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Opportunities to study Finnish or Swedish
In Pyhäjoki, you can study Finnish in Raahe Adult Education Centre’s courses, remotely online, or as independent Tandem language learning. The courses of Kalajoki Adult Education Centre are also within an easy distance.
Intensive contact teaching and integration training is available in Raahe, Kalajoki and Ylivieska. There are also private language teachers operating in the area.
If you have only just moved to Finland, you may be entitled to receive free integration training. It includes intensive Finnish language studies. You can receive integration training if you are registered as a resident in a Finnish municipality and you have registered as an unemployed job seeker at the TE office.
Kalajoki Christian College and Raudaskylä Christian College both offer TUVA education that prepares you for a degree and strengthens your language skills as well as basic education for adults. Kalajoki Christian College has its own Kotosuomessa – Finnish language and culture studies for adult immigrants. Raudaskylä Christian College offers various Finnish language courses for adult immigrants. More information is available on the institutes´ own websites.
You can also ask for more up-to-date information on language courses from the employees of the Welcome to Pyhäjoki! project. You can search for online courses, for example, on the Finnish Courses.fi service.
Kirkkokatu 28 (2. krs), 92100 Raahe
Tel. 040 135 6779, 040 135 6780
Kalajoentie 24, 85100 Kalajoki
Tel. 044 4691387
Kalajoen Kristillinen Opisto,
Kasarmintie 2, 85101 Kalajoki
Tel. 08 4639 200
Raudaskylän Kristillinen Opisto
Opistontie 4-6, 84880 Ylivieska
Tel. 08 4276 200
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