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ALO Finland in Inspiring India – Coding, Collaboration & Global Education

ALO Finland in India.

I was impressed by this government school, its teachers and kids.

Their etho at the gate goes: “Go out to serve your country & countrymen.”  



It was a good school to test how video can easily and affordably enhance global education. Finnish primary year 5 pupils taught 9-10 year old school children and teachers in Bangalore, India, the Magic of Code.

First a little introduction to Finland, collaborative and fun learning. Then the Finnish pupils took over the coding lesson via video.

After the video both the little learners and teachers knew exactly what to do and how to play the coding game. I just love the “hands in the air”-action and both children and teachers are learning together.

#HourOfCode #MOOC #global #education #ALOFinland


  1. Jalaluddin on 9.5.2018 at 07:57

    Wow ! that was fantastic .Pirjo you did really well ! Nice to see your work in India I hope we will learn a lot from Finnish education System . Congratulations for the school in Banglore .

    • Pirjo on 9.5.2018 at 11:46

      Thanks a Million for your feedback and kind words. I’m very happy to hear that you liked it.
      I am a huge fan of global education and with the help of technology, it is pretty easy nowadays. All you need is a bit of creativity as well as enthusiastic teachers and learners to find new ways to communicate, collaborate and learn together.

  2. Shivangi Maniar on 20.5.2018 at 11:45

    Hi Pirjo,
    These are exciting times !
    Happy to see you paving the way for future educators !!

    • Pirjo on 20.5.2018 at 12:15

      Hi Shivangi,
      Thank you for your comment!
      It was a great trip to India. Not only we got to visit beautiful schools, but we also got the pleasure to meet innovative and interesting educators and edupreneurs.
      Global education is so much easier, faster and more cost-effective nowadays with the help of technology as well as creative and collaborative people.

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