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The Education System in Finland


Led By:

Dr. J. E. Casey
Dr. Lisa Pennington

Dates:

March 9 - March 17, 2018

Estimated Cost: 

$3,490*

Course:

EDEL 3374 SOCIAL STUDIES PRIN FOR EC-6
EDCI 2210 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
EDCI 5313 FOUNDATIONS OF CURRICULUM
EDSE 5360 ESSENTIAL BEHAVIOR PRINCIPLES
EDSE 5362 RESEARCH & APP BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

 

Includes: 

Airfare
Some meals
Academic & Cultural Excursions
Accommodations
Health Insurance
Local Transportation
*Program cost does not include TAMIU tuition and fees. 

Tentative Itinerary

 


March 9

Flight to Helsinki

March 10

Arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport
Orientation Session at hotel
Welcome dinner (tentative)

March 11

Guided walking tour of Helsinki in the morning
Guided tour of National Museum of Helsinki in the afternoon

March 12

Visit to the Ministry or Education and Culture in the morning
Visit to a public kindergarten or pre-school- Perttu Kindergarten

March 13

Visit to an international school in the morning- European School of Helsinki
Free afternoon!

March 14

Visit to an international kindergarten- Kaivopuisto International Kindergarten or Finnish-American Kindergarten
Admission to the Suomenlinna Museum in the afternoon

March 15

Visit to a secondary school in the morning- Kulosaari Secondary School
Visit to the University of Helsinki – Department of Teacher Education

March 16

Free day for your own exploration
Farewell dinner

Forms


Important Dates


December 7

APPLICATION, PAYMENT AGREEMENT, AND $200 NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE ARE DUE.

January15

 STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS DUE.

February 8

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: TRAVEL, TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, CULTURE, HEALTH AND SAFETY, AND GENERIC TIPS. SUBMIT PENDING DOCUMENTATION.

February 15

PROGRAM MUST BE PAID IN FULL.
NOTE: THE STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHARGES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM COST PAID ON HIS/HER BEHALF.

 Study Abroad Admission Requirements

*Students interested in participating that do not meet study abroad requirements may be reviewed on a case by case basis for admissions.

Program Refunds**

Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be communicated by submitting the Study Abroad Withdrawal Form . The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by IE. Refunds will be calculated from the date IE is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw based on the program payment schedule. TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program leader due to unforeseen circumstances. However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.
**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner. In the event TAMIU cancels the program, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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