Finnish UAS education interests – Brazilian delegation visits TAMK on 23 September

Finnish UAS education interests – Brazilian delegation visits TAMK on 23 September

A delegation of the Brazilian National Board of Federal Network of Institutions of Professional, Scientific and Technological Education (CONIF) will visit Finland on 21-25 September 2015. At TAMK the delegation will visit the Y-Campus, Demola, and Proacademy on Wednesday 23 September.

The purpose of the visit is to familiarize the delegation members with Finnish vocational and higher education. The delegation has 40 members.

From Tuesday to Thursday the delegation will visit Hämeenlinna, Tampere, and Turku. In Tampere, their destinations are TAMK and vocational education for immigrants.

The visit originated from the teacher education cooperation called VET Teachers for the Future. The participants of the cooperation are TAMK, HAMK, and Haaga-Helia.

The week will begin with a seminar organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture' Department for Vocational Education and Training and Department for Higher Education and Science Policy. It will offer an overview on both countries' vocational and higher education systems and future cooperation possibilities.

Further information on the whole programme:

Executive Director Riitta Rissanen, Rectors' Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences Arene,, tel. 0400 293 545
International Coordinator Maarit Sinikangas, JAMK,, tel. 050 417 5123

Further information on the programme at TAMK:

Director Carita Prokki, TAMK EDU,, 040 733 5650
Planner Virpi Heinonen, TAMK EDU,, 0400 209907

Photo: Brasilian teachers in TAMK

Published 12.12.2016