International Program

Before the seminar we offer for our international guests the possibility to participate to Guided Tours in the Competition Area. The Guided Tours in English are on Tuesday 17th May from 9 to 11. The meeting point is in front of the Isomäki Arena Info (address: Metsämiehenkatu 21, Pori). No registration is needed, just be there in time! Guided tour contact person: Mrs. Tiina Kallio, tiina.kallio(at), +358444557501.

International Seminar with social events will be organized for our guests. It gives great opportunities to hear more about the Finnish and international VET topics as well as build contacts with colleagues from near and far.

International Seminar

Towards vocational excellence and global competence #happypro

Pori, Finland, 17 May 2022

Could VET and vocational excellence be an integrative part of skills ecosystems, contributing to regional development, innovation, and smart specialisation strategies? How is VET part of research, education, and innovation, working closely with other education and training sectors, the scientific community, and business? How is global competence developed and boosted?

Venue: Seminar room, 2nd floor, Pori Isomäki Areena

Moderator: Sari Turunen-Zwinger. Head of Unit Finnish Erasmus+ Agency, internationalisation Services for VET, Finnish National Agency for Education

See the full seminar program here.

International seminar is free of charge and open for all visitors.

Evening program

Get-together, evening program:  Cultural heritage in the Noormarkku Works area

Tuesday 17th May 2022 from 5.30 to 8.30 pm, Bus transfer from Pori city centre to Noormarkku Works and back is provided.

Noormarkku Works is nationally valuable built-up cultural environment near the city of Pori. As guided cultural tour we offer to our guests visit to Villa Mairea. Villa Mairea was designed by Alvar and Aino Aalto and completed in August 1939. Villa Mairea is a unique work of art, which is now regarded as one of the greatest masterpieces of 20th-century architecture. More  info Villa Mairea – a true gem of modernismPrice 30 eur/person. Duration of the tour approximately 1 hour.

Besides guided cultural tours Buffet du Chef dinner is served at Noormarkku Club. The kitchen of Noormarkku Club prefers local producers and aim to use the best seasonal ingredients. Please during the registration let us know of any special diets.

The price for the whole package is 65 euros. Prepayment before the event (invoice).

Registration is open, please do your registration latest Friday 29th APRIL:

Main event partners

  • Skills Finlandin logo, linkki Skills Finlandin verkkosivuille.