October 30th: Worklife – quality and change & Education and development of competence

Program on 30th October:

9.00–9.05 Opening and aim of the day, HELSUS, Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki

9.05–9.15 Greetings from Prime Minister’s Office, follow-up and indicators for sustainable development Sami Pirkkala, VNK

9.15–9.35 Presentation of the indicators:
Education and development of competence, Esa Pirnes, OKM
Working life, quality and change, Maija Lyly-Yrnäinen, TEM

9.35–10.05 Invited comments from the researchers

Hannele Niemi: Education and development of competence 15 min

  • (The number of daycare centres, schools and educational institutions with a focus on sustainable development)
  • Life-long learning and participation in training
  • Research and development costs, share of GDP
  • Societal skills and literacy

Antti Suvanto: Worklife – quality and change 15 min

  • The global responsibility of the working life
  • Employment rate (Statistics Finland, Labour Force Survey)
  • Good working life
  • Women's average earnings compared to men's

10.05–10.45 Discussion

Audience will be divided into groups according to topics of the indicators, and groups will discuss on current and possible future processes that affect on indicators as well as how to tackle these processes to enhance more sustainable future.

10.45–11.00 Wrapping up and closing

Read more on follow up and review of sustainable development in Finland

It is possible to follow the event (presentations and the end discussion) online via Adobe Connect Pro. The link https://connect.funet.fi/helsus_policy_dialogue will open approximately 15 minutes before the event.