Funded Workshops 2011, Finland

Deadline: 14 January 2011
Open to: Teachers, teacher trainers,youth and adult educators from EU countries, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey and Switzerland
Fee: Workshops Funded by Comenius or Grundtvig Grants
Venue: 5-day Workshops, May – October 2011, Oulu, Finland

These courses are for teachers, teacher trainers, and adult educators. Participants from EU and EFTA/EEA countries (except those living in the training host country, Finland) are eligible for funding from the European Commission, Lifelong Learning Programme. The courses are registered in the Europa Comenius-Grundtvig Training Database.


The 5-day workshops run from Monday to Friday and a choice of dates are available between May-October for each of the three themes.

1. Introduction to Film-Making
Course Dates
9-13 May 2011
8-12 August 2011
26-30 September 2011

Participants learn to make simple films with equipment usually available in educational institutions, and use software programmes which can be downloaded free of charge – dispelling myths that film-making is complicated and expensive. This course is for participants who have basic ICT skills, no prior film-making experience is required. Visits to local places of cultural interest are included throughout the course.

2.Education for Sustainable Development
Course Dates
23-27 May 2011
25-29 July 2011
12-16 September 2011

This course explores different approaches to education for sustainable development in school and adult education settings. Participants learn how to use tools, such as documentary film-making and  blogs, to motivate and engage their own students learning about local and global sustainable development issues. The course includes visits to local sustainability projects and places of cultural interest.

3.Digital Tools and Media Literacy
Course Dates
6-10 June 2011
22-26 August 2011
3-7 October 2011

This course equips participants with the knowledge and know-how required for creating a range of digital content and developing critical media literacy. Participants produce and edit digital photographs, videos and audio files and use them to make simple films and create blogs. After the course participants will be able to initiate and support digital media activities in formal and non-formal, special needs and mainstream education, contexts. The course includes visits to local places of cultural interest.

This funding is available for workshops taking place in Oulu, Finland during 2011 and includes participant travel costs, accommodation (plus breakfast and lunch), and the course fee. Please note, participants from the host country, Finland, are required to pay their own costs.

The next deadline to apply for workshop funding is 14 January 2011 – funding is for educators in employment and also those who are currently unemployed and seeking employment.

Apply to:

Official Website

One thought on “Funded Workshops 2011, Finland

  1. Hi Mr TanThank you for such an informative soeissn earlier.I thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt alot from you and Mr Ling today. Hope to attend more similar workshops in the future.Have a good weekend.

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