Customized Education and Training

Increased competence, better health

Interested in increasing your competence in the health care sector? Need to boost your pedagogical and digital skills to match the future requirements?

Metropolia UAS and Haaga-Helia UAS collaborate to discover new ideas and solutions to build a better, healthier future.

Our goal is to promote health accross lifespan. Our offering contributes to the wellbeing of people of all ages by providing further education opportunities for practising educators in the field of health care. Simulation pedagogics and e-learning environment and tools support the use of technology to enhance learning, teaching and the student experience.

The competence based approach and inspiring learning environments ensure good circumstances for professional growth. Entrepreneurship pedagogics and pedagogical leadership expand the educator's toolkit in promoting reflective thinking and in use of diverse innovative  teaching methods.

By combining Haaga-Helia’s high-quality vocational teacher education and Metropolia’s multidisciplinary expertise and strong competence as a health care professionals’ educator, we offer:

Health across lifespan, Infographic. - E-learning environment and tools. - Simulation pedagogics. - Competence based approach and learning at work. - Inspiring learning environments. - Entrepreneurship pedagogics. - Pedagogical leadership.

Why us?

Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education is an active exporter of vocational pedagogy in many international markets – China, Latin America, Gulf Area, Africa. Haaga-Helia has also hosted successfully many international groups in Finland combining pedagogical theory and methods with school visits and excursions. Haaga-Helia´s approach is a future-oriented understanding of professional pedagogy and the ability to construct working-life relevant education. Everything is based on the learner-centered ideology. Programs are tailored and planned in collaboration with the customer.

Metropolia’s innovations in health technology such as VitalSense, a physiological monitoring system, MobiDent, a mobile application to promote elderly people’s oral health, and innovations in game pedagogy, have caught the interest of potential international customers in North America, Asia, and Europe. In addition to publications and state-of-the-art simulation environments, Metropolia’s expertise in simulation pedagogy manifests itself in the custom-designed workshops that have taken place across Europe and Asia.


Joint service concept with Haaga-Helia UAS

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.

See our brochure

PDF In English

Increased competence, better health (pdf).

PDF In Chinese

更强的专业能力, 更好的健康 (pdf).

Why Finland?

Finland is a Nordic country known for its clean nature - the thousands of lakes, islands and forests dot its landscape making it a nature lover’s paradise.

Finland is highly integrated in the global economy. The largest industries are electronics, machinery, vehicles and other engineered metal products, the forestry industry and chemicals.

The success of Finnish education is built on highly qualified teachers at all levels of education. Over the past years the Finnish education system and teacher education has gained international recognition through top placement in the PISA and PIAAC surveys.

Finland’s education and skills, along with its asset building and entrepreneurship, are the best in the world as reported by the inaugural Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2015 of the World Economic Forum.

Furthermore, Finland is the most innovative country in the world, according to the Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 of the World Economic Forum.

Finland comes out top as the best country for working women and has the highest scores for women aged 25-64 when it comes to higher education according to the Global Gender Gap Report by The World Economic Forum.

What makes Finnish offering unique in the healthcare industry?

ECTS Label 2013-2016. Awarded by the European Commission to Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu.