2005-05-18 : Karelian Knowledge Management project published a self-development guide for teachers in Russian

The first Russian guide published on self-development for in-service teacher training

HCI Productions Oy implemented jointly with Helsinki Consulting Group Oy and Kainuun Etu Oy in 2002 - 2004 for the Karelian Ministry of Education the "Knowledge Management Development" project. The project was financially assisted mainly by the National Board of Education (Finland).

The aim of project was to develop a web-based competence assessment and development system for in-service teacher training in the Republic of Karelia. This application included also various other tools, e.g. a tool for personal development plans.

The Finnish lead experts - Mr. Ari-Matti Auvinen, Senior Partner of HCI Productions Oy and Mr. Reijo Jouttimäki, Director of OPEKO - wrote jointly with the Russian experts also a self-development guide for teachers in Karelia. This guide has now been printed in Russian and it was publicised in Petrozavodsk in the dissemination seminar of the project on 18 May 2005.