Non-Degree / Dates: 15-19 July 2019

This course aims to create opportunities to critically analyze contemporary educational reforms on individual, organisational and system level taking into consideration the context of local educational policy and socio-cultural realities in order to promote knowledge creation and educational innovation.

Each day is devoted to one of the key elements in 21 century school. From usage of ICT to teacher leadership, from creating empowering environment to smart classroom designs, from school leader’s role in student’s outcomes to teachers’ professional development.

Why this course?

  • You will learn about Estonian school system and the reasons behind latest educational policy changes including international trends.

  • You will broaden your understanding on what is a school leader’s role in supporting teachers and teacher leaders.

  • You will learn how to make better use of educational technology and data.




Every day except Wednesday there will be two lectures, each 1,5 h. On Wednesday there will be a field trip to witness innovative ideas implemented in education.

As an example, please see the full programme from summer 2018 here.


The course is meant for Master students or MA graduates with an interest in education. High level of efficiency in English is required (at least B2). The course is limited to 24 participants.

Credit points

3 ECTS, details TBC

Course fee

Early-Bird Course Fee (until March 31, 2019)300€
Regular Course Fee (after March 31, 2019)350€

Accommodation and meals are not included in the price.

NB! Read also about scholarships! The deadline for applying for the scholarship for summer 2019 has passed.