Sessions 1 and 2 are presented by Raimo Vuorinen, PhD, a researcher form the Institute of Educational Research ion The University of Jyväskylä. In session 1 he focuses into European Union and international level in the themes of guidance and counselling. In session 2 he focuses more into the practical applications and models used in Finland.
The notions and practices of guidance and councelling as discusses in this session and in the entire course are rather new and also continuously evolving. It is possible that in some countries the words may have different meanings. In this course, the lecturer, Dr Raimo Vuorinen focuses to the theme of guidance and councelling from the perspective of European Union policy integrating the experiences and practises from Finland to the discussion.
Session 1 consists of 7 lectures and PowerPoint slides related to it. There will be no readings and no assignments in this session, but keep in mind in this session, as well as in the sessions to come, the assignment for this course. It is therefore advised, that while listening the lectures, make your own notes about the educational solutions in Finland.
Please start the session by clicking lecture 1.