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News Estonia Education: A Hot Autumn for Estonia’s Conference Industry

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
A Hot Autumn for Estonia’s Conference Industry
News source: https://www.rustourismnews.com/2019/10/10/a-hot-autumn-for-estonias-conference-industry/

Estonia, a country famous for its advanced digital solutions ... European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL) Conference, which promotes practice-based research in ...

News Estonia Education: Up to 5,000 global citizens to convene in Tallinn to tackle sustainability challenges

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Up to 5,000 global citizens to convene in Tallinn to tackle sustainability challenges
News source: https://estonianworld.com/life/up-to-5000-global-citizens-to-convene-in-tallinn-to-tackle-sustainability-challenges/

JCI Estonia members at JCI World Congress in Goa in 2018 ... he is determined to push forward in advocating for a cleaner environment for his children. As an accountant by education, Gafar never ...

News Estonia Education: Tuition fees for Estonian language education may not find political support

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Tuition fees for Estonian language education may not find political support
News source: https://news.err.ee/986843/tuition-fees-for-estonian-language-education-may-not-find-political-support

Politicians speaking to Aktuaalne kaamera (AK) on Sunday were split on the idea of introducing tuition fees for university courses taught in Estonian, saying there are other problems in higher education that need to be addressed first.

News Estonia Education: Estonia: Bill seeking to establish R&D funding at 1 pct by 2022 passes 1st reading

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Estonia: Bill seeking to establish R&D funding at 1 pct by 2022 passes 1st reading
News source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/education/?doc=151822

A bill submitted by the parliamentary group of Estonia's Social Democratic Party (SDE) seeking to amend the Research and Development Organisation Act has passed first reading in the Riigikogu, reported LETA/BNS.

News Estonia Education: What the papers say: Family doctors, free higher education, alien crabs

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
What the papers say: Family doctors, free higher education, alien crabs
News source: https://news.err.ee/985484/what-the-papers-say-family-doctors-free-higher-education-alien-crabs

On Sept. 26 there were stories and opinion articles in the papers about what young doctors want, initial impressions of the 2020 budget, free higher education, a court ruling being overturned to allow stay at home same-sex parents to have health insurance, and an alien crab found in Pärnu.

News Estonia Education: Minister: TalTech incident casting shadow all over Estonia's scientific excellence

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
Minister: TalTech incident casting shadow all over Estonia's scientific excellence
News source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/education/?doc=150994

Estonian Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps, who is currently on a visit to Kazan, said that the scandal surrounding the alleged fraudulent use of EU support in the Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance (RNI) of Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) adversely affects all of Estonia's scientific excellence, and, in order to ascertain the details of the incident, TalTech Rector Jaak Aaviksoo has been requested to appear before the minister, according to the Postimees information reported LETA/BNS.

News Estonia Education: Uplift the bottom to tackle inequality: Ong Ye Kung at G-7 education ministers meeting

Published on: Thursday 04 July 2019
Uplift the bottom to tackle inequality: Ong Ye Kung at G-7 education ministers meeting
News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/uplift-the-bottom-to-tackle-inequality-ong-ye-kung-at-g7-education-ministers

SINGAPORE - The Republic's approach to tackling inequality is not to cap the top and limit their potential, but to invest in the bottom to help uplift them, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday (July 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com.

News Estonia Education: Finnish HEI to open school in Tallinn

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
Finnish HEI to open school in Tallinn
News source: https://thepienews.com/news/intl-tourism-hei-to-open-in-tallinn/

Estonia’s capital Tallinn will gain a new international institution of applied higher education with a focus on hospitality, an operation led by Finnish institution Haaga-Helia University of Applied ...

News Estonia Education: Saved from icy river, Estonian wolf 'probably' shot

Published on: Thursday 20 June 2019
Saved from icy river, Estonian wolf 'probably' shot
News source: https://wnyt.com/education-stem/saved-from-icy-river-estonian-wolf-probably-shot/5396599/

HELSINKI (AP) — A wolf that captured international attention earlier this year after being rescued from an icy Estonian river by construction workers may have been killed, authorities said. ...

News Estonia Education: Estonians hold 'funeral march' for science over govt funding

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
News source: https://phys.org/news/2019-05-estonians-funeral-science-govt-funding.html

flowers and candles to the seat of government in the capital Tallinn and the ministry of education and science in the second city of Tartu. "Abandoning Estonian science and research is something ...

News Estonia Education: Baltic education ministers: Challenges in education field are similar

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://www.baltictimes.com/baltic_education_ministers__challenges_in_education_field_are_similar/

"The salaries of teachers have constantly risen from 850 euros to 1,250 euros over past three years, but the minimum salary in Latvia is about 710 euros and in Lithuania about 800 euros," Estonian ...

News Estonia Education: Forum praises Estonian learning model

Published on: Saturday 01 June 2019
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1687812/forum-praises-estonian-learning-model

Promoting lifelong learning in collaboration with the public, private and education sectors, as has been implemented in Estonia, is the secret to success in workforce development, according to ...