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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...

Education Minister: ‘I welcome debate on reforming religion lessons in schools’

Finland's Education Minister Li Andersson (Left) says she is "delighted" about a debate on reforming religion lessons in schools. Her comments come after a poll by public...

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...