Havukoski School has been a multicultural school from the beginning, since 1987. We have always had students from different ethnic backgrounds. Mostly students are integrated into mainstream education, but we also provide preparatory education for those who have recently arrived and lack the necessary language skills to attend lessons in Finnish. At the moment, there are students with 23 different mother tongues and 15 nationalities.
Our actions include: – International exchanges (with Hamburg); we were one of the first schools in Warsaw to organise them (February 1988) – Participation in a few Polish-German meetings and cooperation with Polish-German Collaboration Office “Jugendwerk” – Cooperation with German and Canadian embassy, French Institute and Goethe Institute – Trips abroad to Germany, France, Lithuania, cruises on the Mediterranean Sea – Organization of “Days of the English Language” Our schools is open to various cultural differences. Students got the opportunity to undergo workshops called “Colored Glasses”, which were part of an educational programme called “Youth for Understanding.”
Mine Vaganti NGO is a non-profit organisation established in Sardinia in 2009, whose services encompass Education and Training, Project Design and Development, Thematic Research, International Mobility, and Consultancy – in Youth, Adults, Education and Sports sectors. MVNGO has 3 offices in Sassari, Olbia and Tempio Pausania, impacting the North of Sardinia and reaching out with its operational branches to many other regions in Italy, around Europe and beyond.
The members of MVNGO operate in dedicated teams to create, develop, and implement international projects in research, innovation or exchange of good practices, sometimes reaching the target via seminars and/ or training courses. Within the MVNGO working teams, trainers/facilitators (Salto accredited) enjoy a vast experience and are willing to be involved in the implementation of proposed projects. The organisation comprises 10 full-time staff members, 15 co-workers employed temporarily under different mobility programmes, and a pool of 70 externals contracted on a yearly / or project basis.
The school offers nine-year primary education for students with disabilities. In 2021, the school was transformed into a primary school with a resource centre according to the changes in the law on primary education. The school provides education to students with disabilities in three departments. Education of 41 students with disabilities within their school according to individual programs, implementation of inclusion in 31 primary schools in 11 municipalities for students with disabilities who are enrolled in regular schools and who are educated according to an adapted curriculum with unique methods for these students our school provides educational assistants and treatment and rehabilitation for students with severe disabilities who are educated through a modified program. The students were educated with the curriculum from the Bureau for Development of Education, where the national standards for students in primary education are determined.
ASDA is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation concerned with civil society issues, mainly promoting equal opportunities and good relations between persons of different racial groups. The organisation was established in 1995 but registered in 2000 in Helsinki, Finland. The organisation’s mission is to provide guidance, health, social, educational, vocational and character development of youth through structured activities such as short and long courses, homework support, field trips, sports, trainings, seminars, and cooperation development with underdeveloped countries. The purpose is to provide a safe and structured environment where all youth can associate with their peers. The organisation cares for all generations regardless of gender, age or ethnic background, mainly promoting youth diversity and understanding that young people naturally seek excitement, friendship and support, youth empowerment through education and employment, and promoting diversity through culture and new media. ASDA ry is an open organisation with over 500 members from different ethnic backgrounds, including native Finns.