Internationalisation of VET - Finland - brochure

In this brochure - Internationalisation of VET - you can find some statistical data on mobility and information on development of internationalisation of VET in Finland.

Facts Express 4 C/2019: Finnish vocational education and training going global

In this publication, we’ll present non-EU cooperation in VET and VET mobility outside the EU as well asits development in numbers. In addition, we’ll look at how global activities are currently funded...

Experiences: From Egypt to Jyväskylä

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.

Erasmus+ Programme for Higher Education

Erasmus+ for Higher Education supports international cooperation between higher education institutions and international mobility of their students, teachers and other staff. Additionally, the programme promotes the quality and internationalisation of higher education.

EDUFI encourages everybody to go on exchange

Internationalisation is for everybody! Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI) has published stories of two students who received a special needs grant for their exchange period.

Lifelong Guidance in Finland

Lifelong learning has become increasingly important as society is changing and evolving. Guidance related to lifelong learning helps individuals to identify their abilities, competence and interests in the different stages of their life. Guidance also supports them in making decisions on their education and career and in managing their life path.

Experiences: Exchange in JAMK made me stay in Finland for good

My name is Lejla Cardzic. I come from Bosnia and Herzegovina. But now I live and work in Finland. I have graduated, as a Mechanical Engineer, a year ago. During my study exchange period in JAMK in 2017, I fell in love with the country and decided to look for work and stay.

National core curriculum for ECEC in a nutshell

The early childhood education and care is guided by the Act on Early Childhood Education and Care and the National core curriculum for ECEC (2018), which is a national norm. The ECEC providers shall prepare the local curricula for ECEC based on the National core curriculum for early childhood education and care. ECEC providers are mostly municipal providers (84 %).

What is early childhood education and care?

All children under school-age have a subjective right to early childhood education and care (ECEC). The parents of the child decide whether or not their child participates in ECEC. Parents have several options to choose from: ECEC centres, family day care or for example clubs or playground activities.

Early childhood education and care in Finland

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) is part of the Finnish education system and an important stage on the child’s path of growing and learning. ECEC lays a foundation for lifelong learning. The Finnish ECEC is based on an integrated approach to care, education and teaching, the so-called “educare” model, with particular emphasis on pedagogy.
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