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Prime Minister gets set to host children’s Independence Day party

Hundreds of children all over Finland are getting ready for the annual Independence Day party for children, which mirrors the formal reception that is...

Only one-in-four fathers in Finland take full advantage of paternity leave

New figures from social insurance agency Kela show that only 25% of fathers took the paternity leave they were entitled to in 2018. Finland is...

New class sizes proposed for kindergarten children

The Ministry of Education is proposing to change the regulations about the ration of staff and children at kindergartens. The new proposal would see seven...

Finnish 8th grade students thrive in international computer literacy tests

Finnish students are excelling in international studies designed to see how computer literate they are. A total of 14 countries participated in the International Computer...

Study: livelihood linked to well-being of children and parents

Finding working life easy or difficult has been linked by researchers to the well-being of both children and adults. A new study by the Finnish...

Study: low income kids don’t think they’ll ever achieve their dreams 

A major new report about childhood poverty in Finland finds that 16% of teenagers from low income families don't think they'll ever achieve their...

Valio issues recall of faulty baby milk batch

Finnish dairy company Valio has announced a product recall for a batch of faulty baby milk cartons. The Tuuti brand infant formula affected by the recall...

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...

New Children’s Hospital Opens

President Sauli Niinistö has officially opened a new children's hospital in Helsinki. The project, on Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District's Meilahti campus, was financed by...

East Finland Measles Outbreak Over

A measles outbreak in east Finland can be considered over, according to medical authorities in Sosteri District of eastern Finland. "Taking into account the time...