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The Laboratory of History and Civic Studies

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    Developing teacher training and subject didactics
  • Developing cooperation with partners in various sectors (memory institutions, social organisations, teachers, university students, school students)
  • Expanding the learning environment outside of the classroom
  • Developing, converging and mediating the best practices of history and civic studies (including online solutions)
  • Developing and applying new forms of training, methodology, learning material and educational technology in cooperation with students and teachers
  • Improving the quality of teaching and teacher education in the subject field of History and Civic Studies
Activities for 2014


  • Creating networks for cooperation
  • Continuous training of teachers: “The museum as a learning environment”
  • Developing the content of classes for learning in museums and archives
  • Developing materials to support visual literacy

The laboratory is led by Mare Oja, lecturer in Subject Didactics in the Department of History at Tallinn University. The classroom is located in the Institute of History at Tallinn University (Rüütli 6).
Contact: e-mail mareoja....at....tlu.ee