Sedu

WANT TO STUDY IN FINLAND?

Sedu Education offers several options for you to study in Finland. Whether it is an intensive English course or gaining vocational skills while learning English, we have it. Come and enjoy Finnish Nature and Nordic lifestyle, while practicing your English with Native English speakers.

Our programs are designed for those people who would like to increase their confidence and English ability, and have fun doing it. The main idea is to be able to discuss, give opinions and interact through conversation. Learn by doing. Speak better English by practicing your English. The goal is to be able to express yourself easier, more smoothly and quicker.

All our programmes are tailor made to suit the needs of the group. We have different programme packages for example teachers, trainers and students.   Participants will receive a certificate at the end of the programme.

 

GLOBAL SEDU

Sedu has some 40 partners all over Europe, India, Nepal and Uganda. In 2016, 132 Sedu students went abroad for exchange. In the same year, Sedu hosted Taitaja2016, National Skills event with some 50 000 visitors. Annually Sedu hosts nearly 200 international students and over 250 teachers and other staff members.   

 

EXPERIENCE FINLAND

All our programs includes social excursions and adventures in peaceful and almost therapeutic Finnish Nature. Depending on the season these include ski, snow walking, ice swimming, sauna, forest walks, fishing, cooking your own salmon on wooden planks in traditional cottages.

 

PROGRAMME OPTIONS

Contact us to find out more about the different possibilities. You can reach us by e-mail: international@sedu.fi of telephone +358 40 868 0 868

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PROGRAMMES FOR STUDENTS

PACKAGE 1 TASTE OF FINLAND

  • One week programme
  • Professional talks and presentations in English
  • Small talk and short conversations
  • Meet Finns, companies, students, teachers
  • Tour of the city of Seinäjoki and the Aalto Centre

PACKAGE 2 EXPERIENCE FINLAND

  • longer version (2+ weeks) of our Taste of Finland programme
  • Weekend Tour: Helsinki, Tampere, Lapland, The Kvarken Archipelago or National parks, national hiking areas and other wonderful Finnish sights.
  • Improve your English Business Communication Skills
  • Visits to Finnish Enterprises and Higher Education Institutions
  • Lots of talk, fun and beautiful Finnish Nature!

PACKAGE 3 ENGLISH AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Try our vocational programmes for a week or two while speaking English.
  • Choose from Business, Health and Social Sciences, Tourism, Catering or Electricity to mention a few.
  • Speak English and get a taste of the job.
  • Longer periods are available.

 

SKILLS FOR SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE

SAFE AND HAPPY LEARNING
Sedu offers you the chance to improve your staffs’ professional skills on a simulation environment which is as close to the real life as possible. Our state of the art training facility is equipped with latest technology simulation equipment.

The programme consist of introduction to the future of teaching and implementing new pedagogical tools. During the training participants get familiar with the simulation pedagogy, environment and tools and mobile guidance tools.

 

SKILLS FOR CONSTRUCTION TECHNICS

WOOD AND ELEMENT CONSTRUCTION
Come and experience the Finnish know-how on sustainable and energy efficient wood construction technics. The training is targeted to construction professional with interest and background on element construction. Training focuses on wood construction and takes place on classroom, building sites and visits to companies and finished project sites, and Wooden Periscope tower (world largest Periscope).

SKILLS FOR EDUCATORS AND TRAINERS

Work with highly experienced Finnish vocational teachers to observe Finnish Education topics, such as:

  • Finnish Educational System
  • School Management
  • Teaching Methods
  • Preventing School Drop-out
  • Interactive training models
  • Integrated and blended teaching models
  • Immigrant training
  • Foreign Language Education
  • Minimizing nonattendance
  • Multicultural Education
  • Innovative Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Special Education
  • Pre-vocational education guidance
  • Vocational Education techniques
 

SKILLS FOR THE WOODS AND FIELDS

 

BIO ENERGY AND HEAT ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING
Practical heat entrepreneurship training is designed for foreigners who intend to become heat entrepreneurs, those already active as entrepreneurs in the sector and for organizations that promote the use of bioenergy. The training includes theory, practice and study trips.

UPDATE YOUR FORESTRY SKILLS
Sedu offers you the chance to improve your staffs’ professional skills on over 830 hectares multi-generational school forest. The education provided by Sedu in Ähtäri, forestry unit of Sedu – has its roots in early 20th century. Sedu school forest is used for training, teaching, planning and research purposes. Our unit is known for its international partnerships and regularly receive more foreign exchange students than any other forestry schools in Finland. Benefit from the Finnish trainers’ experience in manual and mechanized forestry. Training can include simulation pedagogy.

AUTOMATION AND PRECISION IN AGRICULTURE
Utilization of automation in agriculture with sustainable development program is designed for foreigners who intend to experience the use of automatic equipment that facilitates the agricultural work process. Topics include using automation in agriculture that is in line with sustainable development; devices for measuring yield, monitoring equipment, automated machinery, and precision farming equipment, GPS systems/automatic control systems, automatic grain dryers, and automated boiler houses on farms.