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Study Areas

Tallinn University School of Educational Sciences is an academic unit of Tallinn University that conducts studies on the three levels of higher education, continuing education and research, development and creative activities in the following study areas:

Teacher Education and Educational Sciences

Teacher education and educational sciences area comprises early childhood education, general education, vocational education and higher education. The goal of teacher education is to support the development of teachers who are professionally competent and able to participate in the development of school as an organisation. The activities in the field of teacher education and educational sciences are also supported by the Centre for Innovation in Education.

Non-Formal Education

The main fields in the non-formal education are andragogy, adult learning, adult training, supporting adult learning and education consultation, as well as youth work and youth work management. This is a new and developing field in the School of Educational Sciences.

Career and Counselling Services for Special Educational Needs

The field of career and counselling services for special educational needs comprises field of studies dealing with the support of children with special educational needs in various ages. This is a new and developing field in the School of Educational Sciences.