Finland – Canada Network for Vocational Education and Training
Heading to new practices
Place: Turku Vocational Institute, Auditorium. DataCity, Lemminkäisenkatu 18 B 20250 Turku
Date: 9 November 2017
Moderator: Mr Mika Saarinen, Finnish National Agency for Education
9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Welcome to the seminar
Mr Olli Pietilä, Turku Vocational Institute
10.10 Work in international networks– the role of international projects in developing education nationally
Ms Hanna Autere, Finnish National Agency for Education
10.25 Greetings from Embassy of Canada to Finland
Mr John Kaye, Embassy of Canada to Finland
10.40 Presentation of Finland – Canada Network for Vocational Education and Training
Mr Risto Virkkunen, Kainuu Vocational College
10.55 Student and teacher stories and experiences from Gatineau, Edmonton and Winnipeg.
The Interviewer Ms Aino Malin, Jyväskylä Educational Consortium
11.30 Lunch break.
Lunch menu planned by Mr Gaétan Tessier and Mr Gerard Fischer, École hôtelière de l'Outaouais and
Mr Daniel Lemberg, Turku Vocational Institute
13.00 Experiences of cooperation.
Mr Len Grieve and Mr Mark Blackner, Red River College, Manitoba
13.15 Experiences of cooperation - Alberta Teachers’ Association partnership
Ms Jean Stiles, Edmonton Public Schools, Alberta
13.30 Experiences of cooperation
Mr Gaétan Tessier, École hôtelière de l'Outaouais, Québec
13.45 Experiences of cooperation.
Mr David Arenas, Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, Manitoba. Recorded session.
14.00 Finland Canada Quiz – what do we know about each other.
Ms Laura Vahtera, Turku Vocational Institute and Ms Marja-Liisa Tyystälä, Lappia College
14.20 Good practices – what can we learn from each other.
Ms Aino Malin and Ms Mari Kontturi, Luovi College
14.40 Closure and summing up the day
Mr Mika Saarinen
15.00 The end of the seminar