Are you already a teacher wanting to develop your skills in the field of counselling? In JAMK's School of Professional Teacher Education you can get the study counsellor qualification in 1-1,5 years.

The Study Counsellor Education is a post-graduate programme aimed at qualified teachers wishing to specialise in the field of study counselling and guidance.

 

Studies

Skilled counselling professionals are needed in various stages of education and life overall. The programme comprises 60 ECTS credits and is organised in Finnish as multi-mode education. The programme is implemented in cooperation with the University of Jyväskylä.

The studies provide a comprehensive qualification for study counselling in the various forms of education, depending on prior education. The objectives and implementation are based on the rapidly changing needs of working life and of the operating environment.

The post-degree programme aims to becoming deeply aware of one’s own philosophy of counselling and guidance. The content is based on students’ growth into the profession through research on their own work.

Implementation

  • Part-time studies
  • The programme will last for ca. 1.5 years
  • Three contact sessions per semester (2-3 days/session), online courses, small group studies, independent studies, 3 x 5-day practice
  • Studies are in Finnish  
 

How to apply?

The next annual application period is 5 - 21 January 2021. The national online application for teacher education programmes will be available at studyinfo.fi during the application period.

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Education in Finland

How does the Finnish education system work? What are the teacher qualifications? Please find important links below.

 

 

Contact us

Do you have some questions of the application or the studies? Please, don't hesitate to contact us.

You can contact our Student Services via email opiskelijapalvelut.aokk(at)jamk.fi or ask questions and follow us on Facebook.

Student Services Contact Information

Salminen Marika

Salminen Marika

Opintoasiainkoordinaattori, Study Affairs Coordinator
AOKK Hallinto, Administration
Ammatillinen opettajakorkeakoulu, Professional Teacher Education
+358403515261
Lahtinen Henriikka

Lahtinen Henriikka

Opintoasiainkoordinaattori, Study Affairs Coordinator
AOKK Hallinto, Administration
Ammatillinen opettajakorkeakoulu, Professional Teacher Education
+358407720598
Jouhiaho Katariina

Jouhiaho Katariina

Opinto-ohjaaja, Study Counsellor
AOKK Hallinto, Administration
Ammatillinen opettajakorkeakoulu, Professional Teacher Education
+358407525358

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