Success factors and barriers in international education change in higher education: case Global VET course

Authors: Meril Ümarik¹ Meidi Sirk¹, Eila Burns² and Piia Kolho² | Abstract This paper focuses on exploring the transformative educational changes at a university exploiting the implementation of an international course of Global VET as a case example. The aim is to understand what the success factors and barriers in international educational change process are…

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Smartphone as a Learning Tool – An Activity Theory Approach for Learning Marketing Concepts

Authors: Outi Niininen and J. Graham Spickett-Jones | For many people, the smartphone has become ubiquitous- the smartphone has evolved rapidly into an essential instrument for modern life. It has become a commonplace tool that has helped to extend personal horizons beyond immediate physical constrains; it supports a seamlessly blended, hyper-mediated and interconnected sense of…

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Teacher training and personalised learning

Authors: Seija Koskela and Virpi Koskelo| In 2017-2019 we, as representatives of the school of professional teacher education, participated in a European Erasmus+ project called Personalised Learning. The aim of the project was to find out how teaching and learning processes, especially in secondary education, are personalised in different European countries (England, Poland, the Netherlands)….

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