Tallinn, Estonia

Innovate and Educate

when 29 July 2024 - 2 August 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 350

Innovation and collaboration give power to education, they build premises for its successful present & future and impact the schools, families, communities.

Day 1: We will illustrate the Estonian educational system, exploring state-level strategies and future directions. Participants will engage in group work to share their countries’ educational landscapes, discuss their motivations for joining the course, and the expected outcomes. The day concludes with a comparative analysis of educational systems, identifying key changes and trends.

Day 2: Unpacking core concepts, theories and practices of pedagogy, educational innovation and change management.

Day 3: Exploring digital tools such as Avastusrada, and STEAM.

Day 4: We will visit an Estonian school and meet the principal or teachers there to hear firsthand insights from them. A reflection workshop will be held about the visits.

Day 5: Participants design and present solutions for the specific educational challenges they would like to work on.

Please note that some components of the program can be modified to ensure more relevant experience for all participants.

Course leader

Kadri Mettis, a a junior researcher in the School of Digital Technologies.
Salome Khurtsidze, a junior researcher at the School of Educational Sciences.

Target group

The course is intended for anyone who has a keen interest in education, regardless of the degree (undergraduate, graduate or recent graduates), from any other educational background or work experience, teachers, educators, youth leaders.

Course aim

To learn and discuss educational innovation with people from different countries
To get to know various perspectives of the challenges and opportunities of applying innovation
To apply learned concepts through hands-on development of innovative solutions in multicultural teams for educational problems

Credits info

2 EC
Upon full participation and completion of course work students will be awarded 2 ECTS points and a certificate of completion.

Fee info

EUR 350: Early-Bird Course Fee until 31 March 2024.

NB! Accommodation, cultural programme and meals are not included in the price.
EUR 400: Regular Course Fee after 31 March 2024.

NB! Accommodation, cultural programme and meals are not included in the price.

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