New Optional Courses in High School Informatics (Programming, Software Development, User-Centered Design and Prototyping, Software Analysis and Testing, Digital Services, Cyber Defense, Digital Solution Development Project)

Workshop organisers:

  • Mart Laanpere (TLÜ)
  • Birgy Lorenz (TalTech)
  • Kristi Salum (HITSA)


In the workshop, we will give an overview of new conception and materials for upper secondary computer science courses, as well as some simple practical exercises. Participants are kindly requested to bring a laptop.

Expected target group:

Teachers from secondary schools, vocational schools and school heads

Expected number of participants:


Learning outcomes:

The participants can:

  • The workshop participant knows which new elective courses have been created for the gymnasium
  • has an overview of the concept of high school informatics and the content and materials of optional courses
  • has had experience in working on a mini project as a team.