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  1. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 23.03.2015, 5 of 18 February 2015 "On Adult Education". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-02-18 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-01 | EST-2015-L-102032

    The Adult Education Act provides the bases for adult education management, further training institution for maintenance and in-service training to carry out the requirements for learners entitled to study leave, refresher training outside the formal education. Establishes that adult education is divided into formal education and training, also regulates the procedures thereof.

    Amends a number of legal acts, inter alia, the Labour Market Services and Benefits Act, introducing wording changes to paras (1), (2), (4) of article 13 (Labour market training), supplementing article 43 (Transitional provisions) with new para (19) concerning labour market training organization procedure.

  2. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Primary Schools and Upper Secondary Schools Act (RT I 2010, 41, 240). (Põhikooli- ja gümnaasiumiseadus) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-09 | Date of entry into force: 2010-09-01 | EST-2010-L-90428

    This Act regulates the bases for organisation of studies of primary schools and upper secondary schools, the rights and duties of students and students' parents or guardians, the rights and duties of school employees, the basis for management and funding of schools, and the basis for state supervision over the teaching and education activities of schools.

  3. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Law No. 534 of 2 October 2009 amending the Vocational Education Institutes Law. - www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2009-09-24 | Date of entry into force: 2009-09-24 | EST-2009-L-84975

    Amends, inter alia, article 10 of the 1998 Law providing that the Government fixes the standard of vocational education and approves the unified requirements towards vocational education. Introduces minor changes in articles 11, 13, 21, 30 and 37 of the same Law.

  4. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Foreign Professional Qualifications Act (RT I 2008, 30, 191). (Välisriigi kutsekvalifikatsiooni tunnustamise seadus) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-19 | EST-2008-L-90432

    Contains 41 articles dealing with the recognition of foriegn qualifications in Estonia. Repeals the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications Act (RT1 I 2000, 29, 168).

  5. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act of 18 May 1999 to amend and supplement the Act on vocational schools, the Act on private schools and the Act on Education (Text No. 550).

    Adoption: 1999-05-18 | EST-1999-L-55004

  6. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Vocational Education Institutes Law of 17 June 1998 (consolidation). (Kutseõppeasutuse seadus) - English translation (as amended up to 2010)

    Adoption: 1998-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-25 | EST-1998-L-51106

    Provides for types of schools, their responsibilities and legal status, the organization of the educational process, the schools' management and teaching personnel, the rights and obligations of the pupils, and State supervision. Consolidation available in English.

  7. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act on Adult Education, as amended to 16 June 1998 (RT I 1998, 71, 1200). (Täiskasvanute koolituse seadus)

    Adoption: 1998-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-10 | EST-1998-L-51108

  8. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Institutions of Professional Higher Education Act (RT I 1998, 61, 980). (Rakenduskõrgkooli seadus) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-06-10 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-16 | EST-1998-L-90430

    This Act lays down the grounds for the establishment, reorganisation, operation and closure of state institutions of professional higher education, the principles of management of such institutions, the conditions for acquiring higher education, the grounds for the organisation of studies, the basic rights and obligations of students, and the grounds for the budget, financing and state supervision of institutions of professional higher education.

  9. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Private Schools Act (RT I 1998, 57, 859). (Erakooliseadus) - English translation

    Adoption: 1998-06-03 | Date of entry into force: 1999-09-01 | EST-1998-L-51107

    Provides for the schools' legal status, the organization of the educational process, the schools' management and their closure.

  10. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act of 4 November 1997 to supplement the Act on Education (Text No. 1365).

    Adoption: 1997-11-04 | EST-1997-L-49000

    Amends section 34 on teachers of Estonian language.

  11. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 195 of 23 July 1996 to establish conditions and procedure of the education of the disabled in vocational institutes. (Text No. 1042)

    Adoption: 1996-07-23 | EST-1996-R-45131

    The Ministries of Education and Social Matters create the possibility for the disabled to choose their profession and vocational education, with the cooperation of State employment services and other services in charge of vocational guidance.

  12. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Universities Act of 12 January 1995. (Ülikooliseadus) - English translation (as amended up to October 2005) Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-01-12 | EST-1995-L-63191

    Provides for the establishment, merger, division and termination of activities of universities, limits of their autonomy and principles of their management, conditions for acquiring higher education, basic rights and obligations of teaching staff and students, and State supervision. Available in English.

  13. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act on Adult Education (RT1 I 1993, 74, 1054). (Täiskasvanute koolituse seadus) - English translation (as amended up to April 2004) Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-11-10 | EST-1993-L-42962

  14. Estonia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act on Education, as amended to 14 June 1995. - English translation (1992)

    Adoption: 1992-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 1992-03-23 | EST-1992-L-42961

    Available in English.


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