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19.04.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Heads of higher education institutions will discuss challenges of digital society this Thursday and Friday in Tallinn

Representatives of institutions of applied sciences and experts of higher education and innovation are gathering in Tallinn Creative Hub from 19th to 20th April to discuss the role of higher education institutions in digital society. Meeting is opened by Estonia’s minister of education and...
17.04.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Meeting of the board of the Governors of the European Schools starts today in Tallinn

Today, the meeting of the board of the Governors of the European Schools starts in Tallinn. The three-day meeting is attended by delegations of all EU member-states. During the Estonian presidency, the focus has been on the more diverse use of digital solutions as well ensuring the good reputation...
04.04.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonian Government to Allocate Three Million Euros Annually to Support IT Research

The Estonian government is to provide annual support of three million euros to finance research and development activities in the field of information and communications technology in the Tallinn University of Technology and the University of Tartu in order to facilitate the creation of innovative...
03.04.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Ministry of Education and Research warns about an unlicensed higher education institution

The Ministry of Education and Research informs that the European College of Professional Studies and Research which promotes itself on the Internet as a higher education institution is not licensed to provide higher education in Estonia and cannot award nationally recognised diplomas. The web site...
24.03.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Minister Mailis Reps: Estonia’s teachers are trustworthy, more independence shall be given

Teachers should be trusted and more independence shall be given to them, said minister Reps at the International Summit on the Teaching Profession in Lisbon, Portugal. “Teachers deserve to be more trusted and need more independence in their work, but we also must provide better support to Estonia’...
22.03.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

The youth want to focus more on equal treatment, Internet dangers and mental health

Nearly two thousand young people in Estonia contributed to the development of the new EU Youth Strategy, highlighting the need for the community to focus more on equal treatment, the consequences of actions on the Internet, and the mental health of youth. According to the Head of Youth Department...
21.03.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Minister Reps participates in the International Summit on the Teaching Profession in Lisbon

Minister of Education and Research Ms Mailis Reps is in Lisbon, Portugal from today to Friday to participate in the International Summit on the Teaching Profession. The Summit focuses on new challenges and opportunities facing the teaching profession. Minister Reps said that rapid changes in...
09.03.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonian language teachers from abroad meet in Tartu

From 8th to 11th March, the Estonian language teachers from abroad meet in Tartu to celebrate Estonian-language day. 60 teachers from 13 countries gathered to exchange experiences and enhance knowledge. The meeting was opened on Thursday by the minister of education and research Ms. Mailis...
22.02.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Survey: Increasing diversity among student population in Estonia

According to the pan-European student survey Eurostudent, Estonian student population is becoming increasingly diverse in terms of age as well as other background characteristics. A fifth of students aged over 30, every fifth student is a parent, and two out of three work and study at the same time...
22.02.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Participation of Estonian citizens in the EU youth and education programmes has increased by 61%

According to the mid-term evaluation of the Erasmus+ Programme, participation of Estonian citizens in the EU youth and education programmes has increased from 2007 to 2013 by 61%. Participants value highly their experience and 97% of them consider the impact of the programme to be important....

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