Finnish edtech sector turns pandemic challenges into opportunities
Finnish edtech companies have discovered new opportunities for co-operation and development amidst an increased demand for digital learning solutions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Finnish edtech firms open free digital school
A group of Finnish education technology providers have launched the Koulu.me website offering educational tools for distance learning amidst the COVID-19 epidemic.
FIVE FROM FINLAND: Moomins
Adored by children and adults alike, the Moomins are part of the Finnish identity, a global phenomenon and one of Finland’s most popular and successful exports. They also help Finnish businesses to make an impact.
Finnish edtech helps kids’ early learning in Poland
Preschool chain Norlandia has adopted Finnish edtech company Playvation’s Moomin Language School in its kindergartens in Poland, with support from Lenovo.
Moomin Language School lands in Morocco
Finnish edtech company Playvation has implemented its Moomin Language School concept in a kindergarten in Morocco together with Benabdallah Private School Group.
Language learning is child’s play with Playvation
This Espoo-based provider of digital language learning solutions allows your children to learn a foreign language with the help of the Moomins.
Bandimal’s animals make music fun for kids
Children love making music, but there are more ear-friendly alternatives than banging on pots and pans. Finnish music composition app Bandimal lets children create their own catchy tunes without any musical knowledge.
Play yourself to safety with Rescuebusters
Many of the world’s most popular games are about shooting, chasing and killing. Finnish SyraWise wanted to create a game that, instead, can save real lives.