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Teaching STEAM subjects & Beyond through Architecture and Design.

Arkki - Creative Education for Future Innovators

Arkki International, Helsinki, Finland
Arkki Finland was founded in Finland in 1993 by three architects; Tuuli Tiitola-Meskanen, Miina Vuorinen and Pihla Meskanen. Arkki is the leading institution in teaching creativity through architecture and design for children in the world. In Finland, Arkki´s program is certified by the Ministry of Education and Culture. Arkki International licenses the Arkki educational contents and trademark.

Arkki program develops Innovation Skills

“"I have learnt skills that I can apply in all fields of life" "Arkki project based learning teaches us creative problem solving skills." ”

Joosua Kuusela, Arkki pupil, 18 years, Finland

Since architecture is intrinsically interdisciplinary, creative education through architecture is an exceptional discipline to develop key competences like the “5C´s” – complex problem solving, creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration. 

Arkki program fosters design thinking and enhances the essential higher order thinking skills needed for the future world of work.

Arkki has 25 years of experience in cross-curricular phenomenon-based learning through hands-on and 3D experimentation. Arkki´s exceptional pedagogical concepts inspire children to learn through inquiry learning processes.

Architecture offers endless possibilities in being the big A in STEAM education and holistically intertwining science, technology, engineering, mathematics and arts through Architecture. Arkki pedagogical program develops three dimensional and design thinking skills, and evokes the imagination and creativity in children and youth. 

Arkki´s creative education gives children new capacities, means and mediums to influence the creation of our future environment, no matter what their occupation will be.

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Innovation Overview
4 - 18
Age Group
25 000
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Passion for creative education and providing the youth with the necesary 21st century skills. Experience in education business Adequate resources to start, develop and scale the operations.
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Arkki Creative Education from Finland
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Sign NDA
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Plan and Contract
After exchanging information we will make a collaboration plan, sign the contract and schedule next steps.
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Hire local Arkki Staff
After signing the collaboration contract, hire a suitable team to run Arkki locally.
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Prepare Pedagogical Environment
Prepare the local Arkki center with furnishing, working tools and materials.
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Arkki orientatation training and self study
After signing the contract, the local personnel will be provided with working manuals and self learning material in our eArkki learning platform.
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Marketing and Launch
Together we will develop the marketing strategy and plan the launch event.
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