KAPPAS! in English

Final report in English:
Ursin, J., Hyytinen, H., & Silvennoinen, K. (eds.) (2021). Assessment of undergraduate students' generic skills in Finland: Findings of the Kappas! project. Publications of Ministry of Education and Culture 2021:31. http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-263-901-1

What is KAPPAS?

  • KAPPAS! investigates undergraduate students’ generic skills and the development of these skills during studies in Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences.
  • KAPPAS! produces important information for higher education institutions on the learning outcomes of their students in order to support the development of teaching and learning.
  • Students participating in the test will receive their own test results indicating the level of their generic skills.

What is studied?

Who are studied?

  • Beginning and graduating students from 11 universities and 7 universities of applied sciences in Finland.
  • In each higher education institution, about 200 beginning and 200 graduating students will be tested.

When will the testing take place?

  • An Internet-based testing will be carried out in August 2019 - March 2020.
  • The results will be reported at the end of 2020.