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Ways of learning in Skills Centria



Skills Centria offers workshops in languages, to support the thesis process, programming, medical calculations as well as math and physics.   

In the language and communication workshops (English, Finnish and Swedish), the student receives guidance in a small group and in person according to the student’s needs. The student informs the teacher about his or her own challenge and learning goal in advance by e-mail, so the teacher can guide the student to achieve the goal. Participation in the language and communication workshops is possible both face-to-face or online. The student can attend the workshop regularly or occasionallyIt is also possible for a student to get creditsThe workshop is held every other week. 

The workshops in math and physics are organized to support the first-year studies for students in Technology. The math workshop runs during autumn semester and the physics workshop during spring semester, led by a teacherThe students participate actively in the workshops and do calculations once a week  

In ICT-mentoring, the student receives guidance in coding and gets to do it in practice. The student can bring his or her home assignments to the workshop or bring some other challenge that the student is facing in programming. The student gets guidance from a large spectrum in ICT-mentoring  

In the thesis process workshop, the student learns how to recognize his or her working habits, strengths and development needsThe student can plan and create timetable for the thesis work, considering both studies and other tasks. The student understand how important motivation is when wanting to progress with the work. Students are able to see the benefit from guidance and peer mentoring. The student leans how to limit his/her research and can look for information from many sources. The student is able to present his/her progress in group meetings and is able reflect about the results to set objectives.


Study circle

Students who face challenges in medication calculations can participate in the medical calculation study circle, organized within Safety in nursing study module during autumn semester. 


Skills for studying & job seeking

These for all sessions have a wide range of topics including supporting your studies as well as peer groups for finalizing the studies, overall wellbeing, job seeking and career planning. The sessions are usually held in the pink floor area, also with online participation when possible. There will be more sessions included as the year goes by, so please suggest topics! 


Peer groups

The peer-groups concentrate on a particular topic. During the Academic year 2021-2022, there will be peer groups to students who wants pointers and support in order to bring their studies to an end either in December 2021 or May 2022. The peer groups meet once /month. Sign-up skillscentria@centria.fi.



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