Education Consultant of Helsinki Education Consulting Group
Ilona Taimela provides consulting services to cities and schools in implementing the new Finnish National Curriculum. Ilona is specialised in Phenomenon based learning, design thinking, participatory processes and sustainability. Her current expertise is also on implementing Carbon neutrality and UN Agenda 2030 SDGs in the Education Field in the city of Helsinki. She is an author, lecturer, a facilitator and a product owner of Helsinki Education Week, an annual Education festival in the City of Helsinki. She has a long experience from being a classroom and subject teacher, a citywide expert teacher, a university researcher, an Executive Director and an administrator. She has sat on boards of schools, Board of a Cultural Foundation and a Governmental Advisory Board. She has often been interviewed in the media, TV, radio and newspapers. She is an engaging, energising and a sought after speaker.