstorming good practices for Global South related research and academic collaboration

B3. Pedagogically high-quality distance learning
EDUCase Network: How to facilitate high-quality distance learning in higher education?

B4. Education in emergencies
Teacher Professional Development in Emergencies - case Ukraine.

14.45–15.15    Coffee    

15.15–16.00    C) Parallel Sessions 

C1. Equal participation and inclusion in education
Teacher as an Innovator - Supporting change within the Palestinian education ecosystem

C2. Mutually beneficial partnership
Monitahoinen yhteistyö ja kumppanuudet korkeakoulujen kehittämisessä

C3. Pedagogically high-quality distance learning
Unicef Learning Innovation Hub: Testing the Concept

C4. Education in emergencies
Mobile Distance School for Finnish children in Al-Hol

16.15         Afternoon Networking Event


Thursday 3.11.2022 

9.00–9.30          Coffee & networking

9.30–9.40         Video greetings
Jutta Urpilainen, Commissioner for International Partnerships, European Union  

9.40-10.00       Launch of the study report: The Presence and Influence of Finnish Education Sector Expertise in International Organisations 

10.15–11.00   D) Parallel Sessions 

D1. Equal participation and inclusion in education
How to break a silence on sexuality? Comprehensive sexuality education as a key to equal access to education

D2. Mutually beneficial partnership
Evaluating Development Interventions: A strategic evaluation on education sector development cooperation

D3. Pedagogically high-quality distance learning
The “one diaspora, one African remote teacher” concept by the Diaspora Academic Network for Africa (Diana ry Finland)

D4. Education in emergencies
Reconstruction of 75 schools in Peru with multinational consortium – What Finland can learn from this collaboration?

11.00-11.15       Break

11.15–12.00      Meet the Expert        

11.45–13.00      Lunch

13.00-13.10       Video greetings 
Li Andersson, Minister of Education

13.10–13.40      The Challenges of Foreign Education Policy Borrowing: Why Some  Practices May Be Imported While Others May Not

13.40-14.00        Keynote speaker 

14.00–15.00       Key take aways: What have we learned so far on multistakeholder collaboration and how to further enhance it  

15.00                  Closing remarks 



As a participant, please take care of your booking and payment for the accommodation independently.
Hilton Helsinki Strand:
Rate per night 142 € (Hansel)
Booking: -> Special Rates -> Corporate Account, fill in the number: 000008694

Scandic Paasi, Paasivuorenkatu 5 B, 00530 Helsinki:
134 € single room per night
154 € double room per night
Booking: All guests can book rooms themselves through the following link: 

Bookings can be made with booking code BFIN021122 also by contacting the hotel directly via telephone/email using contact below.
telephone number: +358 9 231 1700, email: paasi [at]

The rooms can be booked by 23 October 2022 or according to the hotel's booking status.


For any further information, please contact us:
Saara Paavilainen
Niina Tenhio

Register by 20 October

Date and place

2. – 3.11.2022
Hilton Helsinki Strand , Helsinki
John Stenbergin ranta 4
00530 Helsinki
Map link

Enrolment period

30.9.2022 – 20.10.2022 at 23:59 o'clock


Event details