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WINNOVA - ABOUT US 4 FIELDS OF STUDY 6 SOUTHWEST FINLAND 8 FINNISH EDUCATION SYSTEM 10 VET IN FINLAND 12 FACTS ABOUT FINLAND 14 A BRIEF COURSE IN FINNISH 16

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WINNOVA - ABOUT US Länsirannikon Koulutus Oy WinNova is a vocational education provider for people of all ages, in or out of working life.

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A WIDE VARIETY OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Staff mobility and projects expand the international knowledge and competencies of all our employees. There are 150 staff members and different specialists that annually come in and go out on exchange.

WinNova offers a wide variety of educational services, vocational and professional qualifications and short-term courses for different types of customers. We work in close and long-term co-operation with companies and the public sector.

Erasmus+ mobility grants enable students to go abroad for internships. It is a great way to improve the skills and competence to successfully manage in the global world and multicultural working environments. There are 200 students that annually come in and go out on exchange.

6.000 students

WinNova has been awarded the Mobility Charter, which shows the quality and accountability in the school’s mobility activities.

WinNova has 6.000 students and 500 staff members. WinNova is both Inspecta and ISO9001 certified.

500 staff members

INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AT WINNOVA WinNova is involved in several EU-funded projects. These projects lead to new pedagogical methodologies and learning environment innovations as well as pedagogical competence. 5


FIELDS OF STUDY AT WINNOVA • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Aircraft Maintenance  Building Maintenance Technology Construction Vehicle Sector Hairdressing and Beauty Care Business and Entrepreneurship Cleaning and Property Services Electrical Engineering and Automation Technology Wood Industry Food Production Forestry, Nature and Environment  Social and Health Care Restaurant and Catering Services Immigrant and Language Training

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FIELDS OF STUDY AT WINNOVA • Information and Communications Technology • Laboratory Technology • Logistics • Seafaring  • Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology • Process Industry • Safety and Security • Surface Treatment Technology • Tourism Industry

The authorization to organize education in this field of study in Finland has been granted to only a limited number of education providers. Find out more: www.winnova.fi

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WELCOME TO THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF FINLAND

224.000 people in the WinNova region PORI ULVILA RAUMA LAITILA UUSIKAUPUNKI

WinNova cities

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WHERE WE ARE

process industry, automation and robotics, ports and logistics, a diversified food and drink industry, high-tech plastic, metal and carpentry products.

WinNova is located in Satakunta and VakkaSuomi, the oldest historical provinces in Finland.

NATURAL RESOURCES

The total population of the region is around 224.000. The regional centers are the cities of Pori and Rauma (Pori 85.000, Rauma 40.000 inhabitants).

The coastal region of the Gulf of Bothnia is made up of a remarkable river basin and an abundance of lakes. It has vast and protected wilderness areas, rich in natural resources.

ECONOMIC LIFE The cornerstones of economic life in Satakunta and Vakka-Suomi are energy production, heavy engineering, the offshore,

sources: www.satakuntaliitto.fi/english, www.laitila.fi/en, www.ulvila.fi/ulvila.asp?lang=en, www.pori.fi/en, www.rauma.fi/en/

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THE FINNISH EDUCATION SYSTEM DOCTORAL & LICENCIATE DEGREES Universities MASTER’S DEGREES

MASTER’S DEGREES

Universities

Universities of Applied Sciences Work experience 2 years

BACHELOR’S DEGREES

BACHELOR’S DEGREES

Universities

Universities of Applied Sciences

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

MATRICULATION EXAMINATION

Vocational institutions

Available as apprenticeship training or by training agreement.

General upper secondary education

PREPARATORY EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Specialist vocational qualification Further vocational qualification Initial vocational qualifications

PREPARATORY EDUCATION AND TRAINING

General upper secondary schools

Vocational institutions

Voluntary additional year of basic education

BASIC EDUCATION PRE-PRIMARY EDUCATION EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE 10


Read more about the education system in Finland:

The Finnish education system at https://minedu.fi/en/education-system

Finnish vocational education and training at https://minedu.fi/en/vocational-education-and-training

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VET IN FINLAND

VET is built on trust and shared accountability

INDIVIDUAL LEARNING PLANS Studies are based on individual learning plans and work-based education.

VET provides skills for both life and work

VET IS AN ATTRACTIVE CHOICE Finnish vocational education and training is competence-based and customer-oriented.

Broad-based and flexible qualifications

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VET IN FINLAND

VET is based on continuous learning

COMPETENCE AND FLEXIBILITY ARE KEY PRINCIPLES TO VET VET is an attractive choice, offering open pathways to higher and further education. Workplace studies can be used to complete an entire degree, module or a smaller part of the curriculum.

Workplace learning increases competence Individual learning pathways

QUALITY ASSURANCE ON MANY LEVELS Funding is based on outcomes, efficiency and effectiveness. There is a close connection to working life. Also, workplace tutors play a key role.

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FACTS ABOUT FINLAND Population

5.5 million Area 390,908 km2

Government EU member since

1995

188,000 lakes

Sovereign parliamentary republic since

1917

(the white areas are lakes and rivers)

Languages

88% speak Finnish 5.2% speak Swedish 0.04% speak Sรกmi

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Education

National food Dark rye bred

71%

of students have continued beyond basic education

15 universities 25 universities of applied sciences

Consumption of coffee per capita

75%

9.6 kg

of the land is covered by forests

per year

National bird Whooper swan

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A BRIEF COURSE IN FINNISH

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My name is Nimeni on Good morning Hyvää huomenta Good day Hyvää päivää Good evening Hyvää iltaa Good night Hyvää yötä Hi Moi / Hei Thank you Kiitos You’re welcome Ole hyvä How are you? Mitä kuuluu? Good thanks Kiitos hyvää Yes Kyllä No Ei Excuse me Anteeksi Help! Apua! Numbers (one to ten) yksi (1), kaksi (2), kolme (3), neljä (4), viisi (5), kuusi (6), seitsemän (7), kahdeksan (8), yhdeksän (9), kymmenen (10)

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CONTACTS

international@winnova.fi www.winnova.fi/en Länsirannikon Koulutus Oy WinNova PL 197 26101 RAUMA FINLAND

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