Do you wish to develop your pedagogical, leadership and research skills with us, in an innovative learning environment?

Take a chance to study in the heart of Finland, in Jyväskylä. You will be hosted by Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences JAMK, known for top quality pedagogy and successful cooperation in Kazakhstan. The programme is aimed at the staff of Kazakhstani higher education institutions.

Programme: Professional Training Programme and Research Internship
 Code 58T "Pedagogy and Psychology"
Training type: Full-time studies
Length: 6-month programme, January-June 2019

The programme is aimed at teachers, managers and directors from TVET and higher education institutions. The main focus is the development of pedagogical skills and pedagogical leadership of teachers and managers of educational institutions (TVET & HE). The 6-month programme consists of seminars, workshops, independent research, observations, as well as visits to other educational institutions. The participants will also have joint workshops with the students of the JAMK’s School of Professional Teacher Education. The programme will include sessions between Finnish teachers and participants of the programme to share experiences. During the Programme, the participants will conduct a personal development project from a perspective relevant to their work.

The methods of teaching and learning used in the programme will model wide range of skills and methods applied in Finnish education system. Our modern learning environments and digital learning technology will be utilised during the studies.

The language of instruction is English.

Intended learning outcomes

During the programme the participants will gain:

  • updated skills in learning and teaching and skills to select and apply varied applied pedagogical methods and assessment
  • capacity to develop school-based and practice-based research and development activities within the context of school, college (TVET) or university
  • updated skills in pedagogical leadership applied to school organizations and educational networks
  • increased capacity to co-operation with employers and other stakeholders, enhancing entrepreneurship and innovations

Why Finland?

It is hard to think of any better place for developing pedagogical skills than Finland. Finland is globally known for the high standard of education. Amazing learning outcomes in different levels of education are results of the quality of Finnish education system and world’s best teachers. In the highly respected teacher profession pedagogical qualification is expected. Furthermore according to researches, Finland is one of the world’s best places to live.

Our educational expertise is based on advanced pedagogical thinking and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Our teacher education expertise especially in professional pedagogy is one of the keys to succeed in developing education with partners all over the world. The learner, who in this case might be you, and learners’ needs are always in the center of our education.


How to apply

To apply for the Bolashak Scholarship, please refer to the Bolashak Center for International Programs.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be glad to tell you more about the programme and studying at JAMK.

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