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23.06.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

The opening speech of Mailis Reps at Gaudeamus 2018

Estonia's Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps opened the XVIII dance and singing festival Gaudeamus in Tartu. The international festival brings 4500 performers of light, dance, music and choral singing together from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Reps' opening speech below Dear singers...
19.06.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonian research and higher education to get over 8 million euros from the European Economic Area programme

The Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein and the Kingdom of Norway signed a programme agreement yesterday for granting more than 8 million euros of aid from the financial mechanisms of the European Economic Area (EEA) to implement partnership projects in...
11.06.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

OECD Education Policy Report 2018: Estonia is successful in education

The OECD Education Policy Report 2018, published today, recognizes Estonia for success in education policy and highlights reforms in general education and vocational education. „The OECD’s report gives once again an excellent feedback on Estonia’s reforms and sets us as an example for other...
08.06.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania agreed on automatic recognition of academic qualifications concerning higher education

Ministers of Education and Research of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania signed the agreement today that enables automatic recognition of academic qualifications concerning higher education in all three countries. „The agreement we signed today makes it easier for Estonian students to start...
07.06.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Eero Raun was chosen as the head of the School of Fine Arts

Eero Raun, who was chosen from 18 candidates, will start as the head of the School of Fine Arts in September. The Chairman of the selection committee, the Rector of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Ivari Ilja is assured that Eero Raun will find best solutions for cooperation with the...
07.06.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Minister Mailis Reps participates in the meeting of the Baltic Ministers of Education and Research in Vilnius

Minister Mailis Reps will participate in the annual meeting of the Ministers of Education and Research of the three Baltic States today and tomorrow. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will sign the the Agreement on the Automatic Academic Recognition of Qualifications Concerning Higher Education....
30.05.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Reps: Estonia and Israel to make cooperation on education and research more substantive

Yesterday, minister Mailis Reps met the Science and Technology Minister of Israel, Ofir Akunis with whom cooperation opportunities between both countries were discussed and agreed on making it more substantive. „Estonia and Israel have been cooperating in the field of education and research...
27.05.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Minister Mailis Reps to participate at the conference and to meet Minister of Science and Technology of Israel in Jerusalem

Minister Mailis Reps is in Jerusalem from today to Tuesday to participate at research- and innovation-themed conference “Thinking Outside the Box” and meets her colleague, Minister of Science and Technology of Israel Ofir Akunis. “Conference calls to think outside the box – this is something, that...
25.05.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Estonia signed the Paris Communiqué that sets priorities for the future of European higher education

Minister Mailis Reps was today and yesterday in Paris at the meeting of ministers of European Higher Education Area and Bologna Policy Forum, where she signed the Paris Communiqué. “Estonia has set great example for fulfilling the agreed obligations of the European Higher Education Area. The Paris...
24.05.2018|Ministry of Education and Research

Minister Reps discusses the future of the European Higher Education Area in Paris

Minister Mailis Reps is today and tomorrow in Paris at the meeting of ministers of the European Higher Education Area and Bologna Policy Forum, where Estonia co-signs Paris Communiqué. “It is highly important for Estonia that the cooperation between European Higher Education Area is stronger and...

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