Education in Finland and/or Estonia – Original Best Practices Benchmarking course - Refugees and Migrants

Best Practices Benchmarking course - Refugees and Migrants

EU's decision to give refugees the right to work and children – the opportunity to attend school or kindergarten is an important one.

Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland

Schools play an important role as a support system and in helping children feel safe.

Eeva-Riitta Pirhonen, head of the Department for Early Childhood Education, Comprehensive School Education and Liberal Adult Education at the education ministry in Finland

Finland guarantees a basic education for refugee children. Through first-hand experience, this course aims at providing an insight into one of the best performing educational systems. It intends for familiarization with teaching methodologies and strategies while working with refugee children via experiential approaches. Learn how Finnish schools strive towards providing quality education for, and well-being of, refugee children.

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  • 8 - 14 September 2024, Helsinki/Tallinn
  • 6 - 12 April 2025, Helsinki/Tallinn
  • 7 - 13 September 2025, Helsinki/Tallinn

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Euneos has an international team of trainers who are the most experienced in the field of their expertise. Meet Euneos' trainers for the Education in Finland - Original Best Practices Benchmarking course:

Main organiser / trainer

Mart Laanpere, PhD

  • Professor at Tallinn University, Estonia
  • Head of the R&D Centre for Educational Technology in Tallinn University 
  • Former mathematics and physics teacher and school principal
  • Member of board of course provider Euneos, Finland 

After working as a mathematics & physics teacher and school principal, he has been involved in teacher education and educational technology research for last 20 years. Mart has been contributing to international research projects focusing on the use of mobile technology and social software in teaching and learning. He is coordinating the training of school teams in the project “Digital Turn towards 1:1 Computing” funded by Samsung (; and expert in school digital innovation and change. 

Spasia Neshkoska Tsutsuleska 

  • International project coordinator 
  • Former external expert evaluator for Erasmus+ projects 
  • Former eTwinning ambassador 
  • Member of the international jury of Eumind projects 
  • Former principal of a vocational school in North Macedonia
  • Master studies in Education and Globalization, Oulu University, Finland

Euneos choice of venues is based on two essentials: delivering professionalism and assuring personal well-being in order to warrant enjoyable course experience.




Various schools of all levels in Helsinki metropolitan area 

Helsinki, Finland

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Tallinn, Estonia

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