Global networks financed by the Finnish National Agency of Education

Project time
1.3.2019 -31.12.2020
Finnish National Agency of Education
Project phase
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FinnVET in China -educational network between Finland and China. Cooperation with educational institutions and businesses; mostly in the areas of Suzhou and Shanghai China, educational institutions include: STFI, SIPIVT and Shanghai Electronic Industry School. The  Goals of the network are to Strengthen cooperation with China in vocational education, in the fields of technology, trade, tourism and catering. To Develop and organize courses, on-the-job learning periods and expert exchanges in China. and to increase professional competition between Finland and China.


Students and teachers from Vamias technical sectors have participated in exchange periods in China.

CONTACT PERSON IN VAMIA: Jura Räsänen, tel: +358 40 0968004,


The themes of  the Keva network are development cooperation, voluntary work and global education. The networks consists of 14 vocational education providers. The aim is to promote active citizenship, entrepreneurship and global responsibility among students and teachers as well as increase cooperation between vocational education and NGOs. The network is yearly sending students and staff to Nepal, Uganda, Tanzania and Namibia.

CONTACT PERSON IN VAMIA: Katarina Sandbacka, tel: +358 40 7117070,


Finland-Japan network for vocational education.

The purpose of HANAKO is to develop and consolidate mutual multidisciplinary cooperation, benchmark best practices for the development of a functional network between the two countries, create innovations for the development of teaching / learning practices, develop teaching materials and enhance international mobility of students and experts. In addition the network arrange Japan/Finland seminars in both Finland and Japan.

CONTACT PERSON IN VAMIA: Nina Korpela, tel: +358 40 7647516,


India network for vocational education and traning in Finland.

The objective is to respond to the competence needs of the labour market, to promote the cooperation between training and the enterprises to increase the visibility of Finnish products and services.

Students and teachers from the technical sectors, practical nurse, media assistants and ICT have participated in mobilities to India.

CONTACT PERSON IN VAMIA: Jura Räsänen, tel: +358 40 0968004.

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