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Comparative Education Systems: Helsinki



Your tour of Finland’s education system will culminate in a Global Leadership Summit on the Future of Food as you come together with your fellow educators for a two-day Summit conference in Milan, Italy, July 89, 2017. Hear from world-renowned speakers, attend expert-led workshops, and gain valuable insight into how food connects plates, people, politics and culture, as you explore the role of education in tackling global issues like the Future of Food.

Your tour of Finland’s education system will culminate in a Global Leadership Summit on the Future of Food as you come together with your fellow educators for a two-day Summit conference in Milan, Italy, July 89, 2017. Hear from world-renowned speakers, attend expert-led workshops, and gain valuable insight into how food connects plates, people, politics and culture, as you explore the role of education in tackling global issues like the Future of Food.


Tour length
9 days

Tour highlights
Temppeliaukio Church, Finnish National Board of Education, school visit and panel discussion, Global Leadership Summit






Day 1: Overnight flight to Finland
Meet your Tour Director at the airport

Day 2: Helsinki
Take a walking tour of Helsinki
Visit Temppeliaukio Church
Welcome Dinner

Day 3: Helsinki
Enjoy presentations and discussions at the Finnish National Board of Education
Experience a panel discussion on your visit to a local school

Day 4: Helsinki
Visit the Finnish National Board of Education, where you will attend workshops, interactive sessions, and TED-style talks

Day 5: Helsinki
Participate in a Haltia nature walk, Fun Learning Lab, or Architecture and education walking tour
Enjoy free time

Day 6: Fly to Milan
Global Leadership Summit Welcome and Dinner

Day 7: Milan
Day 1 of Global Leadership Summit
Professional Learning social hour

Day 8: Milan
Day 2 of Global Leadership Summit
Participate in a reflection session
Closing Dinner

Day 9: Return home
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home

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