International Live

International Live

Vocational College Live’s international action plan is coherent with Invalidisäätiö’s strategy (2017 – 2020) and with SEN colleges´ network international strategy. International activities are integrated into college’s basic tasks - SEN students vocational education and training and work as a SEN resource center. The main objectives of internationalization are to improve the quality of education and to enable international possibilities both to students and staff.

Internationalization improves the capabilitites of students and staff to act in a multicultural society and to meet the needs of the globalization in labour market.

Vocational College Live has an extensive national and international co-operation network. It is a valued and trustworthy partner both nationally and internationally. It has been involved in international projects since 1995. Live is implementing different types of development and strategic partnership projects which are financially supported by EU and national programmes.

Live is an active member of the European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (EFVET).

Vocational College Live offers its students and staff various possibilities to participate in international activities. Live has a VET Mobility Charter and sends every year students and staff abroad to gain experiences, studying, learning and practicing. Mobilities offer an effective way to learn new things and widen the perspectives. In addition, Live hosts foreign students for exchange periods in Helsinki and Espoo. We are experts in mobilities for students with special needs.

Live is also open for hosting study visits for visitors interested in the Finnish school system, vocational special needs education and its implementation.


Coordinator of International affairs Helena Lindroos
+358 40 834 5127,

Development Director Liisa Metsola
+358 50 517 3563,


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