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Extensive bilingual pre-primary education

In at least 25 % of operations in extensive bilingual early childhood education, the language of instruction is some other language than Finnish.

The bilingual preschool teacher uses the target language in their instruction and activities. The target language is used alongside Finnish by way of play, song and functional methods. The goal of extensive bilingual early childhood education is to familiarise the children with the new language and foster a positive attitude towards learning a new language. Bilingual pre-primary education acts as a natural support for multilingualism and the meeting of cultures.

Extensive bilingual preschool education is provided in English at daycare centre Aapiskukko, Merirasti, Nalli, Pelimanni and daycare centre Poutapilvi  and in Northern Sami at daycare centre  Susannassa.

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