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International educators take Finnish lessons as classrooms adapt to change

At Kalasatama primary school in east Helsinki, a class of noisy nine-year olds charges around the gym hall, dodging a ball thrown by their...

WATCH: “I’m afraid for the future” – thousands of students demand...

An estimated three thousand people marched through the streets of Helsinki today, most of them school students who took the day off classes to...

Kajaani university axes 12 jobs in cost-cutting move

The University of Applied Sciences KAMK in Kajaani is being forced to axe 12 jobs as part of cost-cutting measures. Unveiling its budget proposals, the...

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...

WATCH: Penkkarit parade – costumes and candy for the last day...

High school seniors across the country celebrated today with noisy and colourful penkkarit parades. It's a tradition that dates back generations, when seniors marked the...

Big increase in foreign students applying to Aalto University

The number of students applying to study in English at Aalto University has skyrocketed 26% in the past year according to the latest figures. With...

Metropolia’s state-of-the-art campus opens for classes

Thousands of students are starting a new term at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences today in Helsinki, and settling in to a brand new campus. It's...

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...