Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) launched its very first Diploma Programme in Risk Management and Circular Economy in September 2023. Tailored to meet the specific demands of the Indian market, this innovative programme marks a step towards nurturing the future leaders of sustainable business practices.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) is having a joint program in applied chemistry with our long-term partner Qilu University of Technology (QLUT). Since 2021, this program has flourished despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the past years, and in the light of new normal, TAMK sent a group of six teachers for intensive teaching in China in August 2023.
In a blend of academic exploration and cultural immersion, 28 students from Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) School of Nursing embarked on a journey to Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) for a two-week Summer Course on Finnish Health Care and Nursing.
On May 26th, an atmosphere of pride and accomplishment filled the air at the Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) as 31 students from the Nursing Top-Up Degree Programme donned their graduation caps and gowns. This remarkable occasion marked the culmination of their 1.5-year journey, which began in January 2022. The Top-Up Nursing Programme, designed specifically for international students who hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from their home country, provided these students with an opportunity to enhance their skills, familiarise themselves with the Finnish healthcare system, and strengthen their proficiency in the Finnish language.
Green transition is the agreed objective of European Policies. Also, the need for workforce that has the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable the change is widely acknowledged. We need teachers who can teach the students these skills. This is a crucial element of achieving the goals of green transition. Presently, the models of teacher’s competences on ESD have been quite abstract, which has caused great variation in the interpretations of these competences between countries and even within educational organisations.
Upon my first visit abroad since the pandemic, I, Harri Karvinen, Senior Lecturer of Business and Media at Tampere University of Applied Sciences, had the opportunity to participate in a teacher exchange at Breda University of Applied Sciences (Buas). The initial steps were taken in June 2022, when representatives from Buas visited Tampere and Tampere University of Applied Sciences. After their visit, it was clear that they were impressed with our hospitality and the potential for cooperation between our institutions.
Talent Factory from Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) is a success story for companies, students, and university by implementing a new learning environment based on team learning and coaching pedagogy. Ulla Häggblom and Piia Kanto proudly presented the Talent Factory concept at UIIN Conference in Budapest 9.-11.5.2023.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences participated on a business trip organised by Finnpartnership in Dakar, Senegal, at the end of May. TAMK’s focus during the trip was to share information especially about TAMK’s teacher training services to African market area. The Finnpartnership business partnership programme supports Finnish companies and companies in developing countries in finding new business opportunities and partners. The programme is funded annually with about 4 million Euros from the development cooperation appropriations of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Students from the MBA in Educational Leadership take part in the world’s longest running online conference
Back in 1996, a fledgling online bookstore called Amazon was giving traditional bookstores cause for concern and the term social media was used to describe a long-forgotten platform called Six Degrees. In those days of modem dialups, the World Wide Web was a very different landscape. This was the background to the inaugural TCC Worldwide Online Conference, organised by the University of Hawaii and designed to connect those involved in higher education through discussions around “innovations and practices that accompany the use of technology in teaching and learning.”
Tampere University of Applied Sciences has launched a new tailor-made diploma programme in International Business Management in spring semester 2023. The diploma programme takes place in the TAMK main campus and will welcome 30 new students from India.