Early Childhood Development in Finland - Country Profile
Finland has made moderate progress over the past years in delivering early childhood development (ECD) policies and supporting families with young children. Specifically, there is a national law or act guaranteeing access to basic ECD services in Education, Health, Nutrition, and/or Social and Child Protection for all children under six.
In Finland, there is a nationwide social security system. Yet, there are regional disparities that concern access to services.
First Years First Priority is a Europe-wide campaign set up to advocate for prioritization of early childhood development in public policies, with a particular focus on families and children who are at greater risk of discrimination and exclusion.