Projects and Expertise

Tartu International School is represented by a body of staff with expertise across many sectors of education. We aim to share these expertise by working on a range of activities with external groups and organisations.

Besides sharing our expertise, TIS has also successfully participated in several projects which have enriched the learning environment of our students.

Our recent projects:

2017
Kultuurid klassiruumis (Cultures in a Classroom). Sharing our expertise at a teacher training course in co-operation with Tartu University. Funded by European Social Fund and Estonian government.

2017
The Estonian Information Technology Foundation for Education project to improve the school´s digital capacity. TIS received funds for new digital devices. Funded by Estonian government.

2016
International Code Week workshops at TIS. Our teachers sharing their expertise at programming. Funded by the Estonian Information Technology Foundation for Education.

2016
Co-operation project with a small Estonian-speaking school to promote acquisition of Estonian language among the students in grades 1-3. Funded by the Estonian Ministry of Education.

2016 – 2017
Erasmus+ staff mobility project. Five mobilities abroad for TIS teachers to learn about CLIL method, happy school environments, and visit the biannual conference of the European School Heads. Funded by the European Commission.

2016 – 2018
Liitev klass, liitev kool (A binding class, a binding school). Sharing our expertise at a teacher training course in co-operation with Tartu University. Funded by the European Union and Estonian Ministry of Interior.

2015 – 2017
Erasmus+ strategic partnership project “Professional Capacity Dealing With Diversity” (NAOS). The objective of the project is to strengthen professional capacity in the partner countries (Netherlands, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Norway, Lithuania and Portugal) and their respective schools with the ultimate goal to increase educational attainment and reduce drop-out and unemployment among groups of migrant children. Funded by the European Commission.

2015
The 3rd Baltic Inter-ministerial Round Table on Migrant Education Policy Partnership. TIS shared their expertise on educational counselling. Organised by SIRIUS: European Policy Network on the education of children and young people with a migrant background.

2014 – 2016
Erasmus+ co-operation project “Big Issues in Small Hands” (BISH). A project promoting active participation in school life between TIS and five other schools from Greece, Czech Republic, Poland, Turkey and France. Funded by the European Commission.

2014 – 2015
Erasmus + staff mobility project. Four mobilities abroad for TIS teachers to learn about the 21st century classroom and participate in the biannual conference of the European School Heads.

2014
The grant for improving learning environment of TIS. Four sets of Lego WeDo and Lego EV3 robotics sets were purchased to teach robotics and programming in the lessons and as an extracurricular activity. Funded by the Estonian Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA).

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