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Compulsory education

  • Service
  • Vantaa
  • Public service

Compulsory education was extended to cover all under-18-year-olds, and in the future, compulsory education will end when a young person has their 18th birthday, or when they have completed an upper secondary education degree (matriculation examination or vocational degree) before their 18th birthday.The aim of the reform is that more young people finish upper secondary education degree.

In the future, young people ending basic education are obliged to apply for upper secondary education in the joint application.

Basic information

The service is provided byVantaa city
Responsible for the serviceVantaa city
Area Vantaa
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Vantaa city
Updated: 23/5/2022