In this article we are going to bring up an idea about an analogy between the traditional vocational training and education model, namely apprenticeship training: apprentice – journeyman – master, and the changing role of a teacher and VET personnel from a teacher to trainer to mentor. Jobs and occupations are changing so much that […]
Business and Administration Students Visit ITE College West, Singapore
20.11. – 3.12.2017 Jessika Kokko: ITE College gave us an accurate and clear program for the two weeks we were there and we were able to sit in on and participate in many different lessons, topics and assignments. We saw how the local students had enjoyed their classes and how they wanted to participate in […]
Pauliina from the wellness tourism qualification, finds new ideas in Brazil.
Pauliina Silva has completed a vocational qualification in wellbeing tourism at Salpaus Further Education Center. She is a part-time entrepreneur and an owner of “Luontoemo” a natural product company in Sysmä. “I have studied several different things during my life, and wondered if I should go to another degree. I’m really happy though that I […]
Online tools for Teacher or Worker Representative to assist immigrant Students?
Tekoihin.fi contains materials in Finnish language for teachers and working life representatives who have students or employees with immigrant backgrounds. On the webpage you can find simplified language material to assist with attaining a qualification, as well as, vocabulary and vocabulary exercises that students can do independently. Material and exercises can be found in the […]
Unforgettable job-learning in India
Antti Nikkanen and Valtteri Merihaara are second year students in Youth and Leisure Instruction. They did their job-learning in the Kundapur city in India 3.12.2016-28.1.2017. – Trip started last spring when our teacher Johanna Tuliainen told about the opportunity to do our job-learning period abroad. At first it felt a little unlikely possibility. In autumn […]
We recorded all-time high in international mobility this year!
The students and teachers of basic vocational qualification in social welfare and healthcare in Salpaus Further Education recorded all time high this year in student and staff mobilities: All together 26 students and 3 teachers have attended in foreign placements during the on-going school year of 2016-2017. Our old partners come from Rotterdam in the […]