Support for Your Child

Each student has the right to receive learning support. Learning support is a pedagogical activity that is planned together by the teacher and the special-needs teacher. Learning support is divided into three levels:

  • general support (remedial instruction, part-time special education)
  • Intensified support (remedial instruction, part-time special education, weighted study by area of study, a personal educational plan)
  • special support (all of the above as well as classroom special education and personal special education according to the personal educational plan HOJKS)

When there is a special-education decision request for a student, parents are involved throughout the entire process. A special-education decision requires a pedagogical assessment and a consultation with the student’s guardians, during which the guardians’ consent to special support is requested.

In addition to a school’s own special education, Vantaa also has regional and City-level services. These services offer the student strong special support either on a temporary or a permanent basis. Access to these services is always done through the regional coordinators.

International School of Vantaa

Small Teacher's Room 040 725 9471

Hagelstamintie 1

PL 8402

01030 Vantaan kaupunki

Principal: Heikki Hirvonen,
050 312 2125

Assistant Principal: Johanna Maskery,
050 312 4531

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