Editorials The excuses of leaving young people alone have now been exhausted

Extending compulsory education is a historic reform only if support, guidance and mental health assistance are really provided as much as is needed.

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Studies were held in the garage of Stad Vocational College in the South The Hague in the autumn of 2018. Students at different rates were taken into account: for example, special teacher support was available to those who needed it directly in the hall.


Hundred years ago, about half of Finnish children did not go to school. In a country recovering from the Civil War, compulsory education was decided in 1921. It took decades before it materialized.

Fifty years ago, the children’s learning path split in two early. The least often were those whose parents had little education. In 1972, primary school expanded throughout the country and compulsory education became nine years old.

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