Margus Pedaste is a Full Professor of Educational Technology at the Institute of Education of the Faculty of Social Sciences. He leads the Centre for Educational Technology and is also head of Pedagogicum, which is a consortium of all faculties for coordinating teacher education at the University of Tartu. His teaching and research focus on improving learners’ digital competence and inquiry skills, as well as on educational technology in supporting teaching and learning. He has led or participated as a principal investigator in several international research and development projects to support students’ learning, teachers’ professional development, and teacher education reform in Estonia. He is an associate editor of the journal Educational Research Review. He is also the national educator for the Advanced Trauma Life Support program in Estonia and a member of Tartu Rotary Club.
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