Educational export

Finnish educational export is growing rapidly and we want to be part of the success story. We arrange education services and visits together with our wide network to all who are interested in Finnish vocational education. We train in the Oulu area and in the customer’s home country.

Visit and training packages

On behalf of OSAO, OSAO Edu provides training packages on operational culture, school management, learning environments, entrepreneurship, English language, work life collaboration, vocational teaching and learning methods e.g. competence based training and digital learning.

  • Service languages: English
  • Interpretation services: Chinese/Japanese translators can be provided for an additional fee.
  • Availability/Seasonality: From 1st August to 30th June, Monday to Friday
  • Length of the program: Half day to four weeks, four to seven hours a day, Monday to Friday
  • Location of the activity/program: Oulu and surrounding areas
  • Distance from Oulu: Oulu and distance of 30-90 minutes

After you have complete a training package, you’ll get a certificate of participation to the program.

On behalf of OSAO, OSAO Edu provides the opportunity to study in OSAO with local students and experience Finnish lifestyle.

Examples of academic program for students:

  1. English language course with academic lessons and activities of your choice, please see list below.
  2. Entrepreneurship workshop and activities of your choice, please see list below.
  3. Healthy Lifestyle, Finnish gastronomy and activities of your choice, please see list below.
  4. Pet clinic and English language.
  5. Games programming / programming workshop and activities of your choice, please see list below.
  6. Jewelry design workshop utilizing recycled materials when possible and activities of your choice, please see list below.
  7. Football/volleyball/basketball training with English language or any academic content from above.
  8. Program consisting of activities of your choice, please see list below.

 

You can combine any of the following activities with your academic program.

Please note that some activities are seasonal (winter/summer only).

  • Cross-country skiing
    • Try cross-country skiing with professional ski instructor. Skiing is a very traditional form of exercise and every child learns it at preschool in Finland.
  • Snowshoeing
    • Experience snowshoeing between snow-covered trees with professional instructor. You can go to places like never before. Snowshoeing is good exercise for everyone.
  • Snow sculpting
    • Make sculptures from snow cubes using different kinds of tools. Let yourself be a real artist.
  • Every man’s rights’ lesson
    • Get to know about every man´s rights and how Finns interact with nature.
  • Wilderness skills
    • Learn how to make a campfire, cook food in the wilderness, ski, use snowshoes and learn the basics of orienteering.
  • Indoor wall climbing
    • Try indoor wall climbing with a professional instructor. This sport is as exciting as you want, depending on how high you are willing to climb.
  • Northern Lights
    • Learn about the Northern Lights, with a bit of luck, see them shine across the sky while taking a walk-in town. Please note, Northern Lights are a natural phenomenal and can be visible from October til March, weather permitting.
  • Cycling
    • Finnish people love to cycle all year round. Especially in Oulu area there is a well-kept cycle lane system with lanes in the city and forests.
  • Bake a pie
    • Try baking a traditional Finnish berry pie and enjoy it with coffee or juice.
  • Fishing
    • Fishing is and easy and natural way of having free, clean and healthy food. Try your luck on the banks of river Oulu which is a salmon river.
  • Ice skating
    • Test your skating skills on natural ice or indoors in a hockey rink.
  • Indoor and outdoor sports
    • You can choose from volley ball, basketball, tennis, floor ball, badminton, football and Finnish baseball.
  • Nordic walking
    • Walk like a Finn, try walking with sticks.
  • Yard games
    • Mölkky (traditional Finnish bowling game), petanque, croquet etc.
  • Enjoy kota experience
    • Make a fire, make coffee and roast sausages inside a traditional kota.

 

  • Minimum age: 15
  • Participant minimum/maximum: Recommended group size max 20-30. Groups bigger than that can be divided into smaller groups.
  • Service languages: English
  • Interpretation services: No
  • Availability/Seasonality: 1st August to 30th June
  • Length of the program: One day to four weeks, four to seven hours a day, Monday to Friday
  • Location of the activity/program: Oulu and surrounding areas
  • Distance from Oulu: Oulu and distance of 30-90 minutes

After you have complete a training package, you’ll get a certificate of participation to the program.

Contact

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