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Increased competence, better health

Increased competence, better health

Interested in increasing your competence in the health care sector? Need to boost your pedagogical and digital skills to match the future requirements?

Helsinki Metropolia UAS and Haaga-Helia UAS collaborate to discover new ideas and solutions to build a better, healthier future.

Our goal is to promote health across lifespan. Our offering contributes to the wellbeing of people of all ages by providing further education opportunities for practising educators in the field of health care. Simulation pedagogics and e-learning environment and tools support the use of technology to enhance learning, teaching and the student experience.

The competence based approach and inspiring learning environments ensure good circumstances for professional growth. Entrepreneurship pedagogics and pedagogical leadership expand the educator's toolkit in promoting reflective thinking and in use of diverse innovative  teaching methods.
Why us?

Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education is an active exporter of vocational pedagogy in many international markets – China, Latin America, Gulf Area, Africa. Haaga-Helia has also hosted successfully many international groups in Finland combining pedagogical theory and methods with school visits and excursions. Haaga-Helia´s approach is a future-oriented understanding of professional pedagogy and the ability to construct working-life relevant education. Everything is based on the learner-centered ideology. Programs are tailored and planned in collaboration with the customer.

Metropolia’s innovations in health technology such as VitalSense, a physiological monitoring system, MobiDent, a mobile application to promote elderly people’s oral health, and innovations in game pedagogy, have caught the interest of potential international customers in North America, Asia, and Europe. In addition to publications and state-of-the-art simulation environments, Metropolia’s expertise in simulation pedagogy manifests itself in the custom-designed workshops that have taken place across Europe and Asia.