JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland

JAMK University of Applied Sciences, located in Central Finland, is an international HEI with expertise in 8 different fields of study. JAMK University of Applied Sciences has 8000 students & 650 staff members. The basic tasks include degree awarding education, RDI and continuing education & services. For international mobility, JAMK University of Applied Sciences achieved EU’s 2013 Erasmus Award for Excellence.

 

One of JAMK’s focus areas is innovative learning. The focus is on the learner, and key concepts include need-based guidance, development of a guiding working manner, e-learning and the recognition of prior learning. JAMK University of Applied Sciences develops learning environments and education methods which promote future competences and quality of education.

 

 

Teacher Education College (TEC) of JAMK University of Applied Sciences is a national center of pedagogy, providing basic, further, and continuing education for vocational and HE teachers since 1962. In addition to qualifying teachers for all professional fields.

 

Key person 1 - Eila Burns has worked as a Senior Lecturer at the Teacher Education College of JAMK University of Applied Sciences since 2005 and previously as a VET teacher for 12 years in Finland and 7 years as Special Educational Needs (SEN) teacher in England.

 

 

Key person 2 - Kaija Peuna works as a Senior Lecturer at the Teacher Education College of JAMK University of Applied Sciences.