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1 Training leave in Estonia. What to learn from it? Kalle Toom Ministry of Education and Research of Estonia

2 Training leave … … is a regulatory instrument (also known as educational leave) setting the conditions under which employees can be granted temporary leave from work for learning purposes and securing equitable access to learning (Key terms and definitions of the study „The use of training leave to promote vocational education and training in Europe“)

3 Regulative Acts in Estonia Training leave is regulated with Adult Education Act – uses term „study leave“ (= „training leave“) Employment Contracts Act (ECA) only refers to previous

4 Adult Education Act (I) § 8. (1)Persons employed under an employment contract and persons in public service shall be granted study leave in order to participate in education and training. (2)In order to participate in education and training, study leave shall be granted on the basis of a notice from educational institution for 30 calendar days in calendar year

5 Adult Education Act (II) (3)The employer shall continue to pay an employee or public servant who is on training leave to participate in formal education or job related training the average wages of the employee or public servant for 20 calendar days. (4)For employee participating in formal education additional study leave for 15 calendar days is granted for graduation of studies and during this period should be paid minimal salary according to ECA §29 subsection

6 Adult Education Act (III) (5)Regulations of subsections 2–4 applies to employees who also participate in full time formal education. § 9.An employer may postpone the grant of study leave if more than 10% of the employees or public servants are on study leave at the same time

7 Scheme of training leave in Estonia

8 Pros and cons of training leave in Estonia (+) 1 +‘Thin’ regulations +No regulative bodies +No costs for administration +Flexible – mostly matter between employer and employee +… 1 based on personal opinions

9 Pros and cons of training leave in Estonia (–) 2 —What is the situation? —No statistics, no feedback —How much training leave makes advantage to participate in education and training? Who use it? —What measures could improve implementation of training leave? —No public discussions on that topic 2 based on personal opinions

10 What to learn from Estonian case? How to make training leave systems better?


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