How to connect the best educational practices from Finland to a school abroad?

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Finland has been ranked number one in numerous educational rankings during the last 25 years i.e. the most recent ones from the World Economic Forum & UNICEF. So, if we are getting such good results [...]

Finnish – Canadian Educational Co-operation Possibilities

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Written By Kimmo Kumpulainen, Founder of SkillzzUp and Polar Partners During my two week journey in British Columbia, Canada and my speech at PMI Vancouver Island Chapter -seminar showed me that Finland and BC-Canada have a [...]

SkillzzUp joined Active Learning Alliance

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: Media, Uncategorized, Uutiset|

We are now proud to be a group of companies that can help schools in multiple ways to learn better with just one contact point. Together with Samsung, Seppo.io, Thinglink, Isku, eOppi, Qroom, Beiz we [...]

We Are Hiring a Software Developer

By | March 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

We Are Hiring: A Software Developer SkillzzUp Oy is growth minded company from Tampere Finland. We create educational software focusing on skill assessment tools. Our goal is to make assessment easy for the teachers, help every student [...]

Meet us at Gess Dubai, 1.-3. March

By | February 28th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

When it comes to education, Finland stands at the head of the class. The Finnish stand, N40, at GESS Dubai 2016 offers show visitors the chance to connect with SkillzzUp and other Finnish experts. Finnish [...]

Why Do We Assess Students?

By | February 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Written By Kimmo Kumpulainen, CEO & Founder of SkillzzUp In business life measuring, metrics and performance have always been ways to get people to do the things management wants. Why? It is because people will focus [...]

Teenage Brains and Learning

By | November 18th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Written By Kimmo Kumpulainen, CEO & Founder of SkillzzUp According to an urban legend Socrates said 2500 years ago: “Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority, they show disrespect for their [...]

How to Evaluate Skills?

By | September 15th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Written By Kimmo Kumpulainen, Teacher and Co-Founder of SkillzzUp Are we currently just teaching unconnected facts? What is the purpose of school and education in general? Is it to help us remember a huge amount [...]

The Missing Link of the Learning Cycle

By | August 28th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Written by Kimmo Kumpulainen, CEO & Founder of SkillzzUp I'm a strong believer in David A. Kolb’s Learning Cycle. It’s a compact and comprehensive description on how we learn. But how does it work in [...]

SLUSH 2014 – Latest Trends in K-12 Education (Part 2)

By | December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Here are my notes from Slush 2014 Educational key note speakers. In Part 1 I covered trends that suited best for kindergarten – grade 12 (K – 12) education. In this part 2 I will focus [...]

SLUSH 2014 – Latest Trends in K-12 Education (Part 1)

By | November 28th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Among thousands of others enthuastics SkillzzUp attended Slush 2014, one of the leading Start Up events of its kind in the world. Here are our notes from the Educational key note speakers. In this Part 1 I will [...]