is the communications manager of Kansanvalistusseura (KVS), the publisher of Elm Magazine.
Everyday learning forgotten in cities
The fragmentation of groups of people and a decline in face-to-face encounters do not bode well for informal or everyday learning. As a result of migration, differences between countries, cities and districts are increasing, and barriers between people are getting higher.
Education alone cannot cure environmental anxiety but it can help
Are you worried about climate change? Many young people will say “yes”. The concern of young people about the environment is real, and it is the job of adults to take it seriously, says environmental educator Pinja Sipari.
A badge for (working) life
Skills-based badges not only recognise a learner’s achievements but also boost their self-esteem and motivation. Merja Kittelä, a teacher responsible for planning at Wellamo Community College, answers three quick questions about her work in the validation of non-formal learning.
Online guide helps to see the world behind news
Better awareness of global development issues encourage journalists and public to challenge their world view and be more critical towards news.