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Leena system for immigrants in vaasa

  1. 1. Immigrants in Finland <ul><li>At the end of 2008: </li></ul><ul><li>190 540 foreign-born residents in Finland, 4 %, of them: </li></ul><ul><li>60 000 Finnish citizenships </li></ul><ul><li>130 000 citizens of other countries </li></ul><ul><li>30 000 refugees (750 / year) </li></ul><ul><li>Net immigration 10 000 a year </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>End of 2008: 2 717 immigrants in Vaasa, 4,6 % </li></ul><ul><li>More than 70 nationalities. </li></ul><ul><li>400 in basic education in Vaasa </li></ul><ul><li>At our school (VKK) we have 15 % </li></ul><ul><li>immigrant pupils (about 75) </li></ul>
  3. 3. LANGUAGES IN OUR SCHOOL <ul><li>Suomi Eesti Espanja </li></ul><ul><li>Ruotsi Kormanco Serbo-Croatia </li></ul><ul><li>Kakua Sorani Armenia </li></ul><ul><li>Nuba-muru Kurdi Turkki </li></ul><ul><li>Dinka Albania Azer </li></ul><ul><li>Muru Kiina Ranska </li></ul><ul><li>Baria Thai Vietnam </li></ul><ul><li>Arabia Dari Venäjä </li></ul><ul><li>Persia Somali Albania </li></ul><ul><li>Suahili Lingala Kiruanda </li></ul><ul><li>Unkari Englanti </li></ul>
  4. 4. Education system Basic education, Class 1 – 9 General upper Secondary schools Vocational upper Secondary education and training Universities Polytechnics Instruction preparatory to basic education AGE 7 - 18 Preparatory instruction Joint-classes MED Pre - primary The special – needs education
  5. 5. INSTRUCTION PREPARATORY TO BASIC EDUCATION <ul><li>Pupils at the age of basic education: </li></ul><ul><li>7 – 17 years </li></ul><ul><li>lower level 7 – 12 years </li></ul><ul><li>upper level 13 – 17 years </li></ul><ul><li>About 40 - 50 new pupils a year </li></ul><ul><li>1 year (min. 900 or 1000 hours) </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The objective of the preparatory instruction is to promote the balanced development of the pupil: </li></ul><ul><li>health-care, social welfare, </li></ul><ul><li>cooperation with those who make the social integration plan </li></ul><ul><li>To promote the integration into Finnish society: </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation with other parties (hobbies, club activities, 2nd level, projects,…) </li></ul><ul><li>To find personal ”schoolpath” to everyone </li></ul>
  8. 8. COOPERATION BETWEEN SCHOOL AND HOME <ul><li>The parents or guardians are introduced to the process of education and growing up in Finnish society </li></ul><ul><li>Introduced to understand the Finnish school system, the curriculum, pupil assessment, teaching methods and the pupil’s study programme. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>PREPARATORY </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance and counselling must give special attention to ensuring that the pupil has a realistic notion of his or her level, skills and chances to further studies </li></ul><ul><li>Personal study programme </li></ul><ul><li>specifies the pupil’s starting level </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching must be on personal level and concrete, assistants needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Project works, group works … </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Instruction in Finnish as the second language </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction in basic education subjects adheres the national core curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction in m other tongue </li></ul><ul><li>PUPIL ASSESSMENT, PREPARATORY </li></ul><ul><li>- must guide and encourage the pupil </li></ul><ul><li>- must improve pupil’s self assessment </li></ul><ul><li>- grading is not used </li></ul><ul><li>- cooperatively with all teachers of the pupil </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>CERTIFICATES </li></ul><ul><li>The pupil is given a certificate of attendance. </li></ul><ul><li>The subject studied, their bredth, and the </li></ul><ul><li>Content of instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>The certificate may be supplemented by a description of the pupil’s progress in basic education subjects studied in the course of the preparatory instruction. </li></ul>
  12. 12. ILLITERATE PUPILS <ul><li>Young people who have had little or no schooling </li></ul><ul><li>The instruction proceeds from his or her own level , individual learning plan </li></ul><ul><li>The instruction emphasizes learning to read and write. </li></ul><ul><li>The objectives are the basic matters that aid in coping with day – to – day situations, social integration and development of identity as a pupil. </li></ul>
  13. 13. JOINT-CLASSES <ul><li>For those pupils, who are not ready to transfer to basic education after preparatory (illiterate or with little schooling) </li></ul><ul><li>The instruction from his or hers own level </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils are integrated into basic education groups for example sports, arts or crafts </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge to get skills to go on in studies and find own schoolpath </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Instruction in basic education subjects adheres the national core curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction in m other tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Finnish as a second language </li></ul><ul><li>ASSESSMENT, JOINT-CLASSES </li></ul><ul><li>During the course of studies may be verbal throughout basic education </li></ul><ul><li>Final assessment must be nationally comparable . </li></ul>
  15. 15. RELIGION <ul><li>The objective of instruction is a general education and philosophy of life </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce the pupil to own and other religions </li></ul><ul><li>Help the pupil to understand the cultural and human meaning of religions </li></ul><ul><li>Educate the pupil in ethical living </li></ul>
  16. 16. BASIC EDUCATION Classes 7, 8, 9 Lower level Class 6 Preparatory instruction Joint-classes The learners differ in readiness for studies.
  17. 17. BASIC EDUCATION SUPORT FOR STUDIES <ul><li>Remedial teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Finnish as a second language </li></ul><ul><li>Mother tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Does not have to study the Swedish language </li></ul><ul><li>Own learning plan if needed, </li></ul><ul><li>core contents only </li></ul>
  18. 18. ASSESMENT, BASIC <ul><li>Assessment during the course of studies may be verbal throughout basic education. </li></ul><ul><li>Final assessment must be nationally comparable . </li></ul><ul><li>There exist Final-assessment criteria for a grade of 8 </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>ASSESSMENT OF LANGUAGES: </li></ul><ul><li>Level of language performance in the ninth grade according to the Language Proficiency Scale. </li></ul><ul><li>The Language Proficiency Scale is a Finnish application of the scales included in the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for language learning, teaching and assessment. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Farida, with little schooling to Finland at the age of 15, kurdish. Basic education Preparatory Instruction 1 year 2002 - 2003 Joint-classes level 6–7 with individual syllabus, 2 years 2003 - 2005 Vocational upper Secondary Preparatory instruction1 year 2005 -2006 Jupiter- project Employment agency <ul><li>Vaasa Vocational Adult Education Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Secondary schools </li></ul><ul><li>Jupiter-project, training into worklife </li></ul><ul><li>Institutes, folk high schools have courses in languages etc. </li></ul>Vocational 2007 ->
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