Between 13th and 17th of November a group of 14 Education professionals from Alcoi (Spain), headed by the Mayor and the Education Councillor of the city, visited Oulu (Finland) to strengthen their cooperation in the framework of Xarxa FP network.
The group was composed by professionals of different educational backgrounds, including kindergarten, primary school, language and therapeutic pedagogy. The aim of the visit was to get to know and learn from the Finnish Educational system. Today, Finland’s school system is top-ranked among developed nations, as measured by the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
The delegation visited several primary schools in the city and Oulu’s Vocational College. During the visit the Mobility Managers of both cities met in order to assess their cooperation in terms of students’ and teachers’ exchange and to reinforce their excellent collaboration.
The visit concluded with an official reception by the Mayor of Oulu.