The Trade Union of Education in Finland, OAJ

Teachers shape futures

Teachers play a huge role in the lives of many people. They educate the professionals, experts and problem-solvers in every field – the people building a better future, the voters and the taxpayers. Read the letter to Finland which has already been signed by thousands of teachers!

Teachers shape futures


Your working conditions are under negotiations

OAJ-members’ collective agreements will end next spring. OAJ will be negotiating a new agreement for 84,000 working members.

OAJ negotiates

Q & A on Covid-19 and education

How does the coronavirus affect the work of teachers and other OAJ members? We have put together a list of answers to your questions and concerns.

Q & A

Join the union!

As OAJ’s member you receive the most important benefit: advocacy. To join the union, you must work as an employee in the education, training or research sector. The union fee is determined based on your gross earnings, and it is tax deductible.

Join OAJ

Membership benefits

As OAJ’s member, you will receive many benefits in addition to representation – both in your work and your free time.

Membership benefits