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LIVE Online Trainings with Finnish Teachers

October 19, 2021 @ 1:00 PM EEST

  • Learn alongside Finnish teachers

    A new and unique way to study together with Finnish teachers. Half of the participants are from Finland; the other half are from other countries.

  • Connect with your group

    Connect and share peer-to-peer experiences with your group via WhatsApp.

  • Online training sessions and "hands-on" implementation

    The training is conducted through presentations, discussions and teamwork via Teams. The course consists of three themed sessions, each lasting three hours. Between training sessions the participants will implement the training content in their own work.

  • Get a certificate

    After finishing the training program you will get an official certificate signed by the city of Oulu Educational & Cultural Services and VisitEDUfinn.

LIVE Online Trainings with Finnish Teachers

Approaches to Early Language Learning

Approaches to Early Language Learning is the first of our courses in LIVE Online Training Together with Finnish Teachers.
Below you will find the content and experts for this course.

Approaches to Early Language Learning is organized in cooperation with Educational and Cultural Services | City of Oulu.


Introduction to Early Language Learning: What to consider

  • Today’s language learners as global citizens
  • Finnish perspective on early language learning in the national core curriculum and the local curriculum at the City of Oulu
  • Language and Cultural awareness

October 19th 1 PM – 4 PM (EEST)

Pedagogies in Early Language Learning

  • How foreign language is learned
  • How to organize teaching and learning
  • Language enrichment in early childhood education

November 19th 1 PM – 4 PM (EEST)

Varied Assessment Methods of Early Learners

  • Pupil participation in assessment
  • Learning to learn skills
  • Formative and summative assessment

December 14th 1 PM – 4 PM (EET)

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pauliina kanervo

Pauliina Kanervo
Quality Manager, Educational and Cultural Services | Oulu

Pauliina Kanervo (Master of Arts , German and English philology) works as the Quality Manager and Head of Advisory Teachers in the Educational and Cultural Services of Oulu. She is in charge of the teachers’ in-service trainings, local curriculum work, language programme work and international projects and cooperation.

Areas of Expertise: 
curriculum • language learning and teaching • collaborative learning • phenomena-based learning • development work of A Framework of Reference for Pluralistic Approaches to languages and cultures

laura ritola

Laura Ritola
Project manager, Educational Services | Oulu

Laura Ritola (Master in Education) is an English teacher by profession and her current duties are related to curriculum support and implementation in early childhood foreign language pedagogy and Global Education

Areas of Expertise: 
language pedagogy • curriculum design and implementation • assessment • mentoring and in-service training • leadership training in value-based leadership


October 19, 2021
1:00 PM EEST
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Melina Rauhala

Ms. Rauhala (B.A.) is an educational sciences student at the University of Turku with studies also in the fields of psychology, business and HR, and sociology. As an education major, she is passionate about lifelong learning and the Finnish education system. She believes in change through education. In addition, Ms. Rauhala loves to learn new languages.  She completed an Erasmus + university exchange in Spain as a part of her studies and wants to work toward everyone getting international learning opportunities. Ms. Rauhala is working for VisitEDUfinn part-time while finishing her studies. 



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