VLC is heavily inspired by the Finnish Philosophy and we are truly blessed with some great friends and partners in Finland.
VLC has a signed MoU with Abo Akademi University for a student exchange program and teacher trainings at their school- Vasa övningsskola (https://oldwww.abo.fi/vos/)
Bengt has lived in Switzerland, USA, and England while pursuing his international career spanning over 35 years, with leadership roles in multinational corporations.
Bengt believes learning is a lifelong process which cultivates both holistic wellbeing and a sense of fulfilment. He has witnessed and been a part of the revolution of education in his country over the last two decades. He is also passionate about the growth mind-set and actively mentors start-ups and companies involved in disruptive technology.
Mikael has been an integral part of the Finnish education system for the last 30 years- first as a teacher (for 12 years) and then headmaster of Winellska Skolan for 16 years. Currently he serves as the Head of Early childhood and General Education for the city of Kirkkonummi, Finland.
Mikael holds a Masters Degree in Arts and Pedagogics from Åbo Akademi University, Finland.
Niclas began his career in the year 2000 in the field of education. By 2004, he became the Principal of Helsinge school, in the City of Vanta. In 2007, he had moved on to the education division of the city of Helsinki. Since then, he has been involved in curriculum development for Finland on a national level. One of his favorite projects was working on revamping National Finnish Curriculum for Pre-School introduced in 2016. His work takes him to educational conferences all over the world, keeping him abreast on all the innovations in the field with idea exchange and teacher development.