The restrictions on early childhood education, teaching and education and training will be extended

30.3.2020 20.48

The restrictions on early childhood education, teaching and education and training will be extended by one month until 13 May at different levels of education. At the same time, preparations will be made for extending the exceptional arrangements in education until the end of the term, if this is deemed necessary for containing the epidemic.


Frequently asked questions about COVID-19

18.3.2020 11.37

How are schools dealing with the coronavirus outbreak? And what about higher education institutions? Check the frequently asked questions on our webpage on the impact of the coronavirus in the administrative branch of the Ministry of Education and Culture. There you will also find information on how the outbreak affects recreational and cultural activities, and what happens to discretionary government grants and central government transfers.


Government decided on additional measures to address the coronavirus outbreak in Finland

16.3.2020 17.51

In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Government has adopted policy recommendations for the providers of early childhood education and care, pre-primary education, primary and lower secondary education, general upper secondary education, vocational education and higher education. 

 


The coronavirus and educational institutions

8.3.2020 17.00

The coronavirus and preparedness for its spread are raising questions in early childhood education, schools, universities and other education institutions. It is important that the providers of education and training, including early childhood education, follow the instructions of the health authorities regularly. 


Ministry of Education and Culture

Ministry of Education and Culture

The Ministry of Education and Culture is responsible for the development of education, science, cultural, sport and youth policies. The administrative branch of the Ministry of Education and Culture comprises 13 agencies, including Finnish National Agency for Education, Academy of Finland and Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

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International cooperation

International cooperation

In international affairs, the Ministry participates in the work of major international organisations and regional councils, implements programmes and initiatives nationally and supports cultural cooperations and expatriate activities.

International cooperation of Ministry of Education and Culture

Minister

Li Andersson
Li Andersson
Minister of Education
Hanna Kosonen
Hanna Kosonen
Minister of Science and Culture