Finland Education Inquiry Trip

August 25 – 28, 2019

For more info, email:

Finland Application form



  • Finnish classrooms in action
  • An internationally acclaimed education system
  • Teacher modelling through classroom observations
  • Creative methods
  • Interactions with Finnish teachers
  • Customized workshops
  • Reflective practice


Program Overview…

  • DAY 1 – Sunday, Aug. 25: Meet and Greet,
    Registration, Orientation, Goal Setting
  • DAY 2 – Monday, Aug. 26: Classroom
    Observations, Customized Workshop*, Group
    Discussion, Reflection
  • DAY 3 – Tuesday, Aug. 27: Classroom
    Observations, Customized Workshop*, Group
    Discussion, Reflection
  • DAY 4 – Wednesday, Aug. 28: Classroom
    Observations, Group Discussion, Reflections
  • * Customized Workshops: Introduction to
    Finnish Education presented by local


The Details

  • Must be a current MAME member (since October
  • Limited number of bursaries available; applicants
    may still consider attending at full cost if not
    selected for a bursary
  • Spouses/friends may attend at their own cost
    Participants will have the option to extend their
    travel plans before and/or after the program dates
  • An information meeting will be held in January
    2019 to outline more details and provide a contract


Estimated Costs

  • $3500
    This includes: flight, hotel (5 nights), registration,
    transport to/from schools, lunch (Monday,
  • Based on double-occupancy with another MAME
    member who will be taking part in this
  • Additional costs may include: food, airport
  • Approx. $1500 (per person) bursary available from
    MAME (limited # available) if application is
  • Members are responsible upfront for all costs
    incurred; they will be awarded the bursary after
    the exploration has taken place (no earlier than
    September 2019)
  • Application and $100 non-refundable (if
    selected) deposit is due on Dec. 10, 2018; only
    cheques/bank drafts made out to “MB Association
    of Multi-age Educators” will be accepted by mail
    1st Registration Payment ($675) is due Jan. 18,
  • Registration remaining balance is due June 1,