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Photo: Marjo Laukkanen. Migration in the North Conference in Arktikum autumn 2020.

Registration is open to MaxiPAC Symposium - Best practices for language valorization in Finnish Higher Education

18.6.2021

The EU Erasmus+ project MaxiPAC (Maximizing Previously Acquired Competences) will organize a symposium on Wednesday 27 October 2021, 12:30-14:45 GMT+ at the Arctic Centre in Rovaniemi.

The symposium is organized in collaboration with SIMHE services and various Universities in Finland, with keynote speakers from the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Finnish National Agency for Education, and international guests from institutions abroad.

The symposium aims at finding ways to improve access to higher education and employment among third country nationals and those in refugee-like situations. MaxiPAC will bring together policy-makers, entrepreneurs, students, teachers, researchers, and persons of other professions in higher education, to participate in contributing ideas for designing a best practices guide on "language valorization in Finnish higher education”.

Instructions for participants

You are invited to register (indicate your name and affiliation) via email to the MaxiPAC Project Coordinator (aayonghe@ulapland.fi) by the deadline 15 September 2021

More information:

  • About the MaxiPAC project: www.maxipac.eu
  • Programme and more infomation about the Symposium (to be modified)
  • Contact person Ayonghe Akonwi, MaxiPAC Project Coordinator, Arctic Centre – University of Lapland Email/Tel: aayonghe@ulapland.fi | +358404844231
  • More about Arctic migration research group, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland nafisa.yeasmin@ulapland.fi