Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education is an active exporter of vocational pedagogy in many international markets – China, Latin America, Gulf Area, Africa. Haaga-Helia has also hosted successfully many international groups in Finland combining pedagogical theory and methods with school visits and excursions. Haaga-Helia´s approach is a future-oriented understanding of professional pedagogy and the ability to construct working-life relevant education. Everything is based on the learner-centered ideology. Programs are tailored and planned in collaboration with the customer.
Metropolia’s innovations in health technology such as VitalSense, a physiological monitoring system, MobiDent, a mobile application to promote elderly people’s oral health, and innovations in game pedagogy, have caught the interest of potential international customers in North America, Asia, and Europe. In addition to publications and state-of-the-art simulation environments, Metropolia’s expertise in simulation pedagogy manifests itself in the custom-designed workshops that have taken place across Europe and Asia.