Coffee, the almost sacred drink of the Finns (try staying awake, sharp and cheerful 16 hours in the Northern dark winter…), turns into the wonderful and meaningful main ingredient of the cafeteria style collaboration event of Koulutuscafé.
Education Café – The Door to a Profession.
Education Café – Tampere Region Education Event
For the student candidates in the event, there is plenty of need to drink coffee and be sharp, as one shops around the Tampere regional education providers’ desks in order to find the door that pleases oneself the most. It is the student market in Finland nowadays to choose oneself the right study path. Our job is to guide and counsel the applicants with our best competence.
Education Cafés are open guidance events for the adult students and students-wanna-be of our region in Tampere. Education Cafés are open to all and there is a possibility to have individual guidance in the events. TAKK is a partner in the large network of organisers, together with TE Services and ELY Centre. TAKK Student Services team members are present – have a cup of coffee with the Student Advisors and Counsellors. Cheers!
Did-you-know: Coffee entered the Kingdom of Sweden-Finland more than 300 years ago. The king Gustaf IV Adolf himself acknowledged the dependence of his subordinates to coffee 200 plus years ago. Finally one hundred plus years ago Finland got it’s own coffee roasting factories. We Finns admit we are addicted to coffee. TAKK staff members drank 134 532 cups of coffee only in 2015. And that is peanuts in coffee nuts.
VET is a process – not ever ready – and so are many of our activities, work in progress. Let us introduce to you one of the activities in the making of. This winter and spring TAKK is working on participating in Kazakhstan’s Astana Expo 2017 during the summer months with three other Finnish educational institutions in the Consortium KFEIG*.
TAKK Nirva Campus, the home of TAKK Environmental Know-How
Team Finland channels the energies of Finnish state-level actors, so to say several ministries and Finpro together and puts up a Finnish Pavilion in Astana with the theme “Sharing Pure Energy“. KFEIG consortium joins the Team Finland network for promoting Finland and especially the education services that this consortium can provide.
TAKK will join in with the themes of Cleantech and Environmental know-how.
Satu Neuvonen and Jan Wichmann on wonderful education tasks in Guangzhou
by Jan Wichmann, TAKK
TAKK trainers spent a week in China with 30 senior staff members of the Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic (GZPP). The topic was to introduce to GZPP the European quality management model EFQM. TAKK has successfully implemented EFQM in its own quality management program and achieved by it the MEC quality award in November 2016. GZPP is aiming to streamline their future quality work around the EFQM model. Continue reading
TAKK will carry out a Quality Management further education programme for an education partner and customer in Guangzhou of Southern China in early 2017. The participants of the programme want to develop their knowledge, tools and skills to redesign the quality management system of their institution. Continue reading