FCG is a multi-expertise company that provides services in multiple areas of knowledge and know-how.

Education, Skills and Innovation

FCG provides a wide range of tailored education, labor market and knowledge services as means to foster skills an dinnovation for inclusive growth worldwide.

High performing education systems promoting skills for all are crucial in a world shaped by global competition and technological change. Innovation, entrepreneurship and productive employment build on skilled people. Partnerships among governments, educational institutions, the private sector and the civil society are essential in effectively generating, using and spreading skills and knowledge. Technology is a key ingredient in building inclusive knowledge societies with modern learning and management systems.

FCG combines extensive experience in international project management with strong substantive know-how and global networks. Fostering education, skills and innovation, we have carried out more than 100 large projects in over 50 countries during the last 25 years. Responding to specific client needs is a fundamental principle in our work based on international evidence and in-depth contextual know-how.

FCG serves as a single entry point to the Finnish excellence in education, skills and innovation with Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences and other educational institutions as part of our resource network. Finland ranks consistently among the top countries in international education, innovation and competitiveness studies.

FCG Experience

FCG Expertise combines education, labor market and knowledge systems:

  • Strengthening general education - early childhood, primary and secondary education, including specific focus on teacher training, the use of technology as well as inclusive and special needs education
  • Activating labor market - vocational education and training, adult education, empolyment and entrepreneurship
  • Fostering knowledge systems - Higher education, research and innovation support systems, including use of technology and partnerships

FCG Services

FCG services take a holistic approach from tailored design to implementation and evaluation:

  • Design - Policy, reform and program designs as well as physical and virtual environments
  • Implementation - Implementation strategies, trainings, networks creation, institutional capacity building and infrastrucure development
  • Evaluation - independent evaluations and reviews as well as monitoring and follow-up

Contact persons

Kiira Kärkkäinen
Kiira Kärkkäinen
Project Director
Development Consulting
kiira.karkkainen a fcg.fi
+358 50 312 0318
Marja Laine
Marja Laine
Project Director
Development Consulting
marja.laine a fcg.fi
+358 40 837 8153
Tuija Lauren
Tuija Lauren
Senior Manager, Education
Development Consulting
tuija.lauren a fcg.fi
+358 44 988 6455


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