åppi is a new learning app of augmented reality. Developed in Turku, it encourages pupils and students to walk along the side of the River Aura and introduces unheard stories from Turku. The app is useful for teaching history, biology, visual arts and languages, for instance. The app has been developed as a collaborative effort between the City of Turku Education Division and CTRL Reality.
The Beyond 2030 Challenge is a competition that encourages upper secondary and vocational education students to dive into the world of science and technology. The ambitious aim of the competition, which is aimed at all upper secondary level students in Southwest Finland, is to find creative solutions to save the planet and humanity. Due to the exceptional circumstances caused by coronavirus, the registration period has been extended until 23 September. In the registration phase, the idea does not need to be complete or perfected. What counts is an open-minded and bold approach.
The pilot utilises blockchain technology with the objective of promoting the competitiveness of the Northern Growth Zone network cities.