Support for the Recognition of the Learning Disabilities (#56/100)

by Riikka Lamminen, TAKK

Support for Learning Disabilities

Noheva (ESF) project development targets include more effective recognition of the learning disabilities and developing better basic skills for learning. Noheva team has developed a lighter tool of the NMI Reading and Mathematics Test for recognising the learning disabilities. The goal is to recognise and identify the students who need a more detailed testing of the learning disabilities in the very early phases of their studies and support thoughout their studies. Continue reading

Partners in Business – Broman Group and TAKK (#45/100)

There is no TAKK without work – that’s what I often say. It is such a relevant part of our character, the work and the workplaces, that the topic deserves a little blog. Especially today with the great news of us in TAKK committing to a partnership with Broman Group on training repair shops and parts salespersons.

Great Partnership with Broman Group Oy

Work is not a separate part of the studies in Finnish VET. Work is the reason why we study and train. Naturally, people love to learn many things and there is now greater thing than a practical theory in my opinion, but for the grown-ups and already for the children, it is important to understand WHY and WHAT FOR. We all want to be needed, we want to be skillful and we want to know our business. Continue reading

Looking Young, Working Young (#35/100)

You know how appearances are all that matters when you’re young. At least in my household, the teenager takes possession of the mirror all morning, leaving mommy get to work pretty exploded…

But: Let’s see about this event: NUORILLE TÖITÄ – WORK FOR THE YOUNG ONES. Tomorrow! In Tullikamari Pakkahuone, one of the fanciest clubs in Tampere.

Work for the Young Ones!


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Responsible Customer Advisor – Best Customer Service (#31/100)

Keeping customers happy

In every organisation, the office porter, ”expeditionsvakt” in Swedish and ”virastomestari” in Finnish, is a man or a woman of multiple roles. Even the title says it all in many different ways: gatekeeper (portier, gardien in French), the one who leads or organises, the ”office champion”. Which they most often are. TAKK’s Mr Juha Hämäläinen certainly is one – with the title Responsible Customer Advisor.

Mr Hämäläinen’s or Juha’s – as we call him – task list is long and variable every day. Receiving people, guiding and advising customers, answering the phone, checking the security monitors, digging out information, assisting all sector staff members, IT tasks of all sort, positions of responsibility, scanning of bills and taking care of all mobile phones and connections in TAKK. Continue reading