The ACE (America, China, Europe) program is a 4-year bachelor’s degree in business jointly offered by Luiss in Rome, Renmin University of China in Beijing, and the George Washington in Washington, D.C. The new entry into the world panorama of degree courses in "Business” education will unite three different countries and managerial cultures. The innovative program draws from three global capital cities to provide immersive local education that will educate future business leaders.
The introduction of ethics classes in Germany as an alternative to religious education led to reduced religiosity in students’ later life. It also eroded traditional attitudes to gender roles and increased labor market participation and wages. These are the findings of a new study by the ifo Institute.
Every one of us can make a difference – Metropolia’s role as Finland’s largest university of applied sciences is to enable our students to do just that. Besides skills and knowledge, we provide chances to put innovative ideas to the test in real life.
The international interest attracted by Finnish schools has increased the educational export of Finnish basic education. Schools following the Finnish education model have been established in different countries in Asia, for example.
According to FINEEC’s new themed publication, the competence of pupils in basic education is even across Finland. However, there is still room for improvement in the guidance provided to learners and the adequacy of support measures at all levels of education.
The open and free online course Ethics of AI is designed to help us understand what it means to use AI ethically, and what it requires from society and individuals. The course uses examples of practical issues from its collaboration partners.
LUT University is taking its collaboration with inventor Jamie Hyneman a step further. As a newly appointed Professor of Practice, Hyneman aims to be strongly involved in practical development projects and research collaboration.
A push to automate is changing the way humans and machines work together. The number of industrial robots installed in factories reached about 3 million units worldwide in 2020 – more than doubling in ten years. The IFR has researched how robotics training shapes current and future workforce education, enhancing skills development for employees.
Young people feel that they do not get enough support for learning how to use digital services. Being a digital native does not guarantee the ability to act in a digital world; instead, skills must be actively taught to young people. This is reflected in the survey published by the Digital and Population Data Services Agency on 30 August 2021 titled 'The Digital Support for Young People'. The publication of the survey will launch the Digital Support Week, which focuses on the development of everyday digital skills from 30 August to 3 September 2021.
Higher education in social and health care produce wide-ranging competence that corresponds to the needs of working life. The education provision of degree programmes and continuous learning offered in the field is extensive and varied. However, the Finnish social services and health care sector is currently undergoing major changes that will require education to become more working life and customer-oriented while also taking current societal phenomena into consideration.