Master Classes – K-12
Master Classes offer professionals comprehensive insights into a selected professional subject area and a unique opportunity to deepen their competence under the guidance of distinguished experts from the University of Helsinki. Master Classes include leadership development and professionals’ in-service training delivered in Finland. The duration of the Master Class typically varies from one to three weeks.
Star Lessons is a Finnish online programme for teachers. Teachers will learn the theory in small concrete parts, and it can easily be applied in teaching practices. They can immediately take the ideas into their own classrooms and create pedagogically meaningful learning opportunities for their students and promote the students’ capacity to learn. The programme has a strong emphasis on self-reflection.
Star lessons is a collection of self-study online lessons for teachers for their professional development on all levels. The general pedagogical theory is applicable to all subjects.
The main objective of the programme is to share Finnish education solutions and enhance the skills and knowledge of the teachers in modern pedagogies, pedagogical models and practices, 21st century skills and digital learning.
BENEFITS FOR THE PARTICIPANTS
Teachers learn to design pedagogically meaningful and engaging learning assignments and working instructions. They learn to create a user/learner experience through activities
and learning design, and they can take the theory immediately into practice. The programme will help teachers become learning designers of the future by utilizing Finnish methods.