Information about the project

Kielibuusti develops tools to support Finnish and Swedish language learning in everyday life. The project develops and collects learning and teaching materials to meet the language proficiency needs of international talents to be recruited into Finland and those already in the country. The project focuses on education at intermediate and advanced skill levels. We also provide materials for employers and counsellors working with international talents. The results of the project will be collected in an open-access online portal set to be launched in 2023. 

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More information about the project

Project goals and development principles

The project is guided by three principles founded on current research-based knowledge: Continuous learning and supporting it through sustainable assessment […]  


The project comprises four sub-projects (work packages) that are interlinked and mutually supportive. The development of teaching in Swedish is included in each sub-project, whenever applicable […]

Project operators

The project is carried out collaboratively by Aalto University, the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, the University of Helsinki, the Laurea University of Applied Sciences and the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences […]

Kielibuusti as part of Talent Boost

In its midterm policy review and spending limits discussion of spring 2021, the Finnish government stated that the number of international degree students in Finland should be tripled by 2030, while increasing their […]