Vocational education. Sharing of best practices

Pärnumaa Vocational Education Center (Pärnumaa Kutsehariduskeskus) is an innovative vocational training centre in the South-West of Estonia, Pärnu, focussing exclusively on highly technical skills that help prepare students for a specific trade. The school offers different types of training programmes and is happy to accommodate study visits to share good practices. Pärnumaa Vocational Education Center […]

Summer & Winter Schools

Many Estonian higher education institutions offer the opportunity to participate in international summer and winter schools and short courses.

Teacher training and educational research in Estonia

The Institute of Education, Tartu University provides research-based, pre-service training for teachers, special education teachers, speech therapists, and social pedagogies. Two programmes – Educational Technology (MA) and Educational Science (PhD) are taught in English. There is also an extensive in-service training programme for teachers, heads of schools, and university teaching staff. Study visits The Institute […]


Edumus is a platform connecting schools with professional specialists Edumus enables schools to engage working professionals in teaching – one grade, one subject at the time, for one school year. We supplement our offering with a self-development program for professionals to practice leadership and gain training skills. To do that we have created a scalable […]

Training program for educational leaders

Training program for initiators and leaders of professional learning communities in schools and kindergartens. The program introduces the concept and benefits of professional learning communities and enables the participants to practice some active teamwork tools that can be applied to engage other professionals in their organisations.

Study program to support technology use

Intervention to support educators facing uncertainties of technology use and develop openness. The total planned duration of the program is 14 weeks. Institute of Education (Faculty of Social Sciences)

Online Estonian courses

On-line Estonian courses with teacher support for advanced learners. In recent years, the Department of Applied Linguistics has paid increasing attention to the development of web-based Estonian courses with teacher support. All of the courses are structured around access to online resources and communication via social media (Skype). They are available in the University of […]

Courses in Estonian language and culture

The online learning environment „Eesti keele ja kultuuri kursused“ (Courses in Estonian language and culture) provides engaging digital materials to assist learners in developing their Estonian language skills. Language learning materials for Estonian (level A1-C1) were created and added to an online environment.