Schedule: June 6-10, 2016
Coordinator: Jari Aho

The course will include following parts

  • Orientation task in spring 1 cr
  • Workshops and study visits during the summer school week (June 6-10, 2016) 2 cr. Contact sessions: Monday to Friday every day at 09:00 to 17:00 + social programme in the evenings.
  • Facilitating social, action-based and cultural programme, 1 cr
  • Summer school students will facilitate the social programme of the summer school as part of their studies.
  • Creative reflection (pictures, diary, video, blog texts etc.), afterwards, 1 cr

Creativity can mean using arts in education, but also exploring new teaching/learning methods, ideas, concepts, etc. Learning methods are creative, participatory and action-based. Annual theme will be published later. Workshop instructors are mostly international. The 5th TEC International Summer School will take place June 6-10, 2016 (NOTE! The dates have been changed from June 9-13 to June 6-10). More information about summer school 2016 and previous summer schools can be found in The maximum number of participants in this course is 50 students. Coordinator of the course is Mr Jari Aho jari.aho(at) .

Learning Outcomes

You have increased internationalization competences and explored and reflected the topic “Creativity and Learning”. You are able to apply creativity and creative methods to your work.


  • Working in international environment
  • Creativity and learning
  • Creative methods

Assessment materials

  • Active participation in contact sessions
  • Completion of the assignments (orientation task, facilitating social programme and reflection task)

Assessment criteria

  • Participation required in contact sessions
  • Successful completion of learning assignments
  • Productive independent working

Required skills

  Required skills
Facilitating Learning
  • You facilitate learning in such a way that it encourages creative activities that are focused on the learning aims, and are student/client-centred.
  • You will be able to use creative methods in your own work.
Reflection skills
  • You will be able to view your own cultural starting points and the development of your cultural competence.
Cooperation and networking skills
  • You will have the ability and motivation of the professional to act in regional, national and international cooperation networks .
Developmental skills
  • You will be able to develop your own and your work/learning community´s activities and practices in relation to the internationalization challenges the work community will face.

Grading Scale

  • Pass/Failed