TES Community

The official page of the Tallinn European School Community managed by Parent Council

Registered as an Estonian MTÜ (non-profit organization) on June 4, 2015.

The objective of the MTÜ is to actively enhance the TES community. This is done by: 1. promoting social interaction and information exchange among its members; 2. helping to integrate new members, especially those newly arriving at Tallinn European School; 3. supporting projects and events by financial or practical means agreed upon by the families and teachers, including: - school projects or events that benefit the TES community; - charity projects or events that benefit the larger community beyond the TES community; 4. establishing links and promoting cooperation with the parents and teachers associations of other European schools, including those represented by the Associated European Schools Network.

Mission: Actively enhancing our school's community


Tallinna koolides jätkub õppetöö distantsõppes kooliaasta lõpuni

The latest news, Tallinn Mayor says school buildings to remain closed through end of school year. The Central Government may still take a different stance.

err.ee Tallinna koolides jätkatakse distantsõppega käesoleva kooliaasta lõpuni ja see on ka koolide eelistus, ütles linnapea Mihhail Kõlvart teisipäeval pärast kohtumist linna koolijuhtidega.

Good news for Teams!


Valitsuskomisjoni pressikonverents, 24. märts 2020

For those who understand Estonian. Live now.


Valitsuskomisjoni pressikonverents, kus peaminister Jüri Ratas, rahandusminister Martin Helme, välisminister Urmas Reinsalu ning Tartu Ülikooli mikrobioloogi...


How To See Germs Spread (Coronavirus)

Have a great weekend, everyone, and stay healthy!

Click here the most up-to-date info on Coronavirus COVID-19- https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus Thanks to Skillshare for their support. Take this opportunity to...


National Gallery of Art

And more museum tours, complements of a parent rep in the European School in Manosque, France:

1. Pinacoteca di Brera - Milano https://pinacotecabrera.org/

2. Galleria degli Uffizi - Firenze https://www.uffizi.it/mostre-virtuali

3. Musei Vaticani - Roma http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/it/collezioni/catalogo-online.html

4. Museo Archeologico - Atene https://www.namuseum.gr/en/collections/

5. Prado - Madrid https://www.museodelprado.es/en/the-collection/art-works

6. Louvre - Parigi https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

7. British Museum - Londra https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection

8. Metropolitan Museum - New York https://artsandculture.google.com/explore

9. Hermitage - San Pietroburgo https://bit.ly/3cJHdnj

10. National Gallery of art - Washington https://www.nga.gov/index.html

nga.gov The National Gallery of Art – the nation’s museum – preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art. Admission is always free.


e-learning for kids

Much more from Brindisi:

Since many kids are/will be home from school, sharing an awesome list of ideas from a parent who homeschools.

Online resources:
- BrainPop
- Curiosity Stream
- Tynker
- Outschool
- Udemy
- iReady
- Beast Academy (Math)
- Khan Academy
- Creative Bug
- Discovery Education

YouTube Channels:
- Crash Course Kids
- Science Channel
- SciShow Kids
- National Geographic Kids
- Free School
- Geography Focus
- TheBrainScoop
- SciShow
- Kids Learning Tube
- Geeek Gurl Diaries
- Mike Likes Science
- Science Max
- SoulPancake

Lots of board games, library books (and Kindle), tinkering/upcycling with household junk, etc.
Some resources to help with kids at home:

*Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.


*Pretend to travel the world..Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.


*This is the awesome free curriculum that we use. Everything from preschool activities to 12th grade is here!


*List of thinking games by grade: https://allinonehomeschool.com/thinking/

**More awesome free learning websites that we like to use**


















Please feel free to share this with anyone who you think may benefit from this

e-learningforkids.org If you’re looking for courses in other languages, please change the language of the website, and then use the button in the chosen language.


World Digital Library Home

A home study resource, complements of a parent representative for primary and lower secondary in Brindisi, Italy:


wdl.org The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.


Newton Papers : Newton's Waste Book

“In 1665, the University of Cambridge temporarily closed due to the bubonic plague. Isaac Newton had to work from home, and he used this time to develop calculus and the theory of gravity” (Martin Kleppmann on Twitter @martinkl).

Happy studying, everyone! 👨‍🏫👩‍🏫👨🏻‍💻👩‍💻

cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk Much of Newton's important work on calculus is developed in this large notebook, which he began using in 1664 when he was away from Cambridge due to the plague. Newton inherited the book from his stepfather, Rev Barnabas Smith, who used it from about 1612 to record his own theological notes. Newton....

Coronavirus—what is it?

Now that the coronavirus has reached Estonia, as of today with one case confirmed, here is an excellent, levelheaded, informative summary video about the coronavirus.
See also the World Health Organization’s information page at https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus


Estonian minister attends meeting of council of EU education ministers in Brussels

TES in the news yesterday. 🙂

baltictimes.com TALLINN - Estonian Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps on Thursday participated in a meeting of the education ministers of the E...


Ten Questions That EVERY Expat (or Repat) Parent Should Ask About Their Kids

Happy New Year! Enjoy this informal article with lots of insight and resources for your global family.

thecultureblend.com   Let’s start with a quick summary of this whole post. This is a longer one (at least for a blog post) so let’s break it up. I’ll give you all ten questions up front and t…

First Christmas concert of the 2019 is about to start and the Christmas market is in full swing

International Christmas Bazaar is in full swing. Come check out the TES stall with all the lovely creations 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦❄️🎄🇪🇺

Having fun at the TES booth at the excellent International Christmas Bazaar hosted by the International Women’s Club of Tallinn

Congratulations to the Student Council, and many thanks to all of the parent and staff volunteers that made tonight’s TES Carnival a great success and a lot of fun!

Someone dropped a black, soft, adult-sized H&M hat near the cars on the “island” across from the school. If it’s yours, please look for it at the security desk.
Thanks, everyone for an awesome TES Carnival this evening!! 🎉🥳😄

Happy World Teachers’ Day to all of our TES teachers, administrators and staff! We appreciate you!
Thank you to all who are volunteering your time today (19 people this year!) and to all who have supported the Parent Council by getting flowers and treats for your children’s teachers!
🌸 🌺 🌹🥐🧁🥧🍪👏 😄 🥳

We can’t wait for our annual World Teachers’ Day flower and bake sale tomorrow morning! Please bring small change and small bills and consider picking up some flowers and baked items for your class teacher and subject teachers! 🙂 See you in the morning! (Thanks to Margot and Stefanie!)


How many young people can read & write more than one language in your country? 🇪🇺📊


ERR's Vikerraadio to mark European language day with song competition


news.err.ee Thursday, Sept. 26 is European Day of Languages, and ERR's Vikerraadio is marking the occasion with a fun-to-play guessing game, with a chance of winning a tablet computer!

Deputy Director for Secondary Guillaume Raboutot welcoming Secondary pupils and parents to the Secondary picnic and introducing pupils to their class teachers today. The rain didn’t come until later in the day! 😄🍎☀️ Welcome back, everyone!


Primary – Tallinn European School

Want to take advantage of the sales on back-to-school items? School supplies lists for our Primary classes have been updated and are on the TES website now.

tes.edu.ee Primary Our teachers come from around the world. Together they bring a variety of ideas and pedagogical knowledge which adds to the cultural diversity of our school. This allows us to keep the curriculum and learning environment in line with international best practice.We follow the curriculum of th...


Job vacancies – Tallinn European School

Tallinn European School / Tallinna Euroopa Kool is still hiring for the 2019-2020 School year. Specifically, we're looking for:

- Professeur de français
- Professeur d'économie (en français)
- Economics teacher
- Primary class teacher
- Primary assistant
- Nursery teacher

More info below!

tes.edu.ee Job vacancies We are growing!If you are looking for an exciting and challenging job in the field of education, make sure you check our latest job vacancies! Our team is constantly growing and we are regularly welcoming new teaching talents from all over the world. We are currently looking for: Profe...

Proud moment for all European schools

Congratulations to Ursula von der Leyen, alumna of European School of Brussels I, for her election as the next president of the European Commission! Vive l’Europe!

Summer sighting! From the viewing platform just a few meters from the Prime Minister's offices at the Stenbock House on Toompea, you can just barely see the top of the red metal roof of the central part of the school building as well as the taller, newest wing and the sculpture with its sunglasses and mustache. 😄

Estonian Song Festival parade 2019 🥳🎶🇪🇪

Don’t forget to come and get your yearbooks! Pre-orders available now for pickup. And if you forgot to order, no worries - we have you covered! 10€ per book.


Tallinna Vanalinna Päevad 2019 | 30.05.-02.06.2019. Tallinn 800

Did you know that Tallinn celebrates 800 years this year? Here is the program of all the festivities happening this weekend during the Old Town days. 🎶📣👨‍👩‍👧‍👦💕

vanalinnapaevad.ee Countdown Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) TALLINN 800 | BIRTH OF THE CITY Heritage of the Danish era Town Hall In its current location first mentioned in 1322. Expanded during the period 1402–1404. Read more PROGRAM TOWN HALL SQUARE HISTORY MUSIC THEATER CHILDRENS AND FAMILY FOLK CULTU....

How it all started!
Happy Europe Day to all 🇪🇺🇪🇺🇪🇺🇪🇺🇪🇺🇪🇺🇪🇺

#EuropeDay. Just to remind you all #EuroKids, that it all started with a few men of good will

Dear TES community! 🇪🇺🇪🇺🇪🇺⭐️⭐️⭐️
Tomorrow we are celebrating the Day of Europe.
There will be various international stalls and activities in Vabaduse Väljak. Maybe pinch some ideas for the TES International Day 😉.
You can also play the passport game where you can visit different embassies and “travel” around Estonia with EuroParlament election candidates.

❗️Happening right now
Our p5ENA class students are on their park cleanup mission early this Monday morning
#tes #trashchallenge #trashtag #tallinneuropeanschool


Feed Bee kuulab lapsi ja toetab õpetajaid

Our talented students, the winners of the EduTech hackathon 2018 - team Feed Bee 🐝 is at the testing stage of their product development. Three schools are trying out their created app that is aimed to smoother communication and feedback from student to teacher.
“We don’t criticize, - says the Feed Bee 🐝- we support the teacher to approach students in the most effective way.”
Great work! 💪💪💪

innove.ee „Me lahendame Eesti hariduse üht olulisimatest probleemidest. Pakkuge, mis see olla võiks,“ alustab Eesti esimese haridustehnoloogia häkatoni võitjatiim Feed Bee oma idee tutvustamist. Eestis on kooliprobleemide lahendajaid tegelikult ju palju – näiteks Innove Rajaleidja, mis pakub

Great opportunity for girls 👩‍🎓👩‍🎓

Ameerika saatkond🇺🇸 teatab rõõmuga, et sel suvel toimub Eestis „Women in Science“ (#WiSci) tüdrukute #STEAM suvelaager! Ühendasime jõud Girl Up meeskonnaga ja Läti🇱🇻, Poola🇵🇱 ja Gruusia🇬🇪 Ameerika suursaatkondadega, et tuua 14.-27. juulil Tallinnasse🇪🇪 💯 noort, kes asuvad koos õppima kodeerimist👩‍💻 ja robootikat🤖 ning seda Google ja Intel ekspertide juhendamisel! See on sinu võimalus luua endale põnev tulevik sellistes valdkondades nagu teadus, tehnoloogia, inseneeria, kunstid, disain ja matemaatika (ehk STEAM)!🎉 Nendest teemast huvitatud tulevased laagrist osavõtjad ja laagri juhendajad saavad kandideerida NÜÜD siin➡️

The U.S. Embassy🇺🇸 is thrilled to announce that Estonia will be hosting a Women in Science (#WiSci) Girls #STEAM Camp this summer! We’re partnering with GirlUp and our embassies in Latvia🇱🇻, Poland🇵🇱, and Georgia🇬🇪 to bring 💯 15 to 18 year old girls to Tallinn from July 14 to July 27 to learn about everything from coding 👩‍💻 to robotics 🤖, led by Google and Intel experts! This is your starting point for an exciting future in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Math (or STEAM)! 🎉 Interested campers and counselors can apply NOW ➡️ http://bit.ly/WiSciEstonia

United States Embassy - Riga, Latvia U.S. Embassy Warsaw US Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia
Eesti Noorteühenduste Liit (ENL) Eesti Noorsootöötajate Kogu Junior Achievement Eesti Noorteühing Eesti 4H Eesti ANK Noored Kooli GLOBE Eesti Eesti Linnade ja Valdade Liit Eesti 2.0 Superheroes Estonia Tehnopol TEN - Tegusad Eesti Noored EducationUSA Tartu EducationUSA Tallinn Tech Sisters LIFT99co Haridus- ja Teadusministeerium The Nordic Council of Ministers and The Nordic Council Tallinna linn Narva American Space / Американский центр Eesti Võõrkeeleõpetajate Liit - EVÕL Eesti Haridustöötajate Liit Sihtasutus Innove Huvikoolide Liit Tartu loodusmaja Pernova Loodusmaja FIRST LEGO League Estonia Changemakers Academy Startup Estonia sTARTUp Day Harjumaa Omavalitsuste Liit Narva Linn Ida-Virumaa Noortekogu Lääne-Virumaa Noortekogu Viljandimaa Noortekogu Pärnu linna Noortekogu Tartumaa Noortekogu Lasnamäe noortekeskus Kesklinna noortekeskus Noortepäev Jõgevamaa Noortekogu Järvamaa Noortekogu Valgamaa Noortekogu Võrumaa Noortekogu

I Love my Dutch Heritage

😂😂 available here >>> https://www.wowdutch.com/dutijd

For those of you who may have missed it, yesterday the sculpture was hoisted atop the roof of the school! It was the winning entry in a competition, apparently. 🙂

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The objective of this page is to actively enhance the TES community. This is done by: 1. promoting social interaction and information exchange among its members; 2. helping to integrate new members, especially those newly arriving at Tallinn European School; 3. supporting projects and events by financial or practical means agreed upon by the families and teachers, including: - school projects or events that benefit the TES community; - charity projects or events that benefit the larger community beyond the TES community; 4. establishing links and promoting cooperation with the parents and teachers associations of other European schools, including those represented by the Associated European Schools Network.

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