Pupil welfare supports the learning and wellbeing of children in the daily life of the school. It promotes collaboration between home and school. It is a task for everyone who works in the school comunity.
Individual pupil welfare services refer to the school social officer, psychologist and school health care services available in all schools in Espoo. Each pupil is entitled to individual pupil welfare. The pupil oneself and the guardians may contact the pupil welfare officers directly. The need can be discovered also by the teacher.
Communal pupil welfare is preventive, multiprofessional and supports the whole community. Every school has a communal pupil welfare group whose task is to strengthen the wellbeing of the pupils and the entire school. The group answers for planning, developing, carrying out and assessing communal pupil welfare.