In Vantaa, the objective of language, culture and belief awareness in early childhood education and care is to support the development of each child's linguistic, cultural and religious or ethical background and to guide the children to appreciate and respect the different languages, cultures
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.
Vantaa for everyone! Vantaa is the most multicultural city in Finland. Of the city's 239 206 inhabitants, 21 %—nearly 51 200 people—speak a mother tongue other than Finnish or Swedish. Vantaa provides for residents plenty of nature, good transport connections and a wide range of job opportunities.
Immigrant Services is responsible for initial social and health services, service introduction, and customer/patient counseling of refugees and returnees moving to Vantaa. The customers include refugees, victims of human trafficking, returnees from the former Soviet Union, as well as initial