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
Before the seminar we offer possibility to participate to Guided Tours in the Competition Site. There is also possibility to have lunch at the Competition Site.
The seminar is free of charge and no registration is needed for participation on site.
|Welcome and Introduction to the Seminar
Marja Vartiainen, President, Skills Finland
Lasse Schultz, CEO, WinNova
|WorldSkills Occupation Standards Development Centre in action
Katri Pokkinen, Project Director, WSOS Development Centre
|COVEs – reference points for vocational excellence! Panel discussion.
Adrijana Hodak, Head of the Intercompany Center and Manager of the Solski Center Nova Gorica
Matti Isokallio, Director of the Educational Federation, Sataedu.
Katarina Sandbacka, Head of International Affairs, VAMIA
Manfred Polzin, Senior Advisor International Affairs, MBO Raad
Hannele Nevalampi, Programme Manager, Finnish National Agency for Education
|Short break, refreshments
|Multidisciplinary research projects producing new tools for care
Anja Poberznik, Researcher, Faculty of Technology, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Krista Toivonen, Lecturer in Social and Health Care, Sataedu
|Learning experiences with welfare technology applications in TESTBED-environment
Virpi Hopeakangas, Lecturer in Welfare, WinNova
Taru Heinikangas, Welfare technology company representative, Metsäkoto Oy
|From Pori to the World
Mr Peter Vesterbacka, entrepreneur, Finest Future
|Closing of the Seminar
Hanna Autere, Councellor of Education, Vocational Education and Training, EDUFI