School is an early and vital part of lifelong learning. Åland invests in the future of children with small classes and nice school environment.
Åland offers a wide variety of education to its students:
1. Preparatory preschool education
The foundation to life-long learning begins already before a child starts school with preparatory preschool education as a part of childcare.
2. The municipal comprehensive school
The municipal comprehensive school has no tuition fee and is open for all. The first-rate small-scale education is evident in the PISA results where Åland are first among the Finnish and Nordic schools.
3. Higher education
After graduating from comprehensive school there are several possibilities for higher education. First the basic vocational education or general upper secondary education followed by studies in the university level.