27 Février 2019
The Erasmus team was invited to discover the High School Sotkamostructure. Mrs Anna Maria Homkalawho works as a study consellorand geography teacher in this school gave a general presentation of it (number of teachers and students, organisation of the buildings, values, teaching priorities). She highlighted the importance of well-being thanks to sports and educational choices. It was also said that the students now can use either paper books or digital ones even if they favour the use of digital tools to prepare exams. Time-saving technological means enables to organize exams with digitalised copies for instance. Eventually the SotkamoHigh School makes the school development process a priority thanks to mental coaching, outdoor sports practice, group private or on line meetings for students as well as tutoring system.
Then, the team was offered to visit the VuokaltiSport Olympic Training Centerwhere everybody may have the opportunity to check their endurance, athletes as well as any person.
Eventually the team was driven to a very famous sports structure called « SuperPark », the slogan of which being « you are made to move ». This centeris meant to welcome people whatever their age is, has a family-first policy and offers a variety of activities which allow people to play as well as they can learn the different activities rules and then practise in a way that they can gain self-confidence and motivation for sports.