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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...
At yesterday's meeting of education ministers, students from the Rakke School demonstrated how robots are used to acquire traditional knowledge
21.11.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia offered Europe a vision in the field of education

At their meeting in Brussels yesterday, 20 November, the education ministers of the European Union made several important decisions regarding graduate tracking, modernising general education and higher education, and cooperation in the future. The pupils of the Rakke Secondary School demonstrated...
20.11.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

European Vocational Skills Week kicks off

Estonian vocational schools are open to visitors during the European Vocational Skills Week from 20 to 24 November. “Nearly one half of European workforce has vocational education. Employees with solid training and up-to-date skills contribute to the economy in all countries on a daily basis. It...
20.11.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Ministers Indrek Saar and Mailis Reps will chair the meeting of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council in Brussels

Today, 20 November, the two-day meeting of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council will begin in Brussels. For the first day, today, Estonian Minister for Education and Research Mailis Reps will chair the sitting of education and youth affairs ministers to approve the conclusions on smart...
17.11.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Young Europeans can have their say in EU #youthministers policy debate for the first time in history

During Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the young people all over the Europe will have an opportunity to have their say in the Youth Ministers policy debate via social media channel Twitter by using hashtag #youthministers. The debate is held on Monday, 20 November at 11 (CET) “Dear...
17.11.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Tallinn School No. 21 won a European award for outstanding entrepreneurship education

At the international conference on entrepreneurship education in Tallinn, 15 schools of 15 countries offering the best entrepreneurial training were recognised, and in Estonia the title Entrepreneurial School of the Year was awarded to Tallinn School No. 21. At the opening of the conference, the...
14.11.2017|Ministry of Education and Research

Preparations were made in Paris for the next year’s global OECD summit on educational innovation to be held in Estonia

Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Education and Research Mart Laidmets attended the meeting of EU Member States in the OECD’s Education Committee yesterday to discuss the next global summit on educational innovation (GEIS). The meeting addressed issues related to the Global Education...

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