Original Sokos Hotel Arina

Address: Pakkahuoneenkatu 16, Oulu, Oulu Province, 90100, Finland | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on Pakkahuoneenkatu 16, Oulu.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Oulu

    Finland primary TE

    A travel blog entry by ableak10 on Nov 10, 2014

    15 photos

    ... work. Predominantly boys a couple of girls.

  • Mika's way of teaching by letting the students make anything is very tiring on the teacher
  • Not all teachers teach only technical work in other school sometimes they are classroom teachers
  • Mika was also a lecturer at the university
  • When classroom teachers teach TE there are many teachers who would use the workshop facilities
  • Reasonably good documentation by the ...

  • Finnish School Visit

    A travel blog entry by ableak10 on Nov 07, 2014

    13 photos

    Today I had a lovely visit to a lower secondary school. They students and teachers alike were all very welcoming. Being the first school I have visited in Finland I was very keen to see what life is like in a Finnish school. We tend to hear so much about the Finnish system due to their PISA results so it was good to finally see behind the closed doors. My visit was to the:
    Merikoski school

    Teacher: Janne Marjamaa

    • School years ...

    The First Departure

    A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10 on Jul 16, 2014

    1 comment, 1 photo

    ... about by the combination of the late night the night before plus accumulated tiredness plus the realisation that the holiday was over and that we would be parting in the morning. Still, it was a lovely evening and the crowds were out there enjoying it. It never ceases to impress me the way that the Finns and Scandinavians in general are determined to make the most of the long days and good weather – they are out playing until well after midnight. ...

    To Oulu!

    A travel blog entry by julesinfinland on Jul 08, 2014

    31 photos

    ... but he wasn't Finnish and of all his time living here he hadn't learnt Finnish either. Maybe we can find him on the net.

    But anyway, by this time we made our way to Cafe Regatta to meet Katri and Johanna, Katri is a student at Monash with me and she was back for the holidays. Johanna was a friend of Katri's and she had been visiting her in Australia and we met at our Finnish food party. Johanna had just finished an ...

    First Arrival

    A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10 on Jul 02, 2014

    ... in one of the biggest towns that we have visited and we have the worst internet access. There is supposed to be free wifi available to all throughout Oulu but here on the boat, even using my booster, it is well nigh impossible to get a signal.

    In the afternoon we got pretty soaked going to the supermarket, we didn't have to go but it was something to do and then we basically waited for Richard’s arrival, whilst mopping up drips of water from one of our newly replaced, ...