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Income limits in early childhood education and care will be raised as of 1st of August 2021, client fees applying to many children are to be reduced

28.05.2021
Adjustments to income limits laid down by the Act on Client Fees in Early Childhood Education and Care will enter into force on as of 1st of August 2021. At the meeting on the 28th of April 2021, the Education Committee of the City of Jyväskylä made a decision on the adjusted client fees based on this Act.

The income limits on which the client fees are based will be raised by 31%.

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Declaration of income at early childhood education 

Declaration of income must be made by the end of the starting month of the child’s early childhood education 

When a child starts in municipal early childhood education, the family must submit an income statement no later than the end of the month in which the daycare begins. The income statement is made in the electronic customer services at www.jyvaskyla.fi/varhaiskasvatus/sahkoinen-asiointi.

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Pre-school education

Pre-school education

All 6-year-old children and those 5-year-old children who are included in extended compulsory education have the right also to a free pre-school education. Participating in pre-school education is optional. Pre-school education is given in the daycare centres and in some schools. The daycare centres and schools have a common curriculum.

Pre-school education follows the schedule for the school's academic year. Teaching is given on school days for approximately four hours a day.

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Children's day-care and pre-school education

In Finland every child under school age (seven) is entitled to a place in day-care run by the municipality. The goal of the day-care services in Jyväskylä is to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a good childhood and meaningful development. The early education services aim at supporting balanced growth, development and learning as well as promoting the personal well-being of all children.

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