Events, thought and goings-on at Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK)

Super Coaches League

This is a short story about the transformation from teacher to team coach from TAMK Global services to our Chilean counter partner Fundación Chile. This process was delivered by Cristian Burr Raty from TAMK HUBS, a Chilean team coach and Hanna Saraketo, TAMK´s experienced senior Team Coach from Proakatemia. This story describes some of the situations and emotions during the week-long training through the eyes of Hanna and Cristian.

Qualitative improvement for teacher education in Rwanda

The Higher Education Pedagogies for Teacher Education (HEP-TED) project has been granted a significant 1.1 million euros in funding from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. The project, launched in January 2024, aims to develop, and strengthen the capacity of Rwandan higher education institutions and it contributes to sustainable development through quality teacher education for general education, and technical and vocational education and training (TVET).

Capacity building to support circular economy business in Namibia

The need for the development of circular economy (CE) in Namibia is obvious based on both economic, environmental, and social sustainability. At the beginning of November 2023 started a joint project with TAMK and Tampere University aiming at the capacity building of circular economy in Namibia. The project, funded by Finnpartnership, supports the feasibility study of a Finnish company. The project started intensively with a trip to Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia.

Co-Write week in The Academy of Popular Culture in the Netherlands

Recently, TAMK Music production students took part to a Blended Intensive Learning program organised by Academy of Pop Culture/Hanze University that aims to enhance the learning experience of students by combining online and offline learning. The program was designed for a group of 28 students from multicultural backgrounds, including Belgium, Finland, and the Netherlands, with diverse musical backgrounds.

Climate University: Empowering Change through Sustainable Education

Welcome to Climate University, a resource bank for accessing a wealth of materials dedicated to the vital topics of sustainability and climate change. In a world where environmental awareness and action are more crucial than ever, the climate university platform provides comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible educational content produced by Finnish Higher Education Institutions.

Niitty 2 - Working together with immigrant families for a better everyday life

The number of immigrants in Finland is increasing for many reasons. In 2022, 508,000 of Finland's population had a foreign background or 9 percent of the entire population. Settling in a new country takes time and energy, especially in the beginning. At different stages of integration, questions or feelings may come to mind, even though they have lived in a new country for a long time.

Modern China, an opportunity?

China has changed a lot. Ultramodern goes hand in hand with traditions. In education, focus is still on scores, evaluation, and performance – ranking lists play an important role. At the same time Chinese universities are very actively seeking international cooperation to modernize the curriculum and to also show their excellence.

Smart and Sustainable Mobility: Insights from the Transnational Exchange of Experience event of SPOTLOG project

Smart mobility refers to the intelligent use of various modes of transportation, such as public transport, car-sharing, ridesharing, walking, biking, and more, to reduce environmental impact and improve quality of life. Smart mobility solutions aim to optimize the efficiency, safety, comfort, and accessibility of mobility services, while minimizing the negative effects of congestion, pollution, noise, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Digital networking tools boost employment of highly educated immigrants

DigiMESH-project, which ended at the end of October 2023, made a visible difference in the digital networking field in a short period of time. The outcomes of a 2-year-long collaborative project between Turku University of Applied Sciences and Tampere University of Applied Sciences will continue to exist in the form of a publicly accessible MOOC course and Networking Steps -mini game.