HEI ICI programme provides effective results in the strengthening of teaching in higher education institutions of developing countries

The cooperation development programme HEI ICI (Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument) supports cooperation projects between HEIs in Finland and HEIs in developing...

Finnish National Agency for Education enhances work that supports integration

Supporting the integration of immigrants, developing the teaching and education of learners with an immigrant background and building a diverse society play an important role in reaching these goals...

Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Finnish National Agency for Education: Centre of Expertise in Education and Development to help in resolving the global learning crisis

The Centre of Expertise, newly established under the Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI), will strengthen Finland’s role in resolving the global learning crisis. The Centre will facilitate the deployment of Finnish education sector expertise in development cooperation and support efforts to strengthen equitable and inclusive quality education in developing countries. At the same time, it will also facilitate the engagement of Finnish actors in the education sector in development cooperation assignments

Finnish National Agency for Education promotes the mobility of students’ achievement records in the Nordic and Baltic countries

Using the EMREX service, achievement records can be transferred in a machine-readable format between higher education institutions and other data users nationally and cross borders. In Norway, for...

OECD comparison: Socio-economic background still a strong influence on educational choices - regional variations in Finland are small

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published its annual indicator comparing education systems, Education at a Glance. The special theme of this year’s publication was equality in education. The report focused mainly on 2019.

Admission offered to over 6000 applicants to higher education institutions’ English-taught study programmes and art study programmes

The selection in the joint application consisted of programmes offered in English and programmes offered by the University of the Arts and the theatre study programme at Tampere University. Compared...

International mobility at higher education institutions is gradually getting back to normal

Compared to the year before, the volume of international mobility at higher education institutions is set to increase in autumn semester 2021. This is one of the findings of a survey addressed by the...

Mika Saarinen has been elected Director of the Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+

Mikko Nupponen, Director of the Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+, will retire. Mika Saarinen, Head of Unit, who has worked with the Erasmus+ program and its predecessor EU programs for 24 years, has been chosen as his successor. Saarinen will start in the new position on July 1, 2021.

Europass future developments

Europass development plans This summer, Europass Digital Credentials will be released for use. Digital Credentials will allow users to obtain and share information about their grades, degrees...

Higher education institutions ready to digitalise the Diploma Supplement

The Diploma Supplement is widely used Among respondents the use of the Diploma Supplement was widespread: 78.31% confirmed that they are issuing Diploma Supplement 21.69% don’t issue the Diploma...
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