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Professional development program for teachers and coding courses for secondary schools

Mehackit Atelier

Marker Helsinki, Finland
We training teachers to empower youth! Our practical, creative, STEAM curriculum based hands-on online training takes place in Mehackit Atelier. Teachers learn by teaching! We provide learning materials for your students - tested in over 100 secondary schools in Finland and various countries around the world.

Join The Teacher Training Program at Mehackit Atelier

“On Mehackit courses we reached some of the ‘castles in the air’ that we dream about in teacher training universities! This is what learning should be!”

High School Teacher, Helsinki, Finland

... And boost your confidence and creativity!

Mehackit offers a complete online solution for educators to bring #creative_technologies, #programming and #maker_culture to schools in a creative and engaging way! 

Our teacher training, online classrooms and learning content using inexpensive open source technologies will get you started quickly! Our experienced team will be your guide during your journey!

  1. Mehackit Atelier
    The STEAM learning modules and courses in Mehackit Atelier online classrooms are aimed at secondary school educators and their students. They consist of video tutorials and project-based exercises, designed to fit different curricular needs. Learners earn badges and course certificates.

  2. Teachers' Professional Development
    Online training includes practical hands-on exercises, materials and support both for your own learning and working with your students. You will get instructions and access to one Mehackit Atelier Online Classroom with your own students. And of course, a certificate!

  3. Co-creative  Partnerships
    We offer creative partnership and development roles and projects for individuals, companies and institutions through Mehackit Atelier. Some of our success stories are featured at Cases. With all of our partnerships we aim at impacting as diverse audiences as possible.
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Intended Outcomes
12 - 18
Age Group
Resources Needed
Each teacher, student or pair needs a computer connected to internet. Participants need head phones to follow tutorial videos in English. For electronics content participants need Arduino-based electronics kits (we sell Mehackit Maker kits). The open source programs that are used on these courses can be downloaded for free.

See this innovation in action.

“When we made the material choices, we wondered whether Arduino based Mehackit Maker Kit’s could make people excited. It was amazing how excit...
Heini Karppinen
“I understand now how technology works!”— Student, High School, Finland
Heini Karppinen
“Students enjoy being able to be self-directed. On this course we reached really a lot of the objectives which we are after in the national cu...
Heini Karppinen
“I haven’t learned so much in two hours for a long, long time!"— Teacher, High School, Helsinki, Finland
Heini Karppinen


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Try Mehackit Atelier with your students
Try Mehackit Atelier with your students
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Participate in teacher's Professional Development training
Mehackit Atelier teachers PD training is an online 1-3 credit course.
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Start with Basics Modules
Start with Basics Modules
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Move on to the Project Modules
Become a Creative Tech Champion with thrilling projects!
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Heini Karppinen, CEO
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