Presentations of the many initiativs taken by the sub projects, YA, Vamia, Linginno and the City of Kokkola, for enhancing the attraction and retention of new international inhabitants in our region.
Yrkesakademin i Österbotten
YA Vocational College has launch an online course called “In an International Working Community”. The material is relevant for all members in your organisation and provides you with information on how to embrace the diversity in working communities.
You can familiarize yourself with the material by viewing this introductory video (in Swedish with Finnish subtitles).
The whole course is available
in Swedish – I en internationell arbetsgemenskap
in Finnish – Kansainvälisessä työyhteisössä
Vamia, a multidisciplinary vocational education organisation, has produced videos presenting a number of companies from different fields sharing their experiences in how international talents have contributed to the work place. The videos are spoken in either Finnish or Swedish and subtitled in the other language.
Language Center Linginno, University of Vaasa
Linginno has offered language and cultural training courses in Finnish and in Swedish to students directly when they have received their acceptance letter to a HEI in Vaasa. During summer 2020 and 2021 the courses were held online due to corona, but at the start of the academic year 2022-23 also an onsite course was offered to 20 students.
The City of Kokkola
In the Kokkola sub project a number of actions have been taken to ensure the information flow to international citizens. Below the summary of the sub project presented at the closing seminar of TCE and some links to produced materials.