Finland - Grants to set up training partnerships with trade unions - September 30, 2019

Google and SAK - the largest labour confederation in Finland - published a joint study paper outlining proposals for action to build a society of continuous learning. With the support of, Nesta will roll out a programme called FutureFit together with SAK that empowers workers with new skills that support them to adapt to changes in their workplace. Tyovaen Sivistysliitto (Workers’ Educational Association of Finland) will be responsible for the practical work of organizing the nation-wide training program for the workers. The training will be carried out in 30-35 workplaces all over Finland in companies in the industrial, logistics and service sectors. Each training period will take place during two to four working days. Using innovative methods such as nano learning, gamification, and machine learning tools, the programme will generate robust evidence about what affects learning behaviour and motivation.

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