17 February 2020


Arrival to City of Oulu, Finland

19.00 The official City of Oulu reception

18 February 2020

Arctic Education Forum Day 1 - Seminar “competences for life”

Venue: Lapland Hotels Oulu, Finland

9.00 Welcome and orientation to Arctic Education Forum 2020
9.20 Keynote: Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director General, Finnish National Agency for Education
10.15 Study path the Finnish way
10.20 Early childhood education and care / speaker TBD
11.10 Upper Secondary & Vocational Education. Speaker: Jarmo Paloniemi, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), principal of Oulu Vocational College OSAO
11.35 Higher Education / speaker TBD
12.00 Lunch
13.15 Digitally enabled learning
14.00 Support for learning. Speaker: Reija Paananen, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Adjunct Professor in Social Medicine, Project Manager at Diaconia University of Applied Sciences.
15.00 Coffee break
15.40 Assessment for learning: Formative Assessment - Teaching, learning and measuring soft skills. Speaker Markus Packalén, classroom teacher, currently working for award-winning formative assessment tool Qridi
17.00 Optional evening activities
19.00 Dinner at Hilikku, OSAO, Training restaurant

19 February 2020

Arctic Education Forum day 2 – School visits 

8.00 Bus leaves from hotel 
8.30 School and Higher Education Institute visits:

  • Early education and care (0-6 years)

  • Basic education (7-16 years)

  • Upper secondary academic school (16+ years)

  • Vocational school (16+ years)

  • Oulu University of Applied Sciences

  • University of Oulu and teacher training school

11.00 School lunch
12.30 Workshops: Reflecting Tuesday’s program and school visits 
15.00 Outdoor activities (TBD), Finnish sauna (optional) and dinner
at Restaurant Nallikari

20 February 2020

Arctic education forum day 3 – seminar day

8.30 Opening
8.40 Keynote: Mr Juha Ala-Mursula, Director of Oulu Economic Development, BusinessOulu
9.00 Keynote: Mr Danny Gauch, Director General of Worlddidac Association
10.15 Entrepreneurship education and pedagogy. Speaker: Pauliina Kanervo, Head of Advisory Teachers in the Educational and Cultural Services at the City of Oulu
12.00 Lunch 
13.00 Collaboration between schools and companies / speakere TBD
14.30 End of Arctic Education Forum 2020

PINO Network members showcase their educational products and services throughout the day.

Photographs and video will be taken at the event. PINO Network may use the photographs and video for marketing and documenting purposes of Arctic Education Forum events.