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AMK – From University of Applied Sciences to Working Life

The aim of this project is to strengthen the relationship between the working life and UAS studies. Active and good cooperation with working life contribute to a students’ fluent transition to working life after or also during their studies.

Branch: Entrepreneurship and wellbeing

Duration: 01.02.2017 – 31.12.2019

Region: Central Ostrobothnia / North Ostrobothnia / Ostrobothnia

Financed by: European Social Fund
Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment

Project Manager: Helena Åkerlund

Background

The aim of this project is to strengthen the relationship between the working life and UAS studies. Active and good cooperation with working life contribute to a students’ fluent transition to working life after or also during their studies.

All UAS degree program curricula include trainee periods. This project is aimed at developing the trainee process and the quality of students’ trainee periods and learning outcomes.

  • working life cooperation and strengthening partnerships between organizations and UAS
  • trainee process
  • quality of training
  • linking tasks and learning outcomes in practical training with theoretical studies
  • increasing working life orientation studies for students
  • increasing knowledge in learning outcome requirements in partner organizations
  • creating an evaluation tool for the quality of practical training
  • developing flexible study paths by integrating learning at work and theoretical studies
  • increasing the exchange of expertise between UAS and organizations
  • contributing to a fluent study process and better employment after graduation on the field of the student’s degree

Contact

Helena Åkerlund

Tuntiopettaja (sivutoiminen)

0505210906

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