Early childhood education and care

Welcome to FINEEC’s page for Early Childhood Education and Care

FINEEC’s task is to conduct national external evaluations of ECEC and provide support for ECEC organisers in their statutory task of self-evaluation and quality management. The menu contains FINEEC’s material related to the national evaluation of early childhood education and care (ECEC), information about ongoing external evaluations and reports of completed evaluations. You will also find information about the national digital quality evaluation system (Valkea) being developed at FINEEC.


  • Janniina Vlasov, Counsellor of Evaluation: ECEC evaluation as a whole and the support for ECEC organisers quality management
  • Sivi Harkoma, Evaluation Specialist: Focus on ECEC organisers quality management
  • Julia Kuusiholma-Linnamäki, Evaluation Speacialist: Focus on the evaluation of leadership in ECEC
  • Tuomas Sarkkinen, Evaluation Specialist: ECEC evaluation as a whole and the evaluation of training in ECEC
  • Lassi Kannel, Evaluation Specialist: Implementation of local ECEC curricula at day-care centres and in family day care

Email addresses: firstname.surname@karvi.fi

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Latest reports on Early childhood education and care