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Tutoring of International Students (10 cr)

Code: KP10004-3003

General information


01.04.2022 - 30.04.2022


01.08.2022 - 31.07.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 - 10

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Wärtsilä Campus Karjalankatu 3

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Complementary Studies


  • Päivi Laakkonen

Teacher in charge

Päivi Laakkonen


  • TOP22_23
    Other Complimentary Studies Group Semester 2022-2023


The objective of course for the international tutoring is to strengthen the student's team guidance and performance skills and to provide the capacity to operate in a multicultural environment. The aim is also to strengthen your professional competence through your core competence and to create networks. The student can also develop their own language skills and their organizational capacity during the course.


The course of international tutoring includes one credit (1 ECTS) of tutoring trainings. The training will cover practical matters related to tutoring and practice group guidance skills. The credits 2-5 come according to the tutoring hours accumulated from the tutoring duties during the academic year.

A record of the course is given according to the approved and accumulated hours when the student has returned a diary of their duties as tutor and a report on their learning experience to the Student Union POKA specialist. If requested, the tutor receives a certificate from the POKA specialist.

When a student is trained as a peer tutor and in their duties, they promotes their professional development and cooperation skills and builds their network of people. They develops their steering skills, strengthens their ability to take responsibility and grows in the role of a representative and strengthens their ability to work in management positions.

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