Tenth grade

"I will miss those times, when I learned to take responsibility for my actions and for preserving a communal spirit. This has been one of the best years I've experienced."
- A basic education student in the spring of 2000.

  • If you have completed basic education: Welcome to improve your school grades.
  • Improve your skills for further education.

The Application period: You can apply for the tenth grade studies in the joint application system 24.5.–26.7.2016 www.opintopolku.fi

You can raise your grades in a tenth grade group providing additional basic education. After your study year, you will have a better chance of getting into the vocational training or high school of your choice. In addition to the chance to improve your grades, completing the basic education study line will give you six extra points for your next vocational training application.

Learning content:
This study line involves completing the basic education syllabus in the following subjects:
- Finnish
- English
- Swedish
- Mathematics
- History and Social Studies
- Chemistry
- Physics
- Biology
- Geography
- Religion

The studies include educational guidance and work experience. It is also possible to study some elective subjects, such as IT, sports, handicrafts, expression, photography, or the band club, depending upon the group size.

The registration fee is 50 euros, which is not refundable in case of cancellation.

Fees for tenth grade, i.e. the additional basic education study line:
A study place can be ensured by paying a confirmation fee of 50 euros. If you have received a basic education certificate in the spring of 2015 or 2016, no other fees will be charged. Meals, accommodation, and teaching are free.

If you have received a basic education certificate earlier, for example in 2014, the college fee is 115 euros /week. The fee includes schoolday teaching, accommodation, and meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).

How to apply:
You can apply for this study line in the joint application system 24.5.–26.7.2016 www.opintopolku.fi

Come and spend a useful year with other agreeable young people!