Future Visions for 2030: Of Economy, Sustainability and Employment

by Juha Saukkonen, Minh Thu Dang, Anne Lukkarinen&Hoa Quynh Tran

Introduction

JAMK University of Applied Sciences (later in this paper: JAMK) is a Finnish institution of Higher Education, offering programs (undergraduate and graduate) in various academic fields. As the pedagogical strategy of JAMK (JAMK, 2012) aims at high quality of education and internationalization, research initiative “Future Visions 2030” was launched in the first half of 2012. By studying the futuribles of its students, the schools of JAMK aim at a better understanding of their weltanschaaung, and thus are able to critically review its practices and develop curricula to serve the future actors in their respective professional fields.(continue…)

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