Presentation on theme: "KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD. KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD Kokkola in a nutshell 36 000 inhabitants –Finnish 81 % –Swedish 18 % Main business activities."— Presentation transcript:
KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD Kokkola in a nutshell 36 000 inhabitants –Finnish 81 % –Swedish 18 % Main business activities –Chemical and metallurgical industry –commerce and services –one of the biggest ports on the Gulf of Bothnia Educational Institutions –Chydenius Institute –COP 1 217 –Occupational schools 1 900 – 3 Adult education institutes vocational 1 500 others10 000
KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD Kokkola in a nutshell Institutions of culture and art –K.H. Renlund Museum –Provincial library –Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra –Ostrobothnian Conservatory –The Kokkola city theatre –The School of Arts for Children and Youth –The Nordic School of Art –The School of Performing Arts –Provincial handicrafts school Ca. 60 free cultural organisations supported by the city
KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM OF FINLAND
KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD Music and art education in Finland Children can also study different forms of art outside the school in a system provided by the education authorities. Music is especially well-liked, but even children's and young people's art schools are increasingly popular. There are institutes especially catering for children and young people, where they go for one or two lessons a week after school.
KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD Features of adult education in Finland provided by about 1000 educational institutions, including universities annual number of students about one million, amounting to every other adult direct budgetary funding accounts for 14% of the estimates of expenditure of the Ministry of Education
KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD Features of adult education in Finland certificate-oriented education at all levels open provision of studies constituting a part of certificate- oriented programmes preparatory training for competence-based examinations (further and specialist vocational qualifications, language proficiency tests, computer user's 'driving licences')
KOKKOLAN KAUPUNKI KARLEBY STAD Features of adult education in Finland apprenticeship training provided additional and supplementary training to update, extend and consolidate vocational competence studies preparing for civic and working life skills, social studies interest-oriented studies