Monthly Archives: March 2021

Research data to make better use of the TET-training period for work experience

According to the curriculum, during the upper years of secondary school, students must be provided with the opportunity to familiarise themselves with working life, i.e., TET periods as a basis for educational and career choices. During these orientation periods, the student works in the workplace of his or her choice or that assigned to them … Continue reading Research data to make better use of the TET-training period for work experience

Press release: Urbanisation continues despite Covid-19 – urban policy must be sharpened to overcome the crisis

While urbanisation continues, large cities are at the centre of the global shock caused by the pandemic. Exiting the crisis requires swift urban policy action. Cities must become leaders in the fight against climate change, invest in the flexibility of the building stock’s circular economy and combat the polarisation of residential areas. The role of … Continue reading Press release: Urbanisation continues despite Covid-19 – urban policy must be sharpened to overcome the crisis

Women’s councils brought a fresh perspective to Kainuu’s vitality policy: open recruitment, new types of jobs and attractive teleworking solutions will help the region which is currently suffering from a loss of women

The Regional Council of Kainuu and the City of Kajaani were the first in Finland to launch a pilot project to strengthen the perspective of women in vitality policy. At the same time, information was produced on issues that affect the retention of young women in the province or facilitate their migration to the province. … Continue reading Women’s councils brought a fresh perspective to Kainuu’s vitality policy: open recruitment, new types of jobs and attractive teleworking solutions will help the region which is currently suffering from a loss of women

A comprehensive data package supports placement of enterprises in Salo

MDI produced a data package for Salo in order to attract enterprises and investments to the area. The data package includes key figures on the accessibility area, population, workforce, business environment, regional economy, infrastructure and the living environment. The main goal of the project was to produce a visually comprehensive and informative data package for … Continue reading A comprehensive data package supports placement of enterprises in Salo

Information service for the Vaasa region provides up-to-date information on development with regional development indicators

The Vaasa region development company VASEK has introduced an information service that brings together statistics and visualisations on population, employment, attractiveness, business and the regional economy. MDI set up the information service for VASEK and its member municipalities to support their information management flows. The municipalities of the Vaasa region include Vaasa, Isokyrö, Korsnäs, Laihia, … Continue reading Information service for the Vaasa region provides up-to-date information on development with regional development indicators