JAMK’s educational expertise is based on advanced pedagogical thinking and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, all of which are continuously developed by engaging in versatile international networks and intensive cooperation with the world of work. Solutions and services are provided in the areas of pedagogical training, management and leadership, electronic and mobile learning environments, health care, business competence and assessment in education.

Teachers' Competence Building and School Management

  • Finnish innovations for lifelong learning and development of education systems

  • Pedagogical development for educational institutions

  • Consultative approach and solutions for developing teacher education systems and teacher in-service education

  • Capacity building in professional pedagogy for vocational and higher education teachers

  • Tailored further education services

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Development of Business Competence, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Business and tourism and hospitality education on higher education level
  • Competence-based curricula development for business profession
  • Pedagogical solutions and learning methods for business and tourism and hospitality management studies
  • Virtual learning services
  • Student-centric innovative learning methods

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Development Services and Capacity Building in the Field of Health Care, Social Services and Rehabilitation

  • Finnish innovations in primary health care
  • Inclusive education and solutions for health and welfare sector
  • Competence-based curricula development and evaluation for social and health care education
  • Developing quality of higher education in nursing, rehabilitation and social services
  • Capacity building of teachers, educators and health care professionals
  • Music pedagogue formed from multi-professional perspectives

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Competitiveness Development in the Field of Technology

  • Competence-based curricula development
  • Professional education in international learning environment
  • Highly equipped laboratories used in education and providing services to the surrounding industry
  • RDI activities including regional and international projects
  • Tailor-made training for adults and upgrading skills for professionals from industry
  • Capacity building of teachers, educators and engineering professionals
  • Wide range of network and cooperation with industry

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Reliable partner in individual, school and system level development

JAMK possesses long experience in teachers’ capacity building and is willing to share its expertise in long-term cooperation by implementing tailor-made programmes and development processes. Furthermore, JAMK engages in partnerships in development of vocational and higher education institutions based on the strengths of the Finnish education system and practises. Capacity building and development processes are always based on the principles of localisation and collaboration.

JAMK’s global education products and services are directed to a wide range of customer groups with the main clientele being authorities and training institutions. The operations and services stretch from the individual level capacity building to the development of educational organisations and education systems. JAMK's extensive education expertise is adjusted to meet the needs of the customers.

 
 

Flagship projects

JAMK’s Flagship Projects are examples of the long-term development work we have engaged in with partner organisations around the world. See the projects’ own websites for more information on our global education services in different fields of expertise.

Finland Pathway Programme Vietnam: degree programmes

Sino-Finnish Joint Degree Programme in Nursing, China

Jointly Implemented Master's Degree Programme in Nursing, Kazakhstan

Modernization of Education System for Nurses, Kazakhstan

ProInCa, Kazakhstan

UZ-FIN Joint Master of Health Care, Uzbekistan

Building blocks of global education services

 

The Finnish education system

 

Highlights of Finland and the Finnish education system

  • The happiest country in the world (Source: World Happiness Report 2018 by the United Nations)
  • World’s most stable country (Source: Fragile States Index)
  • The most literate nation in the World (Source: Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut)
  • The most supportive nation to global innovation (Source: ITIF)
  • The greenest country in the world (Source: The Environmental Performance Index, 2016)
  • Number one in digitalisation (Source: Digibarometer)
  • Number 2 on OECD’s list of top 10 highest performing graduates (Source: OECD)
  • The happiest nation in Europe (Source: UK Office for National Statistics)
  • Number one in press freedom (Source: Press Freedom Index)
  • The best place for women to work in (Source: Economist)
  • The best education system in Europe and the 5th best in the world (Source: Pearson)
  • Maximum efficiency in the study (Source: Gems Education Solutions)
  • Sixth best higher education systems in the world (Source: Universitas 21)

 

 

JAMK news

18 Mar 2020

Exceptions in JAMK Library’s services 18th March – 13th April 2020

JAMK Library staff will provide only online service for now.

18 Mar 2020

Facilities and operations of JAMK from March 18

The Finnish Government recommends 16.3. In line with its policy of coronavirus pandemics that schools, colleges, universities and polytechnics, civic colleges and other liberal education facilities will be closed until April 13, 2020, and contact teaching will be suspended. The regional administrative offices have ordered the closure of educational establishments and forbid events of more than 10 people. Premises dedicated to research, development and innovation are not affected by the closure.

18 Mar 2020

Changes in the student admission process, but selections made despite coronavirus

Universities of applied sciences will replace the entrance examinations of this spring’s first joint application process planned for April with admissions based on school performance and selection assignments. This is done in response to Finland’s decision to close its borders as part of the measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. This decision was made in a rectors’ conference held on Tuesday 17 March.

17 Mar 2020

Deploy JAMK's extensive electronic collections!

Now if ever is a good time to deploy JAMK's extensive electronic collections, since most of you are currently working at home.

14 Mar 2020

JAMK suspends contact teaching due to the coronavirus situation

JAMK will suspend contact teaching starting from Monday March 16 2020 until further notice due to the coronavirus situation. Students are advised to stay home to study at a distance.

12 Mar 2020

Take a survey and influence the library services!

The results of the survey will help your library in evaluating and developing the library services. Your opinion is important to the library!

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Contact us

Please contact us for further information about JAMK's educational services. In addition to English, you can contact us in Arabic, Chinese, Spanish and Russian.

 Heikki Pusa Heikki Pusa, Director, Global Education Services
Tel: +358407217934
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi
 Riikka Vanhanen Riikka Vanhanen, Manager, Global Education Services
Tel: +358405622932
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi 
 Xiang He Xiang He, Manager, Global Education Services, Greater China
Tel: +358405660515
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi 
  Jian Cao, Assistant, Global Education Services
E-mail: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi 

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JAMK Helsinki Office

JAMK also has an office and education space in Helsinki.

Read more about our Helsinki Office