Welcome to grit:lab.

grit:lab is an innovative coding program initiative based on the edu01 pedagogy on the Åland Islands, aimed at adults looking to gain new skills and create career opportunities in tech and development. Watch the video to find out more!

What is grit?

Grit, or as the dictionary defines it: “courage and determination despite difficulty”, encapsulates the hard-working, straight-talking Åland mentality (also known as “egensinne” or “willfulness”) to a tee.

We expect nothing less from our students, shaping grit:lab to become a “lab” of experimentation and collective creativity where talented and motivated individuals immerse themselves in the high-growth mindset of always pushing for better.

The grit:lab program

A social initative.

grit:lab is an initiative started by the Åland government in collaboration with Paf  and Ålands Yrkesgymnasium, based on the 01 edu-system pedagogy. The program aims to make a beneficial contribution to the Åland society by bringing in new talent, furthering the growth of the Åland tech and startup industry and strengthening the local education system and job market.

The partner network initiative’s main goal is to connect the grit:lab students with local tech businesses. Together, we want to create new opportunities for and support talented individuals in joining the Åland community.

Introducing: the grit:lab team.

Anna-Lena Svenblad

Co-director, grit:lab
anna-lena@gritlab.ax

Francois Maugis

Co-director, grit:lab
francois@gritlab.ax

Jenny Schauman-Linevik

Social Media, grit:lab
jenny@gritlab.ax

Ludvig Winberg

PR, grit:lab
ludvig@gritlab.ax

Le Viet

Technical Tutor, grit:lab
le@gritlab.ax

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Our supporters.

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