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Learning and Discipline in Finland – 6

Childhood education and care begins in Finland at a very young age.

Assessments start when kids are infants and, if necessary, are given remediation assistance until the age of seven (7), when they enter school.

From the age of eight months, all children have access to free full day care. Children can attend various centers, smaller family day care groups, or at private homes—all of which charge fees related to income of the family. The cost of day care is at most a few hundred dollars a month. 

Although preschool is optional, most parents choose to send their children there because many parents work outside the home.

Finland believes that it is the child’s right to have day care and … >>>