Estonia provides educational opportunities for children and young people in Ukraine – Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education and Science reports that Estonia provides educational opportunities for children and young people in Ukraine.

According to the press service of the Ministry of Education, Ukrainian citizens who left for Estonia during the war are accepted by the following educational institutions: kindergartens and nurseries for children from 1.5 to 7 years old; general education schools with compulsory education for education seekers aged 7 to 17; high schools, vocational schools, universities; out-of-school education institutions: leisure schools and open youth centers (for children from 7 years old).

Youth work is also carried out in youth centers and organizations.

“Ukrainian educators and teachers who arrived in Estonia have the opportunity to join the educational process. For more information, teachers can contact the email address [email protected],” the report says.

In addition, Estonia makes every effort to ensure that Ukrainian children continue their education partially in the Ukrainian language.

To this end, the Ministry of Education and Research of the Republic of Estonia has offered education candidates and teachers the opportunity to use Ukrainian teaching materials, including: Estonian phrasebook in Ukrainian ; educational materials on the EdTech platform; online resources for preschool and school learning; the ELIIS platform for organizing kindergarten work; the Triumf Health platform to support children’s well-being and protect their mental health; The Edumus school for distance education is available for refugees from Ukraine; and the Schoollaby platform for managing the educational process at school.

In addition, the mentoring platform Mentornaut, which brings together Ukrainian students and teachers, works to help students.

“Ukrainian students can use the Dream Apply system to apply for studies at Estonian universities,” the ministry notes.