Alakouluikäinen oppilas oppimassa ulkona tutkien luupilla käpyä.

Guardians have a duty to ensure that their children complete their compulsory education, and school attendance is part of it.  If a pupil cannot attend the instruction, the school must be notified.

Instructions for notifying absences and intervention in absences

Absences from basic education in Kuopio (in Finnish)