Next Guest Speaker Webinar
Play-based STEAM education in early years August 25th at 3PM GMT+3
Come learn how Kide Science and HEI Schools, two research-based Finnish companies, harness play and imagination to implement STEAM education with children in the early years!Register now - seats are limited!
Introduction to Toolkit digital curriculum
An introduction to our digital curriculum. If you are looking for a Finnish play-based curriculum that is easy to implement, can save your teachers’ time, standardize the quality of teaching and make your school stand out, this is the solution for you.
Introduction to Teacher Certificate
An overview of our 100% online, self-paced teacher certificate program. The course is suitable for any educator or parent who wishes to be certified in Finnish pedagogy, develop their knowledge & teaching skills, and learn more about play-based methods.
Introduction to Learning Center
In this bi-weekly webinar we explain what is required, and how to license the HEI Schools Learning center concept that includes everything from the HEI Schools brand, space design, teacher training, research-based curriculum, global community and more.
Implementing the Toolkit in practice
This bi-weekly webinar is meant for those who are already subscribers of the Toolkit curriculum program or have attended the Introductory Toolkit webinar. In this session our experts dive deeper into the practical implementation of the digital curriculum.
Facts & Myths about Finnish Education with Pasi Sahlberg
Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish educator, author, policymaker and expert in the field of education, has advised schools and education leaders around the world and published six books about the subject. He will join us to address common facts & myths about Finnish education in this interactive webinar.
Special needs and Inclusion
Join us as researcher Noora Heiskanen from the University of Eastern Finland and Professor Lasse Lipponen from the University of Helsinki discuss how inclusion works in Finnish early education and how to put it into practice in the classroom.
Finnish early education in practice
HEI Schools education professionals and mothers Anna-Maija Kuokkanen, Tiina Daifi and Imelda Halim discuss practical implementation and personal observations with Finnish play-based pedagogy in different countries.
Affective Pedagogical Relationships for Infant-Toddlers (0-3 years old)
Infant-toddler pedagogical experts, Dr. Gloria Quiñones, Senior lecturer in early years at the Monash University (Australia) and PhD. Lasse Lipponen, Professor of Education at the University of Helsinki (Finland) and co-founder of HEI Schools discuss 0-3 year old pedagogy in practice.
Implementation of Finnish ECE - Possibilities and Challenges in South East Asian Context
The Guest speakers: Anna Korpi, Counsellor, Education and Science Embassy of Finland in Singapore and Professor Lasse Lipponen, University of Helsinki. In this webinar our guest speakers discuss the main differences and similarities between Finland and South East Asia in educational culture and practices in ECE.
Hybrid Learning with Play-based Pedagogy
Marja-Sisko Pohjola, an experienced online & hybrid model educator from Finland presents practical tips & experiences on how to teach children online with the Finnish play-based model. Marja-Sisko has 18 years of experience with early years pedagogy and teaching in both Finland and the UAE.
Empathy and Compassion in Early Childhood Education
PhD. Lasse Lipponen, Professor of Education at the University of Helsinki and co-founder of HEI Schools discusses the importance of empathy and compassion in early childhood education through research-based theory and perspectives as well as practical examples.
Early Childhood Education and Assessment
Jaakko Skantsi, Counsellor of Education and Science at the Embassy of Finland in Abu Dhabi, Dr. Rachel Takriti, Assistant Professor at the College of Education in the UAE University, and PhD. Lasse Lipponen, Professor of Education at the University of Helsinki discuss assessment in Early education and Finnish Education.