The Finland ADL Partnership Center was formed in 2016 and is located close to Helsinki in Taistelukoulu Garrison in Tuusula, Finland.
The Finland ADL Partnership Center works in collaboration with Finnish Defence Forces (FDF) ADL Office which gets steering and tasking straight directly from the Chief of Education and Training. The FDF ADL Office is a part of the FDF Shared Services Centre and it’s organized together with the FDF Media Production Unit.
The strength of the Finland ADL Partnership Center and FDF ADL Office is active international cooperation and the young, innovative conscripts who have acquired expertise in the field of ADL prior to serving in the ADL Office.
The mission of The Finland ADL Partnership Center is to develop innovative and modern e-learning solutions which are user friendly, cost effective and compatible with other learning elements and environments.
The Finland ADL Partnership Center offers services to FDF personnel, conscripts and reservists. The total number of users of these e-learning solutions is about 50,000 (2016).
The flexible nature of their work and the wide expertise of their personnel enable fast development and adoption of e-learning solutions in the field of ADL into the Finnish Defence Forces.
Major Tuomas Tihula is the Chief of FDF ADL Office and is the main point of contact for the Finland ADL Partnership Center
Major Tihula and his team’s main areas of focus are development of e-learning solutions, innovative content production, mobile learning, gamification, training pedagogy, emerging technology, NORDEFCO (Nordic Defence Cooperation) ADL work, and NATO Training Group projects.
Major Tihula has been working in the field of ADL since 2006. Before that he worked as a Chief of Personnel in the Helsinki Air Defence Regiment. He received the Directorship of the Finland ADL Partnership Center in 2016.
Finnish Defence Forces
Rantatie 66, FI-04300
Tel: +358 299-815-630