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.
Events, thought and goings-on at Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK)
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences played a pivotal role in facilitating the recent visit by Australian and Greek educators, providing them with a comprehensive insight into the Finnish educational system.
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.
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.