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The Education Division is in charge of municipal early childhood education, pre-primary education, basic education, general upper secondary education, vocational education and liberal adult education in Helsinki.

The division consists of four service areas and administration:

  • early childhood education and pre-primary education
  • basic education
  • general upper secondary education, vocational education and liberal adult education
  • services in Swedish
  • administration

Operations and administration are directed by Head of Education Division Satu Järvenkallas. The division operates under the direction of the Education Committee. The Committee has both a Finnish-language and a Swedish-language sub-committee.