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Nov 17

This was our International Day 2021

Our school and kindergarten community celebrate all families' countries, cultures, languages and food each year. The most recent event was an especially important one - our student Jalmar describes why: This year's International Day was a special one because the school also celebrated its 20th birthday. There were 13 countries... read more →
Oct 29

New Student Council Elected

Last week, our school's new student council has been elected. Our student Ragnar, a current member of the council, describes how the student council works and how it is picking up the work: Each year we have a student council in our school whose task is to bring forward the... read more →
Oct 19

Tartu Class Teacher 2021

TIS Grade 3 teacher Kirsi Kriit was recognized with a special award this autumn! Kirsi is a laureate of Class Teacher of the Year 2021 in Tartu city. Kirsi is loved and higly respected by all our community - the students, parents and colleagues. Congratulations Kirsi, so well-deserved! This is... read more →
Jul 27

Start of the School Year 2021/2022

The new school year is fast approaching and we are looking forward to welcoming the community of Tartu International School and Kindergarten back in a couple of weeks!  According to the current information, the schools in Estonia will start the new academic year in face-to-face format. The kindergarten (nursery to... read more →
May 20

Outdoor learning at TIS

Global Outdoor Classroom Day is celebrated on the 20th of May. Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. At TIS we believe in inquiry-based, real-life and hands-on learning in any environment - indoors and outdoors. A lot of outdoor learning happened... read more →
Apr 27

Grades 1 to 4 returning to in-person learning

Grades 1 to 4 are permitted to start with in-person learning at school premises as of May 3. Grade 5 to 9 students will continue learning from home, but are asked to come to school for consultations and outdoor sports activities individually or in small groups. The kindergarten remains open.... read more →
Apr 19

Spring Break

Enjoy the Spring Break and see you back at school on the 26th of April!
Mar 19

Mathematics and distance learning

Mathematics is one of the core subjects and provides students with many important skills for life and their future studies. Sometimes it might feel like it’s one of the most difficult subjects as well and all of it seems overwhelming, especially during the time of distance learning. Our mathematics teacher... read more →
Mar 11

All students on distance learning from Thursday, 11th March

Estonian government has decided to send all students on distance learning from 11th March due to the critical Covid-19 situation in the country. In Tartu International School it means that students in grades 1-9 will be on distance learning from Thursday, 11th March. The kindergarten will remain open, but the... read more →
Mar 07