17.03.2020 Rauma will close schools and move to distance learning on Wednesday 18 March The City of Rauma will follow the Finnish Governments policy given on Monday 16 March. Rauma is preparing to close basic education schools and Rauman Lyseo upper secondary school on 18 March onwards. Matriculation exams will proceed according to the timeline and regulations given on 13 March. According to the Government’s policy, pre-primary education is however provided in schools and contact lessons for parents of children in grades 1-3 of basic education who work in areas critical to the functioning of society. In addition, there is an exception for contacting pupils with special needs who need it. Kindergartens will be kept open. Per the Government’s policy, those parents and guardians that are able to do it, will arrange the care of their children at home. Rauma will further inform guardians and students on 17 March.