Information for guardians on applying for junior high school
A student studying at a Vantaa school does not have to enroll in a junior high school. If a guardian wants to apply for a place at a junior high school on the basis of special grounds, or if the student is interested in weighted-curriculum education, see the application instructions below.
Studying in Varia
You can apply to Vantaa Vocational College Varia either through a joint application system or through continuous admissions.
Private day care allowance
A family can receive private day care allowance from Kela to pay for private day care. This allowance can the paid right after the parental allowance term has ended.
Joint application to general upper secondary education and vocational education
Joint application comprises general upper secondary education, vocational education, vocational special needs education, TUVA education, TELMA education, as well as adult education colleges’ open education for those subject to compulsory education.
You can fill in the application for early childhood education electronically in the VaSa service. Log in the VaSa service through Suomi.fi identification with the help of online banking identifiers, mobile ID or certificate card. Inquiries about using the VaSa service, for example, in case you
Early childhood education service counsellors
Vantaa also has several early childhood education service counsellors ("palveluohjaaja" in Finnish). A service counsellor presents the various early childhood education options for families and helps them apply for a place in early childhood education.
Applying for early childhood education
Vantaa offers early childhood education is municipal day care centres and in family day care. You can also apply for a place in a private day care centre, family day care or group family day care.
Preparatory teaching for six-year-olds
Instruction preparing for basic education is arranged for those children with immigrant backgrounds whose Finnish-language proficiency is not sufficient for studying in a pre-primary education group.
Private Family Day Care
Private family day care is supervised by the local authorities. Family day care takes place in a home-like environment at the private childminder's home.