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Study Visit: Arctic Pedagogy

Main Info

Sector:
VETAE
Priority:
Environment and fight against climate change (2021-27)
Scope:
Transnational
Type of presence:
Face-to-Face
Venue country:
Finland
Venue city:
Other
Working language:
English
Key Action:
Not applicable
TCA documents:
Postponed:
No
E+ Academy:
No
Start date:
12.05.2024
End date:
16.05.2024
Subtopic:
sustainabilitynetworkingequal opportunities

TCA Description

Themes and goals:

Venue: The Sámi Education Institute in Inari, Finland

Description: The host organization of this 3-day cross-sectoral study visit (VET, ADU) is The Sámi Education Institute in Lapland, Finland. It is a is a vocational college with a central role in developing the needs of Sámi people and the Arctic region. The study visit will be organized in May 12.-16.5.2024 for 20 people, and it focuses on topics including innovations in adapting education to the needs of the local community and environment, e.g. vocational education, informal and non-formal education, self-sufficiency and preparedness for exceptional circumstances, e.g. food supply, transportation, resilience and distance learning. In addition, topics discussed will cover cross-border collaboration, and how to operate efficiently in an educational environment in a large geographical area. The study visit will also address topics of inclusion, such as access to education in rural areas, best practices in conveying traditional skills and knowledge, preserving traditional way of life of indigenous people. The study visit will consist of site visits, discussions and presentations. 

Target group: Education providers in rural and mountain areas in vocational and adult education. Potential participants include teachers, trainers, education managers, local school authorities and other professionals working in the field of education.

Working language: English

Focus countries and areas for participants: Educators in Alpine and other mountain and rural areas in Europe.

Key words: small-scale farming, food sovereignty, food security, indigenous livelihoods, nature-based livelihoods

Host website: https://www.sogsakk.fi/%2Fen

Expected results:

Capacity building, sharing best practices and innovations in education in arctic and rural areas, networking, ideas for new Erasmus+ projects. 

Additional information:

Transportation from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Inari (Ivalo Airport) will be provided to selected participants. Participants are expected to arrive at Helsinki Airport on 12.5.2023 no later than 19.00 for dinner before flight to Ivalo. The return flight will arrive in Helsinki on 16.5.2024 at 15.25.



Partners and participants

Organiser NA:
FI01 - Finnish National Agency for Education
Number of participants:
20
Participants per country:
2 - Finland
Target group:
School leaders, directors Teachers Trainers Education professionals Experts School authorities
Erasmus+ Programme experience level:
Newcomers and Experienced beneficiaries
Profile of participants:

Education providers in rural and mountain areas in vocational and adult education. Potential participants include teachers, trainers, education managers, local school authorities and other professionals working in the field of education. 

Focus countries and areas for participants: Educators in Alpine and other mountain and rural areas in Europe.

Max. 2 participants/ country.


Legend

Pending booked places

Accepted places

Sending partner(s):
AT01 - 2 CZ01 - 2 DE02 - 2 DK01 - 1 ES01 - 2 FI01 - 2 IS01 - 2 LV01 - 1 SK01 - 2 LI01 - 2 TR01 - 2
Pending booked places:
0
Accepted places:
20

TCA Participant Application

Start date of TCA Participant Application:
15.01.2024
Application deadline:
13.03.2024
Confirmation deadline for Sending NAs:
22.03.2024
Confirmation deadline for Organiser NAs:
26.03.2024