Mart Laanpere holds MSc in Educational & Training Systems Design
(University of Twente, the Netherlands), PhD in educational science from Tallinn University 2013 (PhD thesis “Pedagogy-driven design of virtual learning platforms”). His main focus in research is conceptual design and analysis of affordances of technology-enhanced learning systems and tools, also implementing ePortfolios for competency management in teachers‘ professional development. He is member of ACM, EA-TEL, ISOC and convenor of Open Learning Network at European Educational Research Association. He is chairman of Estonian Association of Educational Technology and member of editorial board of academic peer-reviewed journal Seminar.net.
Honours and awards : 2017, Order of White Star 5th Class
2014, National awards in educational sciences: the best PhD thesis 2013 (H.Liimets Award)
2013, TLU Open University: Trainer of the Year 2013