e-Estonia Programme for State Institute for School Quality and Educational Research

photo of a digital society_e-estonia briefing centre
  • 30.10.2023

    10.00-11.30

    Introduction to the e-state

    with e-Estonia Briefing Centre

    Estonians are pathfinders, who have built an efficient, secure and transparent ecosystem that saves time and money. e-Estonia invites you to follow the digital journey. The initial part introduces and demonstrates the underlying mechanisms involved in digitizing a society, an overview of the main challenges and policies, an understanding of the infrastructure, e-solutions and services.

     

     

    11.45-12.30

    School Management platform

    with eKool

    eKool is a school management tool bringing together pupils and their families, schools and supervisory bodies. eKool supports better learning for the pupil, parents are better aware of their children’s progress and the authorities have a good overview of what goes on in schools under their management.

     

    12.30-14.00

    LUNCH

    14.00-14.30

    Praktikal is the STEM education ecosystem

    With Praktikal

    Praktikal is an innovative ecosystem for teaching natural sciences that makes studying topical and teaching fun. Dull physics lessons are history in more than 100 schools with new schools joining every day. In addition to our experiment kits and software, what makes Praktikal so special is our community — we gather motivated teachers and inspired students to get even further together.

    14.30-15.15

    Digital learning materials

    with Opiq

    Opiq is Star Cloud’s learning management environment used in the majority of Estonian basic and upper secondary schools, which contains textbooks, learning kits, study journal, self-assessment system and other important information to be used by teachers, students and parents. The directory of materials is constantly updated. This is a web app, which the customer sells as a model software service. Besides a PC and tablet, the application can also be used on smartphones and needs no separate app.

    15.15-16.00

    Learning new languages smarter and faster

    With Lingvist

    Lingvist is an education company working to make language learning 10x faster by using big data and AI. Lingvist maps the knowledge and skills of each learner, adapting learning materials in real time and creating an experience that is pleasantly and uniquely challenging for every individual learner.

    16.00-16.45

    Interactive platform for speech therapy

    with Cognuse

    Cognuse’s SpeakTX is a digital health and education platform with exercises, assessments and related tools for anyone seeking to improve their speech. SpeakTX is developed in tight collaboration with experienced speech and language therapists for both children and adults. All exercises can be done either in collaboration with a specialist (a speech and language therapist or a teacher) or independently, as well as with empowered parents. We give a supportive tool to people with speech and language difficulties, and a work tool for specialists to manage their work better. Educate. Empower. Evolve.

     

  • Day 2

    10.00-11.00

    The Education and Youth Board

    with Harno

    The Education and Youth Board (Harno) is a government agency of the Ministry of Education and Research that deals with the implementation of Estonian education and youth policy. Their goal is to offer Estonian people high-quality, modern, and equally accessible educational opportunities. They want everyone to be able to create a personal learning path for their entire life cycle!

    11.15-12.00

    Cyber Battle events for youth

    with CTF Tech

    Cyber Battle of Estonia is a series of cyber security events for Estonian students of all backgrounds. The core mission of Cyber Battle of Estonia is to bring new people to cyber security, help them take their first steps and get real hands-on experience.

    The battle will take you through real-life situations where you will be able to do good with your new abilities. Find out who has been hacking the school? Help save the hospital from equipment failure.  Stop the attackers from getting the valuables from the museum? It is up to you to make a difference.

    Want to organise the Cyber Battle in your city?

     

     

     

    12.00-13.30

    LUNCH

    13.30-14.15

    Technology and robotics education for girls

    with HK Unicorn Squad 

    Girls only technology club called HK Unicorn Squad now has almost 2000 enthusiastic members.

    The programme includes a total of six courses: two 10-lesson courses in an academic year – in autumn and spring. The classes are divided between 4 different topics that include physics and engineering, programming and robotics, electricity and electronics and multimedia. Classes are conducted by enthusiastic parents and teachers.

    You develop by starting with very simple things. The course on electricity literally starts with how to change a light bulb, while it ends up with the children assembling rather complicated circuitry with an Arduino.

    14.15-14.45

    Transfer

    14.45-16.00

    High-School visit

  • Day 3

    10.00-12.00

    Visit to TALTECH

    12.00-14.00

    Lunch and transfer

    14.00-14.45

    EdTech Estonia

    with EdTech Estonia

    EdTech Estonia brings together and represents Estonian EdTech companies, to make Estonia the leading EdTech country. Solutions like Eliis, e-Kool, Studiom and many others.

    14.45.15.30

    The next generation of student application management

    with DreamApply

    DreamApply’s clients are educational institutions – such as universities, summer schools, business schools, and international agents – interested in improving their admission processes for staff and students and achieving better results.

    Some benefits delivered by our solutions are:

    Efficiency: enhance existing processes through tasks automatization across different teams – reducing timescales and workload by 60%.

    Data-driven approach: track results of every stage of the admission and enrolment process, select the best-fit students, increase diversity on campus, verify documentation, manage sponsorships and grants.

    Engagement: manage leads more efficiently through different marketing tools, faster and easier interactions with students, and hold live interviews.

     

    15.30-15.45

    Coffe break

    15.45-16.30

    Interactive study platform

    with 99Math

    99math is an online game aimed for K-8th grade kids to accelerate their math skills through fun competition. Kids think math is boring but after trying 99math, they’re asking to solve more exercises. This social gaming platform makes math attractive and accelerates students’ development via short class games and major online game events.

Contact

Visit us physically or virtually

We host impactful events both in our centre and online for government institutions, companies, and media. You’ll get an overview of e-Estonia’s best practices and build links to leading IT-service providers and state experts to support your digitalisation plans.

Questions? Have a chat with us.

E-mail:
Media:
Call us: +372 6273157 (business hours only)

Find us

The Briefing Centre is conveniently located just 2 minutes drive from the airport and 10 to 15 minutes drive from the city centre.

You will find us on a ground floor of Valukoja 8, central entrance behind the statue of Mr Ernst Julius Öpik. Photo of the central entrance.

Valukoja 8
11415 Tallinn, Estonia