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Students and teachers exposed after positive coronavirus test

A student at Linnajoki School in Porvoo has tested positive for coronavirus, just two days after primary and lower secondary students across the country...

Schools are open for contact teaching, but parents and pupils are...

Thousands of students in primary and lower secondary school go back to class on Thursday, after almost two months of enforced distance learning during...

Education Minister Li Andersson outlines new back to school rules

Education Minister Li Andersson (Left) says the government is preparing an amendment to the Basic Education Act which would make it easier to switch between...

Divided science leads to confusion over children’s school safety

Students are set to return to school on 14th May after nearly two months of forced distance learning. The government's decision to re-start classes was...

Distance learning increases stress for high school students

Finnish high school students, faced with working remotely with schools closed during the coronavirus crisis, are experiencing higher levels of stress with their studies. A...

Drive to donate computers for distance learning students

A number of initiatives are underway in Finland to provide computer for students who don't have their own, and help them keep up with...

Investigation: Finnish students shun university education in post-Brexit Britain

The number of Finnish students applying for university places in the UK has dropped by almost a quarter in recent years, with students and...

New education initiative raises the age on compulsory classes

A new initiative by the government aims to keep more young people in school and working towards a qualification by increasing the age of...

Ski week school holiday season gets underway

The annual 'ski week' holidays begin today for many pupils, with schools in the capital city region, Pori and Turku beginning their vacations. Next week...

Education Minister warns of school consequences of population decline

Minister of Education Li Andersson (Left) is warning that declining population in some parts of the country might mean there's not enough children for each...