Pelastuspäivä (Rescue Day) was a project I started during my Finnish course at Tampereen Aikuiskoulutuskeskus in 2013. The idea was to get all authorities and organizations which do any kind of rescue work together to one place to show and explain their work to over 350 immigrants who were studying Finnish at TAKK.

The project turned out to be a huge success. Thirteen (almost all) invited organizations and authorities sent speakers and many also sent vehicles and/or equipment for display. We also had some nice media coverage.

I did the project together with my classmate Nataliya Savelyeva and honestly - I couldn't have done it without her. While I have no problem speaking (well, let's say, I'm not SHY of speaking...), I really suck at writing and Nataliya is really good with grammar, so she did almost all of the written stuff.

Also, of course, the teachers (especially Tiina Jokela) and the training manager Janne Haikansalo supported us with language stuff and gave us many "cultural pointers".

All in all, we had loads of fun and it was a great experience.

Here are some photos: taken by Jussi Mattila and taken by me

Tampereen Aikuiskoulutuskeskuksen Kotoutumis- ja monikulttuurisuuskoulutuksen uusissa tiloissa Tampereen Hervannassa järjestetään Pelastuspäivä 28.5.2013. Pelastuspäivän organisointi on TAKK:n opiskelijoiden Stefan Gofferjen ja Nataliya Savelyevan opintoihin liittyvä projektityö. Pelastuspäivään kutsutaan esiintyjiä pelastustyötä tekevistä viranomais- ja pelastusorganisaatioista. Kotoutumiskoulutuksen opiskelijoille on tarjolla luentoja ja kalustoesittelyjä kello 9-14.

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