3 teachers, 2 school assistants , cook and a cleaning lady
English Teacher and Special Education Teacher visit twice a week
10 pre-school pupils and eight children in after school activities
Pre-school begins at age 6
In Finland compulsory education starts at age 7
Our school is located 5 km from the centre of Muurame
There are 9000 inhabitants in Muurame
In Muurame there are 3 small comprehensive schools and one big school (700 pupils)
Our school looks like this.
Niittyaho school has been involved in a Comenius project once before. Our partners at the time were from Italy, Greece, Poland and Bulgaria
Our school has worked together with Jyväskylä University Teacher Education Department for more than ten years organizing camp schools in the Lofoten Islands in Norway. Groups from Kiruna (Sweden) and Norway have also taken part in the camp schools that are run by student teachers as part of their studies. The pupils from Kiruna have visited Muurame the following year.