Introduction to Finnish STEAM education

Online Course

This course is an introduction to Finnish STEAM education and pedagogy. Experienced Finnish principal explains what STEAM education means in practice, what the benefits are, and how schools can add innovative STEAM pedagogy to their own teaching. The course is for K-9 teachers, principals, and education experts.

Skills you gain

Have insights into the Finnish lesson planning and educational activities.

Learn how to plan and implement STEAM education and pedagogy in your own work or in your own school.


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4 hours

Jukka Miettunen

18,60 €

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Introduction to Finnish STEAM education

18,60 €

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  • K-9 teachers, principals, and education experts
  • English

Finnish STEAM education can be described as an innovative, multidisciplinary and collaborative approach for understanding the world around us.

STEAM derives from the letters Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. STEAM is a way to carry out and enable cross-curriculum work: it integrates different aspects of more than one academic discipline to examine a theme. The purpose is to show students that in real-life situations knowledge is used across the fields of study. In Finland, we have a new curriculum promoting transversal competencies and cross-curricular themes that enables co-operation between subjects.

Finnish STEAM education encourages students to make creative innovations for real-life problems. This demands many 21st century skills: active search of information, multiliteracy, problem-solving skills, collaboration, and meaningful use of technology. In student-centered learning, the role of the student is to be an active designer, director, and evaluator of their own learning. The aim is to support and strengthen students’ learning skills and self-direction in both individual work and in teamwork.

This course is produced by Learning Scoop.

How to pass? 

The course is offered as a self-study online course. The course is asynchronous and can be completed at the participant’s own pace during 6 months. 

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About the instructor

Jukka Miettunen

As a principal Jukka coaches his staff to enable 21st-century skills and working skills to the students. Together they have built a modern STEAM learning environment Värkkäämö to serve cross-curriculum projects and teacher’s cooperation.

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