Contractor: European Commission, EACEA / Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
Project: Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education
Assignment: Evaluator
Adviser: Leo Pekkala
Dates: February – April 2019

Contractor: University of Jyväskylä
Project: FinCEAL Initiative 2013 – 2018 External Assessment
Assignment: Assessor
Adviser: Leo Pekkala
Dates: April-July 2018

Contractor: Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia
Project: Lectures on Media Literacy at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Pedagogy, Riga & at the Vidzemes Augstskola, Valmiera
Assignment: Speaker
Adviser: Leo Pekkala
Dates: 5.-6. October 2017

Contractor: City of Espoo, Finland
Project: Early Childhood Education and Care services / Lectures on Inclusive ECEC
Assignment: Speaker
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: 31 May, 22 August,14 September 2017

Contractor: University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland
Project: Early childhood education teacher education / Making Diversity Capital Conference
Assignment: Commentator, workshop leader
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: 20-21 September 2016

Contractor: University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland
Project: Early childhood education teacher education / Multicultural early childhood education
Assignment: Lecturer
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: 29-30 March 2016, 16-17 May 2016

Contractor: University of Jyväskylä / Chydenius Institute, Finland
Project: Foundations of inclusive education for special teacher training
Assignment: Lecturer
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: one day courses 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Contractor: Municipality of Pirkkala, Finland
Project: Inclusion training for Early Childhood Education and Care staff
Assignment: Trainer
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: 2008 – 2014 (three training sessions on inclusive education for all early childhood education and care centres in the municipality)

Contractor: Finnish Consulting Group Ltd, Finland
Project: Identification Mission for the Technical Assistance to Special Needs Education in Ethiopia
Assignment: Consultant
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: May – July 2012

Contractor: Free International University of Moldova
Project: Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in Moldovan media: system based approach
Assignment: Consultant
Adviser: Leo Pekkala
Dates: October 2011

Contractor: FCG International Ltd, Finland
Project: Mid-Term Review of the Program: Support to project preparation, evaluation and monitoring on Education Sector, Western Balkans
Assignment: Evaluator
Adviser: Leo Pekkala
Dates: June & October-November 2011

Contractor: British Council, UK
Project: EC Support to the Education Sector in Eritrea / Support to the Development of Educational Support
Assignment: Consultant
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: January 2011

Contractor: Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation, Switzerland
Project: East Africa Tanzania Project RIDE 54261
Assignment: Team Leader for the Baseline Survey
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: May 2009 – March 2010

Contractor: Municipality of Tervola, Lapland. Finland
Training Event: Media Education and Social Media training for teachers
Adviser: Leo Pekkala
Dates: February 2010 (1 day)

Contractor: Regional Government of Lapland, Finland
Training Event: New Media Literacy Skills for Librarians
Adviser: Leo Pekkala
Dates: September 2009 (1 day)

Contractor: FCG International Ltd, Finland
Project: Finnish Support to the Development of Special Needs / Inclusive Education in Tanzania
Assignment: Special Needs Education Adviser
Adviser: Sai Väyrynen
Dates: February 2009 – June 2009

References / Sai Väyrynen, as a Private entrepreneur

Contractor: FCG International Ltd, Finland
Project: Finnish Support to the Development of Special Needs / Inclusive Education in Tanzania
Assignment: Special Needs Education Adviser
Dates: Long-term assignment (as employee) May – December 2007, two short-term assignments between April 2008 – May 2009

Contractor: British Council, UK
Project: EC Support to the Education Sector in Eritrea / Support to the Policy Development in Inclusive Education
Assignment: Consultant
Dates: October – December 2008

Contractor: FCG International Ltd, Finland
Project: Formulation of the national policy on special needs/inclusive education in Namibia
Assignment: Consultant / Desk study
Dates: April 2008

Contractor: OPEKO (National Centre for Professional Development in Education), Finland
Training Events: Continuous professional development, Vantaa and Helsinki, Finland
Assignment: Course developer and facilitator
Dates: January, April 2008, three course sessions

Contractor: Municipality of Pirkkala, Finland
Project: Kurikankulma Daycare Centre staff training
Assignment: Change management mentor
Dates: September 2006 – June 2008, four course sessions

Contractor: OPEKO (National Centre for Professional Development in Education), Finland
Training Event: Continuous professional development, Heinola, Finland
Assignment: Course developer and facilitator
Dates: September, November 2006, two course sessions

Contractor: UniServices Ltd, Finland
Project: Integration of pre-school and primary school-aged children with special needs to mainstream schools and society’ , Murmansk Region, North-West Russia
Assignment: Lecturer / Developing an evaluation plan for the project
Dates: 12-13 April 2006

Contractor: OPEKO (National Centre for Professional Development in Education), Finland
Training Event: Continuous professional development, Kuopio, Finland
Assignment: Course developer and facilitator
Dates: January 2006, one course session

Contractor: COWI a/s, Denmark
Project: Project formulation mission for DANIDA support for inclusive education in Benin
Assignment: Consultant (team leader)
Dates: April – May 2005

Contractor: Helsinki Consulting Group Ltd, Finland
Project: Finnish Support to the Development of Education Sector in Kosovo Phase II, Kosovo
Assignment: Consultant / lecturer
Dates: November 2004 – April 2005, two short-term missions

Contractor: UNESCO Harare, Zimbabwe
Project: Guidelines for Inclusive Education Policy Development
Assignment: Author
Dates: October 2004

Contractor: National Board of Education, Finland
Project: Integration of pre-school and primary school-aged children with special needs to mainstream schools and society’ , Murmansk and Karelia Region, Russia
Assignment: Fact-finding study
Dates: June – July 2004

Contractor: OPEKO (National Centre for Professional Development in Education), Finland
Training Event: Continuous professional development for pre-school and primary school teachers, Lohja, Finland
Assignment: Course developer and facilitator
Dates: February – November 2004, three course sessions