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Tour Dates

 

For 2020

Nov 20:

09th Feb 2020

Tour is full

Finland - the home of world-class education

Finland has a reputation as an education powerhouse, with its long track record at the top of the world rankings, and proven results.

Finland stands out as the top country in ICT, according to the European Commission Digital Economy and Society Index

Finland uses the cloud more than any other European country – and ranks fourth in the world when it comes to entrepreneurship and opportunity, according to the Legatum Institute. 

 

So why does Finland lead in ICT?​

Finland enjoys one of the most advanced and expansive applications of digital technology in education, starting from the first grade of primary school throughout the education system, and consisting of formal as well as extracurricular learning through technology. We in Finland understand the true value and promise of digitalization. As connectivity in the world is ever-expanding, and the speed with which it advances, the concept of the digital school can be exported all over the globe.

Who should attend it?

 

The program is meant for educators who are interested to learn about Finnish Education System and especially with the advancement of ICT

 

Highlights of the tour:

 

  • Interaction with Internationally Acclaimed educators in the field of ICT.

  • First-hand experience of the international education system and direct links with schools and pupils which would last a lifetime.

  • With emphasis on how they have developed the solutions to the problems faced and how those could be implemented in the local context- designing the action plan.

Focus Areas

 

  • Understanding the Finnish Education System and its working with practical examples and workshop by the Finnish and international teachers / Educators

  • Understanding the importance of the ICT as a foundation stone

  • Understanding and building ICT / Digital education culture in your school/ university

  • Focus on critical teaching tasks and let technology do the rest

  • Get to know student's favorite mobile apps for learning

  • Communicate better with external stakeholders

  • Practical experience and class observations in Finnish schools

  • Interactions with teachers, Principals, support staff

  • Hands on experience of various creative methods and activities as an actual Finnish classroom through workshops

 

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Kindly Note:

 

Before making the payment, kindly fill the registration form. Filling up a registration form is the first mandatory step to reserve your seat for the tour.

 

Early bird price ends 3 months prior to Tour Start Date. Example: For tour starting on 10th April 18, early bird closed on 10th January 18. So, choose an appropriate payment option.

*Due to hike in hotel charges; cost is increased for Sept tour.

Kindly use payment option below where you can securely make payment with Credit Card or through PayPal.

Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Tours - 2019

€1,950.00Regular Price€1,750.00Sale Price
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Details For Online Bank Transfer  (International)

 

Account Name : CCE FINLAND OY 

Account Number :  FI 41 1146 3001 1433 92

BIC / SWIFT :  NDEAFIHH

Bank : Nordea    

Currency :  EURO

Beneficiary Address: Maijalankatu 9 E 18, 33720, Tampere, FINLAND

Beneficiary Bank address: Insinoorinkatu 23, 33720, Tampere, FINLAND 

Fees

 

Early bird starting from 1750 € **

**Open until 3 months prior to tour date

 

Registration after EBD: 1950 €

 

Group Discount

For a group of 5 or more, kindly contact us at info@ccefinland.org

 

Inclusion in fees :

 

  • Workshops and school visit coordination fees

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, and Coffee

  • Accommodation for 3 nights on twin sharing basis during the program (Check-in Sunday - Check-out - Wednesday)

  • Single Supplement - 250 € extra

  • Transport for visiting the local schools

  • Faculty fee, course materials, stationary.

  • Visa Assistance (Invitation letter and other documents)

  • Online LMS access to CCE's Google Classroom

 

Cancellation & Refund Policy:  

  • Up to 90 days: 80% of the cost will be refunded

  • Up to 30 days: 50% of the cost will be refunded

  • Less than 30 days: no refund

 

To know more call at :

+358504839418 (Finland) / +919890436368 (India)

 

Tour Program

NOTE: 

*CCE reserves the right to change the program depending on the batch size of the participants. This tour can be arranged for three days as well. In that case, all days will be in one city. For a customized tour, please contact us at info@ccefinland.org

 

Faculty Profile

Kari Louhivuori

Veteran teacher and ex-Principal of Kirkkojarvi School, Espoo  who have been instrumental in developing Finnish learning experiences since the 1970s. Throughout his career, Kari strongly emphasized on the collaborative developments of schools and organic educational leadership.

Kirkkojärvi School got a new building in 2010. Kari worked in close collaboration with Verstas Architects in the planning of the prize-winning school building.

Before you meet Kari, just read an interesting article featuring him: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/why-are-finlands-schools-successful-49859555/

Currently, Kari consults schools, universities, and educators across the globe as CCE's pedagogical coach.

Pedagogy Coach - CCE Finland

Marja Suurla

International trainer and researcher for Education and learning through paintings. She has been visiting different countries to make teachers aware of the teaching through drawing and painting, mainly the form painting. Follows Waldorf pedagogy and teacher from Steiner School, Tampere. She is an expert teacher of arts and paintings for 30+ years and has participated in many international exhibitions with her students.

Shirin Kulkarni

Researcher in the field of Creative Thinking and education for more than 12 years. Research Areas:

Creativity and School Environment

Comparative study between India and Finland

CII (Creativity-identity Interaction) model

Narrative teaching techniques

Experienced trainer and psychologist

Research Director, CCE Finland

Sanna Leinonen

Experienced teacher, trainer, lecturer and textbook writer (20+ years). Enthusiastic about professional development, teaching, and learning. She has a long career as an EFL and entrepreneurship teacher and institutional coach. She has worked on the National Core Curriculum with The Finnish National Agency for Education on multiple occasions. Her key competencies are EFL, Team learning, phenomenon based learning and entrepreneurship at school.

Miia Bergman

Miia Bergman has been a teacher of mathematics, chemistry, and ICT at Tampere Rudolf Steiner School since 2002. She has graduated as Master of Science in Engineering at the Tampere University of Technology. In addition to being the teacher for the past three years, she has been the headmaster of the school's secondary level. She has also worked as a member of the national board of the Waldorf education in Finland since 2016. Her work has included developing the school's organizational as well as pedagogical issues following the trends of the modern times. So nowadays she is specialized not only in teaching mathematics but also, in general, the operation of the second level in Finland.

Elena Chukhlantseva

Elena is an education expert with a broad background in International and Comparative Education, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, and Education Research. Her particular strengths are hands-on pre-primary education management and teaching experiences in multicultural and multilingual settings. Among the key interests are learning theories and practices, Early Childhood Education curriculum development and implementation, strategies for working with children with behavioral and learning difficulties.

Antti Leikkanen

Antti has done MA and is a Finnish Teacher, Principal at Steiner School, Tampere (Upper secondary school). Antti has a vast experience in connecting subjects & developing phenomena- and theme-based learning in upper secondary education.

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Registration form

 

Before making the payment, kindly fill the registration form.Filling up a registration form is the first mandatory step to reserve your seat for the tour.

 

 

FAQ

1. What is the difference between education tour and symposium arranged by CCE?

The Finland education tour focuses on the Finnish education model and specially designed to make the participants aware of as many aspects of Finnish education system as possible. The symposium is generally for 4 or 5 days, out of which first two days are dedicated to the Finnish education model and last two days are reserved for the international paper presentations on creativity in education. So there is more scope for discussion on creative education. One can listen to various studies going on in different parts of the world about creativity.

 

2. Where do we start from?

All participants are required to CHECK IN on Sunday evening at Tampere hotel.The travel from Helsinki to Tampere on Sunday is not covered in the tour fee.

 

3. Where will we be staying in Finland?

The participants shall be accommodated in popular hotels in Helsinki and Tampere. Hotels in the range of 100 to 120 Euro per night  (breakfast included), are being considered. All hotels are 4 Stars category.

 

4.What is the duration of this delegation?

The delegation shall consist of 7 days and 6 nights at Finland From 24 September onwards it will be 6 days & 5 nights). Of these, 5 days shall be for official visits to schools and other institutions and workshops. Participants will be free to explore Helsinki, Tampere and other places of interest nearby during free time.

 

5.Does the fee include payment for meals too?

Breakfasts are included in the hotel charges.  Lunches and snacks will be served on all 5 days of official visits. Dinners are not provided so that the participants can explore the local cuisine.

 

 

7.What about visa processing?

CCE will send the necessary documents to the participants like invitation letters but the participants need to arrange their own visa.

 

8.What if I confirm and drop out? Will I be given a refund of the fee?

   Refunds are subject to the cancellation policies of the travel agency and the hotel partners. The refund policy is as follows:   a. Less than 30 days prior to the trip - No refund under any circumstances (e.g. rejection of visa)   b. Less than 90 days but more than 30 days - 50% of the cost will be refunded 

. More than 90 days to trip - 80% of the cost will be refunded

 

9.What are some of the key dates?

Last date for sending the registration form and paying full delegation fee - 1 month before tour starts
Last date for sending all the documents for Visa and Ticketing - 1 month before tour starts

* Schengen Visa takes at least 30 working days. Hence, in case of delay in submitting the Visa documents, we will not be able to assure a confirmed visa.

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