Rovaniemi Municipal Federation of Education

Collaboration and partnerships

All contact emails:

Coordination and collaboration enquiries

Päivi Kontiokoski

International Affairs Coordinator 
tel. +358 40 843 7668
email: paivi.kontiokoski(at)


International cooperation and developing international stakeholder contacts

Saija Niemelä-Pentti
Director of Rovaniemi Municipal Federation of Education

Taisto Arkko
Principal, Lapland Education Centre REDU

Ritva Pekkala
Principal, Industry manager, Santasport Lapin Urheiluopisto

Erkki Jääskö
Senior Advisor

Riitta Karusaari
Pedagogical Head

REDU’s International team


Aircraft Maintenance, IT, Land Surveying, Electrical- and Mechanical Engineering
Heidi Hoikkala

Forestry, Vehicle Sector, Logistics and Infrastructure Construction
Kauko Jaukkuri

Natural and Environmental Protection, Tourism-, Food-, Cleaning and Restaurant- and Catering Services
Ari Manninen

Construction, Building Maintenance Technology, Surface Treatment Technology and Wood Industry
Ismo Molkoselkä

Preparatory Training for Vocational Education (VALMA) and Training for Work and Independent Living (TELMA)
Riitta Karusaari

Social and Health Care (Practical Nurse)
Liisa Pöykkö

Business and Administration, Hair and Beauty, Fashion and Textiles
Anna-Tytti Sulisalo


Mari Jokela


Sodankylä and Kemijärvi

Anna-Tytti Sulisalo


Santasport Lapin Urheiluopisto

Sports, Dance, Social and Health Care (Youth Education and Care) Markus Memonen


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