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Facts Express 1C/2019: What languages do pupils study in basic education?

Basic education Second national language, Swedish Second national language, Finnish Foreign languages
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Facts Express 1C/2019
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Statistics on language learning and language choices.

This Facts Express publication is an overview of the foreign languages pupils study in Finnish comprehensive schools. Which languages in which syllabi do pupils study in basic education? How have their language choices changed over the years? 

The data presented in this publication are based on Vipunen (Education Statistics Finland). In addition, reports on language teaching from the Finnish National Agency for Education, the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre FINEEC and the European Commission have been used as background material. 

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