This years “Tartu youth worker of the year” title was awarded to Nature House’s study coordinator Pille-Riin Pärnsalu

On the 3rd of december, the city of Tartu recognized the best youth workers of 2020 in Tartu at the youth work recognition event held in the ruins of the Cathedral of the University of Tartu Museum.

We are very pleased to announce that one of the four acclaimed is Pille-Riin Pärnsalu, study coordinator of  Tartu Nature House Hobby School.

During the last academic year, Pille-Riin has supported the development of digital capabilities and conducted trainings in raising digital competencies for teachers of both the Nature House Hobby School and the member schools of the Estonian Association of Hobby Schools. She has contributed to the creation of curricula and development plans for the nature house and improved the opportunities for distanced learning.

In Tartu Nature House Pille-Riin supervises three hobby classes (Environmentally Friendly Design, Water World and Friends of Nature), fills the role of study coordinator of the hobby school and organizes practicums for the Green School program for hobby school students and parents. In addition, she occasionally instructs study programs and workshops on various topics, helps to decorate our house with his skillful fingers, and is one of the multitalents found in the Nature House.

Thank you Pille-Riin, your work is very important for the Nature House and all your students!