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International Teacher Education

International Teacher Education


Our successful education export projects

The Vocational Teacher Education with Finnish Touch focuses on the competences needed in teaching different students in varying learning environments. It also provides skills needed for networking and development in the business world. Every program is tailor-made to the customer’s needs with well-known Finnish expertise, using renowned pedagogical methodologies and a proactive approach to teaching.
We are proud to implement modern tools and the latest technology to ensure that our graduates will excel at their profession.
We have carried out many successful teacher education projects in the following markets
  • China
  • Latin America
  • Gulf Area
  • Africa

Are you interested in providing your staff with world-class pedagogical skills? Find more information in our brochure or contact jari.laukia (at)

Teacher students in Universidad Autónoma de Manizales, Colombia – they will graduate in March in 2018


Other international activities

Exchange Students

International students can apply to School of Vocational Teacher Education as exchange students, and complete a part of their teacher education studies in Finland.

Teacher students in the School of Vocational Teacher Education can complete part of their studies in an international exchange. The exchange can be part of either the School of Vocational Teacher Education, one’s own educational institute or an exchange the student has personally arranged. The exchange is to be agreed according to the Personal Development Plan and with the Director of the School of Vocational Teacher Education on the basis of an application.

Staff Mobility

Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education supports the internationalization of its staff by giving opportunities to teacher and staff exchanges and to participation in different conferences and seminars around the world.

Vocational Teacher Education in English

The Haaga-Helia Vocational Teacher Education Programme in English is recommended for students who are not proficient in Finnish. Read more.

Further Education

Further Education designs and executes further education programmes and consulting activities together with our customers and partners. Read more.

Research and Development

Research and Development Activity aims to produce new tools and operating models for teaching and the integration of R&D with teaching and the needs of working life. Read more.


Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education has several partners:
• ChungNam National University, South Korea
• Pädagogische Hochschule Oberösterreich, Austria
• University of Paderborn, Germany
• University of Tartu, Estonia

Find out more about vocational education in Finland in the video below:



Further information the School of Vocational Teacher Education
Mr. Jari Laukia, Director, Ph.D
email jari.laukia (at)
tel. +358 50 345 9646

Ms. Jutta Paukkonen, Further Education Manager
email jutta.paukkonen(at)
tel. +358 40 488 7003