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Early childhood education and care in a municipal day-care centre

  • Service
  • Rauma
  • Public service

Rauma has 16 municipial daycare centres and 4 private service vouchers. In day care, each child is provided with a child’s own early childhood education plan, which includes goals and measures to support the child’s development, learning and well-being. The plan also records the child’s potential development and learning support and its implementation. The plan is made in cooperation with parents.

Do the following

Apply for an early childhood education and care place at the latest four months before you wish to place your child in day care.

Local day care is applied for with an online daycare application. Please apply with application al least 4 months before applied starting date. If the need is sudden due to employment or studies, you need to apply as soon as possible.

To whom and on what terms

Early childhood education and care may be given to a child who has not reached the age of compulsory education.

Early childhood education and care may also be given to a child who has already reached the age of compulsory education if special circumstances so require and care cannot be otherwise arranged.

Background information

One form of early childhood education and care is day-care centre activities, which are organised at day-care centres.

The objective of early childhood education and care is to support the child’s growth, development and learning and promote his or her well-being. An early childhood education plan is drawn up for each child in day-care centre.

Municipal day care may be either full time or part time care.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Rauma
Responsible for the serviceCity of Rauma
Area Rauma
Available languagesFinnish, English
Text edited by: City of Rauma
Updated: 9/9/2021