Council
The Council of the School of Educational Sciences is composed of:
Name Position
Tiia Õun Director of the School of Educational Sciences
Tobias Ley Head of the Centre of Excellence in Educational Innovation
Kätlin Vanari Head of the Centre for Innovation in Education
Katrin Poom-Valickis Head of the Study Area of Teacher Education and Educational Science, Professor
Eve Eisenschmidt Head of the Study Area of Educational Leadership and Innovation, Professor
Ilona-Evelyn Rannala

Head of the Study Area of Non-formal Education and Lifelong Learning, Lecturer of Youth Work Management

Piret Soodla Head of the Study Area of Inclusive Education, Professor
Mari-Liis Lind Head of Studies of the School of Educational Sciences
Tõnu Viik Professor of Philosophy at the School of Humanities
Ruth Shimmo Director of the School of Natural Sciences and Health
Birgit Vilgats Director of the Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School
Teibi Torm

Head of NGO Tagasi Kooli

Rauno Liblik

Director of the Kuristiku Secondary School of Tallinn

Delis Pärnoja Student at the School of Educational Sciences
Liisi-Ann Karro Student at the School of Educational Sciences
Janika Leoste Student at the School of Educational Sciences
Role of the Council:
  • Adopts the development plan of the School based on the development plan of the University and submits it to the Senate for approval;
  • May submit proposals to the Senate for the approval of study areas at the School;
  • Adopts the School's draft budget under the conditions and in accordance with the procedures laid down in the TLU Regulations of Economic Activity;
  • Approves the action plan of the School;
  • Evaluates the activity report of the School;
  • Adopts and submits study programmes to the Senate for approval and approves continuing education programmes;
  • May make proposals to the Senate for the establishment or termination of research or development centres at the School;
  • May make proposals to the Rector regarding the statutes of research or development centres at the School;
  • Elects a Director on the basis and pursuant to the procedures set in the acts regulating employment relations;
  • May make proposals to the Senate regarding the establishment and abolition of the positions of professors and research professors;
  • Submits a position to the Senate on professor candidates;
  • Elects the regular lecturers and researchers, other than professors, of the School, on the basis and pursuant to the procedure provided for in the relevant acts;
  • May elect honorary members of the School;
  • May set up subcommittees and advisory groups;
  • May make proposals to the Senate for the amendment of the statutes of the School;
  • Decides on other issues arising from the statutes and other acts.