Pure inspiration in Iisalmi school
8 a.m. Official welcome at school. Dance performance in festival/sports hall, headmaster Jouni Määttänen’s welcoming speech. Music in music class. Guided round tour in the school building and in the adjoining building called Majakka.
9.15 a.m. Guided round tour in the city of Iisalmi by bus. During the tour a stop and visit in the Gustav Adolph Church from 1779.
11 a.m. Visit in Kauppis-Heikki School (primary/elementary school, grades 1-6) in Peltosalmi, 8 km from the centre. The school building was completed in 2016. New wooden timber architecture. Guided tour by the headmaster and one of the class teachers. Everybody was impressed. We had school lunch in Kauppis-Heikki school
12.15- 2 p.m. Sport activities outside the school led by PE teacher Jari Hiltunen.
2 p.m. Visit to the Genelec company which produces loudspeakers and audio monitors. Guided round tour in the factory premises in two parts. We could see some animated cartoons in the Genelec theatre with the best sound system in the world.
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Johani Haho School is a secondary school and has three Counsellors career guidances, from seven to nine grade. Each classroom spends 1 hour per week with the counsellor , and they have no tutors . Apart from the weekly lessons, each of them is also in charge of the counselling of several groups, apart from individual sessions with their students, and families. They do in 9th grade job shadowing week and Tellervo prepared a small dossier for the students to fulfill. Also students have to find information about the University, Vocational Education Grades, professions and jobs ,etc. The Counsellor is also in charge of the developing of useful skills for being more successful as a student and a bit of sell-knowledge to find out the abilities of the students . The school also has a psychologist in charge of test the students to spot learning difficulties. In primary school there is just psychologists, not counsellors . There is an association of Career Guidance Counsellors in town. Schools also have Social workers as a permanent position with whom students spend some time out when the show ill behavior . This time is also good for working with the students some vocational education. The school receives one per moth the visit of a doctor and some days per week the are atended by a nurse.
Meetings with all the teachers of the school every month, two hours or more
Inmigración Estonia, Rusia, Ucrania ,In Finland there are in the Town Hall a local civil servant in charge of all the schools in town , which is the boss of all the headmasters. In Finland , the primary and secondary school could be both united in a Gymnasiums and the upper secondary schools separately, in which students can be prepared for the university for three years. And there are also vocational education schools that begin after year nine( after basic education, after 16 years old)