Joensuun seudun erilaiset oppijat ry (JOSE) / Joensuu regional association for diverse learners, is a non-profit organization that aims to help people with learning difficulties, across the North Karelia region. We provide information, guidance and organize activities to support you as a learner in low threshold approach.

JOSE provides:

  • Information, support, counselling and guidance on learning difficulties
  • Individual guidance and counselling
  • Groups and peer-support
  • Reading test (in Finnish only for persons with Finnish as native language – with issuance of certificate for reading difficulty)
  • Events and courses

Contact information:

Tel. 044 282 0022

email: info(at)

Suvantokatu 20

80100 Joensuu