Case study: Cross-border e-health project


The Finnish directors and managers of a regional health services department needed to improve their English in order to better participate in a cross-border e-health project involving several countries.

  • To be able to speak more comfortably (participants were more used to writing)
  • To practice using the English terminology for e-health
  • To aid with team-building
  • To exchange ideas with European colleagues

Key elements of their course
  • Using digital videos of other e-health projects within the EU and world-wide
  • Using case-studies of other e-health projects as presentation material
  • Meeting simulations
  • Presentations of their own projects
  • Practice in explaining their own ideas and opinions

egg100This course is an example of how we can combine language and extra-linguistic aims (in this case team-building) to increase the added-value of the course for our clients.