The welfare state and support from society - learning materials
The assignments will familiarise pupils with social support and services related to, for example, mental health, illness and services for older people. The last section focuses on retirement, which is part of a broader assignment about the forms of support provided by the welfare state.
Through these assignments, they can find information on, for example, health services provided to Finnish citizens, mental health problems and the relevant help providers as well as information on pensions.
Some of the assignments may be done in class, and they can be done independently or in pairs.
- The assignments in the Support for mental health section are suitable for group work and can be utilised, for example, as part of the programme for the school’s well-being day.
- The assignments in the Support for mental health section are suitable for group work and can also be utilised in connection with theme days or as part of support pupil or tutor activities.