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Program

International Staff Training Week at Vaasa University of Applied Sciences – VAMK

under the theme of “Networking and Cooperation”

Location: VAMK City Campus (Raastuvankatu 31-33)

 

Program

Tuesday, April 24

10:00 am         Welcome address

  • Elisabeth Malka (Vice-rector, VAMK)

VAMK in a Nutshell

  • Tuija Tammi (Head of International Affairs, VAMK) Presentation

10:30 am         VAMK’s networking with other Higher Education Institutions of the region

11:00 am         VAMK’s international activities

  • Tuija Tammi (Head of International Affairs, VAMK) Presentation

12:00 am         Lunch

13:30 pm         Workshops – Exchange of ideas and good practices

Group 1: Regional and national marketing

  • Sari Mäkisalo (Information and Marketing Manager, VAMK) Presentation
  • Suvi Markko (Communications Manager, VASEK) Presentation

Group 2: Student selection process at VAMK

  • Hanna-Leena Raja-aho (Senior Admissions Coordinator) Presentation
  • Juha Vierola (Admissions Coordinator, VAMK ) Presentation

14:30 pm         Coffee

15:00 pm         Workshops - Exchange of ideas and good practices

Group 1: Student selection process at VAMK

  • Hanna-Leena Raja-aho (Senior Admissions Coordinator)
  • Juha Vierola (Admissions Coordinator, VAMK )

Group 2: Regional and national marketing

  • Sari Mäkisalo (Information and Marketing Manager, VAMK)
  • Suvi Markko (Communications Manager, VASEK)

16:00pm          Summary & Closing of the day & networking with refreshments

  • Elisabeth Malka (Vice-rector, VAMK)

Wednesday, April 25

 

09:15 am         Workshops – Exchange of ideas and good practices

Group 1: ICT support services-cooperation between VAMK and University of Vaasa

Group 2: Quality Process and development of staff intranet

10:30 am         Coffee

10:45 am         Workshop – Exchange of ideas and good practices

Group 1: Quality Process and development of staff intranet

  • Mira Pihlaja (Special Planner, VAMK) and Janne Saarela (ICT Planner, VAMK)
  • Tarja Kettunen (Quality Manager, VAMK)
  • Sanna Torkko (Quality Coordinator, VAMK)

Group 2: ICT support services  - cooperation between VAMK and University of Vaasa

  • Pekka Liedes (IT Manager, VAMK)
  • Risto Partanen (IT Systems Director, VAMK + VY)

12:00 am         Lunch

13:00 pm         Departure for Terranova – Kvarken Nature Center at the Ostrobothnian museum

14:00 pm         Sightseeing tour to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kvarken and dinner

 

Thursday, April 26

09:00 am         Study Guidance Services at VAMK

09:30 am         Visitors presenting their own institutions and countries

1 Cracow University of Economics, Poland

  • Katarzyna Bien, Magdalena Luczynska & Teresa Stys Presentation

2 Haute Ecole de Namur Liège Luxembourg, Belgium

  • Margarita Féry

3 Kauno Kolegija UAS, Lithuania

4 Technikum Wien, Austria

  • Alexia Astfäller

10:30 am         Coffee

11:00 am         Visitors presenting their own institutions and countries

5 Murmansk State Technical University, Russia

  • Nataliya Ostapchenko

6 Universität Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein

  • Eliane Grandchamp & Ulrike Sprenger

7 KATHO, Belgium

  • Marleen Vanneste &  Evy Vansieleghem

8 Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Latvia

  • Kaspars Osis, Beata Paskevica, Sarmite Rozentale & Ginta Stale

12:00 am         Lunch

13:00 pm         Presentation of projects within Study Guidance Services

  • VALTTI-project;Hilkka Vuorensivu (Student Counselor, VAMK) Presentation

14:00 pm         Company visit - The Switch   (back at 16.30 pm)

Presentation

19:00 pm         Dinner

 

Friday, April 27

Location: VAMK Palosaari Campus, Tritonia (Yliopistonranta 7, 65200 Vaasa)

 

09:00 am         Presentation of Tritonia – the academic library of five HEI’s in Vaasa

  • Vuokko Palonen (Director of Library, Tritonia)  and Marita Ahola (Head of Library Services, Tritonia) Presentation

10:00 am         Coffee

10:30 am         Visit to Technobothnia

  • Jorma Tuominen (Dean of Technology & Communication, VAMK)

VAMK Water treatment

11:30 am         Lunch

13:00 am        Summary of the Staff Training Week

Closing of the Staff Training Week

  • Elisabeth Malka (Vice-rector, VAMK)

 

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