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The Education division is in charge of early childhood education, preschool education, basic education, upper secondary education, vocational education in Finnish and liberal adult education in the City of Helsinki.
The division comprises four service complexes and administration.

  • early childhood education and preschool education
  • basic education
  • upper secondary education, vocational education and liberal adult education
  • services in Swedish
  • administration

Operations and administration are directed by Executive Director Liisa Pohjolainen. The division operates under the direction of the Education Committee. The Committee has both a Finnish-language and a Swedish-language sub-committee.