Vertical cultivation at Gradia Jämsä, in Finland
Feb 23rd 2022

 Gradia Jämsä’s new container for vertical cultivation arrived on campus last week next to the teaching greenhouse. Students grow variety salads and herbs in a container. Each student grows the plant of their choice from seed to a ready-to-sell product using the project learning method. The container has two parts, a small workspace, and a […]

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Finland is again the happiest country in the world
Oct 27th 2020

The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness that ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be. The rankings of country happiness are based this year on the pooled results from Gallup World Poll surveys from 2017-2019 and continue to show both change and stability. […]

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Welcome to the forest!
Oct 12th 2020

During autumn and winter semesters education centre  Sedu Ähtäri Forestry unit arranges ”Open doors” – days in the school forest for the secondary school students of the surrounding municipalities. Normally during these days the number of visitors rises over 500 visitors per day. Nevertheless, on Thursday 1/10/2020 less than 100 secondary school students  were welcomed […]

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”Nature and Wilderness”
Oct 8th 2020

The local game management association and the primary school of Ähtäri cooperate with SEDU Ähtäri Forestry Education unit. On Thursday 1st of October 14 pupils, who had elected  an  1 term free-choice course ”Nature and wilderness” visited in the school forest of SEDU Ähtäri. The pupils are 10 – 12 years of age. Mrs. Anne […]

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Finland Calling!
Jan 27th 2020

FINLAND CALLS FOR COOPERATION! EUROPEA school Gradia (FI) is looking for partners for future cooperation. Interested? Read the following note and get into contact with them! “Hi, we are looking for international partners for Natural Tourism and Wilderness Guide school in the center of Finland. We are interested of student exchange and learning at work […]

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Christmas Land
Dec 28th 2019

Everybody knows that Santa Claus comes from Finland. Before Christmas there are many kind of Christmas Markets in whole Europe, especially in big, old cities and also smaller towns.  In Finland we don’t have so long tradition of those markets, but it is coming more popular all the time. Christmas period starts from the first […]

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Seminar in Finland – What’s the next step?
Nov 16th 2019

17-20 September 2019, Jyväskylä, Finland   EUROPEA Seminar: “Our Common Environment” Only about a couple of months ago 80 participants from 20 European countries came to Jyväskylä, Finland and they had a good reason for that: the bi-annual meeting of the EUROPEA-International! The topic of the seminar was “Our Common Environment” and this topic was […]

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Sep 17th 2019

Forestry and Nature Day in Seinäjoki, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland  7.9.2019 Families who are forest owners or local forest and nature interested fans were invited to a forest and nature experience Saturday in the beginning of September 2019. Forestry, nature and game management were topics of the day and they offer various possibilities for the use […]

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Nature is our treasure
Sep 3rd 2019

Nature is our treasure. The source of health and wellness. In the nature You will forget your sorrows and troubles in five minutes. Your blood pressure will decrease. Your stress will disappear. You feel better.  Yesterday, 31st August we spent the day of nature here in Finland. There was also a campaign for sleeping night […]

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Hungary to Finland
May 29th 2019

Hungarian forestry student-group staying for 3 weeks in Finland  5– 26.5.2019 Seven joyful students  with their teacher Ms Erika Kusnerik  from EUROPEA school AM KASZK Dr Szepesi László, Piliscsaba (HU) learned and experienced diverse activities of forestry and nature management skills at SEDU vocational education centre in Ähtäri Tuomarniemi (FI)  forestry school. During three weeks […]

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