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Project Information
NameVirtual Reality in Education
ContactJukka-Pekka Skön
DescriptionDigitalization of teaching and the development of new learning environments is a big challenge, but it brings great
opportunities for example export of education. Virtual learning environments are digital environments that do not
require the student's physical presence.

The use of virtual learning environments is more extensive in Europe than in regions of Northern Savo, Finland.
Project will support and enable more effective knowledge transfer and its exploitation in a learning process, particularlyin growth and structural change sectors.

The VIRED project will strengthen co-operation between European institutions, universities and working life. Through project activities, a project consortium is being built and a project application is being prepared for more effective utilization of virtual reality in teaching especially in the social and health sectors.
Funded byESR lump sum 2014-2020

Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.