Estonia, one of the smallest countries in Europe, has recently gained recognition and popularity as a great destination for education travel. With its advanced technology and efficient education system, Estonia is a prime location for students and learners of all ages to gain invaluable insight into cutting-edge industries and innovative approaches to education. The country’s vibrant culture, rich history, and breathtaking scenery enhance the learning experience, making it a well-rounded and fulfilling trip for any knowledge seeker. Estonia’s higher education institutions offer a wide range of courses and programs taught in English, making it convenient for international students to participate. As a rising state, Estonia strives to provide excellent academic opportunities and cultural experiences to all visitors. Those looking to broaden their educational horizons while enjoying a unique European travel experience should definitely consider Estonia as a must-visit destination.
VisitEDUestonia’s mission is to promote the good practices of Estonian education offering cost-effective solutions for education professionals from around the world. We organize school visits, study tours, educational conferences in Estonia and training programs worldwide to inspire teachers, principals and local authorities.
Estonia’s educational performance has garnered much less attention than other high performers like Finland or Singapore and yet, it stays one of the best existing education system. By performing consistantly at a high level on the PISA tests since 2006, Estonia was ranked first in Europe and fifth in the world in 2018. VisitEDUestonia’s material section offers some references and introductions to learn more about the education in Estonia.
VisitEDUestonia was founded in 2016 by education professionals with a track record of organizing successful events, study tours, and school visits in other organizations. The current Chairman of the Board is Mr. Aulis Pitkälä, former Director-General of the Finnish National Agency for Education.
VisitEDUestonia is an official member of Education Finland. Education Finland is a governmental cluster program supporting the best education providers in their growth on the international market. VisitEDUestonia expanded its activities to the Tallinn metropolitan area where the education system is as unique and interesting as the Finnish one.
The solid growth of VisitEDUestonia was rewarded in 2018 when it earned The Strongest in Finland -certificate. The certificate is a sign of a company’s positive financial figures, background information, and good payment behavior. It tells the customers, partners, credit allowers, and other stakeholders that cooperation with the company is on a steady foundation. The certificate is based on the Rating Alfa, a credit rating of Suomen Asiakastieto. The certificate was renewed in November 2019.
The office of VisitEDUestonia is located in an old school building from the 19th century. The building has also been home to the city of Helsinki’s Center for Education and Development and since 2014 it has been the Center for Entrepreneurship. The office is only a 15-minute walk from the city center, and the Finnish National Agency for Education and the University of Helsinki’s Department of Education are also nearby.