Open Educational Resources in Estonia

  • Hans PõldojaEmail author
  • Mart Laanpere
Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)


The rapidly changing world requires that lifelong learning must become an integral part of people’s life. This challenge is especially apparent in the small countries with limited human resources. Open educational resources and practices should be seen as a part of larger learning ecosystem to improve access and increase the quality of education. This chapter presents the current situation of open education in Estonia. The development of digital learning resources infrastructure which also cover open educational resources is currently among the priorities in Estonia. In addition to the infrastructure development, there have been large projects for creating open educational resources for schools. However, Estonia does not have a specific open educational policy and a functional open education community. Also there is very little research on the actual use and impact of open educational resources.


Open educational resources Repositories Open licenses Open online courses 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Digital TechnologiesTallinn UniversityTallinnEstonia

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