Our goal is to serve public interest by supporting education, science and culture via encouraging and popularising the use of Internet and ICT. With its activities the Foundation aims to raise the quality of life in Estonia and the competitiveness of Estonia in Europe.
Our projects concentrate on:
- ICT-skills for adults
- ICT-related after-school activities
- safe use of ICT
SmartAcademy is a training project that aims to make non-users more fluent in using smart devices and promote the use of safe authentication methods Smart-ID and Mobile-ID. The skilled SmartAcademy trainers offer 2,5-hour smart device and e-services training seminars in libraries all across Estonia. SmartAcademy targets all users and non-users who are not comfortable while using smart devices but would like to make their life easier by using modern technologies. The participants will learn the ABC of smart devices (what is mobile data, what are applications, how to do a Google-search, how to use e-mail on a smart device etc) and how to use smart devices safely. During the project a self-assessment test of smart device skills based on the DigiComp framework was also developed.
Estonian Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition
Estonia has made important advances in developing a variety
of digital solutions that aim to improve the quality of life of Estonians.
Estonian information society benefits from the active role the public sector
plays in commissioning innovative solutions and creating favourable conditions
for digital development, as well as from the important initiatives and
contributions of private companies and nonprofit organisations. Despite the prodigious leaps in the field of digitalisation in Estonia, there
remains important work to be done. Therefore, the National Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition was brought to life. The members of the
coalition will continue to carry out activities
concentrated on two main target groups: citizens and and labour
Estonia puts focus on smart device security
A new project to promote the safe use of smart devices and the development of secure mobile e-services has been hailed as an opportunity to set an example to the world. The overall aim of Nutikaitse 2017 is to raise security awareness among mobile smart device users, developers and retailers.See more
The SmartLabs project helped launch a network of after school ICT hobby clubs all over Estonia. The aim of the clubs is to promote ICT among students and make them consider ICT professions as their future career choices.
In SmartLabs youngsters have the possibility to engage in robotics, programming, web-design and making mobile applications.
Smarty tour "Nutituur"
This digital skills project was targeted to the elderly and the non-skilled. It consisted of 2 hour long seminars that took place in 67 different locations all over Estonia within 2 months. Trainings were held in Estonian and in Russian and included practical assignments. The aim of the project was to improve digital literacy skills amongst older population and in rural areas.
Theatre on the Internet
Born on the InternetThe theatre performance Born on the Internet directs the attention of the target audience (youth aged 12-16, teachers, parents) to the fact that nowadays there is no border between the virtual world and real life.
For real though?
For real though?
The aim of the project For real though? was to raise the youth’s awareness of safe use of mobile devices. 10 440 young people (age 10-15) were advised during the project. Additionally, an interactive web environment www.pariseltkavoi.ee that includes information and materials for students and adults as well as teaching materials for teachers was created.See more
Training the unemployed to become IT specialists
A special training program was developed and carried out during the project. The participants took part in the training program, passed the necessary exams and were offered assistance with seeking a job. The training program was completed by 100 unemployed people.
The New Beginning
The New Beginning was a part of the project Come Along! during which 420 used computers were collected, restored and given to the people in need.See more
The project Come Along! consisted of trainings regarding the use of Mobile-ID and e-services for beginners and Internet training for more advanced learners. All together 100 000 people were trained in stationary training classes and in a mobile training class that travelled all across Estonia with an e-buss. All of the trainings and consultations were free of charge for the participants and they were carried out in both Estonian and Russian.
Computer Security 2009
The aim of the computer security project "Arvutikaitse 2009" was to turn Estonia into a country with the safest information society in the world by the year 2009.
Look@world foundation lead the development of the electronic e-school environment eKool. The web-environment was sold in 2005.
Look@world training program
A large scale training project during which 10% of Estonian adult population received basic computer and internet training.See more