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The aim of the project is to find the European balance for joint cooks’ qualifications and at the same time make improvements for cooks’ qualifications.

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Don’t Panic: Food Tips and Hints

Don’t Panic: Food Tips and Hints

Covid-19 / Corona Virus and the associated emergency measures that have been introduced have been a big shock to us…

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CORE project research was presented in the meeting at The Finnish Hospitality Association (MaRa)

CORE project research was presented in the meeting at The Finnish Hospitality Association (MaRa)

Photo 1. Oona Haapakorpi from Omnia and Minna Halmetoja from MaRa On 25th of February lecturer Mrs Oona Haapakorpi from…

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Third Core meeting in Tralee, Ireland. 11.-13.2.2020

Third Core meeting in Tralee, Ireland. 11.-13.2.2020

Photo 1. CORE team The third Core meeting in Tralee, Ireland started with the wind. The weather varied between sunshine,…

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Third CORE transnational project meeting  in Tralee

Third CORE transnational project meeting in Tralee

Tuesday 11.02.2020 Location: Institute of Technology Tralee Time: 00:00 Description: Third CORE meeting in Tralee,  Ireland 11-12.2.2020

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CORE project: 360° virtual learning environments as part of teaching

CORE project: 360° virtual learning environments as part of teaching

Virtual learning environments Photo 1. The first online lesson is about to begin Virtual learning environments represent a whole new…

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Living with Phenylketonuria (PKU) and a Protein Restricted Diet in Ireland

Living with Phenylketonuria (PKU) and a Protein Restricted Diet in Ireland

Ever wondered why a customer …..asks you to heat a pale looking bread roll or pizza base? Asks for the…

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Omnia´s learning environments for cooking students

Omnia´s learning environments for cooking students

How we educate our cooking students every day? The present concept of “learning environment” is wide like sky if we…

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Omnia’s education for adult immigrants

Omnia’s education for adult immigrants

The integration of adult immigrants into labor market requires personal studying paths and flexible pathways. So, we can guarantee every…

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The future dynamics of culinary education across Europe- Research Results

The future dynamics of culinary education across Europe- Research Results

INTRODUCTION The CORE project aims to explore the future dynamics of culinary education across Europe.  The project is co-funded by…

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Kestävän kehityksen CORE projektin toinen virallinen kansainvälinen kokous oli Espanjan Bilbaossa (finnish)

Kestävän kehityksen CORE projektin toinen virallinen kansainvälinen kokous oli Espanjan Bilbaossa (finnish)

Kuva: Core- projektitiimi CORE – Cooking for the future projektin toinen virallinen kansainvälinen kokous oli Espanjan, Bilbaossa 1-3 lokakuuta. Itse…

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CORE MEETING BILBAO

CORE MEETING BILBAO

The second meeting of the CORE project has been held for three days, this time in the city of Bilbao,…

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Maybe you don’t want to start a restaurant, but would like to try a pop-up restaurant?

Maybe you don’t want to start a restaurant, but would like to try a pop-up restaurant?

Omnia’s Cooks Guild school’s (in Finnish Kokkikilta) students opened a pop-up restaurant called Lilla Henricus for two weeks. The event…

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Jam contest in Tartu VEC

Jam contest in Tartu VEC

In Tartu Vocational Education Centre an official school jam competition has taken place for the 3rd year in a row.…

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Second CORE transnational project meeting in Bilbao

Second CORE transnational project meeting in Bilbao

Tuesday 1.10.2019 For three days the second meeting of the CORE project has been held, this time the city of…

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IKASLAN and the world of cooking

IKASLAN and the world of cooking

IKASLAN is an association of public vocational collegues (61) from the Basque Country, its activities focus on initial vocational education…

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Visit from Finnish national agency for education

Visit from Finnish national agency for education

19.09.2019 Location: Omnia Lakelankatu 1 From Finnish National Agency for Education Hannele Nevalampi where in Omnia today.“asking about our project…

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COOKING AS A CAREER

COOKING AS A CAREER

There are numerous educational paths to fulfill the dream of being a chef. Due to the fact that becoming a…

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Food Trends

Food Trends

FOOD TRENDS  A number of macro forces will impact the way food isproduced, distributed, bought, sold and consumed.   Push factors…

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Head Chefs share their views on the environment they work in and what the future holds

Head Chefs share their views on the environment they work in and what the future holds

The CORE project aims to explore the future dynamics of culinary education across Europe. The project is co-funded by the Erasmus…

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TheSchool of Business, Computing and Humanities at IT Tralee

TheSchool of Business, Computing and Humanities at IT Tralee

  The School of Business, Computing & Humanities(BCH) has been providing graduates since the 1970’s and since then it has…

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National Partnership Meeting

National Partnership Meeting

Tuesday 11.06.2019 Location: VAMIA Ruutikellarintie 2, 65100 Vaasa, Finland Time: 10.00-17.00 Sample Text

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Cooking for the future with new technology

Cooking for the future with new technology

Based on conversations with the other CORE - Cooking for the future –project, restaurants and other professional kitchens all around…

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Catering and tourism department in Tartu Vocational Education centre

Catering and tourism department in Tartu Vocational Education centre

Tartu Vocational Education Centre is the biggest vocational training centre in Estonia. Our Catering and Tourism Department in turn is…

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Core- Cooking for the future project challenged teachers’ English skills

Core- Cooking for the future project challenged teachers’ English skills

Interviews with professionals Last week we (lecturers Mrs. Merja Leivo, Mr. Janne Möhkölä and Mrs. Oona Haapakorpi from Omnia) interviewed…

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Spring greetings from Omnia

Spring greetings from Omnia

Sunny spring greetings from Omnia’s Lakelankatu department’s Cooks’ Guild School original (in Finnish Kokkikilta Original Espoo). Omnia is a multisectoral…

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ITTRALEE CULINARY STUDENT AISLING DELANY WINS THE NATIONAL COOKERY SKILLS COMPETITION AT IRELAND SKILLS LIVE

ITTRALEE CULINARY STUDENT AISLING DELANY WINS THE NATIONAL COOKERY SKILLS COMPETITION AT IRELAND SKILLS LIVE

Ireland Skills Live took place from Thursday to Saturday, 21-23 March in Dublin’s RDS. Ireland Skills Live played host to…

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International Vocational Education Carnival in Jyväskylä 2019

International Vocational Education Carnival in Jyväskylä 2019

Spring is a time for a carnival. Winter turns first into spring, then into summer, and then the year’s work…

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From Vamia to the world

From Vamia to the world

Internationality in education Each region and country has its own dishes, flavours and culinary heritage that merit exploration and appreciation.…

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Kansainvälinen CORE -hanke mahdollistaa yhteistyön eri catering-alan koulujen välillä (Finnish)

Kansainvälinen CORE -hanke mahdollistaa yhteistyön eri catering-alan koulujen välillä (Finnish)

12.4.2019 Ensimmäinen kokous Espoossa. Maailma ympärillämme muuttuu nopeasti. Tästä syystä myös opettamisen pitää muuttua. Muuten emme tavoita tulevaisuuden tarpeita. CORE…

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Assessment of learning and competence in Finland, Case restaurant  Silveria, Vamia

Assessment of learning and competence in Finland, Case restaurant Silveria, Vamia

Student assessment is criteria based, which is to say that a student’s learning and competence is always compared to either…

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INTERNATIONAL CORE PROJECT WORKS WITH DIFFERENT CULINARY SCHOOLS AROUND EUROPE

INTERNATIONAL CORE PROJECT WORKS WITH DIFFERENT CULINARY SCHOOLS AROUND EUROPE

The world around us is changing fast. That’s why teaching must also change to meet the needs of the future.…

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Tartu VEC skills competition “Maker of the year 2019”

Tartu VEC skills competition “Maker of the year 2019”

The first week of March Tartu VEC held annual skills competitions for students. This year students from 34 different fields…

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FIRST TRANSNATIONAL PROJECT MEETING IN FINLAND

FIRST TRANSNATIONAL PROJECT MEETING IN FINLAND

The kick-off meeting of the CORE- Cooking for the future project took place in Espoo, Finland on the 4th and…

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CORE Kick-Off meeting in Espoo

CORE Kick-Off meeting in Espoo

04.03.2019-5.3.2019 Location: InnoOmnia, Kirkkokatu 16 A and Lakelankatu 1 Time: 10.00-16.00 Description: CORE- Cooking for the future KICK-OFF meeting 4.-5.3.2019

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Omnia participated in the online Kick-off meeting of the funded projects under the KA3 – Support for Policy Reform, Joint Qualifications in VET call

Omnia participated in the online Kick-off meeting of the funded projects under the KA3 – Support for Policy Reform, Joint Qualifications in VET call

On 5th February 2019 Ms Oona Haapakorpi, Mr Mika Heino and Ms Qing Gu from Omnia participated in the online Kick-off meeting…

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