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Pisa results show large gap in literacy between Finnish boys and...

The OECD's three-yearly look at how well 15-year olds are doing in maths, reading and science has been published on Tuesday and it shows...

Haaga-Helia’s Estonia expansion plans halted by anti-immigrant minister

Ambitious plans by a Finnish university to expand its operations with a campus in Estonia have been halted by a far right government minister. Haaga-Helia...

Nordic ministers publish open letter on equal rights 

Finland's Minister for Development Cooperation and Trade Ville Skinnari (SDP) has joined his counterparts from the other Nordic countries to publish an open letter about their...

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...

Twenty thousand Turku students without lunch during ‘illegal’ strike

Up to 20,000 students and young people will be left without a hot lunch at school for the rest of the week due to...

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...

Espoo students walk out over classroom air quality concerns

Students at an Espoo school walked out of classes on Thursday over concerns about the quality of air in classrooms. The Leppävaara students say the...

Li Andersson interview: “I think in politics you are never finished”

It's been almost four months since Li Andersson joined the government, one of two Left Alliance cabinet ministers, capping a successful year for the...

Universities say Migri delays are damaging their international reputation

Universities say a backlog of unprocessed residence permits for international students is causing reputational damage to Finland's higher education system, and hurts their chances...

Frustrated, dejected and disheartened: the international students hit by Migri delays

The last email Stephen Abayateye received from his case worker at Migri said he'd get a decision on a Finnish residence permit within the month. That...