Childcare and education

Espoo has been awarded as a UNESCO Learning City for its accomplishments in enabling and pioneering lifelong learning. 

Early childhood education is offered as both municipal and private services. Families who don't have need for day care, have the opportunity to participate in the activities of open day care centres, resident parks and clubs. Pre-primary education is arranged in several of the city's day care centres and schools.

Comprehensive schools and general upper secondary schools, vocational education institutes and universities of applied sciences as well as the Aalto University offer high-quality education. Espoo adult education centre enables residents to develop themselves with diverse course offerings.