11.00 – 11.03 Programme introduction, Ms Kristel Mõistus, Project Manager (Education Estonia), Education and Youth Board, Estonia
Education Estonia is an initiative for international education cooperation initiated by the Ministry of Education and Research and is coordinated by the Education and Youth Board.
11.03 – 11.05 Welcoming words, Mr Peter Monari Joseph, Expert in TVET and ICT in Education, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa
11.05 – 11.25 e-Estonia’s best practices, Ms Erika Piirmets, Digital Transformation Adviser of e-Estonia Briefing Centre
e-Estonia Briefing Centre inspires global policy makers, political leaders, corporate executives, investors, and international media with the success story of e-Estonia, guide them on the digitalisation paths and build links to leading IT-service providers.
11.25 – 11.45 Digitalisation of Estonian education, Ms Heli Aru-Chabilan, Head of the Internationalisation Department, Education and Youth Board, Estonia
Estonia has become a successful role model in education worldwide. According to PISA 2018, Estonian basic education is 1st in Europe and among the best in the world. Estonia is an education nation, while also being a digital nation – known as an innovative e-state.
ELIIS Kindergarten Platform – paperless environment for all kindergartens. We help preschools and kindergartens greatly enhance operations, administration, child development, curriculum planning and communication. By saving time from paperwork and bureaucracy teachers are now able to do what they should do – teaching and taking care of children.
eKool is an easily accessible web-based 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.
Opiq is Star Cloud’s digital learning 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.
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