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Konverents "Tippteaduse mõju ja väärtus ühiskonnas" Foto: Erik Peinar
18.10.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Tallinn Call for Action aims to mobilise support for research and innovation in Europe

The Estonian Presidency conference “European Research Excellence – Impact and Value for Society” held in Tallinn on 12 October brought together high level experts to discuss the value of research, and to build a case for investing in research and innovation with the final goal of strengthening the...
Meeting of Directors General for Higher Education in Tallinn
14.10.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Directors General for Higher Education discussed the quality issues of higher education and the role of teaching staff in Tallinn meeting

The meeting of Directors General for Higher Education in Tallinn addressed the role of teaching staff in improving the quality of higher education. Contemporary approaches to learning and teaching in higher education require that teaching is seen as comparable to research in academic careers....
12.10.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Top European scientists and policy makers discuss the increased impact and social value of research 

A scientific conference on the impact and value of European research for society will be held on 12 October at the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel) as part of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The conference, titled ‘European Research Excellence - Impact and Value...
The Meeting of Directors General for Vocational Education and Training
10.10.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

EU Directors General for Vocational Education and Training in Tallinn: teachers and trainers need support to raise the quality of education and training

Teachers and trainers need comprehensive support to raise the quality of work-based learning and apprenticeships, stated EU Directors General for Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Tallinn. According to the Head of Vocational Education Department of the Estonian Ministry of Education and...
09.10.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Directors General for vocational education meet in Tallinn to discuss the future of work and the future of vocational education

The meeting of Directors General for vocational education held in Tallinn today focuses on the future of vocational education and competencies in Europe which will be one of the key topics at the meeting of EU Ministers for Education in Brussels on 20 November.   The meeting will be...
Conference "Contemporary approaches to learning and teaching"
20.09.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonian Presidency Education Conference shed light on future learning

EU education experts discussed innovation in education at the Estonian Presidency Conference ‘Contemporary Approaches to Learning and Teaching’ in Tallinn, over the course of two days. The conference’s keynote speakers included internationally renowned scientists who introduced the results of...
Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU
19.09.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

European education experts meet in Tallinn to talk about the future of learning

The high-level education conference “Contemporary Approaches to Learning and Teaching” starts today in Tallinn where nearly 200 European education experts discuss the alignment of education systems with the needs of our evolving society. The education conference held at the Tallinn University on...
Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2017
18.09.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

EU Directors General for Schools discuss the modernisation of schools and teaching in Tallinn

The EU Directors General for General Education will meet in Tallinn today and tomorrow to discuss how to adapt education systems to meet the emergent demands of a world in flux. The meeting will be chaired by Mart Laidmets, the Deputy Secretary General for General and Vocational Education, who...
13.09.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

OECD: Estonian education system features equal opportunities and highest share of IT students

The OECD education statistics overview “Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators” presented yesterday, reveals that 9% of entrants to higher education institutions start learning ICT which is the highest rate among OECD countries. However, the overview demonstrates that, regardless of small classes...
Minister Mailis Reps
30.08.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Minister Mailis Reps introduced activities and goals for the coming academic year

At today’s press conference marking the start of this school year, Minister Mailis Reps noted that this school year the focus will be on raising the salaries of pre-school teachers, improving the support for students with special needs, and ensuring more even provision of support specialist...

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