Schools on Christmas holiday from 23 December to 8 January

The Education Division’s advisory services will also answer your questions during the holiday.
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The Christmas holiday in Helsinki’s comprehensive schools and general upper secondary schools will start on Friday 23 December. The first day of school after the holiday will be Monday 9 January. Most Helsinki Vocational College and Adult Institute students will be on holiday from Christmas to New Year’s Day.
School term dates and holidays

Advisory services during the holiday

The Education Division’s advisory services will also answer your questions during the holiday by phone, tel. +358 9 310 44986, and through the feedback system.
Customer service contact information and feedback

The Eduguidance advisory service for foreign-language families will be available to all customers during the Christmas holiday in Finnish and English at opens default mail program). International families can also book a phone appointment by email if they wish.

The service guidance for early childhood education advises on matters related to applying for early childhood or pre-primary education. During the Christmas holiday, the telephone service, tel. +358 9 310 80488, will be open on weekdays between 22 December and 5 January from 9:00 to 12:00. The service is also available by email at opens default mail program).
Further information about service guidance

The opening hours of the support services for e-services can be found on the Asti home page(Link leads to external service).

Työväenopisto and Arbis

The first courses of the spring season at Työväenopisto and Arbis adult education centres will start after Epiphany. Check out the course selection and enrol on Ilmonet(Link leads to external service).

Service point opening hours:
Työväenopisto (in Finnish)
Arbis (in Swedish)