School as a Service (SaaS) wins its 7th award
School as a Service has received its 7th
The idea of School as a Service (SaaS) was developed by Antti Ahlava, Jarmo Suominen, Fernando Nieto, Natalia Vladykina, Saana Rossi, and Mia
Prizes awarded to School as a Service
2016 _ Mayors Award for Innovation
2016 _ National Award for Innovation
2016 _ Espoo Medal for Innovation
2017 _ International Innovation Award
2017 _ Best Learning Community, Espoo (Haukilahti School & Aalto University)
2018 _ Espoo Medal for Innovation
2019 _ Human City Design Award, Seoul Design Foundation
“The School as a Service pilot project is a concrete example of thinking in a different way and boldly trying a new approach. The project tackles many challenges relating to the physical organization of teaching, pedagogical operating model and user-oriented development in a fresh manner. It has multidimensional effects. The results can be seen from the viewpoints of social, ecological and economic sustainability alike.” –mentioned on Espoo Medal for Innovation 2016.
“The School as a Service demonstration project challenges the concept of a conventional learning environment and points the way for new kinds of learning conditions, pedagogy, and school operating culture. The operating model has already received plenty of positive feedback and aroused international interest,” says Sampo Suihko, Director of Espoo Education and Cultural Services.