Early childhood education and care

Systematic and goal-oriented activity consisting of upbringing, education and care for children, with special emphasis on pedagogy. Early childhood education and care is provided as centre-based early education, family-based day care and open early childhood education and care. Family-based day care can be provided as family-based day care or group family day care.

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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