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Organisation presentation Centre for Training and Development of the University of Eastern Finland, Aducat

Aducate – Centre for Training and Development


University of Eastern Finland – A University of the Future • The Universities of Joensuu and Kuopio will merge to constitute the University of Eastern Finland on 1 January 2010. • The University of Eastern Finland is an international and multidisciplinary teaching and research university with a firm status among the leading universities in Finland. • The university has its main campuses in Joensuu and Kuopio. Furthermore, there is a campus in Savonlinna.

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University of Eastern Finland – A University of the Future • Universities Act, Section 2: • The mission of the universities shall be to promote free research and scientific and artistic education, to provide higher education based on research, and to educate students to serve their country and humanity. • In carrying out their mission, the universities shall promote lifelong learning, interact with the surrounding society and promote the impact of research findings and artistic activities on society.

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Centre for Training and Development - Aducate • As of 1 January 2010, Aducate will comprise: Continuing Education Centre of the University of Joensuu

Open University of Joensuu

Centre for Training and Development of the University of Kuopio

Open University of Kuopio

Savonlinna Centre for Continuing Education and Regional Development

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Centre for Training and Development - Aducate Mission statement • Aducate contributes to the success and development of individuals, organisations and regions by offering adult education and development services in the areas of expertise of the University of Eastern Finland at the regional, national and international levels.

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Aducate - at Your service


Aducate at Your Service University-level adult education and development services • Open University • Continuing education • Development services

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Aducate at Your Service University-level adult education and development services • Aducate currently employs nearly 140 experts representing the different fields of education and development: – experts in educational planning – experts in development activities – experts in project management.

Presentation name / Author

17/01/13

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Customer orientation


Customer oriented Aducate Operating principles: • Service driven • Working life orientation • University-level education

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Customer oriented Aducate • Aducate finds the best and most functional solutions to develop the operations of people and organisations. • Aducate acts as a link between working life and science by following the development of new scientific knowledge and finding practical applications for it. • Aducate meets customer expectations through high-level and costeffective service.

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A Partner


A Partner at the University of Eastern Finland • The services provided by Aducate base on the expertise of the faculties. The central partners in cooperation of Aducate include the faculties, departments, schools and university teaching staff. • Aducate promotes the principles of lifelong learning at the University of Eastern Finland. • Aducate serves the University of Eastern Finland as an expert on lifelong learning in matters relating to education and development.

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A Regional Partner • Aducate is strongly involved in various regional development efforts. • Aducate carries out education and development projects and provides expert services which support the university's societal mission. • Partners in cooperation: – Organisations – Companies – Individuals.

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A National Partner • The trainings organised by Aducate cover the entire Finland. • Flexible modes of study and e-learning make the trainings organised by Aducate accessible from all over Finland. • Aducate strengthens the regional competitiveness and expertise base of eastern Finland by engaging in close cooperation with public organisations and private companies.

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Expert in Adult Education and Regional Development


Expert in Adult Education and Regional Development • The operations of Aducate rest on the disciplines and areas of expertise of the University of Eastern Finland: – social services and health care – pharmacy – teaching and learning – the environment and forestry – business administration and law.

• Expertise relating to Russia is an overarching theme.

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Organisation


Number of Students at Aducate • The third largest university-level adult education unit in Finland.

Students 2007

Students 2008

Continuing Professional Education

Open University

Total

9780

8187

17967

6 053

8 312

14 365

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Aducate Key Figures in 2008 • Number of staff: 140 • Trainings organised: 244 • Lessons: 19696 • Number of students (number of female students): 14 365 (10 554) • Projects completed: 16 • Publications: 23 • Turnover and turnover from services subject to charge: €9.9 million €3.2 million €

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Areas of Expertise of Aducate • Health care and well-being • Business expertise, law and entrepreneurship • Education, teaching, learning and pedagogy • Intercultural cooperation and Russia • Open University

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Thank you! Esko Paakkola, Director University of Eastern Finland Centre for Training and Development - Aducate +358 50 527 6163 esko.paakkola@uef.fi

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