Estonia’s educational solutions received a lot of attention in London

Estonian education was showcased at the International EdTech event Bett 2022 in London for the first time. In addition to the education technology solutions, Estonia’s rapid and flexible response to the organisation of the education of Ukrainian children and young people in Estonia attracted attention. There was great interest in Estonia in London, both at the fair and […]

Estonian EdTechs are providing digital solutions to Ukrainian children free of charge

Estonian education technology (EdTech) companies are ready to offer their educational solutions for free to support Ukrainian schools and pupils whose education has been disrupted by the war. Several digital solutions have already been translated into Ukrainian. Minister Liina Kersna said at the meeting with representatives of Estonian EdTech companies, that it is essential to support the […]

Boosting physical activity in school: Event with more than 30 000 players

Lack of physical activity and obesity among schoolchildren is a growing trend according to a study published by WHO. So how to encourage children to move and be active? Estonian School Sport Union (EKSL) in cooperation with the Estonian EdTech Loquiz found an ingenious solution to connect movement to gaming. Estonian School Sport Union has been actively different activities […]

Digital learning materials platform Opiq: the future of education is already here

Estonia is presenting its success as an education nation at Expo 2020 Dubai with the most popular EdTech software Opiq – an interactive digital learning materials platform that replaces all the old-school textbooks. Imagine an elementary school science lesson as it gets underway. The teacher taps on the interactive whiteboard and opens a chapter of […]

Teachers improve their digital competence in Digital Accelerator

Since 2018, Estonian schools have received digital training, mentoring in the Digital Accelerator – a digital competence development programme in which the entire school teaching staff take part. Kerli Požogina, the programme manager of the Digital Accelerator (Estonian Digikiirendi) believes that the schools participating in the programme have received significant encouragement to use digital technology. […]

Minister Liina Kersna: public-private-partnership in education helps to study in a smarter way

“If we, governments, and entrepreneurs work together, then the question of who gets educated or not can no longer arise,” said Liina Kersna, the Minister of Education at EXPO Dubai, stressing the importance of public-private-partnership in education. “Education technology can nowadays bring knowledge to those who cannot attend school. We need a variety of learning […]

Estonian education in the spotlight at Expo 

During the EXPO Knowledge and Learning Week, a high-level Estonian education delegation will visit Dubai and many education solutions will be on display. Estonian Minister of Education and Research Liina Kersna will attend the discussion at the RewirED international conference, and former Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, Ambassador-at-large for Education Birgit Lao, and several representatives of […]

Solutions for smart learning – Estonia at EXPO 2020 Dubai

The past two years have seen major challenges in organising education and teaching and a significant increase in the role of digital technology. The need to use more technological tools in schools has increased the importance of educational technology services. In the winds of change, it’s high time to think about new smart solutions that […]

Estonian education at EXPO: Smart solutions and innovation

October 1st marks the start of World EXPO Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The event aims to showcase the achievements of countries around the world. Over the course of six months, the Estonian Pavilion will be showcasing our digital society with an emphasis on our education, science, innovation and education technology solutions. According to […]

How to support the mental health of young people?

How to support the mental health of students when it is not possible to meet? The corona crisis has put the adaptability, flexibility and caring of us all to the test. In addition to insecurity and anxiety, the crisis, fortunately, provided new opportunities and ways to support the mental well-being of both students and teachers.  […]