The National Core Curriculum for Pre-primary Education is a national regulation. The local curricula for pre-primary education are prepared in compliance with the national core curriculum. The National Core Curriculum for Pre-primary Education supports and directs the organisation of pre-primary education and promotes the implementation of unified pre-primary education in different parts of Finland. The core curriculum includes references to the legislation governing pre-primary education and instructions for preparing and developing a local curriculum.
Pre-primary education providers shall prepare and adopt a local curriculum compliant with this core curriculum at the latest on 1 August 2016.