News 04.03.2018

Director General Heinonen visits China to discuss educational cooperation and business

Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director General for the Finnish National Agency for Education, will visit Shanghai and Hong Kong with a Team Finland business delegation March 5–9, 2018. During the visit, the delegation will meet with both private and public sector organisations.

The delegation’s visit is a continuation to the visit Finland’s education minister Ms Sanni Grahn-Laasonen made to China in autumn 2017. The visit is part of the operations for Education Finland, a national government-level programme aimed at boosting Finnish education export.

The delegation comprises twelve companies and organisations representing various branches of Finnish educational solutions: learning environments, digital learning solutions, education tourism, learning contents, early childhood education and care, and higher education.

During the visit, the delegation will meet with both private and public sector organisations, such as Shanghai Education Council and Hong Kong Education Bureau. Also, as a new approach the Finnish organisations will hold meetings with Chinese educational investors.

Companies in the delegation

  • AuroraXplorer Ltd
  • Caprice Oy / Minifiddlers
  • Claned Group
  • Dibi Academy Oy
  • Futurecode Ltd
  • GraphoGame
  • Mobie Oy
  • Otava Publishing Company Ltd
  • School Day Helsinki Oy / Kasanen Education
  • Tampere University of Applied Sciences
  • Travel Agency Uudenmaan Seuramatkat Oy
  • University of Oulu

Further information

Dr Lauri Tuomi
Programme Director for Education Finland
tel. +358 29 533 1667