The Education Division's advisory services provide general guidance via telephone Mon-Fri 10.00–12.00 and 13.00–15.00, and at the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.00–12.00 and 13.00–15.00 at Työpajankatu 8, 00580 Helsinki.

Pre-primary education

Early childhood education, pre-primary education and basic education form a whole that progresses consistently in terms of the child’s growth, development and learning, laying a foundation for lifelong learning. In pre-primary education, children learn through playing, doing and exploring together.