Tutor application + trainings

Apply to become a tutor

“I decided to be a peer tutor because my own tutors were so amazing! When I started my studies I didn’t know anyone from my degree programme or my way around the city. But with their help everything went fine and felt so easy. I wanted to do my part and help the students next year.”’

Application period for Srping 2020 is over. Information about Fall 2020 applications will be updated here at the beginning of Fall semester. Stay tuned!

If you are interested about tutoring, here’s top three ways to get more information:

  • METKAweb – this website. All the latest information will be updated here.
  • Current tutors and Headtutors – Ask them directly. They are more than happy to tell you all about tutoring!
  • Ask from us! – Easiest way to contact us is sending us email to tutor@metkaweb.fi

Spring 2020 tutor application and trainings

Trainings for peertutors

Please note: Training arrangements have changed due to the situation with the coronavirus. 

Tutortraining is mandatory for everyone, and it consists of afternoon lectures, workshops, getting the home campus more familiar and learning group exercises. The training includes four (4) separate training days. Head tutors are in charge of organizing one of these training days and you will give you more information after the evening trainings. Trainings are held in Finnish and English, depending on the language of your study programme.

Evening1
is a remote training. Detailed information on how to participate will be sent to all the tutortrainees during the previous week. Training is going to be for four separate groups as following:

  • Myyrmäki Monday 6.4. at 17 – 20
  • Karamalmi Tuesday 7.4. at 17 – 20
  • Arabia Wednesday 8.4. at 17 – 20
  • Myllypuro Thursday 9.4. at 17 – 20

Evening2
is remote training as well. Further instructions are sent through email before the training and during the evening1 training. Myyrmäki Monday 1.6. at 17 – 20

  • Karamalmi Tuesday 2.6. at 17 – 20
  • Arabia Wednesday 3.6. at 17 – 20
  • Myllypuro Thursday 4.6. at 17 – 20

Practical day
Full day training, held in Saturday. It consists more practical workshops and trainings. More details will be sent to trainees one week before the actual training.

  • Myllypuro, Exchange tutors and Degree tutors – 8.8. at 9 – 17
  • Myyrmäki, Arabia and Karamalmi – 15.8. at 9 – 17

 

Trainings for exchange tutors

Exchangetutor training consists of afternoon lectures, workshops, and group exercises. The training includes four (4) separate training days. Head tutors are in charge of organizing one of the training days. They will give you more information about this during the trainings. All the exchange tutor trainings are in English.

Evening1 
is remote training. Detailed information on how to participate will be sent to all the tutor trainees one week before the trainings.

  • Monday 4.5. at 17 – 20

Evening2 / Opku+ shared training

is remote training. Training is organized together with student unions of Laurea, Humak, Diak and Arcada.

  • Tuesday 5.5. at 16 – 20

Practical day
Full day training, held in Saturday. It consists more practical workshops and trainings. More details will be sent to trainees one week before the actual training.

  • Exchange and Degree tutors – Saturday 8.8. at 9 – 17

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