Baltic States and Benelux countries sign agreement on automatic recognition of higher education degrees

In order to foster cooperation and learning mobility, the Baltic States and Benelux countries signed a six-party agreement on the mutual automatic recognition of higher education qualifications. Such an agreement between regions concerning higher education is unique in Europe and therefore serves as an example for automatic recognition across Europe. Minister of Education and Research Liina […]

Estonian student applications management solution used from Japan to the Americas

For years counting, Estonia has remained an attractive study destination for international students. In 2020, despite the pandemic, 1,450 international students still found their way to Estonia to begin their studies, while others assumed online studies. One particular startup – DreamApply has played a big role in that. The full article by Blessing Oyetunde can be […]

Educational innovation in Estonia — getting ready for the future

“What are the reasons behind Estonia’s education system success? What part does technology play in it?” asks Victoria Klimova in her blog post about the Winter School at Tallinn University. Last January, before the pandemic crisis shifted everything online, I attended a winter school at Tallinn University School of Educational Sciences. The program included various […]

Encouraging teachers to use STEAM tools

In order to encourage teachers to use more different STEAM tools in their practice, researchers from Tallinn University produced a selection of teaching materials for students of teacher training. The materials help to teach environmental topics like soil, ocean, biodiversity, water and climate by using robotics, VR etc.  According to the recent Digital Compass 2019 […]

Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps to offer new learning opportunities

The new period of the Erasmus+ programme, one of the EU’s most successful and most popular programme, will begin in 2021. Its doubled budget will offer new opportunities for education, youth and sports projects as well as learning mobility. The European Solidarity Corps programme will offer opportunities for volunteering in the field of humanitarian aid. […]

University of Tartu is one of the best in emerging Europe and Central Asia

In the newly published ranking list of universities from emerging Europe and Central Asia, the University of Tartu has reached second place. This is also the highest among Estonian universities. The ranking list has been compiled by the international consultation firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). QS has been ranking the best universities from emerging Europe and […]

Tallinn University opened the research lab for learning and teaching

Tallinn University now has a technology-supported learning and teaching research laboratory, EDUSPACE. At the official opening event on the 25th of September, the lab team introduced to research and application projects in the field of educational innovation, which is aimed at different levels of education. The EDUSPACE research laboratory is aimed primarily at researchers, lecturers, […]