The Turku region and Southwest Finland will require thousands of new employees by 2020 for the manufacturing technology industry and its growth phase that will also impact other sectors.
Support for learning and growth is part of high quality basic education. Support for learning and school attendance is available for all students. Forms of support include the student’s pedagogical support, guidance and student welfare. The student has a right for early, systematic and proactive support. The support received by the student must be flexible, persevering, and it must transform according to the student’s needs. Different forms of support can be used singly or in conjunction with others so that they complement each other.
Tasks of the Education Division, which is subordinate to the Education Committee, include organizing and developing early childhood, basic, upper secondary and vocational upper secondary education, as well as general, adult and apprenticeship education. The Committee takes care of tasks stipulated to it by laws concerning daycare, child home care, private daycare, basic education, upper secondary education, vocational upper secondary education, vocational adult education and liberal adult education.