Country name: Estonia
Please estimate the number of children in school (age 3-19) in your country:
Please estimate the number of school drop-outs in your country in the school year 2019/2020:
Please estimate the average number of school drop-outs per year in the 5 school years previous to school year 2019/2020?
370 students per year
Did National exams or evaluation methods take place in academic year 2019/2020? And if so, for which levels?
Only some (please name) – Upper secondary school examinations took place (usual may-june) but students had the opportunity to postpone taking them or improve their results in autumn 2020.
If national exams or evaluation methods did not take place, what is the replacement solution?
Annual grades as basis for graduation for basic school (grade 9) students
If schools resumed before the summer of 2020, were any particular year groups or other groups identified to have more contact, if so which?
When school resumed in the Autumn of 2020, were any particular year groups or other groups identified to have more contact, if so which?
No, all levels resumed classroom learning.
Access to education
What were the primary modes of learning implemented during the Covid-19 School closures?
Were the above measures put into place at a policy (national or regional level) or by schools and teachers?
- By schools and teachers.
Please estimate Number or percentage of children in school (age 3-19) with access to:
- high-speed internet – 97%
- basic internet – no data
- TV – 96%
- Radio – no data
- Computer, tablet or smart phone they could use during the day – 97%
What translation/interpretation resources/services are/were made available online for students and families from regional or national level?
State-level legislation related to the general Covid-19 emergency situation was made available and constantly updated in English and Russian.
What special or exceptional learning need supports are/were made available online for students and families from regional or national level?
In autumn 2020, digital textbooks for SEN students were released. Other support measures for SEN students was organised case-by-case in specific schools.