Opintoluotsi.fi (“study pilot”) is the most comprehensive and extensive Finnish web site for information about educational opportunities. This Ministry of Education´s portal facilitates comparisons between various educational opportunities and allows users to make independent decisions based on sufficient, accurate information.
The Opintoluotsi.fi site provides one-step access to online information about education. Various sources of information are organised so as to be as easy to use as possible. Opintoluotsi.fi guides users to external sources of information, especially to public web sites and to the resources maintained by various organisations and educational institutions.
The portal is designed to provide the general public with information about educational opportunities. The site´s structure is based on information derived from research on what is important to people who seek information. The information provided in the web site is up-to-date, comprehensive and balanced. Educational opportunities in Finland are explained clearly and accessibly.
The responsibility for the portal is shared by the Finnish Ministry of Education and the Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education of the University of Helsinki.