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2nd INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS' CONFERENCE
TAMPERE, FINLAND
11-14 September 2002
 
  Wednesday 11 September 2002
 
Morning / Afternoon

Arrival of Participants in Tampere, Finland

09:30 - 15:30   Registration of participants

Venue:
Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto

Address:
Hämeenpuisto 47
33200 Tampere

Tel: +358-3-2424242
Fax: +358-3-2424299
Website: http://www.cumulus.fi

14:00 - 15:30
  Co-ordinating Meeting of Chairman of the 2nd International Teachers' Conference and Chairpersons of Working Groups

Venue:
Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto (Meeting Room Pablo)

18:45
  Bus transportation Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto (entrance)
– Vapriikki Museum Centre
 

19:00 - 21:30   WELCOME DINNER AND OPENING CEREMONY FOR THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS' CONFERENCE

Hosted by:
Asia-Europe Foundation

Venue:
Vapriikki Museum Centre, Restaurant Valssi

Address:
Veturiaukio 4, Tampella area
33100 Tampere

Tel: +358-3-31466966
Fax: +358-3-31466808

Website: http://www.tampere.fi/vapriikki

Attire: Business/Lounge Suit


Addresses by:

    -

Mr. Zainal A Mantaha (Email: mantaha@asef.org)
Director, People-to-People Exchange
Asia-Europe Foundation

    - Mr. Kari Pitkänen (Email: kari.pitkanen@oph.fi)
Deputy Director General
National Board of Education Finland
       

    Theme:
The Role of Educational Co-operation in the Strengthening the Foundations of the Asia-Europe Partnership in the 21st Century.


Ms. Ulla Lijeström
Chief Education Officer
The City of Tampere

Theme:
Welcome to Tampere

21.30   Bus transportation
Vapriikki Museum Centre
– Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto
     
     
 
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  Thursday 12 September 2002
 
08:00 - 08:45   Breakfast

08:45 - 09:00

Bus transportation Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto (entrance)
– Tampere College

09:00 - 12.00   PLENARY SESSION I

Chairman:
Mr. Kari Pitkänen
Deputy Director-General
National Board of Education
Finland

Venue:
Auditorium
Tampere College
Tampere Institute of Health Care

Address:
Sairaalankatu 6
33100 Tampere

Tel: +358-3-314617
Fax: +358-3-3147108

Website: http://www.tao.tampere.fi

Attire:
Smart Casual

09:00 - 09:10
  Introductory Remarks by Chairman (including the order of business for the 2nd AEC International Teachers' Conference)

09:10 - 09:25
  The Asia-Europe Classroom (AEC):
Prospects and Challenges


Presented by:
Mr Zainal Arif Mantaha
Director
People-to-People Exchange
Asia-Europe Foundation

09:30 - 10:00
  ICT in Education and Its Impacts: the Asian Experiences

Presented by:
Dr Ewe Hong Tat (Email: htewe@mmu.edu.my)
Dean, Faculty of Information Technology
Multimedia University
Malaysia

10:00 - 10:30
  Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 - 11:00
  History and Development of Collaborative Learning and E-Learning in Europe: Lessons Learnt

Presented by :
Dr. Päivi Häkkinen (Email: paivi.hakkinen@ktl.jyu.fi)
University of Jyväskylä
Institute for Educational Research

11:00 - 12:00  

Plenary Discussion


12:15 - 13:30   Lunch

Venue:
Restaurant Pisara
Tampere College
Tampere Institute of Health Care

14:00 - 17:30   PLENARY SESSION II

Chairman:
Zainal Arif Mantaha
Director
People-to-People Exchange
Asia-Europe Foundation

Venue:
Auditorium Tampere
College Tampere
Institute of Health Care

14:00 - 15:30   Presentations of the results of selected Working Groups established after the 1st International Teachers' Conference held in Singapore from 2-5 September 2001

15:30 - 15:45   Coffee/Tea Break

15:45 - 17:15   Separate Presentations on Selected Project Proposals

17:15 - 17:30   Announcement and Presentation of AEC Awards

17:30 - 18:30  

PRESS CONFERENCE

Venue:
Tampere College

Attended by:
Mr. Jukka Sarjala
Director-General
National Board of Education, Finland

Selected Chair of Working Groups
AEC Award Recipients


Mr Zainal A Mantaha
Director, People-to-People Exchange
Asia-Europe Foundation

Ms Kaarina Suonio
(Email: kaarina.suonio@tampere-talo.tampere.fi)
Member, Board of Governors
Asia-Europe Foundation
Director, Tampere Hall

Representatives of the City of Tampere

Chairpersons of selected Working Groups

AEC Award Receipients


18:30 - 19:30   Working group session I (to further develop each project proposal in each group)

Venue:
Various Meeting Rooms Tampere College
Tampere Institute of Health Care

19:30   Bus transportation Tampere College – Old City Hall (Raatihuone)

20:00 - 22:00   RECEPTION / THE CITY OF TAMPERE

Hosted:
Ms Tuula Martikainen
Chief of Culture
The City of Tampere

Venue: Old City Hall (Raatihuone)

Address:
Keskustori 10
33100 Tampere

Website: http://www.tampere.fi

Attire: Smart Casual

Visit by Internet Bus “NettiNysse”Website: http://www.tampere.fi/kirjasto/nettinysse

22:00   Bus transportation
Raatihuone - Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto
     
     
 
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  Friday 13 September 2002
 
8:00 - 08:30

Breakfast

08:30   Bus transportation
Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto (entrance)
– Tour/Visit to schools

08:30 -11:00  

CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL TOUR OF TAMPERE
and
VISIT TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN TAMPERE
(visit time in schools 9:00 – 10:00)

Group 1. Kaukajärvi Secondary School

Group 2. North Hervanta Secondary School


11:00 - 11:15  

VISIT TO THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATION (OPEKO) IN TAMPERE

Welcome presentation:
Ms Liisa Löfman (Email: liisa.lofman@opeko.fi)
Deputy Director of the National Centre for Professional
Development in Education (OPEKO)

Address:
Lapinniemenranta 12 33100 Tampere

Tel: +358-3-2543600
Fax: +358-3-2534434

Website: http://www.opeko.fi

Attire: Business/Lounge Suit


11:15 - 12:00   Implementation of the national ICT strategy for schools

Ms Ella Kiesi
(Email: ella.kiesi@oph.fi)
Head of Unit, Educational Communications and Technology
National Board of Education

12:00 - 13:00  

Lunch Venue:
Restaurant Arthur

Address: Lapinniemenranta 12 33100 Tampere

Tel: +358-3-31466966
Fax: +358-3-31466808

Website: http://www.holidayclub.fi/tampereen_kylpyla_etusivu.html


13:00 - 14:30   How Schools in Tampere Have Harnessed ICT in Education?

Mr. Jari Seppälä
(Email: jari.seppala@tt.tampere.fi)
Communications Director
The City of Tampere

Ms. Minna Vikman
(Email: minna.vikman@tt.tampere.fi)
Teachers' Consultant in eLearning Matters
The City of Tampere

Mr. Timo Vikman
(Email: timo.vikman@tao.tampere.fi)
Teacher in Audiovisual Communication
Tampere College

14.30-14:45   Coffee/Tea Break

Venue:
National Centre for Professional Development in Education (OPEKO)

14:45-15:00   Group Photograph

15:00-17:30   Working group session II

Venue:
National Centre for Professional Development I in Education (OPEKO)
Various meeting rooms

17:30   Bus transportation
OPEKO - Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto

18:00   Free evening

Optional visit to Finnish traditional sauna by Lake Näsijärvi
(bus leaves from the hotel at 18:00)

Venue:
Siivikkala, Ylöjärvi

Attire:
Casual, Swimming suit
     
     
 
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  Saturday, 14 September 2002
 
08:00 - 08:45

Breakfast

08:45 - 09:00   Bus transportation
Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto – Tampere College

09:00 - 10:30   PLENARY SESSION III

Chairman:
Zainal A Mantaha
Director
People-to-People Exchange
Asia-Europe Foundation

Venue:
Auditorium Tampere College
Institute of Health care

Attire:
Business/Lounge Suit

09:00 - 10:00
  Presentations by Chairpersons of Working Groups on Projects to be Developed in 2002/2003

10:00 - 11:00
  Question and Answer

12:00 - 13:30
  FAREWELL LUNCH

Hosted by:
Asia-Europe Foundation and Ministry of
Education/National Board of Education
Finland

Venue:
Tampere Hall, Restaurant Fuuga

Address:
Yliopistonkatu
33100 Tampere

Tel: +358-3-2434111
Fax: +358-3-2434199

Website: http://www.tampere-talo.fi

Attire: Business/Lounge Suit
     

  CLOSING SESSION

Chairman:
Mr. Kari Pitkänen
Deputy Director General
National Board of Education
Finland

Address by:
Ms Kaarina Suonio Member
Board of Governors
Asia-Europe Foundation

13:30   Bus transportation
Tampere Hall - Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto
     
 
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