The Sámi Education Institute is a state-run educational facility.

The Sámi Education Institute Board of Directors

The Sámi Education Institute has a Governing Board consisting of 11 members elected for four years at a time and their personal alternates. The National Board of Education appoints eight members, six of whom are nominated by the Sámi Parliament and at least one of whom represents the municipalities in the area. One member will be chosen from full-time teachers, one from other staff, and one from students (student member for 1 year). The Executive Secretary is the Principal.

Board of Directors Chairman: Veikko Feodoroff
Principal: Eeva-Liisa Rasmus-Moilanen
Vice Principal: Maritta Mäenpää
Director of Program Development: Janne Näkkäläjärvi

Board of Directors Term 1.8.2017 - 31.7.2021


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The Sámi Education Institute prepares students for employment in the workforce. We provide training for young adults and mature students. We provide companies and communities with work-based training and development services.

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Welcome to the Sámi Education Institute! This section will provide students with information to help cope with everyday practices and to succeed in their academic studies.

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Ongoing and completed projects at the Sámi Education Institute.

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The Sámi Education Institute works closely with companies and other organizations in the region. We are actively developing our services to provide workplace solutions.

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Support for Virtual Education

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