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  • 20 Jan 2009 Aalto University/Communications
  • 20 Jan 2009 Aalto University/Communications An expert planning group at the Ministry of Education was appointed (27 Oct 06) to put forward a proposal for deepening co-operation between HSE, TaiK, and TKK. The goal of the Aalto University is to be one of the leading institutions in the world in terms of research and education in the fields of technology, business studies.
  • 20 Jan 2009 Aalto University/Communications An expert planning group at the Ministry of Education was appointed (27 Oct 06) to put forward a proposal for deepening co-operation between HSE, TaiK, and TKK. The goal of the Aalto University is to be one of the leading institutions in the world in terms of research and education in the fields of technology, business studies.
  • 20 Jan 2009 Aalto University/Communications An expert planning group at the Ministry of Education was appointed (27 Oct 06) to put forward a proposal for deepening co-operation between HSE, TaiK, and TKK. The goal of the Aalto University is to be one of the leading institutions in the world in terms of research and education in the fields of technology, business studies.
  • 20 Jan 2009 Aalto University/Communications Board appointed in August 2008 by the Government and representatives of external funding 5 board members by the Government as proposed by the Ministry of Education Aalto University's academic committee and student union heard in appointing two of the 5 board members 2 board members appointed by the representatives of external funding Contributions as per the Charter of Foundation Finnish Government will contribute EUR 200 million towards the basic capital of the university EUR 37.5 million by the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries EUR 37.5 million by Teknologiateollisuuden 100-vuotissäätiö EUR 2 million by Liikesivistysrahaston kannatusyhdistys ry EUR 1 million by the Confederation of Finnish Industry and Employers (EK) EUR 1 million each by the Finnish Association of Graduate Engineers and the Finnish Association of Business School Graduates EUR 700 million in donations, at least, by the Government and Finnish industries and financiers.
  • 20 Jan 2009 Aalto University/Communications University status in 1908 Present Rector is Matti Pursula Four Faculties State and other funding
  • 20 Jan 2009 Aalto University/Communications University status received in 1911 Present Rector is Eero Kasanen AACSB = The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AMBA = The Association of MBAs EQUIS = The European Quality Improvement System KKA = The Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC, KKA in Finnish) is an independent expert body assisting universities, polytechnics and the Ministry of Education in matters relating to evaluation. Degrees B.Sc. (Econ. or Bus.Adm.) M.Sc., Lic.Sc., D.Sc. (Econ.) D.Sc. (Philosophy)
  • 20 Jan 2009 Aalto University/Communications Present Rector is Helena Hyvönen BA, MA, and Doctorate Students Foreign students account for 16% of all students (2007) 45% of MA programme applicants in 2008 were foreign, a new record Schools Motion Picture, TV, and Production Design Media Lab Design Art Education Visual Culture Art and Media Pori
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    • 1. Learning and Creativity in a New Environment Anna Valtonen 11.6.2009 Innovation in Learning Communities EDEN 2009 Annual Conference
    • 2. Why is our environment new?
    • 3.  
    • 4. Finnish Higher Education Reform and Aalto University
    • 5. The aim of the Finnish HE reform is to help the universities to:
      • react to changes in the operational environment
      • diversify their funding base
      • compete for international research funding
      • cooperate with foreign universities and research institutes
      • allocate resources to top-level research and their strategic focus areas
      • ensure the quality and effectiveness of their research and teaching
      • strengthen their role within the innovation system
    • 6. The Finnish HE Reform – Legislative Means
      • The autonomy of universities will enlarge further
      • Universities will take the place of the State as employers
      • Universities will have more latitude in the management of their finances.
      • The composition of the university boards will change in line with the strategic management responsibility.
    • 7. The Finnish HE Reform – New Universities
      • Helsinki School of Economics, the University of Art and Design Helsinki and Helsinki University of Technology
        • Aalto University
      • The Universities of Kuopio and Joensuu
        • Eastern Finland University
      • The University of Turku and Turku School of Economics
        • University of Turku
    • 8.
      • the Aalto University
      • what is it
      • what is new
    • 9. Aalto University
      • Full merger between three existing universities
      • Three leading institutions in Finland in their fields with major impact on Finnish industry, economy and culture.
      • Hundreds of years of history and knowledge brought together
        • Helsinki School of Economics , founded 1911
        • University of Art and Design Helsinki , founded 1871
        • Helsinki University of Technology , founded 1849
      • Aalto University starts on 1 January 2010.
    • 10.
      • Aalto University Foundation founded in June 2008
        • Finnish Government EUR 500 million
        • Private donations of at least EUR 200 million
      • Seven-member Board appointed in August 2008
      • President Tuula Teeri appointed in December 2008
      • The responsibilities of three universities will be transferred to Aalto University Foundation on 1 January 2010 (new University Law)
      • The Finnish Government will remain the main financier of the activities
      Aalto University
    • 11.
      • Chair , Matti Alahuhta , President & CEO of Kone Corporation
      • Vice Chair , Marja Makarow , Professor CEO of the European Science Foundation ESF
      • Members
      • Robert A. Brown , President of Boston University
      • Anne Brunila , President and CEO of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation
      • Bengt Holmström , Professor, MIT
      • Saku Mantere , Professor, Hanken School of Economics
      • Anna Valtonen , Head of Design Research & Foresight, Nokia Corporation
      • All seven Board members hold a Doctoral Degree.
      Board Aalto University Foundation Left-right: Bengt Holmström, Anne Brunila, Marja Makarow, Robert A. Brown, Anna Valtonen, Saku Mantere, Matti Alahuhta
    • 12. Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) University of Excellence in Education and Research
      • Founded 1849
      • University status in 1908
      • Around 15,000 students, 3,700 employees
      • Leading university in technology and architecture in Finland.
      • Annually around 1,000 MA degrees and 160 Doctorates
      • April 2008, the 20 th Ceremonial Conferment of 402 Doctoral Degrees, a record number
      Rector : Matti Pursula
    • 13. Helsinki School of Economics (HSE) Largest and Leading Business School in Finland
      • Founded 1911
      • State ownership since 1974
      • Certificates of Excellence
        • AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS (Triple-crown)
        • FINHEEC, The Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council
      • Around 4,000 students, 500 employees
      • Degrees: B.Sc., M.Sc., Lic.Sc., D.Sc., and PhD
      • HSE Executive Education Ltd, incl. MBA and EMBA
      • In 2007, 391 M.Sc. degrees and 39 Doctorates
      Rector : Eero Kasanen
    • 14. University of Art and Design Helsinki (TaiK) Leader in Media, Art and Design Education
      • Leading Role in the Success of Finnish Design
      • Founded 1871
      • State ownership since 1965
      • University of Art and Design since 1973
      • Six Schools
      • Around 2,000 students, 450 employees
      • International forerunner in design research.
      • BA, MA, and Doctorate degree students
      • In 2007, 110 BA and 201 MA degrees, 8 Doctorates
      Rector : Helena Hyvönen
    • 15.
      • The goal of the Aalto University is to be one of the leading institutions in the world in terms of research and education in its own specialised disciplines by 2020.
    • 16. Unique Opportunity
        • Significant increase in resources
        • Independent governance model enables the University to develop itself
        • Laws governing university activities are changing
        • Combining three disciplines in a unique way
    • 17.
      • Create inspiring learning centric culture
      • Increase commitment from staff and students to teaching and learning
      • Focus on quality of teaching in recruiting and evaluations
      • Improve student recruiting practices
      • Reduce student-faculty ratio and shorten studying times
      • Provide multi-disciplinary learning opportunities
      • Rewarding excellence in research
      • Stable basic funding for faculty
      • Careers – Tenure Track
      • Internationalization
      Focus on quality of teaching and research
    • 18. More information at w ww.aaltouniversity.info
    • 19. Creativity?
    • 20. Factories Multi-disciplinary Opportunities
      • Expertise workshops, the first new plans within Aalto University:
        • Design Factory
        • Media Factory
        • Service Factory
      • Based on areas in which the three universities already co-operate.
      • The workshops are environments to
        • learn
        • teach
        • research, and
        • co-create.
      • Academic teams and projects, as well as companies or communities work together.
    • 21. DesignFactory Project work Computers/ personal workspaces Prototyping / group work Researchers rooms & spaces Relaxation Coffee and food
    • 22.  
    • 23.  
    • 24. Research at Aalto University
      • Three Research Projects Combine Expertise
      • In connection with the preparations for Aalto University, a call for ideas was announced to researchers and research groups regarding research projects that would draw upon the expertise of the three universities.
      • The selected projects are:
        • Sustainable Communities
        • Neuro Applications
        • Economics and the Internet of the Future
    • 25. AivoAALTO
    • 26.  
    • 27. Learning?
    • 28. More teachers per student; mentoring Pedagogic training New teaching methods, e-learning The best scientists as teachers Multidisciplinary opportunities Motivation, inspiration, responsibility
    • 29. Thank You.
    • 30.  
    • 31.