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MDI compiles regional plans to feed into the Finnish Government’s use of the EU Recovery Package funding

Finland is receiving its share of the EU’s EUR 750 billion recovery package. In a budget negotiation, the Marin government outlined Finland’s Sustainable Growth Programme which will be drawn up to guide the financing of the EU’s recovery support instrument. The programme is being prepared in close cooperation between national and regional actors. As part … Continue reading MDI compiles regional plans to feed into the Finnish Government’s use of the EU Recovery Package funding

Tapio Varmola brings strong education expertise to MDI’s advisory team

Tapio Varmola, who retired from his position as President and CEO of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences at the beginning of September, will join MDI’s advisory team. Varmola holds a doctorate in education, a university counsellor and a docent and has decades of experience in teaching and higher education administration, adult education and, in particular, … Continue reading Tapio Varmola brings strong education expertise to MDI’s advisory team

Research on the follow-up and effectiveness of new rapid learning actions in continuous learning will be carried out

In the next two years, Finland will implement training packages that will be implemented in the short term and support employment, in order to meet the needs of the employed and those at risk of unemployment. The JOUSTE research project (Monitoring and effectiveness of new fast-track actions in lifelong learning) will provide a comprehensive analysis … Continue reading Research on the follow-up and effectiveness of new rapid learning actions in continuous learning will be carried out

The Kotka-Hamina region is developing housing through surveys

MDI is carrying out a study in the Kotka-Hamina region to support the development of housing. The study examines the supply of and demand for housing in the Kotka-Hamina region. Related to this are questions over the volumes involved, distribution of housing types, geographical location and housing preferences. The work includes a light document review, … Continue reading The Kotka-Hamina region is developing housing through surveys