Principal Study Tour

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Our one-week Principal Study Tour program gives visitors an overview of the Finnish education system and role of pedagogical leadership. Themed Study Tour introduces the founding principles in Finnish Education management and leadership and how it is implemented in action.

“The whole study tour set to balance both class lectures and field experiences. Trainers comprehend both theoretical and practical side of schools, and at the same time their open-mindedness give opportunity for discussion and room to grow for both side. This is what makes Learning Scoop study tour itself an experiential learning.”

 

March 28th - April 1st 2022
August 29th - September 2nd 2022
November 7th - 11th 2022
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"Accompanying adults were very punctual, prepared and available for any type of queries we had. The young tour leaders in Peltolammi School were also very well prepared and were outgoing and ready to answer any queries. Greetings to Beatriz who accompanied us during most of the days. Lapland Hotel was also a very ideal place to be. Very central and also of very high quality. Food was of excellent quality and staff were always very helpful. Drivers were also always punctual and cordial. Thank you all."See other reviews

Description

Are you interested to learn, how principals in Finland lead this top-class education?

Finland has the best public governance in the world
and Finnish education is no exception.
(See the Legatum Institute’s latest global prosperity index)

Finnish schools are not among the best in the World by chance. They are also led and managed exceptionally well. It is the principals and headmasters who lay the foundation for equality and trust in Finnish schools. Principals in Finland make sure that teachers and students can perform at their best and achieve outstanding results.

Our one-week Principal Study Tour program gives visitors an overview of the Finnish education system and the role of pedagogical leadership. This Themed Study Tour introduces the founding principles of Finnish education management and leadership and how they are implemented in action. The program also offers an up-close and personal view of daily life of principals in the Finnish schools.

Target groups: Principals, headmasters, school leaders, school owners, early childhood education directors and managers.

Where: Tampere, Finland.
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Daily program on Study Tour at 9am – 3pm

On request for groups, contact us!

What will you see when visiting a Finnish scool?

Monday: Introduction to the Finnish Education System 

  • Finnish Education system
  • Introduction to the principles behind the education system
  • Paradoxes of Finnish Education: Less is More, No dead ends etc.
  • Role and tasks of principal in Finnish schools
  • School visit

Tuesday: Pedagogical Leadership

  • Curriculum and Assessment in the Finnish Basic Education
  • Development of school curriculum, self-assessment and operational culture
  • School as a learning community
  • Pedagogical leadership and learner centered learning approach
  • Shared leadership in theory and in practice
  • School visit

Wednesday: School governance and administration

Thursday: Co-operation and leading educational support

  • Home – school co-operation
  • Multi-professional co-operation
  • Co-operation with other stakeholders
  • Importance of networking
  • Inclusive education, guidance, counselling and student
    welfare services
  • What does integration and inclusion mean in Finnish
    schools and how it is implemented?
  • School visit

Friday: School of the future

  • System thinking and leadership
  • Future of education
  • Strategic planning, leading school development and coaching
  • Self-development of principals in Finland: professional growth, self-management, own well-being at work
  • Farewell lunch
  • Reflection of the program, ideas of implementation and co-operation

This is an example program. Minor changes to content and schedule are possible.

Program includes:

Trainers: Learning Scoop is a Finnish company working in the fields of education and training. The staff comprises experienced and internationally respected trainers, who are experts in the field of Finnish education and school leadership. The trainers have over 25 years of experience in leadership training in Finland and abroad. This experience has developed an academically based, yet truly practical approach to developing leadership skills. Learning Scoop trainers have received excellent feedback of their work.

Learning Scoop’s Study Tours were awarded as as the most authentic Finnish educational travel products and the best professional programs for teachers.

Costs: The price for individual participant is 1600e + possible VAT 24% / person

Group prices:
5-9 participants in a group the price is 1400e + possible VAT 24% / person
10-14 participants in a group the price is 1250e + possible VAT 24% / person
15-19 participants in a group the price is 1150e + possible VAT 24% / person
20 or more participants in a group the price is 1000e+ possible VAT 24% / person

Accommodation

We are happy to collaborate with Lapland Hotels in Tampere which offers you a chance to experience Lapland in the heart of a city. The centrally located hotel is close to our training premises and 141 rooms have been decorated with skill and style to suit the taste of even the most quality conscious guests. The design of the rooms was influenced by nature and the stories of Lapland. The restaurant serves unique tastes of Nordic nature and Lapland in visually pleasing dishes.

We offer fixed prices for our customers accordingly:

Room in Comfort Class for 1 person 103€/night
Room in Comfort Class for 2 persons 123€/night
Room in Comfort Class for 3 persons 153€/night

Prices include buffet breakfast, taxes and wireless internet connection.

Book your room at Lapland Hotels in Tampere by email tampere@laplandhotels.com with code “LEARNINGSCOOP”

Check out our other study tours too: Arctic Pedagogy Study Tour, Early Childhood Education and Care Study tour, and Basic Education Study Tour! Or start by taking a virtual study visit in a Finnish school first!

How was a study tour in Finland by Learning Scoop?


Contact:
info@learningscoop.fi

 

 

Additional information

Date

August 23rd – 27th 2021, November 1st – 5th 2021, March 28th – April 1st 2022, August 29th – September 2nd 2022, November 7th – 11th 2022

2 reviews for Principal Study Tour

  1. Study Tour in Finland for Heads of Schools, Malta

    Accompanying adults were very punctual, prepared and available for any type of queries we had. The young tour leaders in Peltolammi School were also very well prepared and were outgoing and ready to answer any queries. Greetings to Beatriz who accompanied us during most of the days. Lapland Hotel was also a very ideal place to be. Very central and also of very high quality. Food was of excellent quality and staff were always very helpful. Drivers were also always punctual and cordial. Thank you all.

  2. KREUTZBENDER7

    Thank you!!1

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