Teacher Training based on Finnish Pedagogy

Online and interactive course to upgrade your skills and develop your career

AIM OF THE COURSE:

  • Learn to use top teaching methods based on Finnish pedagogy
  • To upgrade and develop your teaching skills to meet the demands of modern society
  • Learn to motivate your students for better learning results
  • Learn how to develop positivity and how to implement positive, strength based and student centered teaching style
  • Learn to teach creativity, self-management, leadership and entrepreneurship skills
  • Start teaching life and vocational skills for your students


THE COURSE IS TARGETED FOR:

School teachers, principals and correspondents with basic understanding about pedagogy or experience

TEACHING METHOD: 

Online virtual course, series of interactive webinars, exercises, quizzes, group meetings with teachers

THE COURSE INCLUDES:

Individual and group exercises,  e-learning study material, downloadable, theory with case studies, practical exercises, tools and best practices localised to be implemented right now into your own teaching

DURATION:

  •  1. week: Kick-off introductory webinar (2 hours)
  •  2. – 13. week: 12 interactive webinars of special topics (1-2 hours each), with exercises, homework, and virtual material – possibility for  live group working meetings with teachers
  •  14. Week: Wrap-up seminar and group-work/ individual-seminar-work presentations, interactive group reflections (2 hours)


YOU WILL LEARN:

Methods of Finnish pedagogy; understand and use Positive strenght-based pedagogy and student centered teaching style, how to teach hands-on and vocational skills, self-management skills, entrepreneurship and leadership skills. In addition, you will learn about phenomenon-based teaching, safety skills and easy-to-make teaching aids for better concentration, sustainable development – and many more important and practical topics, hints and tips to apply the learnings in your own teaching.

QUALIFIES FOR ADVANCED COURSE:

To apply for ”Teachers’ professional training course in Finland”, the 10 days exposure visit and personal pedagogical training in Finland with personal on-site tutoring to practical implementation of new pedagogical methods at home school.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course

    • Why is this course important to you?

  • 2

    Week 1 Kick-off Introduction

    • What is Finnish pedagogy?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

  • 3

    Week 2 Positive, strength -based pedagogy

    • How positive pedagogy benefits student's learning results?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 4

    Week 3 Student centered education

    • How to promote everybody's learning?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 5

    Week 4 Learning environment and nature pedagogy

    • How to be a modern but effective teacher?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 6

    Week 5 Phenomenon based learning and teaching

    • What is Phenomenon based learning and teaching - why it boosts learning results?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 7

    Week 6 Recess time and well-being

    • Who needs recess time? How does it benefit learning? What other purposes it serves?

    • Self defence exercise demo

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 8

    Week7 Self -management, leadership skills and entrepreneurship

    • What are self management skills, leadership skills and how to teach entrepreneurship?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 9

    Week 8 Product design and innovation process

    • How to develop and teach design and innovation skills at school?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 10

    Week 9 Vocational and hands-on skills

    • How to teach vocational and hands-on skills to the students?

    • Vocational and hands-on skills

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 11

    Week 10 Safety skills

    • What are safety skills and how does it promote school safety?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercise

  • 12

    Week 11 Sustainable development

    • How to be sustainable? How students can handle global issues such as climate change?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 13

    Week 12 Social awareness and emotional skills

    • How to teach and promote social awareness and emotional skills?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 14

    Week 13 Evaluation and self-evaluation

    • How to use effectively self-evaluation and group assessment as part of the learning process?

    • Learning Materials

    • Learning Check

    • Exercises

  • 15

    Week 14 Wrap-up seminar and diploma awarding ceremony

    • What we have learned and how to best implement the learnings in practice?

Instructor(s)

Adj.Prof. Dr

Liisa Toivonen

Dr. Toivonen is the CEO of BioAcademy. In addition, she holds a position of Adjunct Professor in Energy wood production at the University of Eastern Finland, where she has done a long career of more than 20 years. During her university career at UEF she served as the Director of International Relations, Director Professor of the Finnish-Russian Cross-Border University (CBU) and as a Finnish Co-Director of Sino-Finnish Environmental Research Centre in Nanjing University, China. Liisa has always been very active in developing international cooperation, in addition to her university positions she has hold the posts of e.g. Secretary General of the Silva Network, and member of Interim Council of IPFE Global Partnership for Forestry Education. Her passion is to effect on development towards the sustainable future. Empowering young experts by providing enough information of alternative futures is currently one of the sectors she is actively working e.g. to develop international educational modules about Finnish pedagogy, nature based pedagogy, experiential learning, and innovative entrepreneurship.