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Matleena Laakso

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Tel.: +358 41 525 0067
Twitter: @MatleenaLaakso and LinkedIn (I share posts mainly in Finnish)

I am an expert in teaching and learning - specialized in e-learning and ICT in education and professional development. I have worked mainly as a freelancer trainer since 2014. I also work as a visiting lecturer at the School of Pedagogical Innovation at TAMK - Tampere University of Applied Sciences and as an expert (digital pedagogy) at Tampere University. I have done my master's degree in adult education and worked with continuing professional development for 20 years. I speak Finnish, English and some German and Swedish.

Expert in Education, Finland -badge.
 This badge is designed for Finnish
educational professionals.
Is is made by 
Ilona IT Ltd
for the BETT Show 2015.
In January 2020 I visited the
BETT Show for the sixth time.

Since 2009 my main areas have been working with ICT in education, e-learning, online courses, social media and mobile learning. I have worked with companies, public administration, organizations and especially with educational institutions - from elementary to higher education. I am also well-known for this blog and slides, which have been viewed for more than one million times.

My previous work experience includes working at Kiipula Vocational Collage, the School of Professional Teacher Education at Oulu University of Applied Sciences, the Brahea Centre at the University of Turku, Center of Educational Technology at the City of Tampere and several units at the University of Tampere. Until 2004 I worked at the unit that educated, researched and developed processes for learning, counselling and evaluation in work communities. At that time I specialized in problem-based learning, co-operative learning and learning at work. Later at 2020 I educated and mentored several teams to create online courses.

Presentations in English

Mobie eSmart Learning Environment (in Chinese)

Mobie eSmart learning environment by the Finnish Mobie Ltd has been developed in co-operation with 100 Finnish schools. I have been training personnel of companies, schools and public administration to create online courses and Mobie Zine publications since 2014 in Finland, Sweden and Estonia. Besides training I have been building courses for companies based on their own learning materials. (More information in Finnish.)

1 kommentti:

  1. This is a really great work and real innovation, I am impressed by the diversity of your work!