5 Things Not To Miss At The Helsinki Education Week & The HundrED Innovation Summit

18.10.2019 | BY KATIJA ALADIN

The weather may be cooling down in Helsinki, but the events in the city are warming up! Helsinki Education Week and the HundrED Innovation Summit are only a few weeks away, here are 5  free things you do not want to miss! Make sure to sign up quickly as spots are limited and filling up fast. 

1. Focus on Student Voice 

This year, the Helsinki Education Week is all about student's voice. Join global HundrED innovators and local Expert teachers for a series of workshops, panels and discussions surely meant to incite inspiring conversations. From a HundrED Youth Leadership Panel to sharing ideas on student-led approaches, let's work together to empower all students! 

Check out more events here


2. Meet the Global Sparks of Change 

We are proud to launch our  HundrED 2020 Global Innovation Collection as part of the speeches from Li Andersson, The Minister Of Education, Finland and  Jan Vapaavuori, the Mayor of Helsinki, welcoming all global and local innovators to Helsinki. 

From a traveling high school to networks that ignite engaging, relevant and equitable learning practices, highlighting student voice and reigniting intrinsic motivation in teachers and education systems. This year’s Global Collection will explore the biggest, most innovative themes in education and we would love for you join us!

Day, Date: Wednesday, 6th November, 14:30 - 16:30

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3. Explore the City Landmarks

The Helsinki Education Week and HundrED Innovation Summit events are spread throughout the city making it easy to discover the beautiful landmarks Helsinki has to offer. Be sure to check out the events happening in the Helsinki City Oodi Library, Tennispalatsi theater, Supercell HQ to name a few... For a full list of events and locations, click here


4. What's happening at the Helsinki Education Week?

The Helsinki City has been busy making this year's Helsinki Education Week the best one yet! With workshops offered in Finnish, Swedish & English across an array of topics like a full Sustainability Workshop DayAssessment 2020 Panel and more! All workshops are organised by a variety of education experts so there is sure to be something for everyone! Explore the full program and join the conversation here


5. Immerse yourself in Finnish culture

Don't be fooled by the cold weather! Finns have come up with the best solutions to not let the cold wind and rain dampen your spirits! First up is to try one of the many public saunas. One of our favourites at the HundrED office is Löyly. After you've warmed up, head into the city and check out the famous art gallery Amos Rex. Dare to try traditional Finnish food? Check out Restaurant Olo or Juuri for Finnish food with a Spanish twist! Best way to get to know a city? Ask the local education community for their recommendations while you're here. You can't go wrong. 


Here is a sneak preview of what happened last year at the HundrED Innovation Summit. Click here for more details, including how to register to watch the live-stream of the 2019 HundrED Innovation Summit.

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