Portrait of Sari Halavaara

Sari Halavaara

Teacher Otaniemi Upper Secondary School Finland Education

Sari has been a history and social studies teacher in secondary and upper secondary schools for over thirty years.

Her colleague Juha-Pekka Lehtonen and she have focused on developing student-centered and collaborative learning methods. Digital technologies are an essential tool for enhancing learning. They have created three learning scenarios on the Teaching with Europeana website.

Our acknowledgments: The History and Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award (2012). Apple Distinguished Educator (2017). Jan Comenius Award for innovative teaching of EU affairs (2020).