Record number of participants at International Winter School 2020

The eleventh Tallinn Winter School was held from 6 to 24 January 2020. 232 people from 33 countries gathered in Tallinn to attend one of the intensive courses offered by Tallinn University.

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Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Germany, Russia and USA were the countries represented with the highest number of participants. Compared with the previous year the number of participants has increased rapidly - in 2019 there were 133 participants.

The programme included eight courses: Estonian and Russian intensive language courses, Improv.English and Academic Writing in English, Experimental Interaction Design, Gamification Workshop and Educational Innovation – Getting Ready for the Future. For the first time, the program also included a course that introduced digital innovation in Estonia - Digital Society and Innovation: From e-Commerce to e-Governance. The most popular courses were Estonian and Russian language with 52 and 47 participants respectively.

The next similar event will take place already in July when Tallinn Summer School celebrates its 15th birthday.