Policies and development

Oppilaita koulussa.The objective of general education is to guarantee that every child, pupil and student – irrespective of their ethnic origin, background or wealth – equal possibilities and rights to culture, education of high quality that is free of charge, and the prerequisites for full citizenship.

The services must be equally and equitably accessible to everyone. The Ministry of Education and Culture is responsible for developing education in line with the policies set out in the Government Programme.

Education policy report 2030

Education policy report 2030

The Government will draw up an education policy report for skills and learning in 2030. The report aims increasing the level of education and competence in Finland.

Education policy report 2030

Right to Learn development programmes

Right to Learn development programmes

The Right to Learn programme comprises projects for the development of the quality and equality of early childhood education and care and basic education.

Right to Learn development programmes

Contact information

Eeva-Riitta Pirhonen, Director General 
Ministry of Education and Culture, Varhaiskasvatuksen, perusopetuksen ja vapaan sivistystyön osasto ( VAPOS ), Ylijohtaja 0295330258