Toteemi-team in Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher education collaborate with Student and Education Research foundation, Otus. The team with researcher from Otus analyse the data from current surveys e.g. Student barometer, From UAS to work – survey and Graduates feedback –survey and deliver the results to Toteemi-network in order to support developmental work in UASes. Research results concern integrating studies and work, student wellbeing and participation, differences in wellbeing between students in various life situations, and UAS-graduates experiences about competencies needed at work.

Further information: Liisa Vanhanen-Nuutinen,

Saari, J., Vanhanen-Nuutinen, L., Kotila, H. & Mäki, K. 2017. Better learning through relevant work experience? Preliminary results on  the validity and reliability of LWWL-inventory. Eapril Proceedings 2016.

Mäkelä M. & Moiso A. 2017. Work and Study.  Conceptualizing validation of work experience in a Finnish
University of Applied Sciences.

Vanhanen-Nuutinen, L., Saari, J., Kotila, H. & Mäki, K. 2018. Opintojen aikainen työssäkäynti – ongelma vai mahdollisuus ammattikorkeakoulu-opinnoissa? Eurostudent VI tutkimuksen artikkelisarja. OKM julkaisuja 10.I [English abstract and infographics: Employment during studies – problem or opportunity in university of applied sciences studies, Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland 2018:10]