BSP national coordinators meeting in Finland, 32.01-01.02.2019
UNESCO BSP Helsinki 2019 coordinators meeting was held in Helsinki 31 January - 2 February 2019.
Meeting´s programme included:
Thursday, 31 January
09:00 Welcome to the Finnish National Agency of Education (Edufi)
Welcome addresses by Mr Jorma Kauppinen, Director (EDUFI) and Ms Kati Anttalainen, Finnish National Commission for Unesco
09:20 UNESCO BSP Helsinki 2019 – overview over the programme
Ms Tuula Väisänen Principal, and Ms Aira Undén-Selander, Coordinator
09:40 Education Towards 2030: what competences for a sustainable future
Short introduction to current curriculum development in Finland with focus on global education (Ms Paula Mattila, Finnish national Unesco school coordinator, EDUFI )
- Developing a competence-based approach for the UNESCO BSP applying the UNESCO ASPNet strategy:
- Constructing pedagogy / ideas for practices in teams using a gallery walk approach with special focus on student agency
13:00 How to support sharing best practices. Afternoon program facilitated by Ms Tiina Sarisalmi, Unesco schools coordinator for EDUFI
Studying best practices padlet in teams: short introduction to topic, team work, discussing practises, commenting practices: what transversal competences are needed and developed, picking the ones that have most potential for dissemination.
Example on a Good Practice in Oulu: Agenda of Hope / Jussi Tomberg
How to support collaboration as a resource: UNESCO BSP teachers, students and schools working together
- short introduction to topic, team work, GDE path from early childhood education to secondary education (and further), competences needed and developed in collaboration, locating and creating networks of teachers, students and schools locally and nationally (including administration, NGOs, research centres etc.), locating and creating multinational networks of expertise, considering multinational projects, eTwinning, Erasmus+ and Nordplus (+ possible national funding)
How to support effective dissemination of practices, results and resources across all UNESCO BSP schools and UNESCO ASPNet schools
- short introduction to topic, team work, competences needed and developed, website ( http://www.b-s-p.org/home/ ), blog ( http://kohtivuotta2030.blogspot.com/), social media ( https://www.facebook.com/unesco.bsp/ ), social network
15:30 Reporting and conclusions from teams
16.00 End of 1st Conference day, c ultural programme
Friday, 1 February
09:00 Welcome at Finnish-Russian School - principal Tuula Väisänen
09:15 Feedback, reflections and conclusions of the first day
09:45 What will the new UNESCO BSP look like. Conclusions from Riga, Main objectives 2019 - 2021, Main activities, Update of organisational structure, teams and task forces.
13:00 What will the new UNESCO BSP look like. Next steps.
14:00 Coffee break
14:30 Education Towards 2030. UNESCO BSP and Future Priorities in spirit of Agenda 2030
16:00 End of the conference