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Preschool education and basic education

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Preschool education is organized by the municipal authority and is intended for all children under school age one year before basic education. Preschool education is mandatory.

Basic education in Tampere is provided mainly in city-maintained comprehensive schools. Compulsory education consists of basic education, i.e. completing grades 1-9. The City of Tampere also provides instruction both for pupils who need special support and for multilingual pupils. It is possible to complete comprehensive school education in other languages than Finnish.

Visiting schools in Tampere

People from all over the world travel to Tampere in order to find out how Finnish schools and kindergartens work and enable such efficient and versatile learning. In order to plan a visit to a comprehensive school see more information here: