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PRODUCTS

FUN ACADEMY KINDERGARTEN

The holistic pre-school solution for all pre-schools, anywhere.

We emphasise teacher’s professional development and support pedagogy with technology.

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FunLearning.com

FUN LEARNING

The online faculty lounge for all teachers. Discover, create and share amazing educational content.

Collaboration with peers around the globe.

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Space Nation Kids

FUN ACADEMY KIPINOI

Platform for educational content, curated for optimum quality.

Makes learning fun!

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FUN ACADEMY KINDERGARTEN

The holistic pre-school solution for all pre-schools, anywhere.

We emphasise teacher’s professional development and support pedagogy with technology.

FUN LEARNING

The online faculty lounge for all teachers. Discover, create and share amazing educational content.

Collaboration with peers around the globe.

FUN ACADEMY KIPINOI

Platform for educational content, curated for optimum quality.

Makes learning fun!

ABOUT US

Give every child the best start in life.

We are a Finnish early education company who develops holistic solutions for kindergartens and professional development for teachers with a complete learning package that allows teachers adapt the best practices of Finnish education system within the Fun Learning approach to give children the best start in life.

NEWS

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 11:00am
#Ireland has got on board the child-led, play based, phenomenon focused learning and are training #futureastronauts. We guarantee it will be a wonderful learning adventure and maybe we can share our stories soon. #funlearning #lifeskills #together https://t.co/2h0834e5vp
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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 9:00am
Finnish school system where phenomenon based learning meets inspiring learning environments. World is calling it the perfect design and we agree. But we'll never stop trying to be better than yesterday. #BragForFinland #funlearning #lifeskills #together
https://t.co/QwMrmS6rCK
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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 7:00am
Today we can explore, create, learn and share through meaningful use of #technology than ever before. It's up to us to decide if we'll use it to come #together or pull apart. Let's make smart choices and help kids do the same. #funlearning #lifeskills
https://t.co/2SE09bmeuT
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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 5:00am
The Astronaut Club where wonders of space meet ingenious technology so kids can train like Astronauts from right here on Earth. Mission Commander is Fun Academy Trainer @ollikamunen. All aboard!!! 🌠🌌🚀 #funlearning #lifeskills #together #futureastronauts https://t.co/wayN00eLmY https://t.co/0gzEkPg5GL funacademycom photo
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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 11:00am
It's time to teach our kids how to stop bracing and start embracing technology. The power to face the challenges of tomorrow does not depend alone on the amount of knowledge we have but how we use it. #funlearning #lifeskills #together #edtech
https://t.co/XFfcBOqfrV
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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 7:51am
We are now hiring an INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER 🚀✨🚀 To learn more visit https://t.co/Jo7ysnSFmn Apply now by emailing your CV and cover letter to careers@funacademy.com #funlearning #together #lifeskills https://t.co/XiEsCQ91m8 funacademycom photo
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Fun Academy
Fun Academy is with Olli Kamunen.Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 12:00pm
The Astronaut Club where wonders of space meet ingenious technology so kids can train like Astronauts from right here on Earth. Mission Commander is Fun Academy Trainer Olli Kamunen. All aboard!!! 🌠🌌🚀 #funlearning #lifeskills #together #futureastronauts https://www.facebook.com/events/2054393141471509
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 10:14am
WE ARE HIRING!!! 🚀 ✨🚀

INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER
(Reports to Chief Executive Officer)
https://funacademy.fi/international-sales-manager/

Fun Academy is a startup combining the best practices and latest advances in early education. We create solutions to support learning through play and exploration for preschool teachers around the world. We make learning FUN! Fun Academy headquarters are in Espoo, Finland.

The International Sales Manager is a critical role for growing Fun Academy. Growth comes both from geographical expansion and from developing our sales networks in existing markets. You are responsible for maximizing sales revenue through new customers and existing customer accounts. This position involves international travel.

You are a confident, well-organised sales professional with a can-do attitude. You have worked in a similar role in consultative or solution selling.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• You can find and bring in international sales leads and prospects, and you are capable
of closing. You are eager to cold call, email and meet with prospects f2f at events or
educational sites.
• You appreciate working with a meaningful product and interested in education.
• You are aware and sensitive of the varied cultural and legal issues pertaining to
education and sales.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION
• You have four years of industry experience and work in international sales. A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a business, sales or communication field. Business development experience is a plus.
• You are creative, energetic, effective, and a self-starter.
• You have strong verbal and written communication skills, able to excel in an
international sales environment.
• You are fluent in English to a professional level, fluency in additional languages is a
plus.
• You have strong communication and presentation skills.
• You have a cultural sensitivity toward international diversity as well as strong
customer service skills.

Apply now by emailing your CV and cover letter to careers@funacademy.com
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 8:00am
Every child should have the right to pursue early education in a language he or she knows. In #Finland children who speak a mother tongue other than Finnish or Swedish have access to mother tongue language classes. How about in your country? #funlearning #lifeskills #together #MotherLanguageDay
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 6:00am
"Teachers in Finland have advanced pedagogical skills, content knowledge, moral purpose & clear teacher identity that form the core of professionalism" - Pasi Sahlberg, Professor of education policy and Finnish education expert. Every teacher is a #futureastronauts trainer. Empowering them is a priority. #funlearning #lifeskills #together https://worldsofeducation.org/en/woe_homepage/woe_detail/15643/wdr2018-reality-check-10-%E2%80%9Cwe-need-more-than-just-better-teachers%E2%80%9D-by-pasi-sahlberg
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyTuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 12:00pm
Fun Academy
Fun Academy is with Olli Kamunen.Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 8:00am
This winter holidays (19-23.02), the Astronaut Club is teaching children from Grade 1-3 the #lifeskills astronauts need to survive in space from right here in Järvenpää, while playing and having fun. 🌌🔦🚀

The Astronaut Club is based on the 'Future Astronaut Program' created by Fun Academy in collaboration with Space Nation. On the right is Fun Academy trainer and Mission Commander Olli Kamunen. 🌠🚀🌌 #funlearning #spacenation #together #futureastronauts https://www.facebook.com/events/2054393141471509
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyTuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 6:00am
A Harvard Professor's take on what’s really worth learning - nurturing the 4 Cs (creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration) in kids from the very start! Educating children for a changing world is our priority! #funlearning #lifeskills http://www.cmrubinworld.com/the-global-search-for-eduction-whats-really-worth-learning
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyMonday, February 19th, 2018 at 6:00am
Arts can help save our planet from plastic waste. Yet another reason why it plays a key role in making up a holistic education and is highlighted through our #funlearning approach. Not forgetting it's also super fun! #lifeskills #together https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/02/how-the-arts-could-help-save-the-planet-from-plastic-waste/
Fun Academy
Fun AcademySunday, February 18th, 2018 at 6:00am
Last year #Finland was ranked, the most stable, the safest and the best-governed country in the world. According to this investigatory article by The Guardian “#education was the key to advancement”. #funlearning #BragForFinland #together #lifeskills https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/12/safe-happy-and-free-does-finland-have-all-the-answers?CMP=share_btn_tw
Fun Academy
Fun AcademySaturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:00am
Helping kids develop entrepreneurship is about teaching them to nurture their own ideas, value of responsibility, interpersonal skills and managing money. It can and should start at an early age. #lifeskills #funlearning #together https://www.inc.com/bill-green/5-lessons-we-should-teach-our-kids-to-better-prepare-them-for-entrepreneurship.html
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyFriday, February 16th, 2018 at 12:00pm
Some of the best gifts in life we can share with others don't cost us anything. #funlearning #together #lifeskills funacademy.com
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyFriday, February 16th, 2018 at 6:00am
We wish everyone in China and across the world a happy and prosperous #ChineseNewYear! May the blessings of this year of the Earth Dog bring peace, joy and good luck to you and your loved ones, and take you on endless #funlearning adventures #together. #HappyChineseNewYear #cny
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyThursday, February 15th, 2018 at 6:00am
New MIT research uncovers 'engaging in back-and-forth conversation' as key to children's brain development. Whether it's about astronauts, breakfast or worms at the bottom of the garden talk 'with' them and not 'at' them. #funlearning #together #lifeskills http://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2018/02/14/mit-brain-study
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 11:00am
#Ireland has got on board the child-led, play based, phenomenon focused learning and are training #futureastronauts. We guarantee it will be a wonderful learning adventure and maybe we can share our stories soon. #funlearning #lifeskills #together https://t.co/2h0834e5vp
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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 9:00am
Finnish school system where phenomenon based learning meets inspiring learning environments. World is calling it the perfect design and we agree. But we'll never stop trying to be better than yesterday. #BragForFinland #funlearning #lifeskills #together
https://t.co/QwMrmS6rCK
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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 7:00am
Today we can explore, create, learn and share through meaningful use of #technology than ever before. It's up to us to decide if we'll use it to come #together or pull apart. Let's make smart choices and help kids do the same. #funlearning #lifeskills
https://t.co/2SE09bmeuT
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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 5:00am
The Astronaut Club where wonders of space meet ingenious technology so kids can train like Astronauts from right here on Earth. Mission Commander is Fun Academy Trainer @ollikamunen. All aboard!!! 🌠🌌🚀 #funlearning #lifeskills #together #futureastronauts https://t.co/wayN00eLmY https://t.co/0gzEkPg5GL funacademycom photo
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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 11:00am
It's time to teach our kids how to stop bracing and start embracing technology. The power to face the challenges of tomorrow does not depend alone on the amount of knowledge we have but how we use it. #funlearning #lifeskills #together #edtech
https://t.co/XFfcBOqfrV
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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 7:51am
We are now hiring an INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER 🚀✨🚀 To learn more visit https://t.co/Jo7ysnSFmn Apply now by emailing your CV and cover letter to careers@funacademy.com #funlearning #together #lifeskills https://t.co/XiEsCQ91m8 funacademycom photo
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Fun Academy
Fun Academy is with Olli Kamunen.Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 12:00pm
The Astronaut Club where wonders of space meet ingenious technology so kids can train like Astronauts from right here on Earth. Mission Commander is Fun Academy Trainer Olli Kamunen. All aboard!!! 🌠🌌🚀 #funlearning #lifeskills #together #futureastronauts https://www.facebook.com/events/2054393141471509
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 10:14am
WE ARE HIRING!!! 🚀 ✨🚀

INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER
(Reports to Chief Executive Officer)
https://funacademy.fi/international-sales-manager/

Fun Academy is a startup combining the best practices and latest advances in early education. We create solutions to support learning through play and exploration for preschool teachers around the world. We make learning FUN! Fun Academy headquarters are in Espoo, Finland.

The International Sales Manager is a critical role for growing Fun Academy. Growth comes both from geographical expansion and from developing our sales networks in existing markets. You are responsible for maximizing sales revenue through new customers and existing customer accounts. This position involves international travel.

You are a confident, well-organised sales professional with a can-do attitude. You have worked in a similar role in consultative or solution selling.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• You can find and bring in international sales leads and prospects, and you are capable
of closing. You are eager to cold call, email and meet with prospects f2f at events or
educational sites.
• You appreciate working with a meaningful product and interested in education.
• You are aware and sensitive of the varied cultural and legal issues pertaining to
education and sales.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION
• You have four years of industry experience and work in international sales. A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a business, sales or communication field. Business development experience is a plus.
• You are creative, energetic, effective, and a self-starter.
• You have strong verbal and written communication skills, able to excel in an
international sales environment.
• You are fluent in English to a professional level, fluency in additional languages is a
plus.
• You have strong communication and presentation skills.
• You have a cultural sensitivity toward international diversity as well as strong
customer service skills.

Apply now by emailing your CV and cover letter to careers@funacademy.com
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 8:00am
Every child should have the right to pursue early education in a language he or she knows. In #Finland children who speak a mother tongue other than Finnish or Swedish have access to mother tongue language classes. How about in your country? #funlearning #lifeskills #together #MotherLanguageDay
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 6:00am
"Teachers in Finland have advanced pedagogical skills, content knowledge, moral purpose & clear teacher identity that form the core of professionalism" - Pasi Sahlberg, Professor of education policy and Finnish education expert. Every teacher is a #futureastronauts trainer. Empowering them is a priority. #funlearning #lifeskills #together https://worldsofeducation.org/en/woe_homepage/woe_detail/15643/wdr2018-reality-check-10-%E2%80%9Cwe-need-more-than-just-better-teachers%E2%80%9D-by-pasi-sahlberg
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyTuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 12:00pm
Fun Academy
Fun Academy is with Olli Kamunen.Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 8:00am
This winter holidays (19-23.02), the Astronaut Club is teaching children from Grade 1-3 the #lifeskills astronauts need to survive in space from right here in Järvenpää, while playing and having fun. 🌌🔦🚀

The Astronaut Club is based on the 'Future Astronaut Program' created by Fun Academy in collaboration with Space Nation. On the right is Fun Academy trainer and Mission Commander Olli Kamunen. 🌠🚀🌌 #funlearning #spacenation #together #futureastronauts https://www.facebook.com/events/2054393141471509
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyTuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 6:00am
A Harvard Professor's take on what’s really worth learning - nurturing the 4 Cs (creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration) in kids from the very start! Educating children for a changing world is our priority! #funlearning #lifeskills http://www.cmrubinworld.com/the-global-search-for-eduction-whats-really-worth-learning
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyMonday, February 19th, 2018 at 6:00am
Arts can help save our planet from plastic waste. Yet another reason why it plays a key role in making up a holistic education and is highlighted through our #funlearning approach. Not forgetting it's also super fun! #lifeskills #together https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/02/how-the-arts-could-help-save-the-planet-from-plastic-waste/
Fun Academy
Fun AcademySunday, February 18th, 2018 at 6:00am
Last year #Finland was ranked, the most stable, the safest and the best-governed country in the world. According to this investigatory article by The Guardian “#education was the key to advancement”. #funlearning #BragForFinland #together #lifeskills https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/12/safe-happy-and-free-does-finland-have-all-the-answers?CMP=share_btn_tw
Fun Academy
Fun AcademySaturday, February 17th, 2018 at 6:00am
Helping kids develop entrepreneurship is about teaching them to nurture their own ideas, value of responsibility, interpersonal skills and managing money. It can and should start at an early age. #lifeskills #funlearning #together https://www.inc.com/bill-green/5-lessons-we-should-teach-our-kids-to-better-prepare-them-for-entrepreneurship.html
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyFriday, February 16th, 2018 at 12:00pm
Some of the best gifts in life we can share with others don't cost us anything. #funlearning #together #lifeskills funacademy.com
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyFriday, February 16th, 2018 at 6:00am
We wish everyone in China and across the world a happy and prosperous #ChineseNewYear! May the blessings of this year of the Earth Dog bring peace, joy and good luck to you and your loved ones, and take you on endless #funlearning adventures #together. #HappyChineseNewYear #cny
Fun Academy
Fun AcademyThursday, February 15th, 2018 at 6:00am
New MIT research uncovers 'engaging in back-and-forth conversation' as key to children's brain development. Whether it's about astronauts, breakfast or worms at the bottom of the garden talk 'with' them and not 'at' them. #funlearning #together #lifeskills http://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2018/02/14/mit-brain-study

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National Geographic
University of Helsinki
Rovio
In partnership with NASA
Tecnológico de Monterrey
Tekes
Lightneer
Space Nation
Reima
Fazer
Beijing Normal University
Kaiken Entertainment
City of Espoo
Aalto University
Edvisto
Isku
Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Greener Grass
ULab
Finpro
Vilike
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