VisitEDUfinn is now offering webinars for all those who are interested in knowing more about Finnish education. For private groups we can offer both introductory and workshop-type sessions. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us info@visitedufinn.com or +358 405 526 031.

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Past Webinars

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The webinar format: introductory

Thursday 3rd of October 2019 at 6:30 am UTC/GMT

From modern research we know a lot about the students’ cognitive functioning and the limits of knowledge processing in the traditional academic settings. As the world is changing rapidly, the wide and complex phenomena/problems of the current world require thinking, which reaches beyond ‘borders’ of school subjects and disciplines. In this webinar you will here the basic idea behind the concept of phenomenon based learning and some examples, how to apply it.  

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge. 

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The webinar format: introductory

Tuesday 2nd of April 2019 at 5:00 pm UTC/GMT

The webinar contains an overview of the central changes in Finnish national curriculum and it’s effects on local level school work. During the session you can comment and ask questions or just listen.

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge. 

The webinar format: introductory

Thursday 28th of February 2019 at 7:00 am UTC/GMT

From modern research we know a lot about healthy development of a child as well as what increases or decreases students’ cognitive functioning. In this webinar we’ll look the Finnish society and educational system through the lenses of this understanding and reflect its possibilities in other countries.

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge. 

The webinar format: introductory

Wednesday 19.12.2018 at 6:00am UTC

This introductory webinar offers you a chance learn about the essential cultural, societal and psychological factors ‘in’ and ‘behind’ the Finnish educational system. During the session you can comment and ask questions or just listen.

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge.

The webinar format: introductory

Monday 12.11.2018 at 17:00 UTC

The Webinar introduces the basic strengths and dilemmas of schooling and teacher education as well as a modern attempt to tackle these. During the session you can comment and ask questions or just listen.

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge.

The webinar format: introductory

Thursday 8.11.2018 at 16:00 UTC

From modern research we know a lot about what kind of habits and life style are healthy for the human brain, what increases or decreases it’s poductivity as well as our ability to concentrate. In this webinar we’ll look the Finnish schooling and educational system through the lenses of this understanding and reflect its possibilities in other countries.

Please sign up 48 hours prior to webinar. This webinar is free of charge. 

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Contact us info@visitedufinn.com and book your 1-to-1 online session for you or for your organization.

Suvi Westling’s professional bio

All the webinars are facilitated by Suvi Krista Westling, an educational psychologist and expert in the field with both grassroot teaching experience from school and teacher education as well as research from these environments. 

Suvi Krista Westling is an educational expert, who has a broad and holistic view of education and a deep understanding of the human mind and learning. She has graduated from and later taught new students in an innovative program of educational psychology at the University of Helsinki. Her teaching has included lecturing, supervising pre-service-teachers’ practice, and facilitating group processes and process-oriented group studies. In her research she studies the quality of regulation of students’ learning and activity both at school and at teacher education. She has worked as an expert in educational program design at an academic level as well as in the world of international organizations. 

Suvi has also gained grassroots experience of working with children and teenagers while working as a classroom teacher, youth worker and camp supervisor in various places at earlier phases of her life. She has developed an international mindset and understanding of different cultures by participating and working in different international communities and networks, living and studying in Latin America (Chile), travelling and having friends around the world. 

If you have any questions concerning the webinars, please contact Suvi at info@visitedufinn.com or +358 405 526 031.

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