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?
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.
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.