Welcome to South Savo Region and Mikkeli City of Learning!

Welcome to South Savo Region and Mikkeli City of Learning!

Our city/region South Savo area is located in Finland. There are three cities (population 18.000 – 54.000) and 11 municipalities (population 1500-7000), total 142.000 persons. Sparsely populated region, long distances, demographic challenges; young people are moving to bigger cities. Nature and tourism as a resource. Our focus Youth (15-29 year old) not in education, employment or […]

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Impressions from study visit in Port Elisabeth

When I was 10 I saw Nelson Mandela’s liberation on TV and that was a moment when the world came to me. 30 years later I went to Nelson Mandela’s country for the study visit ‘Digital literacy for young people with fewer opportunities’ in Port Elizabeth. This project is funded by European Union Erasmus + […]

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Welcome to Lorca City of Learning

Our city Lorca (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈloɾka]) is a municipality and city in the autonomous community of the Region of Murcia in southeastern Spain. The municipality had a population of 91,849 in 2010. Still today, its economy is largely based on agriculture and stock breeding (pigs and brown cows), although its service industries make it the […]

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Welcome to the City of Learning!

  Our need for professional and personal growth has transcended the walls of classrooms and lecture rooms a long time ago. So, how do we learn today? We learn at the computer screen, we learn outside, we learn from each other, we learn in solitude, we learn in groups, we learn by doing and we […]

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What are Open Badges?

Cities of Learning, an online platform enabling youth to pick and choose learning opportunities based on their passion and interests, relies heavily on the use of Open Badges (Read more about the project here). Open Badges (or Digital Badges) are essential in assuring that the learning progress, which happens on the Cities of Learning platform, […]

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