Join our Summer School and learn creatively! International Summer School of creative learning will be organised by JAMK School of Professional Teacher Education on 3 - 7 June 2019 in Jyväskylä.

In our Summer School you will explore and reflect creative learning, as well as increase your internationalization competences. We want to be flexible and open, so creativity can mean using arts in education, but also exploring new teaching/learning/counselling/guidance methods, ideas, concepts etc.

This year we want to explore the theme “Empowering Nature”.
Nature is everywhere and you find it just outside your front door. Let yourself experience it!
Take a chance to explore the possibilities of empowering nature with different elements like visual art, music, movement and mindfulness. You will get ideas for your own work as well. Let the nature come to you and energize you with its positive and creative power.

Students will gain ability to use creativity and creative methods in learning facilitation. Students also reflect and improve their skills to work in multicultural group. Learning methods are creative, participatory and action-based. Workshop instructors are mostly international.

Summer School programme (5 credits)

The assessment of the course is based on student's participation in contact sessions and successful completion of learning assignments. The programme consists of:

  • Orientation task in spring (1 cr)Visit our blog
  • Workshops and study visits during the summer school week (2 cr)
    Contact sessions: Monday to Thursday every day at 09:00 to 17:00 + evening programme at 17:00, Friday at 09:00-12:00.
  • Facilitating social, action-based and cultural programme (1 cr)
    Summer school students will facilitate the social programme in the evenings, max. until 21:00
  • Creative reflection (1 cr)
    Pictures, diary, video, blog texts etc. afterwards

"Summer School really forced me to step out of my comfort zone. I really liked its versatility. The teachers were all so professional, it was an amazing opportunity to take part in."

"Thank you for the wonderful week! The background and approach of all the teachers and workshops were unique and engaging."

– Feedback of the Summer School participants 2016


Basic information

For whom

  • JAMK teacher education students and personnel
  • International partners, students and academics


The summer school week will be arranged in JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Lutakko Campus, Piippukatu 2, Jyväskylä, Finland.

How to Apply

For JAMK students the registration will be open in ASIO Student Management System until March 31, 2019.

Other participants:

Register here

If you have further questions, please contact Summer School Secretary Henriikka Lahtinen, firstname.lastname@jamk.fi.

Study Fees

For JAMK students and personnel and visiting academics participation is free of charge.

For other participants the study fee is 200 € (incl. VAT 24%). The price includes workshops and evening programme.


Contact persons

Langén Ari

Langén Ari

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
Opettajankoulutus, Teacher Education
Ammatillinen opettajakorkeakoulu, Professional Teacher Education
Lahtinen Henriikka

Lahtinen Henriikka

Opintoasiainkoordinaattori, Study Affairs Coordinator
AOKK Hallinto, Administration
Ammatillinen opettajakorkeakoulu, Professional Teacher Education

Contact Us

JAMK University of Applied Sciences
School of Professional Teacher Education
Piippukatu 11, FI-40100 Jyväskylä

Tel. +358 20 743 8100
Our staff emails are in the form: firstname.lastname@jamk.fi

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