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 Exporting Finnish education by sailing around the world – kick-off seminar in Istanbul on June 1st, 2016

Exporting Finnish education by sailing around the world – kick-off seminar in Istanbul on June 1st, 2016

Press Releases   •   May 29, 2016 20:15 GMT

Finnish and Turkish experts present at the Istanbul event. First of the education seminars is arranged at the Bahcesehir University on June 1st, 2016 from 1 PM to 5.15 PM. The event is hosted by Finpro in co-operation with the Finnish Embassy in Ankara. The welcoming remarks are given by Ms. Nina Vaskunlahti, Ambassador of Finland to Turkey.

INVITATION: Imagine if your school was in a sailboat for six years

INVITATION: Imagine if your school was in a sailboat for six years

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2016 12:23 GMT

Sail for Good - Global Classroom Event in Helsinki The Sail for Good – Global Classroom event is the starting signal for a learning and education export project built around the six-year-long sailing voyage around the world. In the event, discussion will be raised about the skills of the future that a school should train children for. Welcome!

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Digital school in a sailboat

Digital school in a sailboat

News   •   Apr 25, 2016 18:23 GMT

Family of five from Finland has turned their dream; sailing around the world, into large scale education export program. Sail For Good Education is an ecosystem project with over 20 partner companies in education and technology. The start of the expedition is in June 2016 and return to Finland in 2022. Six year epic adventure.

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Sail for Good - Global Classroom May 20th 2016 in Helsinki

Sail for Good - Global Classroom May 20th 2016 in Helsinki

Events   •   May 01, 2016 12:02 GMT

A school on a sailing boat: How will learning work out on the seas of the world? In June 2016, the Meretniemi family is beginning a six-year sailing voyage around the world. The Sail for Good project that has grown around the sailing voyage and is now bringing experts together to discuss different learning methods and the possibilities offered by digitalization. Welcome!

May 20, 12:00 - 17:00 GMT

Hernesaaren Ranta, Hernesaarenranta 16, Helsinki.

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The only way is forward

The only way is forward

Tuomo Meretniemi is the founder of Sail for Good project and the skipper of s/y Panacea (Swan 57)

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Perfect sunset in the Med

Perfect sunset in the Med

These kind of moments are priceless and there will be many during our adventure.

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Panacea with full sails

Panacea with full sails

Our boat s/y Panacea is Swan 57 built in Finland by Nautor in 1981.

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Meretniemi Kids

Meretniemi Kids

There are three kids in Meretniemi family; Aarre 7, Kerttu 5 and Martta 3 years.

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Global Classroom 2

Global Classroom 2

Sail for Good Global Classroom is connecting schools around the world along our route in 75 countries.

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Global Classroom

Global Classroom

Sail for Good Global Classroom is connecting schools around the world along our route in 75 countries.

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Sail for Good

Sail for Good

Sail For Good expedition is a private initiative based on a sailing adventure around the world during 2016-2022 by Meretniemi family from...

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Tuomo is the captain and therefore responsible for everything that happens in the boat.