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Skills Finland:Vocational excellence training units and WorldSkills tryouts in England

A second group of Finns who participated in a Leonardo expert exchange  “Learning from each other”  to England was  hosted by UK Skills.  The group was headed by the author of this post and it included electrical installation skill manager Jorma Kärkkäinen (Ylä-Savo Vocational College), cleaning services skill manager Tiina Joensuu (Keuda Vocational College), docent Petri Nokelainen (Actualising Vocational [...]

Skills Finland: Success through learning from each other. Exchange in South Tyrol, Italy

The first Leonardo-expert group from Finland participating in the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme, headed to the next host organisation; LVH Verband, in South Tyrol, Italy. It is a non-profit union of  handcraft enterprises who organise national skills competitions and is responsible for training and sending Competitors to EuroSkills and WorldSkills Competitions. The expert group [...]

Skills Finland: Success through learning from each other

Skills Finland participate in the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme “Excellence in Skills” – an international comparison of training and expert exchange project The European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme enables people in all stages of their lives to take part in inspiring and stimulating learning experiences, as well as helping to develop the education and [...]

Where is Educational Training Going in the Future?

Educational reform is a very hot topic. We at Cisco grew from an educational institution (Stanford University). We understand how important it is to use  technology to enable the students and instructors to create the leaders and career stars of the future. This video took place live online on August 31st, 2010. (Watch in Ustream: [...]

Technology Trends

All major companies forecast what the next technology trends will be. These companies must also plan to recruit the skilled workers that will advance their companies position in the use of these technologies. In order to predict these trends we must first understand the technologies that will be involved. During an economic downturn, competitive businesses [...]