HANAKO Network (Japan)

Development and consolidation of student oriented mutual multidisciplinary cooperation

1.3.2019 – 31.12.2021

HANAKO is a cooperation network between Finland and Japan. Founded in 2007 with the financial support of the Finnish National Board of Education, it reached the implementation phase in 2010.

The purpose of HANAKO is to

  • develop and consolidate a work life and student oriented mutual multidisciplinary cooperation,
  • model Kaizen philosophy for the development of a functional network LEAN house
  • create innovations for the development of teaching / learning practices
  • develop teaching materials
  • promote Finnish and Japanese educational system, VET and work based training
  • organize HANAKO seminars and enhance international mobility of students and experts both in Japan and Finland.

The network is co-funded by the Finnish National Board of Education.