Course

What NEXT in Finnish Classrooms! New learning ways & Spaces





Learn the latest skills


What NEXT in Finnish Classrooms! New learning ways & spaces course offers a unique opportunity to meet the 21st century skills through deep study and a visit to the brand new rebuilt Finnish school Havukoski Lower Secondary School. The target group for this course are principals & school managers interested in redesigning their school and learning spaces (new and old), teachers supporting/curious about team teaching, supporting formative assessment for students, teachers and school managers and experts supporting learning “outside the classroom”, teachers interested in school planning/learning outcomes planning (inquiry based learning and or teachers as active researchers, teachers and principal all levels, art teachers, sport teachers, art center managers and school administration. Some of the main topics that this course will cover are: concept of new learning ways and spaces the core of the new Finnish curriculum, supporting metacognitive skills and learning ways for students within and outside school premises, Bottom up approach for “redesigning schools” with involving teachers, parents, students, school and learning environments that support team teaching and student centered pedagogies, learning environments and redesigned school curriculum to support autonomous students and transversal skills and much more. 

Nota bene: The course is opened to all levels of education, we will experiment together new learning ways and environments that apply for all ages of pupils. Skills based education addresses schools as agents for the whole student development- body, mind and soul.


Upskill your organization


Target group are the school management, teachers, special education teachers and all other non-teaching experts and staff working in school education, adult education and VET.


The course covers a wide range of topics that schools need to consider and tackle when introducing new learning ways and spaces in their school:

  • Concept of new learning ways & spaces the core of the New Finnish Curriculum
  • Supporting metacognitive skills and learning ways for students within and outside school premises
  • Bottom up approach for “redesigning schools” with involving teachers, parents, students
  • School and learning environments that support team teaching & student centered pedagogies
  • Learning environments and redesigned school curriculum to support autonomous students and transversal skills
  • Sports & arts for new learning ways Finnish approach
  • Digital ecosystems to support the openness of the schools to the world
  • Inquiry based learning for (re)design, support assessment of how pupils & teachers learn
  • Self leadership for students and teachers, embodiment and holistic learning


The course methodology, in order to create a high quality course, integrates several parts and activities, such as Inquiry Based Learning, experimental training, learning by doing and learning from benchmarking finding the factors of success, local cultural situated learning- visiting best practices etc. Participants will be invited to work on real challenges from their class/school/community, use democratic led discussion and dialog, learn outside the classroom “on the move etc. The course aspires creating an output. Working individually or in groups on a development plan to be used in your own school.





Earn a certificate


The course participants will get a Certificate of Active Attendance.

The competences acquired will be validated by the course organisers on the Europass mobility.



What makes Euneos the leading course provider in Europe?


Euneos consistently has regards to challenges and retaliates by offering multiple options for quality courses to its clients following the Quality Standards for courses under Key Action 1 as required by the European Commission.




On-site & blended courses

The What NEXT in Finnish Classrooms! New learning ways & spaces course on-site courses take place in Helsinki, Finland. Blended courses are also an option and the fee paid for the lead-in course taken prior to the on-site course will be deducted from the course fee. What NEXT in Finnish Classrooms! New learning ways & spaces course are 7 day courses that start on Sunday afternoon and end on Saturday at 13:00 o'clock.


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  • CONFIRMED: 10 – 16 October 2021, Helsinki Finland.
  • CONFIRMED 8 – 14 May 2022, Helsinki Finland.
  • 9 – 15 October 2022, Helsinki Finland.
  • 8 – 14 October 2023, Helsinki Finland



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Euneos has an international team of trainers who are the most experienced in the field of their expertise. Meet Euneos' trainers for the What NEXT in Finnish Classrooms1 New learning ways & spaces course:


Main organiser / trainer




Andreea Gatman 


  • Certified ICF Coach& Team Coach,  
  • Certified Trainer,  
  • MBA in Public Governance MODUL University Vienna,
  • MES Graz University,  


She has an international experience in European projects for over 16 years. She has been an EUNEOS trainer since 2016, organizing the courses like Best Practices Benchmarking, Integrated Curriculum, Coaching Strategies for Schools and new courses like School Development together with Forum Schule Germany, Education Innovation- New Learning Environments and Leadership- Embodiment practices. 




Arto Martikainen


  •   School Principal - new learning environments (support rebuilding the school to meet the 21st century skills-based education) 






Euneos choice of venues is based on two essentials: delivering professionalism and assuring personal well-being in order to warrant enjoyable course experience.


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Helsinki, Finland


The training will include practical hands on learning opportunities, school visits in Helsinki area and cultural situated places that would help grasp on social innovation: libraries as social innovation in Finnish education, interactive museums, the islands around Helsinki, sauna and other locally situated sensorial experiences, allowing participants to design their own learning experience and complete it. Moreover, there are many more attractions that promise unforgettable experience in Helsinki such as the interesting Helsinki architecture including Alvar Aalto's studio, Helsinki Cathedral by Carl Ludvig Engel, Senate Square, Old Market Hall, Löyly sauna and restaurant. While there, make the best of this unique opportunity and take a bite of the Finnish delicacies such as smoked salmon soup lohikeitto and dried reindeer meet kuivaliha. Do not forget to learn more about the famous Finnish culture of drinking coffee with a soft, toasty and aromatic pulla cardamom bread. Tervetuloa!




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