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Childhood poverty ‘a serious problem’ in Finland

Save The Children in Finland says childhood poverty is still a serious problem in Finland. An estimated 14,7% of Finnish children live in poverty and...

“Towards Finland, or towards death” Tampere 9th graders take swipe at...

A group of 9th graders at a Tampere school have found themselves in the middle of a political controversy after working on a poster...

Rihanna tweets SOS to Juha Sipilä

Superstar Rihanna and Juha Sipilä are unlikely Twitter friends. One is a fashion icon, music industry superstar, business mogul and Hollywood movie star who loves...

Espoo suspends sports test after pupil death

Schools in Finland's second largest city Espoo have suspended a fitness test after a pupil  died last week. The boy had a medical emergency at...

Balanced diet: uneaten food a problem for school children

Is your child eating all of their lunch at school? A new study by the National Institute of Health and Wellness THL finds that many...

More Finns Applying To UK Universities Despite Brexit Uncertainty

More Finnish students are applying to study at British universities, despite the ongoing uncertainties over what a final Brexit deal will look like or...

Finnish Teachers Face Increasing Bullying, Violence: Report

A new report from the Trade Union of Education OAJ finds that every second teacher in Finland has experienced inappropriate treatment or bullying in...

Helsinki Plans Immigrant Education Shake-Up

Helsinki City Council is expected to approve an overhaul of its education provisions this month, to try and improve qualifications and opportunities for students...

Summer Holiday Shift Could Boost Tourism Money

What do you think about your children starting and ending their school summer holidays two weeks later? A new government-backed report says it could be...

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...