The e-education revolution in Estonia effectively uses modern digital technology in learning and teaching, improving the digital skills of the entire nation. Numerous smart solutions are used across all levels of the education system: databases, digital textbooks, e-learning materials, digital class diary, assessments, and various applications and programs. Schools use specially designed apps to enable collaboration between parents, teachers, and students.
Estonia also stands out in the number of students pursuing ICT studies — more than twice the average in other OECD countries.
Being highly valued partners in the international cooperation projects, in 2021, Estonia became an Associated Member of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and Estonia actively participates in other international projects such as European Space Agency, European Social Survey, European Spallation Source, and various science and R&D projects. The four national focus areas for R&D, innovation and business until the year 2035:
● digital solutions – data economy is used to create new business opportunities;
● health tech and services – developing and implementing patient-centered and evidence-based treatment and prevention services;
● valorisation of local resources – enhancing the bio- and circular economy and focusing on both primary and secondary raw materials;
● smart and sustainable energy solutions – contribution is made to ensuring energy security.