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Lectures/seminars/workshops
Experimentation is the key to creating innovations. There is definitely a need for a transparent, bold and inexpensive culture of experimentation. Especially in our planning culture. The Finnish National Agency for Education is trying to answer to this demand. They will open an experiment, development and innovation centre this month which will support the cultural development in the...
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Join me for the seminar on 17th of January in Lappeenranta. The topic is “The future of the learning environment”. My presentation is based on an on-going book project with Marko Kuuskorpi. In a nutshell, we have created a vision of the future “classroom”. In this seminar, I will show how we did it and how anyone can develop their own vision. The title of...
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Like I wrote in the last article, I participated to “Tulevaisuuden perusopetus 2016” seminar in Finlandia-house this month (read more about it in here). What did I learn in this seminar? Where is the general school heading to? Here are some points I want to highlight and share with you: It´s all about leading and the cultural change in...
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I have been quite busy the last year and this is why: I am working together with the principal, Marko Kuuskorpi and we have been creating our vision for the future classroom. This project of ours will be ready somewhere next fall/winter (I will tell more about it then ;)). If you want to have a sneak...
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To design a school for the needs of tomorrow has to be done with people who will use the space. Only in this way we can understand what are the real needs. I did my final work for the new Learning and Guiding Centre of Onerva – the school of Onerva in Jyväskylä. I tried...
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On Saturday you can find me from the store HifiStudio in Turku lecturing about sound and space. I will be talking about sound from three different points of view during the design evening: how the sound moves around a space, what kind of sound sources can we use in interiors and what are the effects of...
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How is the learning and working environment changing? What are the things that make you anxious when thinking about the future and learning/working environment? These were the main themes for today´s seminar of the education department of Helsinki. During the seminar, I was presenting my final work of the opening up of a classroom. I...
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Webinar = Short for Web-based seminar, a presentation, lecture, workshop or seminar that is transmitted over the Web. A key feature of a Webinar is its interactive elements — the ability to give, receive and discuss information. Contrast with Webcast, in which the data transmission is one way and does not allow interaction between the presenter and the audience. –...
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I had an opportunity to share my knowledge on the subject about the change of a learning landscape. My interest in this subject has grown since I finished my final work on the same subject last spring. I feel passionate about creating a positive atmosphere of the future. The course in which I was lecturing...
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