Finnish education professional Riikka Vihriälä works as a Policy Officer in European Commission's Directorate-General for Education and Culture, in the Unit for Vocational Training and Adult Education. EAEA works closely with her unit in order to contribute to the development of European adult learning policies.
A career in education policy was Riikka Vihriälä's goal since the beginning of her studies at the University of Helsinki back in 2006. Vihriälä has a Master of Arts in Education with a major in General and Adult Education.
She was always interested in an international career.
- My everyday life has been international for long; I went to a French-Finnish school in Finland and spent an exchange semester in France during my studies. I also did an internship in the field of vocational training in Canada before starting at the Commission, she tells. Read more...