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26.06.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonian researchers enjoy success within the world’s largest research programme Horizon 2020

Estonian researchers’ participation in the EU programme Horizon 2020 continues to grow as Estonian research projects have been awarded a total of more than 72.6 million euros since 2014. According to the Deputy Secretary General for Higher Education and Research Indrek Reimand, the success of...
20.06.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Training day for diplomats at youth camp

Today, the Ministry of Education and Research is holding a training day for the diplomatic corps residing in Estonia. This year, the envoys will visit the Kloogaranna youth camp to learn about youth work in Estonia, and the Minister Mailis Reps will talk about Estonia's priorities during its EU...
Meeting of the High Level Group on Education and Training
16.06.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

EU experts in Tallinn: education should better meet the common European challenges

Education systems and cooperation in the EU should become more flexible to better meet the new challenges and promote shared values in Europe, stated the High Level Group on Education and Training in Tallinn. According to the Deputy Secretary General of the Estonian Ministry of Education and...
Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
14.06.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

High Level Group discusses the future of European cooperation in education and training in Tallinn

The High Level Group on Education and Training will meet in Tallinn today and tomorrow to discuss the future of the Erasmus+ programme, digital education and shared values in the European Union. It is the first event of the Ministry of Education and Research marking the start of the incoming...
14.06.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia to steer cooperation between European Schools over the following year

Estonia is taking over the presidency of the European Schools’ Board of Governors from Germany. The priorities of Estonia during the one-year presidency include the use of digital tools in learning, pedagogical development and modernisation of the system of European Schools. The meeting for...
30.05.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia intends to simplify the EU’s research funding system during its presidency

Today at the Competitiveness Council in Brussels, the EU Ministers of Research will discuss the possibilities of increasing the economic impact of research and learn about the Estonian presidency’s priorities in the field of research. According to Indrek Reimand, the Deputy Secretary General of...
23.05.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia to become the promoter of smart youth work in the EU

EU Ministers for Youth Affairs convened yesterday in Brussels to discuss how the youth could have a greater say in shaping the future of Europe. Estonia suggests that smart youth work could be one of the ways to promote the inclusion of youth. According to the Deputy Secretary General for...
15.05.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia and China renewed their agreement on education partnership

Estonia and China signed the new Education Partnership Programme 2017-2022 that covers student exchanges and granting of scholarships, teaching of language, culture and history on mutual basis, and youth exchanges. The Deputy Secretary General for Youth and Foreign Relations Madis Lepajõe noted...
03.05.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

European Ministers for Research intend to reduce the innovation gap and strengthen cooperation with Mediterranean countries

The EU Ministers for Research will be meeting in Malta today and tomorrow to discuss reducing the innovation gap between Member States and adopt a declaration that calls for strengthening research and innovation cooperation in Mediterranean countries. The Deputy Secretary General for Higher...
20.04.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

PISA 2015 well-being report: Estonian schools provide excellent knowledge to students and a fear-free learning environment

Estonia is one of the few countries with world-class PISA test scores and above average satisfaction with life as stated in the report “Students’ Well-Being: PISA Results 2015”. More than 90% of Estonian students are satisfied with their lives whereby 74% of them are either satisfied or very...

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