Raudaskylä College is more than just an educational institution. It’s a place to study and a comprehensive community for learning where everyone can find their place. The community offers quality education for young and old alike in an upper secondary school for adults – with evening and day classes –, extra year of basic education, basic education for adults, assisted living and education for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Music, events and activities
Our active student council organizes various events and happenings. The surroundings provide ample opportunity for practicing sports and maintaining an active lifestyle. The student body is also very active in organizing music events and the facilities offer plenty of opportunity to rehearse many musical instruments. A wi-fi connection is available in all the public premises of the school.
Raudaskylä Upper Secondary school – International
co-operation, sustainable development and preparatory training for university.
Raudaskylä upper secondary is an excellent
opportunity to do a Matriculation Examination. It’s an affordable and
alternative way to pass the upper secondary school in 2-4 years and to sit the
Matriculation Examination. When you study at a folk high school affiliated
upper secondary school the living and three meals a day are free. You can
choose between day and evening classes as well as upper secondary studies
designed for senior citizens.
Extra year of basic education (Tenth grade)
Tenth grade is designed for young people who want to raise their basic education grades and need some time to find out what they want to study later on. The year includes teaching in most of the basic education subjects as well as courses on life skills and familiarizing the students with different job opportunities and further education institutions. You can also acquaint yourself with upper secondary education and even take some of the classes. You can also choose between a tenth grade that emphasizes music education(Musakymppi) or work experience(Pajakymppi). Musakymppi offers teaching in 8 courses of music and 2 independent courses.
The syllabus of the tenth grade year consists of the following fields:
Basic education for adults – also for immigrants!
Basic education for adults is a new change to raise your existing grades or finish studies if they have been put on hold. You can also attend the basic studies that have been designed for immigrants. If your mother tongues is not Finnish or Swedish, the syllabus will also include Finnish as a second language –studies. When you start your studies you can set the goals yourself and we will create a personal syllabus for each student.
If you wish to, you can also study individual subjects such as languages. It is also useful to revisit some subjects if you’re planning on applying for further studies, such our own upper secondary school. Or you can simply study for the love of studying. Teaching is free for all students.
Learning to be independent - assisted living and education for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
The assisted living and education is located within the Raudaskylä campus and it is a way to coach participants in independent living in a modern society. The key values are security, individuality and flexibility. This solution is meant for the young people and young adults who have completed basic education using a personal study programme. Studies at Raudaskylä are also planned using a personal study programme.
The general syllabus emphasizes basic skills of independent life such as nutrition and cooking, sanitation, health and hygiene, civic knowledge, using money and running errands, interaction skills and freetime.
Raudaskylä also offers college
preparatory courses in Education, Psychology Biology as well as well as
year long studies in certain subjects.