Presenter: M.Ed.Sc (Special needs education) Sanna Häkkinen is Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation and Social Studies at JAMK University of Applied Sciences.
Video-presentation is an overview on minorities and migrant children in Finland. It illustrates “the big picture” of Finnish Traditional ie. National minorities but also language, ethnical, cultural and other minorities in Finnish society and their rights for services. Closer look is taken at early childhood education and day care, educational system and leisure services. In the end there is presented some challenges recognized in the Finnish systems of participation and hearing the migrants’ own opinions.
- Annual report on Immigration 2012, Ministry of the Interior. http://www.migri.fi/download/46518_46515_Maahanmuuton_tilastokatsaus_2012_ENG_web.pdf?15f8588f92fbd088
- Child And Youth Policy Programme 2012-2015. publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2012:8. http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2012/liitteet/OKM8.pdf?lang=en
- For Immigrants, City of Jyväskylä http://www.jyvaskyla.fi/international/living/forimmigrants
- Immigrant barometer 2012, Ministry of Employment and the Economy Reports, 11/2013. http://ec.europa.eu/ewsi/en/resources/detail.cfm?ID_ITEMS=36876
- Minorities in Finland. 2012. Statistic Centre of Finland.
Recorded presentation from Sanna Häkkinen.