2. Digital solutions for language learning and teaching

In the sub-project, means to increase the efficiency of teaching and learning that utilise digital solutions will be developed, trialled and investigated. A particular focus will be on a range of digital resources that learners can use independently or after receiving tips from their teachers (e.g., self-assessment tools, a dictionary for advanced learners). Another goal is to innovate new kinds of application solutions, such as applications that help tie language learning to the learner’s personal work, study and living environment (also known as context-aware applications).

In addition to producing materials, the sub-project also strives to promote the usability of digital materials in a wider context. We will activate existing tools, materials and applications whose use has been, for one reason or another, discontinued and provide pedagogical support to other ongoing projects with the same goal. In addition, the application ideas investigated in the sub-project can potentially be offered to other parties for implementation.

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1. Cooperation between higher education institutions in teaching Finnish or Swedish as a second language: a national collaboration model and platform

In the sub-project, the content produced by the overall project will be collected under one roof: on the one hand, into a national collaboration network for teaching Finnish/Swedish as a second language, on the other, into a digital online platform […]

3. Language pedagogy models for teaching and supervision

In the sub-project, a model will be developed for language teaching and the supervision of learning that can be applied in the language instruction provided by universities and higher education institutions. The model will be based on thematic and situational teaching and supervision, focusing also on functioning in professional life […]

4. Language learning paths and models from higher education to employment

In this sub-project, paths to learning Finnish and Swedish will be modelled and developed for the needs of international master’s programmes as well as the orientation and mentoring of the higher education institutions’ international staff […]

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Project goals and development principles

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

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 […]

A project under the Talent Boost activities associated with the internationalisation programme of Finnish higher education institutions

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