Briefly in English
Juuan lukio Briefly in English
Upper secondary school in Juuka, Finland
Upper secondary school in Finland is a two to four year educational institution which prepares for studies in universities and polytechnics. Our school is non-graded; to graduate a student has to complete a minimum of 75 courses. The school leaving exam is called the matriculation examination and it is made up of four to six separate exams in different subjects.
Juuan lukio has specialized in art and design since 2001. A student can take up to 15 different courses in which for example stone, clay, birch bark and soapstone are used as material.
Compulsory: Finnish Language and Literature, English, Swedish, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, History, Religion, Philosophy, Music, Art, Physical Education, Health Education, Study Guidance.
Optional: German, French, Russian, Psychology, Computer Studies, and specialization courses in most obligatory subjects.
English (advanced), Swedish (upper), German (intermediate and elementary), French (intermediate and elementary) and Russian (elementary).
International co-operation and contacts
Our school has participated in KIMMOKE project the purpose of which is to develop internationality. We also participate in GLOBE which is a worldwide science and education program providing the students the opportunity to learn by taking scientifically valid mesurements in the fields of atmosphere, hydrology, soil and land cover and reporting their data through the Internet. In SOLIS project students measure environmental and technical parameters, both manually and using computer technology.