Off-the-Records Final Seminar – Helsinki 28.11.2013


28.11.2013 at 09.30–16.30

Sharing good practices in an international project – learning by doing, practices and international networks


Location: Annantalo, Auditorium, 2nd floor
Annankatu 30, Helsinki,

Moderator: PhD Tomi Kiilakoski

Register to the seminar

The seminar will be recorded on video and later published on the project website.

The seminar programme will be published on website and subjects can be commented during and after the seminar.

Youth theatre group from Narri will be making theatre of learning and teaching during the day.


Printable version of the programme (PDF)

9.30–10.00 Coffee

10.00–10.30 Opening
Ritva Viljanen, Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki
Anitta-Pankkonen-Rentola, director, Culture and Creative Industries,
Helsinki Metropolia University of Applies Sciences
Kaisa Kettunen, director, Annantalo, Presentation of Annantalo Arts Centre

10.30–11.15 Keynote speaker
Tomi Kiilakoski, PhD, researcher
Experiences on informal learning

11.30–12.30 Art and informal learning
Katrin Saks, director, Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School
Veiko Tammjärv, Head of the Open Academy, Estonian Academy of Arts
Jouko Aaltonen, DA, researcher, Aalto University, Department of Film, TV and Scenography, Teaching documentary film making

12.30–13.00 Youth work and informal learning
Ilona Evelyn Rannala, director, Tallinn City Youth and Sport Department (video)
Tommi Laitio, director, Helsinki City Youth Department (video)

13.00–14.00 Lunch (free of charge for participants)
Ravintola Puro, Sähkötalo, Malminrinne 6 E, 8th floor

14.00–14.40 Tallinn, Stockholm, Helsinki – Feedback and evaluation
Aleksandrs Aleksandrovs, researcher, Insitute of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Latvia
Results of workshop surveys and research

14.40–15.40 Cultural work and informal learning – Examples from Stockholm
Rolf Josefsson, development director, Studiefrämjandet, Phenomenon of studying informal way
Johan Kellokumpu, development manager, Studiefrämjandet, Experiencies from Stockholm workshop
Eva Darell, development manager, Stockholm Kulturskolan, Nonformal, informal and formal – examples of Stockholm workshops

15.40–16.00 Practical examples from Off-the-Records workshops
Cristina Blendea, Stockholm Kulturskolan, Comic and iPad, informal learning in Kulturskolan
Heily Haasma, teacher, Tallinn English College, iPad and WordPress in education

16.00–16.30 Future visions concerning workshop working
Pekka Punkari, Fotoinfo, Power of photographs and photographing – workshops in future
Elena Natale, producer, EAS Estonian Enterprise, Expo Milano 2015
Alternative activities, European innovative workshops and initiative enterprises in future

18.00 Evening reception
Hosted by Deputy Mayor Ritva Viljanen, City of Helsinki
Bockin talo (Bock House), Aleksanterinkatu 20, Senate square
Live music