The Finnish company Fun Academy is strengthening its operations in China. The company took the first step to extend its expertise within the region during the visit of Finnish Minister of Education Sanni Grahn-Laasonen.
Fun Academy’s Co-Founder and CEO, Sanna Lukander and Co-Founder Peter Vesterbacka are participating in the Ministers delegation program in Beijing. Purpose of this visit is to reinforce the educational and commercial ties between China and Finland.
Fun Academy in China
Fun Academy is establishing its China operations through a Joint Venture company. This allows a broader offering of their Fun Learning approach. Fun Learning approach is rooted in the best practices of the Early Education System of Finland. Fun Academy will expand its innovative early year’s education concept for kindergartens in the region. Furthermore, the company will also explore the most advanced teaching methods with local experts.
“We believe that our own kids should learn and benefit from a combination of the best local and international practices in education. Specially ones like the breakthrough innovations made by Finnish Fun Learning” says Jiang Wang from Fun Academy China. “What most Chinese parents, including ourselves, want our kids to acquire life skills. We believe this will help them to evolve as creative and responsible citizens and leaders”
Taking Fun Learning to the rest of the world
Fun Academy aims to bring the best of the Finnish education approach through Fun Learning. The key focus is on continuous professional development and facilitating collaboration among educational professionals.
“We are so excited about the diversity and depth of the Chinese culture. Moreover, we’re thrilled by the positive attitude towards developing new educational solutions.” says Fun Academy CEO, Sanna Lukander. “We are here to learn, to share and to co-create the future of education together with our local partners. We are also looking forward to sharing the wonders of Chinese culture and language with our network of kindergartens globally.”
The Fun Learning approach combines Finnish expertise in education with best practices around the world. Most importantly, it facilitates exploration of life skills in action. We aim to give the best start in life to every child. Everywhere.
Find out more about our Fun Learning approach and the brilliant partners who are collaborating with us.