What is the Digitrainer project about?

In the future our students will increasingly need good entrepreneurial skills in both their studies and their work lives. This is why with the in “Digitrainer for upper secondary high schools – project” students themselves develop goal-oriented activities, research new opportunities and expand on them and improve their creative, risk-taking and collaboration skills, etc. At the same time, the students develop as students and the project will help guide students. Finland is a country which is well-known for its expertise in educational development. The Digitrainer for Education was developed in cooperation with several Finnish universities and research groups.

Implementing the Digitrainer

Finnish upper secondary education is taking steps towards new digital solutions which empower entrepreneurial learning and behaviour. During 2015-2017 a mobile app will be developed that acts as a so-called Digitrainer. Digitrainer for Education is a personal trainer for students. With Digitrainer students evaluate their own activities, receive feedback on their activities and set themselves new goals, among other things. It is a concrete pedagogical and virtual tool for teachers and schools. Good ideas are shared in a cooperation network for the development of entrepreneurial skills in upper secondary high schools. Digitrainer empowers and challenges you to develop. Digitrainer brings the spirit of cooperation to education!

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The developers of Digitrainer

Project coordinator Mynämäen lukio - Mynämäki

Other high school partners
Karhulan lukio - Kotka
Seinäjoen lukio - Seinäjoki
Leppävaaran lukio - Espoo
Jyväskylän aikuislukio, Jyväskylän Lyseon Lukio, Schildtin lukio - Jyväskylän koulutuskuntayhtymä

With research Lappeenrannan Teknillinen Yliopisto

Digitrainer research-based contact is produced by Not a Bad Idea Oy (www.notabadidea.fi)

The technical platform is developed by Cloudriven Oy

Funded by the National Board of Education

 

Advisory Board

Opetushallitus / National Board of Education
YES ry / YES ry, entrepreneurship education service for teachers
Turun Yliopisto / University of Turku
Turku Science Park
Suomen Lukiolaisten Liitto SLL / The Union of Upper Secondary School Students in Finland
Pellervo - Seura ry / Pellervo organisation for Finnish cooperatives and cooperative activities
Taloudellinen tiedotustoimisto TAT / Economic Information Office
Suomen Rehtorit ry Sure / Finnish National Confederation of Principals
Sitra / The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

Composition of the Steering Group

Pekka Leino - Mynämäen lukio
Stefan Stjärnstedt - Mynämäen lukio
Marja Kannisto - Mynämäen lukio (siht)
Elena Ruskovaara - Lappeenrannan teknillinen yliopisto
Minna Hämäläinen - Lappeenrannan teknillinen yliopisto
Ismo-Olav Kjäldman - Leppävaaran lukio
Kristiina Juvonen - Karhulan lukio
Jari Kinnula - Jyväskylän koulutuskuntayhtymä
Tuula Lamminmäki - Seinäjoen lukio

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