Tampere College (TAO)

6A: TAO 11.45 (on foot)
Duration approx. 2,5 hrs

Intercultural Immigrant Education

Tampere College (TAO) offers education for immigrants in Finnish language and culture and also vocational studies suited for a student’s abilities, needs and wishes. The College concentrates particularly on preparatory education that gives the students skills and knowledge necessary for both educational and cultural integration.  

In addition, Tampere College is taking part in a national project aimed at providing young illiterate immigrants between the ages of 17 to 29 with the ability to read and write. Young immigrants who are primary illiterate are unable to read or write in any language, while young immigrants who are secondary illiterate can read or write in a language other than the language spoken in his or her residential environment.

Preparatory education provides the young immigrants with the basic skills needed to live and function in Finland. After learning to read, write and speak Finnish, the students can cope with the everyday challenges of living in Tampere Finland. After achieving the language skills level necessary for vocational studies, the students can choose from 52 vocational qualifications including a total of 112 different study programmes. 

 

  • Hatanpää Family Group Home

    1A: Hatanpää 11.00 FULLY BOOKED
    1B: Hatanpää 12.30
    Duration approx. 2,5 hrs

    The Family Group Home for the underage immigrants houses children and underage asylum seekers with a residence permit, who have come to Finland without a guardian. The home has 20 places.

     

    The Group Home is the living

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  • Onnenkieli Language School

    1A: Onnenkieli 11.00
    1B: Onnenkieli 12.30
    Duration approx. 2,5 hrs

    Õnne Kankainen – Managing Director: "What I like about Suggestopedia: The joy of teaching and learning, interaction involving everyone, good results."

    Suggestopedic teaching is a holistic method of teaching, which allows the student's whole person to be active, happy and liberated,

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  • Museum Centre Vapriikki

    The Educational Unit of Tampere Museums TAIT

    2A: Vapriikki 10.30
    Duration approx. 2,5 hrs

    Open Museum – A Developing Learning Environment for Adults

    Museums provide an open and informal context where the idea of lifelong learning can be put into practice. Like all cultural services, museums increase people's wellbeing. The purpose

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  • Tampere University of Technology (TUT)

    An International University of Technology at the Leading Edge
    4: TUT 10.45
    Duration approx. 3,5 hrs

    Tampere University of Technology (TUT) conducts scientific research in technology and architecture and provides higher education within these fields. TUT is a significant national and international pioneer in the development of technology and a

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  • Jukola School

    Preparatory Education, City of Hämeenlinna

    5: Hämeenlinna 10.00
    Duration approx. 4,5 hrs

    Studying Your Own Mother Tongue

    Supporting the pupil's own culture strengthens his or her individuality, mental balance and the ability to adjust to society and to appreciate other cultures. The development of the pupil's own mother tongue helps

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  • University of Tampere (UTA)

    Multicultural Teacher Education
    6A: UTA 11.45 (on foot)
    Duration approx. 2,5 hrs

    The pedagogic studies in subject teacher education in the University of Tampere have been made available and specifically addressed to persons with an immigrant background engaged in teaching duties.

     

    The School of Education of the University of

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  • Werstas

    The Finnish Labour Museum

    2A: Werstas 10.30
    Duration approx. 2,5 hrs

    The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas is located right in the heart of the city, in the historical Finlayson Cotton Mill area. At Werstas, you can visit the Textile Industry Museum, the Steam Engine Museum as well as the Labour

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  • Main library Metso

    Library for immigrants – concept and services

    2A: Metso 10.30
    Duration approx. 2,5 hrs  

    A library is a meeting point for everyone and also a cultural centre. In a library, you can read, spend time, meet friends and take part in various events.

    Guidance for immigrants at the main library

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  • Naistari – A Place for Women

    3A: Naistari 10.00
    3B: Naistari 12.45
    Duration approx. 3,5 hrs

    The aim of Naistari is to provide migrant women and children with a living room where they can in a safe environment take part in different activities. In Naistari migrant women can for example study Finnish, practice its use in

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  • Tampere Adult Education Centre (TAKK)

    3A: TAKK 10.00
    Duration approx. 3,5 hrs

    Tampere Adult Education Centre (or TAKK) is known as a modern and versatile provider of adult education for over 15,000 adult students every year. At TAKK you can learn Finnish and study it on all levels from the absolute basics to the advanced

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  • Etelä-Hervanta Comprehensive School

    3A: Hervanta 10.00
    Duration approx. 3,5 hrs

    Etelä-Hervanta Comprehensive School is situated in Southern Hervanta, a multiethnic district of the city of Tampere where there are about 26 000 inhabitants.

    In Finland, compulsory education consists of basic education, meaning that every child must complete grades 1-9. The City of Tampere

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  • Tampere College (TAO)

    6A: TAO 11.45 (on foot)
    Duration approx. 2,5 hrs

    Intercultural Immigrant Education

    Tampere College (TAO) offers education for immigrants in Finnish language and culture and also vocational studies suited for a student’s abilities, needs and wishes. The College concentrates particularly on preparatory education that gives the students skills and knowledge

    Read More
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Wagtail – migratory bird

The wagtail is the provincial bird of the Tampere Region

Wagtails are small birds with long tails which they wag frequently. Wagtails are slender, often colourful, ground-feeding insectivores of open country in the Old World. They are ground nesters, laying up to six speckled eggs at a time. Among their most conspicuous behaviours is a near constant tail wagging, a trait that has given the birds their common name.

(source: Wikipedia)