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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....
26.01.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia holds a commemoration ceremony and a seminar to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Ministry of Education and Research and the Jewish Community of Estonia are holding a national commemoration ceremony at Rahumäe Jewish Cemetery in Tallinn at 13:00 today to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The speakers at the ceremony include Minister of Education and Research...
21.12.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Presidency's season greetings

19.12.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Holiday greetings

Ministry of Education and Research wishes you happy holidays and prosperous New Year, in which we will celebrate the centennarty of the Republic of Estonia!
15.12.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Agreement on renewal of Europass framework was reached during Estonian presidency

An agreement on the renewal of the Europass framework was reached in Strasbourg yesterday that leads to the development of a new web platform to consolidate EU web resources and information related to skills and qualifications. The new Europass platform will be a one-stop shop for convenient...
02.12.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

European Ministers for Research agreed on principles for future funding of research

The EU Ministers for Research meeting in Brussels yesterday agreed on the fundamental principles of funding research and innovation as from 2021. “Smart solutions have become a part of our daily lives but we rarely think about ID cards, smartphones or parcel terminals as the outcomes of...
01.12.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

European ministers for research to talk about the funding of research in Brussels at a meeting steered by Mailis Reps

European ministers for research will meet in Brussels today, 1 December, to provide strategic guidelines for drafting the next framework programme for research and innovation and to talk about a new approach to research and innovation that brings science closer to daily life. “I am glad that,...
22.11.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia signed a cooperation agreement on education and research with Vietnam

Estonia and Vietnam signed a cooperation agreement on education and research today to foster the establishment of contacts between education and research institutions and agencies. Further, the agreement addresses exchanges of students, experts and researchers and the learning of language and...
21.11.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

PISA 2015 last report: Estonian youth are the best problem solvers in Europe

The last part of the PISA 2015 survey presented today revealed that 15-year-old Estonian students are ranked first in Europe and six worldwide for collaborative problem solving skills. The Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps said: “The ability to cooperate and solve problems with team...

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