Eurooppalaisen koulutuspolitiikan keskus
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Personal information

Surname(s) / First name(s)Kylänpää, Tuomas Petteri
Address(es)Presidentinkatu 3, 70100 Kuopio, Finland
Alternative: PL 87, 70101 Kuopio, Finland
Telephone(s)Mobile: +358 44 785 87 47
E-mailtuomas.kylanpaa(a)sakky.fi
NationalityFinnish
Date of birth25.11.1977
GenderMale

Work Experience

DATES

3.1.2011- present

POSITION

Expert in European Employment Policy, Project Manager

MAIN ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating innovative events and projects under a concept "Mestari/Master"

  • Developing "Mestari/Master" concept with regional networks

  • Designing and implementing development projects

  • Developing an implementation model for a regional Adult Education strategy

EMPLOYER

Savo Consortium for Education, EUedu – Centre for European Educational Policy, Kuopio, Finland

DATES

9/2008 – 12/2010

POSITION

Regional Coordinator for Northern Savo - M 14 - Eastern Finland  - the Pilot Region of Active Work-based Immigration Policy –project

MAIN ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project coordination

  • Promoting work based immigration in Eastern Finland

  • Raising awareness with regards to availability of skilled labor

  • Upskilling labour in co-operation with the regional business life and training organizations

  • EURES co-operation

  • Participating in the Regional Russia Network of Northern Savo

  • Participating in establishing a Finnish labor and education info point at Petrozavodsk

EMPLOYER

Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for South Savo (ELY-Centre of South Savo), Mikkeli/Kuopio, Finland – www.ely-keskus.fi

DATES

12/2004-2/2008

POSITION

Project Manager (TARU II – Arts and Diversity, ESF)

MAIN ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project management

  • Counselling services

  • Training of artists

  • Organizing events

  • Transnational cooperation

  • Accessibility

EMPLOYER

Lasipalatsin Mediakeskus Oy, Helsinki, Finland

DATES

4/2003-1/2004

POSITION

Journalist

MAIN ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Writing two columns (Comparative Religion and culture)

EMPLOYER

Six Degrees Magazine, Helsinki, Finland

DATES

9/2001-5/2002

POSITION

Project Coordinator

MAIN ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating multicultural events

  • Coordinating Children’s Rights -related events and activities

EMPLOYER

Plan International, Helsinki, Finland

Education

DATES

7 / 1997 - 5 / 2004

TITLE of QUALIFICATION AWARDED

MA in folklore

PRINCIPAL SUBJECTS/OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS COVERED

Folklore (major), Comparative Religion, Cultural Anthropology

NAME & TYPE of ORGANISATION PROVIDING EDUCATION & TRAINING

University of Turku, Turku, Finland

DATES

8 / 2011 – 2/ 2013

TITLE of QUALIFICATION AWARDED

Specialist Qualification in Product Development

PRINCIPAL SUBJECTS/OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS COVERED

Product development

NAME & TYPE of ORGANISATION PROVIDING EDUCATION & TRAINING

Savo Apprenticeship Centre

LEVEL in NATIONAL or INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION

EQF 5

Other courses or further training programs

DATES

5/2009-8/2009

TITLE of COURSE or STUDY PROGRAM

Further education study program

PRINCIPAL SUBJECTS/OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS COVERED

Radical innovations

NAME & TYPE of ORGANISATION PROVIDING EDUCATION & TRAINING

TKK Dipoli, Otaniemi (Life Long Learning Institute Dipoli)

DATES

4 / 2009 - 9/2009

TITLE of COURSE or STUDY PROGRAM

Innovative Guidance Methods to Support Mobility – Study Program

PRINCIPAL SUBJECTS/OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS COVERED

Educational guidance and counseling services

NAME & TYPE of ORGANISATION PROVIDING EDUCATION & TRAINING

CIMO and Euroguidance, Estonia

DATES

4 / 2008 - 11/2008

TITLE of COURSE or STUDY PROGRAM

Diploma in Product DevelopmentPRINCIPAL SUBJECTS/OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS COVERED

Product development

NAME & TYPE of ORGANISATION PROVIDING EDUCATION & TRAINING

TKK Dipoli, Otaniemi (Life Long Learning Institute Dipoli)

DATES

4 / 2000 - 1 / 2001

TITLE of COURSE or STUDY PROGRAM

Project Aces 2000 –Study Program

PRINCIPAL SUBJECTS/OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS COVERED

Project management

NAME & TYPE of ORGANISATION PROVIDING EDUCATION & TRAINING

University of Turku, Turku, Finland

Personal skills and competences

Language skills (VG, G, W):
Mother tongue(s) Finnish
Other language(s) English, Swedish

 

SELF-ASSESSMENT Understanding Speaking Writing
LANGUAGE: English G G G
LANGUAGE: Swedish W W W

Key qualifications

  • Project management and coordination of several projects related to work based immigration, immigrants, education, culture and arts.

  • Project work experience since 2001

  • Expert in labour policy

  • Excellent networks of regional training and development organizations as well as business sectors

  • Innovative propeller-head with radical multi-disciplinary thinking

Organisational skills and competences

Several years of management experience in national and international projects.

Current work as an Expert in European Employment Policy in an organisation of more than 1000 staff requires excellent leadership, organisational and communication skills. Working in development projects requires analytical skills

Computer skills and competences

MS-office programmes, content management of virtual communities, several e-learning tools

Other skills and competences

Written contributions:

  • TARU II – To Be Continued (Final Report)

Additional information

Membership of professional bodies and networks:

  • Regional Russia Network of Northern Savo

  • Arts and Culture Accessibility Network of the Ministry of Education and Culture