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Got milk? Consumption of organic milk in schools is increasing

The amount of organic milk being drunk in Finnish schools is on the rise, even if the overall volume is still rather low compared...

‘Finland or death’ school cleared over Finns Party poster

A school in Tampere, its head teacher and other officials have been cleared of any wrongdoing over a poster competition for 9th grade students...

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...

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...

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...

Recommended reading: books spark imagination during autumn holidays

The pages of a book can transport its reader to other countries, other times or other worlds, and that's why the Finnish National Agency...

More vegetarian options and sustainable meals recommended for schools

High schools and vocational colleges have received guidelines for the first time on how to make their student lunches more healthy, more sustainable, and...

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...