Most of the students at Pyörö Upper Comprehensive School will switch to distance learning from Monday 18 January onwards

The corona virus situation at Pyörö School has deteriorated. New exposures have been investigated over the weekend and the Infectious Disease Authorities have been identifying the infection chains. In accordance with the order of the Infectious Diseases Authority, students studying in the building of Pyörö Upper Comprehensive School will switch to distance education from Monday, January 18, 2021 onwards. The decision to switch to exceptional teaching arrangements does not apply to students in preparatory education, students with extended compulsory education or students with special needs decision.
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The beginning of a new season in early childhood education in Kuopio

In early childhood education we continue to avoid unnecessary close contact and implement good hygiene. Despite the limitations, it is important to ensure that the child receives quality care and the proximity, safety and interaction of the adult they need, in the same way as before.
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Day care and preschool education services will continue

Day care and preschool education services will continue to operate in Kuopio. Also, the preschools located in school buildings continue their work. This ensures access to daycare for those children whose parents work in critical sectors of society and enables the parents to go to work. However, the Finnish Government recommends that children are cared for and kept at home, if possible. The City of Kuopio has decided that the daycare customer fee will not be charged between March 23 and April 13, 2020, if notified in advance.
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Customer fees for Early childhood education Apr 14 – May 13, 2020

The City of Kuopio has decided that the daycare fee will not be charged between April 14 and May 13, 2020, if notified in advance and if the child is absent during the whole time. The notification has to be made latest on Wednesday, April 8 by email or by phone to the daycare center manager or to the supervisor of family daycare.
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Kuopio has a variety of activities to offer during the winter holidays

Schools in Kuopio will be closed on week 10, (4.3-8.3) as it is time for the schools’ winter holidays. There is a variety of events and activities organized all around the city on this special week.
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