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Transforming the Learning Experience in Estonian-Language Studies

Modern education is at the brink of a transformative revolution, driven by the integration of cutting-edge technologies that could reshape the learning landscape. This is especially pertinent in the context of Estonian-language studies. The fusion of arts with technology not only makes the abstract tangible but also nurtures creative problem-solving and expression. While some similar methods have worked well in the past, there's still a lot of untapped potential in using new technologies for Estonian-language studies to improve a learning experience and sustainability. Through interactive challenges, collaborative brainstorming sessions, and dynamic hackathons, this shared endeavour envisions educational adventures as distinctive and diverse as the learners themselves.

The integration of emerging technologies into Estonian-language studies has the potential to revolutionise education. By embracing personalised learning, capitalising on innovative tools, and fostering collaboration, we embark on a journey that not only enhances the learning experience but also shapes the future of education in ways that were once unfathomable.

Transforming the Learning Experience in Estonian-Language Studies
Who can join?
Primary students
Secondary students
VET students
University students
Teachers and/or educators
Education professionals
Digital education enthusiasts
10 - 12 NOV 2023
Register by 01 NOV

Tallinn University - Estonia

The Learning Experience

Challenge and goals

Participants are called to delve into the transformative potential of emerging technologies in the realm of Estonian-language studies. The primary objective is to harness these technologies to reshape and elevate the learning experience for students. Emphasis should be placed on infusing the integration of arts and technology to render complex concepts tangible, while fostering creative thinking and innovative problem-solving. Participants' efforts are expected to culminate in the creation of practical and innovative solutions that enhance the learning experience and sustainability of Estonian-language studies. These solutions should showcase a fusion of technological tools and creative pedagogical approaches, effectively bridging the gap between the abstract and the concrete. Tangible prototypes, interactive platforms, or digital resources that incorporate personalised learning and engage learners in a distinctive manner are anticipated outcomes.

Expectations and requirements for the solutions and participants

This isn't just about solutions – it's about forging pathways to enhanced learning outcomes and smoother Estonian-language integration. By joining this exchange of ideas, you're making a real difference in language learning and transitions.

Available Support

Unleash your creativity and be part of revolutionising education. Your ideas could shape a transformative future of language learning and cultural exploration. Join us in this hackathon to catalyse change and redefine the educational landscape.


*Will be streamed on YouTube HERE

  • Friday, November 10, 2023

    15:00 - 16:00 Registration
    16:00 - 16:10* Welcome to EdTech HACK!
    16:10 - 16:30* Inspirational Speeches by Ministry of Education and Research Area of Learning Pathways Chief Expert Aivar Hiio and Tallinn University Manager of Business Cooperation and Knowledge Transfer Aija Sakova
    16:30 - 18:00* 1-minute Idea Presentations
    18:00 - 19:00 Dinner and Group Formation
    19:00 - 19:30* Inspirational presentation by TalTech Dean - Dean's Office at School of Information Technologies Gert Jervan “AI and the future of education”
    19:30 - Let’s start hacking!

  • Saturday, November 11, 2023

    09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast
    10:15 - 11:00 Workshop 1 - Business Model Workshop by Estonian Business School Junior Research Fellow Hira Wajahat Malik
    11:15 - 12:00 Workshop 2- Pitch Training by Gleb Maltsev
    13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
    15:00 - 18:00 Checkpoint I with mentors and experts
    18:00 - 19:00 Dinner
    19:00 - 21:00 Checkpoint II with mentors and expert

  • Sunday, November 12, 2023

    09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast
    10:15 - 11:00 Workshop 3 - Pitch Training by Gleb Maltsev
    11:00 - 13:00 Checkpoint with mentors III (focus on pitching)
    13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    14:00 - 17:00* 3-minute Pitching to Jury + 3 min Q&A
    17:00 - 17:30 Jury selects winners
    17:30 - 18:30* Announcement of the winners and award ceremony + Ukrainian song and dance group "Volya"

Proposed Solutions