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Parliament votes against truly free secondary education

A vote in parliament has ended the prospects of truly free secondary school education for all pupils. Members of parliament voted 111 to 72 to...

Espoo goes firework-free for New Year, as citizen’s initiative seeks ban

Finland's second largest city has decided not to celebrate the New Year with a bang - at least, when it comes to fireworks. Espoo will...

Social Democrats Back Fully-Free High School Education

The Social Democrats say that a proposal for fully-free secondary education - including high school and vocational school - should be added to parliament's...

Thousands Sign Initiative For Free Vocational Education Rights

Students in Finland already enjoy some world-leading free university education. But a new Citizens' Initiative aims to put the idea of genuinely cost-free vocational training...