(PhD) is the CEO of Kansanvalistusseura (KVS), Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation, and a board member of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA).
KVS is the main publisher of ELM magazine.
Corona Crisis in Finland: A great leap into virtual adult learning?
The sudden shutdown of the adult education sector has forced institutions to quickly renew their thinking. In Finland, Lauri Tuomi witnessed how piano lessons and Spanish courses were moved online in only a matter of days. The text is a column published in the Speakers' Corner series.
Has lifelong learning anything to do with urbanisation?
The creation of new learning opportunities in the cities should include also the idea that the negative effects of urbanisation could be solved, writes Lauri Tuomi. The text is a column written for issue 4/2019 on Adult Education and Urban Learning.
The recognition of all learning – not a utopia but a service package!
It is time to update traditional ideas about the recognition of learning, and to adopt a model from the world of children and young people, writes Lauri Tuomi, CEO of the Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation. The text is a column written for issue 1/2019 on Adult Education and Validation.