Policies and development
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
The Government draw up an education policy report for skills and learning in 2040. The report aims increasing the level of education and competence in Finland.
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.