About us

Estonian STEM Education Union.
An umbrella organisation for everyone in non-formal STEM education in Estonia.

  • Established - 28. January 2016

  • Founders: Vaata Maailma SA, MTÜ Robootika, SA Tartu Keskkonnahariduse Keskus, MTÜ Tartu Erahariduse Edendamise Selts, Peeter Sipelgas (Viimsi Collegium Eruditionis), Konguta School - all award-winning in promoting STEM activites in Estonia.

  • Estonian STEM Education Union (Eesti Teadushuvihariduse Liit) is an umbrella organisation for everyone who is involved in non-formal education in the field of STEM.

  • The aim is to gain and share knowledge of the field and find new partnership opportunities in Estonia and aboard.

  • Our members are both individuals and organisations. We currently have over 100 members. For example: local councils, teachers running their own after-school clubs, hobby-schools, scientists etc

What we do?
  • Sharing knowledge:

    • Workshops, events and study-trips for members

    • Training programme for STEM educators

  • Participating in policymaking, mapping the current situation (meeting with local councils)

  • Rising awareness about STEM education:

    • Being present at events targeting both teachers and parents to rise awareness about STEM after-school acitivities and www.huviring.ee

    • Social media channels/media

  • Awards for STEM educators.

  • International relations

    • Finding new partners / learning from others

  • Main partners: Estonian Youth Work Centre, Estonian Research Council (STEM), Ministry of Education and Research and many more both private and public sector.