Kuulumisia

External practice

Duration

Started in 2009 and is ongoing

Partnership

Tampere University Faculty of Education and Culture

Reason it was developed

In Finland, state funding for immigrant back round teachers was discontinued. Other universities do not educate immigrant teachers. Kuulumisia has enabled immigrants, ethnic minorities and Finnish education personnel working with immigrants to qualify as a classroom- and subject teachers by organizing teacher’s pedagogical studies (60 ects) and classroom teacher’s multidisciplinary studies (60 ects).

Activities

Teacher education and in-service training for class and subject teachers

Results

Finland has got more immigrant background teachers.

Funding

Ministry of Education and Culture and Finnish National Agency for Education.

Links

Finland
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