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Master classes and learning from Finnish pedagogical experience

Wednesday February 26th, 2020

Master classes offer excellent base for training for WorldSkills and EuroSkills competitions. Technical visits to Finnish educational organizations give opportunities to learn from Finnish pedagogical experience.

See samples of trainings and technical visits. (more…)

Annual meeting

Thursday December 12th, 2019

The Association held its annual meeting. The board members for 2020 will be Ms Annu Jokela-Ylipiha as the chairman, Mr Timo Olli as a vice chairman. Ms Leena Kaivola, Liena Silen and Ms Virve Obolgogiani as fully fledged board members.

ECSEF is going to Kazan

Tuesday August 13th, 2019

Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan in Russia, will be hosting the 45th WorldSkills Competition in August. ECSEF members will participate the event to promote their training sessions.


World Skills training camp at KSAO

Friday June 21st, 2019

WoldSkills Electronics teams from , Brazil, Russia, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Finland were training together at KSAO (Kouvola Region Vocational College) in June. They were practising the same kind of  test projects as expected in the next World Skills competition at Kazan.


ECSEF new association

Friday May 24th, 2019

The members of Educational Cluster of South-East Finland have been operating as an informal network since 2014. The operation of the cluster has been led by an executive group consisting of cluster members representatives. In 2018 the members organized a strategy meeting inviting other organizations interested in educational export from Kymenlaakso region to join in. During the strategy meeting the participants decided to establish an association.


News Motorsport

Saturday April 6th, 2019

Kouvola Adult Education Center started a new course for motorsport mechanics in January 2019.  Working life training period will start in May. Mr Pasi Kahelin from Education Center tells that the training will take place in Russia Formula 4 and in Finland Formula 4 series. In Russia there will be five competitions in Nijnyj Novrogod, Moscow Raceway, Moscow ADM Raceway, Smolensk and Sochi. Students will take care of Formula 4 cars of the drivers of the SMP Racing.

Training has been marketed also in Russia, but this year there are no Russian students participating in the training.


On the International Industrial Forum in Cherepovets

Friday December 28th, 2018

International Industrial Forum was arranged in Cherepovets 12-13.12. 2018. The forum was held in the University of Cherepovets. Participants were from the university, vocational schools and local companies.

Forum had two parts and several interesting presentations and discussions.


Learning Unlimited seminar in St. Petersburg 27.09.2018

Sunday October 21st, 2018

During the Kotka days in St Petersburg, South Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk) organized a cooperation seminar Learning Unlimited for its partners in the Finland House. There were representatives from Xamk and from five different partner universities in St. Petersburg. The aim of the seminar was to introduce eLearning as a learning method when students are far away or otherwise prevented from coming to the classroom. (more…)