Opisto coordinates and participates in several local and international
projects for developing its activity and networks:
Opisto participates a multicultural project with financial assistance from the City of Kerava, and earlier the Ministry of Education and Culture. The purpose of the project is to develop, implement and coordinate multicultural activities in Kerava. The activities are meant for both immigrant and native Finnish inhabitants of Kerava. More information:
Mari Raatikainen, Tel: 040 318 2471
Kerava Hobby Path 2012–
Opisto participates the Keravan harrastepolku project coordinated by Kerava City and funded
by the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment of
the Uusimaa region. The aim of the project is to familiarise pupils to
the leisure services of Kerava City.
Kerava Artist Education
Opisto participates in the ONNI Kerava taiteilijakoulutus project coordinated by the Kerava City. The
project belongs to a national program that aims at developing teachers'
"Grab the future" 2012
Opisto was granted a special financial assistance by the Ministry of
Education and Culture for arranging courses for young immigrants in
Kerava and neighboring municipalities.
Involve men! 2008-2010
project was carried out with the financial aid granted by the Ministry
for Education and Culture. The aim of the project was to increase
courses for men. Since the project, the study programs have
included a list of courses directed to men.
Teaching and Learning for Life in Europe (Telle) 2015-2017
The project funded is by the Erasmus+ program of
the EU. The project was approved and is being channelled through CIMO, The national agency for the EU’s education, training and youth programme Erasmus+. The purpose of the project is to develop adult educator's
internationalization as well as general and professional competences.
The international project activities include 5 transnational training
events and 2 teaching visits. The project results include a blog-based International Course Idea Bank.
Active Citizens for Stronger Europe 2013-2015
Keravan Opisto participated actively the twin town network development project coordinated by the Leisure Services of Kerava City. The project belonged to the Europe for Citizens program and was funded by the EU. Keravan Opisto organized the final project event with trasnational crafts workshops in Kerava in May 2015.
Keravan Opisto coordinated Grundtvig
Learning Partnership, LIME (Learning Town – Learning on Immigrant and
The project included eight partner countries: Finland, Iceland, Latvia,
Poland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Cyprus and Italy. The aim of the
project was to exchange information, experiences and good practices on
immigrant teaching and other multicultural activities in the informal
adult education sector in Europe.
Finnish Way to Recycle Textiles 2013
(an organisation for international mobility and cooperation) granted Keravan Opisto the project aid for the international Grundtvig
Workshop for the second time. The Handicraft Workshop will be held in
19/5-26/5/2013. The project was coordinated by Aune Soppela.
Recycling textiles 2011
Opisto organized its first Grundtvig Workshop in May 2011 on recycling
textiles. The project was coordinated by the Head Teacher for Crafts
Opisto participated as a project partner in an international project,
LEMON (Learning Communities of Modern Liberal Adult Education) financed
by the Central Baltic INTERREC IV A 2007-2013 Programme.
The aim of the project was to develop Finnish and Estonian adult
education centers as well as local and international networks.