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What is tutoring?

Tutors have an important role in how new students integrate in the Diak student community. Tutors guide new students in many practical matters and introduce them to their own campus, the surrounding area and student activities.

O'Diako is responsible for the tutoring at Diak, including degree programs in both English and Finnish and international exchange students.

Credits and work certificate

It is possible to apply for credits and request a work certificate from tutoring. In order to receive credits, the student must write a 1-3 page report on their activities with Diak rules for academic papers with the following content:

  • The course, the number of credits applied for, as well as your own information and the study guidance counselor

  • Description of activities and work time report: time spent on activities and content of activities

  • Evaluation: key points and successes

  • Assessment of your own learning

  • Development suggestions

  • (introduction of a possible successor)

Peer tutoring 2 cr

The student should succeed in:

  • guide other students and give peer support

  • principles and practices of student tutoring

  • to introduce new students to the study environment and services

  • to support new students in study and student life related issues

You work as a peer tutor one term at a time, but the times you can be a tutor is not restricted.

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International tutoring 2 cr

The student should succeed in:

  • to introduce international exchange or degree students to the study environment and services

  • ability to pay attention to the cultural differences while working as tutor

You can work as an international tutor one term at a time, but the times you can be a tutor is not restricted.

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