Finnish Education Unit

Espoo Finnish Education Unit offers children and young people high-quality, diverse and regionally equal development and educational opportunities. The starting point of operations is educational equality, which accounts for the individual characteristics of the learner. The operating principles and goals are written as The story of Finnish education. Its vision is:

learning, creative, competent and responsible Espoo resident 2020.

Finnish Education Unit

Finnish Education Unit leads the operations of the Finnish-language comprehensive and general upper secondary schools in Espoo. It develops and assesses teaching and education together with the schools. It answers for arranging and developing student welfare and special education, plans and executes professional development courses for the teaching staff and arranges student support services. It leads and develops the annual pupil catchment and plans the school network. Learn more about the tasks in the operating directive (document 3.2.2. in Finnish).

Finnish Education Unit is divided in three service areas: basic the education unit, the upper secondary unit and the planning and administrative services. The unit is lead by the Director of Education.

Finnish Education Unit organisation (jpg, 86 Kt)

Majority of the unit's employees are teaching staff. In addition, assistants, school secretaries, school psychologists, school social officers as well as music and occupational therapeutists work in the schools. The administration has staff in various leadership, planning and administrative tasks. Contact information for the staff is found in the left-hand navigation. 

Contact information:
Telephone +358 9 816 21
Street address Kamreerintie 3B
Postal address P.O. Box 31, 02070 City of Espoo