Rebuilding 75 schools in Peru

Knowledge transfer and pedagogical learning environment design in the focus of Polar Partners team in Peru

A consortium of companies from the UK and Finland were selected as Peru’s delivery partner to rebuild 75 public schools in Peru as a part of Peru’s bicentenary year in a special Government-to-Government project Bicentennial schools, Proyecto Especial de Inversión Pública – Escuelas Bicentenario (PEIP-EB).

As part of the Koulu consortium, Polar Partners is collaborating in the development of local school construction know-how and raising the level of education in Peru’s public schools. The consortium leads the program in co-operation with Peru’s Ministry of Education.

Koulu consortium is bringing international best practices in PMO services, technical assurance, Building Information Modelling (BIM) procurement and knowledge transfer of large-scale school infrastructure programs to PEIP-EB across the project lifecycle (2021-2024) with the focus on transferring knowledge and creating a long-lasting legacy for Peru.

Country: Peru
Size of the project:75 schools
Actions:– Raising the level of education in Peru’s public schools
– Leading the knowledge transfer team
– Creating a formal training program and assessing capability and maturity
– Designing new learning environments
– Conducting pedagogical analysis and teacher training
Results:– Processes, tools, and knowledge transfer management plan
– Over 120 training courses for the client’s teams with social learning and on-the-job learning activities
– Over 5,000 teachers in training
– Learning management system for documents, materials, and workshops
– More than 114,000 students benefit from the program
Period:December 2021 – Ongoing

Comprehensive knowledge transfer program to capacitate the local team

For Polar Partners, the essence of the project lies in knowledge transfer and education development. Our team is leading Knowledge transfer activities across Koulu and in collaboration with PEIP-EB – we are helping our client to develop their capabilities and know-how in school construction with 70-20-10 learning and development framework. Knowledge transfer team with the support from experts in Koulu creates a comprehensive professional training program with over 120 courses (10%) with hundreds of hours social learning (20%) and on-the-job learning activities (70%) for the client.

Our team is also a part of the pedagogical team with the focus on designing student-centered and sustainable multifunctional learning environments and designing the teacher training for 5,000 teachers and principals about 21st century education, co-teaching, student support and how to use new learning environments in teaching.

In the end the goal is to provide new and safe school buildings, better learning opportunities and have a positive effect to the lives of over 114,000 students and their families across Peru.

More about the project:

Project manager:

Senni Muiniekka

Knowledge Transfer Lead

Located in Lima, Peru

+51 98274 3229