åppi is a new learning app of augmented reality. Developed in Turku, it encourages pupils and students to walk along the side of the River Aura and introduces unheard stories from Turku. The app can be downloaded free of charge in Google Play store and App store and it is useful for teaching history, biology, visual arts and languages, for instance.
Support for learning and growth is part of high quality basic education. Support for learning and school attendance is available for all students. Forms of support include the student’s pedagogical support, guidance and student welfare. The student has a right for early, systematic and proactive support. The support received by the student must be flexible, persevering, and it must transform according to the student’s needs. Different forms of support can be used singly or in conjunction with others so that they complement each other.
Tasks of the Education Division, which is subordinate to the Education Committee, include organizing and developing early childhood, basic, upper secondary and vocational upper secondary education, as well as general, adult and apprenticeship education. The Committee takes care of tasks stipulated to it by laws concerning daycare, child home care, private daycare, basic education, upper secondary education, vocational upper secondary education, vocational adult education and liberal adult education.
In all transitions that pupils make in primary schools during the day, all contacts with other teaching groups and pupils are minimised.
Student welfare at schools will organise support for children who cannot be contacted through distance teaching or who have problems at home.
The Fraunhofer Society is Europe’s most prominent organization in applied research, encompassing over 70 institutes specialized in different fields
The Letter of Intent is now being developed into concrete plans during the visit by the managements of the University of Strathclyde and their Facu