High-Impact Teacher Development From Finland

Finnish pedagogical innovations put into practice in the local context in a meaningful way, build local capacity and provide access into the next generation online learning platform for everybody.

 

 

 

HIT is a high-quality part-time in-service teacher education and train-the-trainers program from Finland.

HIT consists of multiple courses, that can be studied independently.

  1. Student-engaging learning practices
    How to engage interest, flow, emotional, cognitive, student-centered and collaborative learning methods

How to activate and motivate your students during mass lectures using technologies in promoting high impact learning

  1. Teaching future skills I-II + diagnostic test
    Thinking skills and learning to learn
    Multiliteracy
    ICT skills
    Worklife skills and entrepreneurship
    Self-care and managing everyday life
    Cultural competencies and communication
    Participating and building a sustainable future
    The road to 21st Century Competencies Evaluation Framework for teachers
  2. High-impact learning
    How do people learn
    How to design effective and meaningful instruction
    The ideas of learning behind Finnish curriculum
    Teacher as a lifelong learner
  3. Introduction to phenomenon-based learning
    Easy level and simple approach, rich content & real-world cases
    How to assess phenomenon-based learning projects

Social and emotional learning / Soft skills (optional)
Non-violent and constructive ways to promote discipline
How to create a safe atmosphere
The role of emotions and motivation in learning
Dealing with challenges.

For acting teachers, we offer full programme in online or blended mode, and individual modules online

Those with interest to complete ToT and become certificated trainers must pass all courses and a separate train-the-trainers package

To whom?

This in-service teacher education programme is suitable for all acting teachers from primary schools to universities in any country

Teachers on all levels of education – full-programme with special tutorial package and contact studies

Train-the-trainers programme is targeted to teachers or teacher training with at least five-year practical experience in the field

How?

All programmes except online teacher education programme include contact days in the home country of the study group

All courses and modules include learning assignments that are linked with the daily work of teachers

All instructors of the programme are members of prof. Kirsti Lonka’s research team

Why?

  1. High caliber teachers are one of the most important factors why the Finnish education system is so high ranked
  2. This teacher education programme is designed by prof. Kirsti Lonka, an expert in innovative learning methods and environments, the author of the book “Phenomenal learning from Finland” and experienced teacher educator
  3. Studies are mainly taking place on Claned online learning platform, that is the easiest way to build learner-centric and cost-effective online courses that users love.
  4. The programme is managed by MIF Academy at Soprano Plc, that is the leading private educator in Nordic countries
  5. Main purposes of programmes, teacher education, and train-the-trainers, is putting all Finnish pedagogical innovations into practice in a local context in a meaningful way, build local capacity and provide access into the next-generation online learning platform for everybody

 

 

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