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The Trade Union of Education in Finland, OAJ

The only labour market organisation that protects the interests of education, training and research sector professionals from early childhood education to adult education and training. OAJ is a professional advocate for its members and a key influencer of education policy.

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About OAJ

OAJ’s task is to exert its influence wherever decisions on the well-being of its members are made: at work, in education and in society.

About OAJ

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We are happy to answer any questions you may have on OAJ’s activities and the current advocacy situation and education policy.

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Join in the union’s activities

Would you like to influence matters that concern your profession? Get involved in OAJ’s activities!

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OAJ’s online services

OAJ has several services through which you can conveniently take care of business online. Make the best use of our online services by logging in as a member.

OAJ’s online services

Organising union activities

Local associations and sub-associations

Becoming a member takes place through local associations or their sub-associations. There are close to 300 local associations in Finland and they are responsible for local advocacy.

Local associations and sub-associations

Regional associations

Local associations and their sub-associations form regional organisations, of which there are seventeen in Finland. The regional organisations are responsible for regional advocacy, training and influencing.

Regional associations

National associations

The professional interests of different groups of teachers are monitored in OAJ’s national district organisations. The districts have their own national and local associations. In addition, pedagogical teacher unions function as associate members, developing the teaching of their subject and advocating for their subject.

National associations

 

OAJ’s office

OAJ’s head office oversees the union’s activities at a national level. The office is located in Helsinki.

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