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The strengths of Tallinn University trainings are:

  • Professional trainers who are lecturers acknowledged by the university and cooperation partners who are practitioners with expansive knowledge;
  • Modern interactive learning methods which make it possible to immediately implement everything learned in practice;
  • A systematic and science-based approach that supports healthy and sustainable development;
  • A modern university campus located in the centre of Tallinn with auditoriums, labs, a cinema and sports halls;
  • Flexibility to conduct trainings exactly where needed.

We conduct trainings in Tallinn University focus fields in formats that take into account the needs of open events and commissioned projects and the specific needs of organisations. We offer individual consultations, supervision and coaching. To ensure the quality and purposefulness of your training, we will specify the need to develop your team or organisation, find suitable development partners and develop an offer that matches your needs and arrangements.

The field of continuing education in Tallinn University is coordinated by Open Academy.

We also coordinate the learning of degree study subjects as continuing education and the programme A Year in University. For young students Tallinn University offers the opportunity to participate in the Student Academy and the Children's Film School. The events of international summer and winter universities have become tradition. To improve the competencies of heads and teachers of the field of education, the Teachers' Academy of the Centre for Innovation in Education located at Tallinn University offers a variety of training opportunities. Open Academy's Centre for International Examinations administrates British exams internationally acknowledged and developed by British examination centres.
 

 

Fields of training

 

The goal of tailor-made trainings is to offer clients training solutions that specifically cater to their needs. To ensure the quality and purposefulness of the training, we will specify your needs, find suitable development partners and develop an offer that matches your needs and arrangements. Ask for an offer at koolitus@tlu.ee or contact the representative of the field of training.

Tallinn University offers tailor-made training in five focus fields:

Familiarise yourself with the training profile and trainers:

Reili Argus

Reili Argus

Cultural competencies

Professor of Estonian at the School of Humanities at Tallinn University. She has defended a doctoral degree in philology in the field of Estonian language and has researched acquisition of Estonian. Reili Argus has over ten years of experience as a trainer. Among those trained by her are private companies, banks and an extraordinarily large amount of Estonian state institutions. Her work in the language committee of the Mother Tongue Society ensures that trainees will know of new rule changes quickly and from direct sources. The basis for Reili's training is written examples of texts of the organisation of the client.

Contact us: Elina Tahvel, 640 92 89 or 509 0216
	 Toomas Lõhmuste

Toomas Lõhmuste

Cultural competencies

Toomas Lõhmuste graduated from the 9th flight of the Drama School of Tallinn Conservatoire in 1980. He has performed on stage, in film, on television and radio, has been a long-standing Tallinn University speech technique lecturer, trainer in Estonian Public Broadcasting and frequent presenter of documentary film and TV programme texts. He has conducted speech training in various education institutions, ministries, firms and specialised unions and participated in speech technique master classes in Germany, Hungary and Russia. Toomas' trainings are always practical.
Gerli Kuhi

Gerli Kuhi

Language training

She is a pedagogue who graduated with the papers of Tallinn Pedagogical University. He has spent time teaching in Tallinn German Gymnasium, Multilingua, the Navy and testing and compiling tests for members of the Defence Force at the EMA. When teaching, what is most important is that the student leaves the class with a smile and would gladly return. His hobbies are dance, culture in every form and nature.

Contact us: Sirle Kivihall, 640 93 60
Snezana Stoljarova

Snezana Stoljarova (MSc)

Healthy and sustainable lifestyle

Snezana Stoljarova is a Tallinn University alumna in the field of social psychology and later also obtained a Master's degree in sport sciences focusing on sports psychology at Lund University in Sweden. She works as a sports psychology consultant to athletes and coaches of various levels and sports and also participates in sports-based youth development project SPIN. In addition, she actively works in the field of training, conducting a variety of sports psychology-related trainings and seminars in Estonian as well as Russian. In cooperation with Tallinn University, Snezana has three years of training experience when it comes to the target groups of coaches of various fields as well as physical education teachers, sports practitioners and parents. Among the people trained by her, repeated cooperation targets have also become coaches of basketball, volleyball, badminton, tennis and gymnastics associations. She also has experience working as an elite sports coach and athlete herself.

Contact us: Katrin Soidra-Zujev, 639 1751
Eha

Eha Rüütel

Healthy and sustainable lifestyle

Eha Rüütel is the leading lecturer of art therapy. Eha has obtained a solution-focused psychotherapist qualification and has defended her Master's and doctoral degrees in psychology at Tallinn University and a public health degree in Sweden (Nordic School of Public Health). She is a member of the Estonian Creative Arts Therapies Association, a registered creative therapist and an art therapist. She is currently working at Tallinn University as the professor of art therapy and curator of the curriculum of art therapies and is the representative of Tallinn University at the European Consortium for Arts Therapies Education (ECArTE). Favourite activity: island lifestyle.

Contact us: Katrin Soidra-Zujev, 6391752
Mari Mägi

Mari Mägi

Healthy and sustainable lifestyle

Mari Mägi is a creative therapist, dance and movement therapist, dance and movement therapy lecturer at Tallinn University, somatic movement teacher, practitioner of Body Mind Centering® and freelance dance artist. In her work as a dance and movement therapist, she places importance on a solution-focused approach and body awareness.

Contact us: Katrin Soidra-Zujev, 6391752
Terje Kaldur

Terje Kaldur

Healthy and sustainable lifestyle

Terje Kaldur is a lecturer of dance and movement therapy at Tallinn University. She has a Master's degree equivalent qualification in psychology and health sciences and a Master's degree in art therapies. She currently practices as a creative therapist in a rehabilitation centre and has worked as a school psychologist for eight years. She has applied her creative therapy-related knowledge and skills to children with cancer, participating in creative therapy-related projects as well as conducting private praxis, training, workshops and self-improvement groups. She is the development manager of the Estonian Creative Arts Therapies Association.

Contact us: Katrin Soidra-Zujev, 6391752
Aira Lepik

Aira Lepik

Digital and media culture

During her working period at Tallinn University (she has worked at TLU since defending her pedagogics candidate degree in 1983), Aira Lepik has taught at the Bachelor’s, Master's and doctoral level, in recent years focusing on information service marketing, digital library work and effective leadership and evaluation topics. Aira's experience as a developer of curriculum and student thesis instructor and her contribution to international professional associations is the basis for the training offer.

Contact us: Liina Kirsipuu, liina.kirsipuu@tlu.ee,640 9421
Sirje Virkus

Sirje Virkus

Digital and media culture

Sirje Virkus is the professor of information sciences at the School of Digital Technologies of Tallinn University. She has worked as a lecturer at Tallinn University for more than thirty years. She defended her doctoral degree at Manchester Metropolitan University and her research focuses on information competency, culture and practices and researching information science education. Among her current lecture courses are information science theory and methodology, information and knowledge management, information behavioural and search theory, information and knowledge society approaches and technologies and science theory and research methods.

Contact us: Liina Kirsipuu, liina.kirsipuu@tlu.ee,640 9421
Andres Ojaver

Andres Ojaver

Society and open governance

Andres Ojaver is a lawyer with a Master's degree of Tallinn University who has been active in the world of personal data protection for over seven years. He was formerly the Supervisory Director of the Data Protection Inspectorate in Estonia as well as the European Union. Andres has also passed the IT programme for lawyers, which gave him important background knowledge on IT in the field of data protection. Today, as he is a personal data protection expert, he is responsible for topics of privacy in the private sector. Among other things, his work involves project leadership through which additional personal data protection regulations are implemented in the context of new rulings. Thus, the trainings give a good combination of theory and practice and systematically focus on what's important.

Contact us: Marika Kutškova, marika.kutskova@tlu.ee, 6409 456
Adik Levin

Adik Levin

Society and open governance

Adik Levin (MD, Ph.D, MSc.D, FABM) is a paediatrician with over half a century of medical experience. He was the founder and head of the Newborn and Premature Children's Department of Tallinn Children's Hospital from 1979-2004. He is the author of the conception of the Humane Neonatal Care Initiative in the world. In the lecture cycle he covers the various aspects of contact between mother and child, breastfeeding, the nature of Humane Neonatal Care in the globalising modern world and the issue of medical ethics in Estonia. In all of his lectures he covers values which are in harmony with the nature around us.

Contact us: Marika Kutškova, marika.kutskova@tlu.ee, 6409 456
Anne Tiko

Anne Tiko

Society and open governance

Anne Tiko is the lecturer of psychosocial work at the School of Governance, Law and Society of Tallinn University. She graduated from the University of Tartu as a psychologist and obtained a psychology candidate degree (in developmental psychology) at the Faculty of pedagogics and psychology in Moscow. She has worked at the Scientific Research Pedagogical Institute and from 1991 at the Pedagogical University.
Her research interests are focused on the wellbeing and support opportunities for psychosocially endangered children.

Contact us: Marika Kutškova, marika.kutskova@tlu.ee, 6409 456
Kristo Krumm

Kristo Krumm

Society and open governance

Kristo Krumm has worked as a lecturer and trainer for ten years, conducted training for start-up entrepreneurs for more than five years and during that time trained almost 500 beginner entrepreneurs. He has been a entrepreneur himself since the beginning of the 1990s, has founded eight companies, worked in the marketing and sales fields since 1996 and holds a level VI adult trainer diploma. He has an MBA degree in business leadership, diplomas in business leadership, economy and business organisation from the International University Audentes and Tallinn University of Technology, he is currently acquiring an MA degree in Tallinn University and a PhD at the faculty of Economy of Tallinn University of Technology.

Contact us: Marika Kutškova, marika.kutskova@tlu.ee, 6409 456
Mare Leino

Mare Leino

Society and open governance

Mare Leino is a doctor of social pedagogics of the School of Governance, Law and Society of Tallinn University. The focus of her lecture topics is children with behavioural and learning issues and the social origins of issues at school. She defended her Master's degree in pedagogics at the University of Tartu and her doctoral degree at Tallinn University. Her first higher education was, however, obtained from the department of Journalism at the University of Tartu. Speaking to her tendency to write are dozens of popular science books translated, compiled and written by her.

Contact us: Marika Kutškova, marika.kutskova@tlu.ee, 6409 456
Urmo Reitav

Urmo Reitav

Educational innovation

Urmo Reitav has long-standing field-related work experience as a trainer, teacher, lecturer, instructor, voluntary youth worker, mentor and recreational officer at school. He has participated in the development of countless curriculums and development programmes. He has trained and instructed young people, youth workers, recreational officers, hobby school employees, heads of schools, teachers, parents and employees of local governments in Estonia and internationally. He has compiled field-related publications on the topics of school youth modules, youth participation and inclusion and also conducted several topical studies. He curates the youth work module of the TLU youth curriculum, consults the school youth portion in the creation of state schools and develops the school youth work model for middle schools.

Contact us: Riina Stahl, riina.stahl@tlu.ee, 619 9774