WELCOME TO ETELÄ-TAPIOLA  UPPER SECONDARY  SCHOOL!
 
 
<ul><li>is made up of more than 470 students and 35 teachers  </li></ul><ul><li>operates on purpose-built premises in the ...
<ul><li>Offers an internationally-orientated pre-university programme stressing active citizenship through  raising  econo...
<ul><li>Students wishing to study in business or commercial schools are given special preparation with courses devoted to ...
Students  @ Work
The Curriculum <ul><li>Non-graded system (most students complete their studies in 3 years, but 4th year is allowed) </li><...
Etelä-Tapiola Upper    Secondary School <ul><li>Languages   offered </li></ul><ul><li>Level A (Advanced):  </li></ul><ul><...
Specialities in Etelä-Tapiola  Upper  Secondary School (1) <ul><li>  Entrepreneurship   </li></ul><ul><li>is a modular stu...
Specialities in Etelä- Tapiola   Upper  Secondary  School (2) <ul><li>Media Studies   </li></ul><ul><li>comprises a basic ...
Specialities in Etelä-Tapiola  Upper  Secondary School (3) <ul><li>Active Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>possible to study ...
Etelä-Tapiola IB An English language line within Etelä-Tapiolan lukio Students are selected on the basis of their previous...
IB- DIPLOMA SUBJECTS A 1 language Finnish,  A2 English Mathematics  Physics and Biology History and Business Management Ar...
<ul><li>A sister school project with Yucai High School in Shanghai the latest venture  </li></ul><ul><li>Each year several...
Contact us <ul><li>Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School,  </li></ul><ul><li>Ahertajantie 5, 02100 ESPOO   </li></ul><ul><l...
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  1. 1. WELCOME TO ETELÄ-TAPIOLA UPPER SECONDARY SCHOOL!
  2. 4. <ul><li>is made up of more than 470 students and 35 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>operates on purpose-built premises in the WeeGee building located in the heart of Tapiola Garden City in Espoo </li></ul><ul><li>shares the well-known WeeGee building with public museums and art galleries </li></ul><ul><li>is well equipped with computer terminals, library facilities and open-plan study space </li></ul>Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School
  3. 5. <ul><li>Offers an internationally-orientated pre-university programme stressing active citizenship through raising economic and social awareness </li></ul>Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School <ul><li>The average grade for entrants among the highest in Espoo, with places being much sought after </li></ul><ul><li>Results in the matriculation examination consistently high - in the 2009-ranking Etelä-Tapiola in the Top Ten </li></ul><ul><li>College level studies orientated to achieving results that help secure a place in Higher Education </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Students wishing to study in business or commercial schools are given special preparation with courses devoted to economics, social studies, statistics and the European Union </li></ul>Typical of Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School <ul><li>Active participation in school affairs or community projects rewarded with course credits or other incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Support given to our students in their endeavours through sensitivity to individual needs and active cooperation with the home </li></ul><ul><li>The stress on social and </li></ul><ul><li>economic awareness </li></ul><ul><li>finds echo in the content </li></ul><ul><li>of most subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Law studies are complemented </li></ul><ul><li>with extra tuition </li></ul>
  5. 7. Students @ Work
  6. 8. The Curriculum <ul><li>Non-graded system (most students complete their studies in 3 years, but 4th year is allowed) </li></ul><ul><li>All subjects divided into courses, a course consisting of 38 lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum total number of courses 75 of which </li></ul><ul><li>- Compulsory courses 47-51 </li></ul><ul><li>- Min. total of specialisation courses 10 </li></ul><ul><li>- Applied courses: depends on student’s choice </li></ul>
  7. 9. Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School <ul><li>Languages offered </li></ul><ul><li>Level A (Advanced): </li></ul><ul><li>English, French, German, Swedish (one of these compulsory) </li></ul><ul><li>Level B: </li></ul><ul><li>Swedish (compulsory), </li></ul><ul><li>French, German, Italian </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese and Spanish </li></ul>
  8. 10. Specialities in Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School (1) <ul><li> Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>is a modular study, comprising seven courses, in part made up of in-depth and applied courses in various subject areas </li></ul><ul><li>the Young Entrepreneur Project obliges the group to foster an enterprise over the course of a whole school year </li></ul>
  9. 11. Specialities in Etelä- Tapiola Upper Secondary School (2) <ul><li>Media Studies </li></ul><ul><li>comprises a basic media course and various optional courses in different subjects </li></ul><ul><li>students are required to conduct independent study and write an essay (including self evaluation), submitting the whole in the form of a portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>throughout the process students are expected to contribute regularly to the online magazine, Et@na, which can be read at this address: www.nic.fi/~et-lukio </li></ul>
  10. 12. Specialities in Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School (3) <ul><li>Active Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>possible to study with courses offered in our school and </li></ul><ul><li>on courses offered in the locality by youth groups, environmental concerns or other expressions of active community work </li></ul>
  11. 13. Etelä-Tapiola IB An English language line within Etelä-Tapiolan lukio Students are selected on the basis of their previous school record and success in a math and languages tests First Year is a Preparatory Year and IB-Diploma studies take two years time Students aim to gain the IB- Diploma
  12. 14. IB- DIPLOMA SUBJECTS A 1 language Finnish, A2 English Mathematics Physics and Biology History and Business Management Art B-level French Self taught languages
  13. 15. <ul><li>A sister school project with Yucai High School in Shanghai the latest venture </li></ul><ul><li>Each year several international projects, including Euroscola and Comenius </li></ul><ul><li>Study visits to France, Austria and Italy integrated into language and humanities classes </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly the school hosts visits from numerous different countries </li></ul>International Co -operation
  14. 16. Contact us <ul><li>Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School, </li></ul><ul><li>Ahertajantie 5, 02100 ESPOO </li></ul><ul><li>Postbox 3234,FIN-02070 ESPOON KAUPUNKI, FINLAND </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Harri Rinta-aho, +358-9-816 39100 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Vice Principal Marja Voipio, +358-9-816 39102 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>AICE Coordinator David Crawford, +358-9-816 39109 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance Counsellor Kati Rasanen, +358-9-816 39106 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Office: Phone +358-9-816 39101,Fax +358-9-816 39108 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Homepage: www.nic.fi/~et-lukio </li></ul>

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