Education and Science

Finland’s expertise in early child education, primary, secondary and tertiary education is globally renowned. In South Africa, Finnish educational companies are offering the latest pedagogy and programs for professional skills development. This includes skills development in technology, education delivery, forestry and environment, health, communications, as well as teachers and leadership training. There is particular interest towards digitalization and new learning practices, teacher education and how to connect studies better to the demands of the changing working life.

The work of the Team Finland network in South Africa is complemented by a Team Finland Knowledge Expert(Link to another website.) (TFK) who is based at the Embassy of Finland in Pretoria. The TFK -expert works intensely with the Education Finland(Link to another website.) cluster program that brings together Finnish education knowhow.