Lyfta combines Finnish and British excellence in pedagogy, storytelling and technology to introduce one of the most exciting learning platforms available.

Lyfta is a platform where teachers can find engaging, immersive storyworlds to capture the hearts and minds of their students - making their jobs easier to introduce and delve into complex topics. Children love exploring Lyfta's real-life stories, built using 360° photography, VR&AR technology, high quality film content and rich media stories. Lyfta's immersive resources are an ideal tool for teaching 21st Century skills and global citizenship, while fostering values such as empathy and understanding. Lyfta's stories are cross-curricular, covering topics such as Literacy, PSHE, Citizenship, Geography, Philosophy, Art, Music, Religious Education, Global Education and even a bit of Science and Maths. 

Explore Students become global explorers through our immersive, real-life stories & engaging VR experiences.

Explore

Students become global explorers through our immersive, real-life stories & engaging VR experiences.

Discover Teachers benefit from our easy-to-use lesson plans, activity guides & exercises, helping them do more in less time. 

Discover

Teachers benefit from our easy-to-use lesson plans, activity guides & exercises, helping them do more in less time. 

Create Students have access to our library of artwork so they can create their own creative works inspired by Lyfta's stories.  

Create

Students have access to our library of artwork so they can create their own creative works inspired by Lyfta's stories.  

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The Awra Amba Experience

Take a trip to a fascinating village in Ethiopia, that lives according to democratic and egalitarian principles. Cross-curricular material, perfect for phenomenon-based learning.

Secrets of the Opera

A visually stunning, fun 360° experience invites you to discover the backstage spaces of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. Perfect for teaching arts, crafts and music. 

Dinnertime 360

Four families from different cultural backgrounds open their homes to dinner visitors, share their best meal recipes and tell their moving life stories. 

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT LYFTA

A remarkable digital story experience, and one I will be sharing with other teachers.

★★★★★
— Lisa Fish, Teacher and Blogger (USA)
I would recommend this to all teachers who want to teach 21st Century Skills.

★★★★★
— Olli Vallo, Education Expert, Kokoa Standard (Finland)
 
I am deeply impressed and moved. The potent mix of human experience and compelling digital presentation makes for something very special indeed.
— Liz Robinson, Head Teacher, Surrey Square Primary School (UK)
Awra Amba is a beautifully produced, inspiring resource from which much can be learned about community, equality, enterprise and generosity. This is an opportunity not to be missed!
— Marguerite Heath, Programme Director, Citizenship Foundation (UK)
 
 

OUR TEAM

 

Our talented, international team includes Finnish pedagogical expertise, German engineering, British creativity and Korean minimalist design (and more!)

 

 
Paulina Tervo

Paulina Tervo

Co-Founder/ Co-CEO
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Serdar Ferit

Co-Founder/ Co-CEO
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Katri Meriläinen

Head of Educational Development
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Johannes Metsälampi  

Motion Graphics &
UX Designer

Jinhee Kim

UX and Graphic Designer

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María Carrasco

Education Specialist &
Social Media Manager

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Miko Marttunen

Creative Intern

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Suman Kharal

Unity programmer

Kari Tervo

Chairman of the Board

Jan Totzek

360° Technologist

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Advisors

 

Tiina Rantakokko, Co-Founder, Business Advisor and Strategist

Tuomas Pitkänen, Senior Business Advisor

Gökhan Sahin, Business Advisor, YouTube commercial strategy, Google

Lisa Taner, Education outreach, Global Learning Advocate

Allan Arriaga, Tech, UX, Agile

 

collaborators

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We love answering questions, demonstrating our products and discussing exciting collaborations!

Email:
[email protected]

Tel: +358 45 134 1336 (Finland)
Tel: +44 7540 566473 (UK)

Address:
Siltavuorenpenger 7
00170 Helsinki