Typical Finnish schooling involves play-based learning until the
age of 6 followed by more explicit yet playful lessons from age 7.
This means, there is no formal education involving books and pens
or grading, but the children are ultimately well-equipped to be
happy and responsible individuals with good social skills.
firmly believes in the fact that each child develops differently and setting the same benchmark for all children isn’t fair enough. Therefore, early childhood education centers design individual learning plans for each child and map their development in a given timeframe.
All these while ensuring the learning is nurtured through play, exploration, and experimentation.
The process also majorly focuses on not pressurizing the children to learn faster or earlier than they can.
By practicing this, they not only develop a love for learning but also inculcate a positive attitude towards learning.
This also allows them to choose the games they like, interact with peers, fail and retry, and foster a sense of inquisitiveness while developing one or the other skillset.
Three-level model of individual support for students with
special needs in Finland.
The skillset that ultimately adds up to the bigger picture.
This ensures the overall development of children with an
experimental attitude, better language skills, and awe-inspiring
Statistics show that about 90% of children in Finland
complete high school and 66% of them pursue vocational
43% of them pursue further education – Statistics better
than any other country in the world.
Curious Kids brings this play-based education philosophy to
pre-school learning. This unique approach to education involves
no grading system until the age of 6, a safe and inclusive
environment to make learning fun.