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Ministry of Education to support more anti-grooming efforts

The Ministry of Education has revealed its latest move in the fight against internet grooming. A special fund of up to €1 million is being...

Education union wants €3000 starting salary for new teachers

The Trade Union of Education in Finland OAJ is calling for a major overhaul of pay and working conditions for teachers, firing the opening...

Summer reading: 6 education stories you might have missed

Summer holidays gives you the chance to catch up on some reading - and maybe you missed some of our original journalism about education...

Finns want to add economics lessons for primary school children

Finns want to see a change in the subjects that students are learning in primary schools. A new survey for the Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion...

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...