News From FinlandWay®
FinlandWay® Schools is delighted to announce a new partnership with ECCO in Santa Cruz, opening 2021!
The founders of ECCO wish to represent their values of equality, inclusion, continuous learning, personal growth and sustainability through the FinlandWay® partnership.
Their vision is to positively impact lives through early childhood education and social and environmental awareness.Their mission is to create a high-quality and mindful educational environment incorporating Finnish pedagogy and sustainability throughout the ecosystem.
“We chose FinlandWay® because of what they believe in and are able to deliver. We share their values and we know we can have a positive impact in Bolivia thanks to the high-quality early childhood education they provide. Not to mention how wonderful and seamless it has been to work with FinlandWay® from day one. Being able to offer the most recognized ECEC is a tremendous opportunity and we are beyond eager to become their partner school.” – Isabelle, co-founder of ECCO
We look forward to working with ECCO in our first Bolivian partnership and creating better beginnings together.
“Back to school” certainly looks different this year!
The accessible FinlandWay® Blended Learning support package has been created to help schools navigate the transition to the new normal and kick off the new school year with best practices and an enriched online/blended programme. Learn more here.
FinlandWay Shcools is delighted to announce our partnership with Groupe Scolaire Al Amana and look forward to creating Better Beginnings together for the families of Tangier from 2021. The partnership with Groupe scolaire Al Amana, the oldest private school in Tangier, marks the third FinlandWay cooperation in Morocco since 2019.
FinlandWay® Shcools now brings early childhood education everywhere in the world with a new online learning platform, FinlandWay Family®. Users can enjoy monthly learning programmes with activities and learning targets for 1-6 year olds, and parenting tips for everyday life. A free trial is available at www.family.finlandwayschools.com
FinlandWay® is delighted to be speaking at a collaboration webinar between FinlandWay and the Directorate of ECE Ministry of Education and Culture Indonesia and SEAMEO CECCEP tomorrow!
FinlandWay’s Dr. Jonna will be participating in discussion around the need of high quality early childhood education in the adaptation phase for New Normal. What could South East Asian countries learn from the Finnish education system?
Date: July 8th
Time: 9-11am (indonesia)
Register for the event here: http://seameo-ceccep.org/webinar#earlychildhood
On June 2nd, FinlandWay’s Pedagogical Expert Dr. Jonna Kangas gave a virtual lecture on Play- and Participatory Pedagogy for Early Childhood Education, in a webinar organised by the Embassy of Finland in Colombia and the National Association of Preschool ANDEP.
The event was fully booked and participated by 1000 live viewers in Colombia and neighbouring countries.
The webinar was the first part of a series of education webinars focusing on Finnish education.
The event can be watched in full here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1103551026679573
FinlandWay was delighted to be involved and another collaboration webinar is currently being planned – follow FinlandWay on social media to receive updates!
We are very excited about bringing the Finnish early childhood education methodology and expertise to Bogota in the near future and look forward to creating better beginnings in new locations.
FinlandWay is one of the three companies who, together with the support of ProColombia, are bringing the Finnish education model to Colombia, catering from early childhood education to higher education.
You can read the full article here:https://www.eltiempo.com/vida/educacion/modelo-finlandes-de-educacion-sera-aplicado-en-colombia-500232
FinlandWay International Preschools celebrated the opening of our second licensee unit in Morocco – the second authentic Finnish preschool in Africa – in the Casablanca region in partnership with Kidzmania.
The event was attended by His Excellency the Ambassador Mr Pekka Hyvönen at the Finnish Embassy in Rabat and Mr Jari Kaihari, Head of Business Finland Morocco whose actively participation in the launch event discussion was highly appreciated by everyone.
Yesterday morning, FIPS-FinlandWay in HCMC was delighted to host a delegation from Finland commemorating the opening of the school’s first academic year.
The Honorable Mr. Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director General of the Finnish National Agency for Education, shared brief remarks and offered his congratulations and support to the team from FinlandWay® International Preschools, represented by Christopher Day and Duong Nghiem. He was joined by His Excellency Mr. Kari Kahiluoto, Ambassador to Vietnam for the ribbon cutting ceremony.
We wish to extend our sincere thanks to the Finnish community in Vietnam and to the team at Business Finland for supporting our launch and growth ambitions.
FinlandWay joins H.E Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto in welcoming new Counselor of Education and Science of Singapore
FinlandWay® International Preschools were privileged to join His Excellency Mr. Kari Kahiluoto, Ambassador of Finland to Vietnam, for a reception at his residence in Hanoi.
Christopher Day, Global Operations Director at FinlandWay, and Duong Nghiem, Business Development Representative in Asia, discussed the launch of FinlandWay’s campus in Ho Chi Minh City and upcoming partnerships in the country. Also present (but not pictured) was Ms. Anna Korpi, Counselor of Education and Science at the Embassy in Singapore, whose experience with Finnish education exports will be a vital resource for our growth in southeast Asia.