International VET Excellence Seminar

Finnish VET builds on a constant strive for excellence. During the seminar, we will share the recipe and cornerstones of Finnish VET excellence – how we prepare our students with future proof skills for lifelong careers.

The seminar will take place on the Omnia campus, Kirkkokatu 16, Espoo. A campus tour and lunch is included, followed by transportation to the Skills competition opening ceremony. 

9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 9.40 Opening of the seminar, Hanna Autere, Counsellor or Education, EDUFI
9.40 – 9.50 Omnia – Excellence on a regional and global level, Tuula Antola, General Director, Omnia
9.50 – 10.20 Blueprint of Excellence, Mervi Jansson, CEO, Omnia Education Partnerships (OEP)
10.20– 11.15 The Future of VET Excellence, panel discussion
Moderator: Mervi Jansson, CEO, OEP
Panelists: Hanna Autere, Counsellor or Education, EDUFI
Tiina Immonen, CEO, Mercuria
Aape Pohjavirta, Founder and President, Funzi
Mikko Valtonen, Senior Advisor, Finnish Chamber of Commerce
11.15 – 12.00 Omnia Campus tour/Virtual tour for online participants
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch at restaurant Henricus

Transportation to Skills competition opening ceremony.

Part of the seminar will be streamed online. Please note that there is a limited number of seats available for the onsite event.

Register by 30th of April 2023 using the link ( and choose your preference (online/onsite).

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