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Elina Malleus-Kotšegarov

Associate Professor @ School of Educational Sciences at Tallinn University

Areas of expertise:

Development of concepts (including knowledge), teaching methods that support the development of concepts, support for the development of motivation and socio-emotional processes.

Elina Malleus-Kotšegarov (PhD in Psychology 2019) is Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the Department of Educational Psychology, Tallinn University. Her doctoral thesis focused on the development of thinking (including knowledge) in relation to natural concepts. Specifically, his focus is on supporting teachers in the development of generic competences in subject teaching. She has been a long-standing member of a research group developing electronic assessment tools aimed at the development of generic competences and has supported teachers in their use. He is also a member of the SEEMIK working group (

Cluster-related projects:

- TKA21192 "Discovery Path: Systematic use of a digital outdoor learning tool" (1.11.2021-31.10.2024); Responsible person: Elina Malleus; Tallinn University, School of Education.

- Ella Malley, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Tallinn University, Department of Health and Life Sciences (1.01.2019-31.12.2022); Responsible for the research; Ella Malley, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia.

- TKA20174 "Education for sustainable development: curricula for Gaia School upper secondary school" (1.09.2020-31.08.2022); Responsible person: Liisa Puusepp; Tallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health, Centre for Ecology.

- TF1119 "Establishment of an interdisciplinary research group and pilot study on the development of non-formal environmental education" (1.05.2019-30.04.2021); Grete Arro, Tallinn University, Tallinn University, Institute of Education, Tallinn University, Baltic Institute of Film, Media and Arts, Tallinn University, Institute of Digital Technologies, Tallinn University, Institute of Natural Sciences and Health.

- TKA19127A "Development of an electronic assessment solution for learning, self-determination and communication competences for the third grade of primary school" (1.08.2019-28.02.2021), Eve Kikas, Tallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health, Tallinn University, School of Education, Tallinn University, Tallinn University of Social Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia

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