Dzirnavu Street 16/k2 (entrance from Strelnieku Street), Riga LV-1010

Post address:
Vaļņu Street 2, Riga LV-1050

Visiting hours:
Mondays 14:00 - 17:00
Tuesdays 9:00 - 13:00
Thursdays 13:00 - 17:00

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Phone:   (+371) 67225155
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PLA in Tallinn

Qualifications Frameworks for trust, transparency and diversity – TPG A (QUATRA – TPG A)
01.05.2022 – 30.04.2025

Peer learning activity

Learning Outcomes and Future Skills

18 April 2024

Tallinn, Estonia

Hosted by: Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Chaired by: Janne Pukk (Estonian Ministry of Education and Research) and Margus Pedaste (University of Tartu)

Time Topic
10:00-10:10 Opening of the PLA
Renno Veinthal, Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development and Higher and Vocational Education Policy, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
10:10-10:40 Keynote Speech – What skills will be needed in the future?
Margus Pedaste, professor of Educational Innovation, University of Tartu
10:40-11:50 Experts Panel on Future skills – different perspectives
Chaired by: Margus Pedaste, professor of Educational Innovation, University of Tartu

  • Ana Gvritishvili, European Students' Union
  • Dr Jacek Lewicki, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, representing Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland)
  • Martin Villig, Co-Founder of Bolt, global mobility & food delivery platform (45 countries in Europe & Africa)(Estonia)
  • Maija Innola, Senior Ministerial Advisor, Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture (Finland)
  • Margus Haidak, Head of Higher Education and Lifelong Learning Department, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research (Estonia)
Q/A Session
11:50-12:10 Comfort break
12:10-12:40 Recent Developments in the Skills and EQF (learning outcomes) Area in Europe
Koen Nomden, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Unit B.2: Skills Agenda, European Commission
12:40-13:10 Skills forecasting system in Estonia (OSKA)
Ave Ungro, Development Manager of Skills System, Estonian Qualifications Authority
13:10-14:15 Lunch
14:15-15:30 Sharing national experience in changing learning outcomes (presentations)
  • Implementation of the Programme Learning Outcomes and Future Skills – Case of Georgia
    Goderdzi Buchashvili, Vice-Rector for Administrative Affairs, Georgian National University SEU
  • Learning Outcomes in the Romanian Higher Education System: State of Play
    Tiberiu Dobrescu, President of the National Qualification Authority
  • How Employment Rates of Graduates in Lithuania Influence Decisions on State-Financed Places
    Albertas Žalys, Chief Specialist of Higher Education Division, Ministry of Education, Science and Sports (Lithuania)
  • Recent Developments on the updating of the learning outcomes in Estonia
    Kaija Kumpas-Lenk, Head of Development and Quality Division, Tallinn University of Technology

15:30-15:45 Comfort break

15:45-16:45 Sharing Experiences of Countries
Discussion in small groups and reporting the most important points discussed to the audience
16:45-16:50 Concluding remarks
Closing the PLA

Guided walking tour in Tallinn Old Town (optional)
Dinner at the restaurant MEKK