+372 55 20 893
+372 6409450
anu.toots@tlu.ee
language proficiency: Estonian (mother tongue), English, German, Russian, Finnish

Career

Institutions and positions
2016–...   
Tallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society, Professor (1,00)
01.09.2015–2016   
Tallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society, Professor (1,00)
01.01.2014–31.12.2014   
University of Vienna, visiting professor
2012–2015   
Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance, Director (0,20)
01.01.2008–31.12.2008   
University of Vienna, visiting professor
01.01.2007–31.12.2007   
University of Tampere (Erasmus exchange professor)
2006–2015   
Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance, Professor (1,00)
2001–2005   
Tallinn University, Head of Department of Government (0,50)
1997–2010   
Tallinn University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Demokraatia uuringute keskus, Other staff (0,10)
1995–1997   
Tallinn University, Head of the Department of Government (0,50)
1992–1996   
Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance, Associate Professor (1,00)
1982–1992   
Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance, Lecturer (1,00)
 
 
Education
1986–1990   
St.Petersburg State University, Cand. of sciences in philosophy (PhD)
1977–1982   
St.Petersburg State University, Diploma in History
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2018−...   
Estonian Research Council, Board Member
2018−...   
Strategy unit of Tallinn City Government, Member of the Advisory Board
2009−...   
reviewer by the Journal of Social Science Education
2009−...   
reviewer by the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology
2009−...   
member of the Editorial Board of the Studies of Transition States and Societies
2008−...   
member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Social Science Education (JSSE)
2007−...   
Estonian expert in Standing Group on Indicators on Active Citizenship by EU Commisiion
2003−...   
Member of Estonian Association of Sociology
1999−...   
member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of National Parliament "Riigikogu Toimetised"
2015−2018   
International Association for the Evaluation of educational Achievement, Standing Committee member
2012−2014   
Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency,member of the Evaluation Council
2010−2010   
"Estonian development vision 2018", member of the governance expert group, Estonian Development Fund
2010−2010   
memeber of commisssion in transitional evaluation of the study program groups by the Estonina Higher Education Quality Agency
2010−2014   
member of the Publications and Editorial Group, International Association for the Evaluation of the Educational Achievments (IEA)
2009−2011   
Member of the Governing Board of the Estonian Long-term Education Strategy
2009−2009   
organizer of the 50th IEA General Assembly (5-8.okt, 2009, Tallinn)
2009−2014   
Chairperson of the Doctoral Committee of Social Sciences, TLÜ
2008−2010   
2008−2015   
Member of the Social Science Board, Tallinn University
2007−2012   
Chairperson of the expert group in social sciences in the National programm on publication of Estonian university textbooks
2003−2019   
Estonian Representative at the General Assembly of the IEA
2002−2003   
member of the work group in social and human development in National strategy "Sustainable Estonia 21"
2002−2015   
Director of the MA Curriculum in Public Administration

Qualifications

Honours & awards
2016, Anu Toots, The best publication of TU in social sciences, special award (co-authored by Triin Lauri) for article "Institutional and contextual factors of quality in civic and citizenship education: Exploring possibilities of qualitative comparative anaysis", Comparative Education, vol. 551 (2), 2015
2016, Anu Toots, The supervised Phd dissertation by Triin Lauri "Governing the School Choice: from market mechanisms to equity enabling configurations" has been awarded the 1st prize in social sciences.
2010, Anu Toots, Award of the Ministry of Education and Research for the resultative work in development of the Estonian education
2007, Anu Toots, The best publication of Tallinn University in social sciences (article "Explaining Internet service quality of social security agencies using institutional theory", in "Infomation Polity")
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 2. Culture and Society; 2.13. Political Science and Administration
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 2. Culture and Society; 2.13. Political Science and Administration; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: S170 Political and administrative sciences ; SPECIFICATION: welfare state, public policies, especially educational policy and citizenship education
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 2. Culture and Society; 2.13. Political Science and Administration; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: S170 Political and administrative sciences
 
 
Additional information
In- service training
2010, November 23-26. IEA International Database Seminar (ICCS 2009; Hamburg, IEA Data Processing Centre
2005, October 17-19, IEA International Database Training Seminar (TIMSS 2003). Hamburg: IEA Data Processing Centre
1998, May 5-9, Copenhagen, Continuous Training in EU Subjects for Civil Servants, Danish School of Public Administration
1997, May 24-July 5, Summer Institute on American Experience, New School for Social Research, NYC, Manhattan
1996, June 25-July 16, International Summer School "Social Security in Europe", Latvia, Jurmala: European Institute for Social Security. (Diploma Magna cum laude)
1994, Apr. 26-May 7, London School of Economics, Workshop on Parliamentary Democracy
1993, International Summer School of the University of Oslo (6 weeks). (Diploma with grade A).

Completed projects

Supervised dissertations

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
1.2.
2019
2.5.
2019
2.5.
2019
3.1.
2019
3.1.
2019
2.5.
2018
3.2.
2018
6.2.
2018
6.2.
2018
1.1.
2017
2.5.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
6.3.
2016
6.7.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.3.
2015
2.5.
2015
2.5.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.4.
2015
2.5.
2014
3.1.
2014
3.2.
2014
6.2.
2014
6.2.
2014
2.4.
2013
2.4.
2013
2.4.
2013
3.1.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
3.4.
2013
4.1.
2013
4.1.
2013
6.2.
2013
6.2.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.2.
2012
3.1.
2012
3.4.
2012
3.4.
2012
4.1.
2012
6.3.
2012
3.2.
2011
3.2.
2011
3.2.
2011
3.2.
2011
4.1.
2011
4.2.
2011
6.2.
2011
6.7.
2011
1.2.
2010
1.2.
2010
3.4.
2010
6.3.
2010
6.6.
2010
1.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
5.2.
2009
6.3.
2009
3.2.
2008
3.2.
2008
3.2.
2008
1.1.
2007
3.2.
2007
6.2.
2007
6.2.
2007
1.2.
2006
2.2.
2006
3.1.
2006
3.2.
2006
6.3.
2006
1.3.
2005
2.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
4.2.
2005
6.2.
2005
6.3.
2005
6.7.
2005
1.2.
2004
1.2.
2004
2.2.
2004
3.2.
2004
3.4.
2004
3.5.
2004
1.2.
2003
3.4.
2003
3.5.
2003
6.2.
2003
6.2.
2003
6.3.
2003
6.6.
2002
2.2.
2001
3.2.
2001
3.5.
2001
3.5.
2001
6.3.
2001
3.2.
2000
3.2.
2000
6.3.
2000
6.2.
1999
6.3.
1999
4.2.
1997
6.2.
1997
6.2.
1996
1.3.
1994
6.3.
1992
5.2.
1991
21.11.2019
+372 55 20 893
+372 6409450
anu.toots@tlu.ee
keelteoskus: eesti, inglise, saksa, vene, soome

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
2016–...   
Tallinna Ülikool, Ühiskonnateaduste instituut, Sotsiaalpoliitika professor (1,00)
01.09.2015–2016   
Tallinna Ülikool, Ühiskonnateaduste instituut, Professor (1,00)
01.01.2014–31.12.2014   
Viini Ülikool, külalisprofessor
2012–2015   
Tallinna Ülikool, Riigiteaduste Instituut, Direktor (0,20)
01.01.2008–31.12.2008   
Viin Ülikool, külalisprofessor
01.01.2007–31.12.2007   
Tampere Ülikool, professor (Erasmus vahetus)
2006–2015   
Tallinna Ülikool, Riigiteaduste Instituut, Professor (1,00)
2001–2005   
Tallinna Ülikool, Riigiteaduste osakonna juhataja (0,50)
1997–2010   
Tallinna Ülikool, Sotsiaalteaduskond, Demokraatia uuringute keskus, juhataja (0,10)
1995–1997   
Tallinna Ülikool, Riigiteaduste osakonna juhataja (0,50)
1992–1996   
Tallinna Ülikool, Riigiteaduste Instituut, Dotsent (1,00)
1982–1992   
Tallinna Ülikool, Riigiteaduste Instituut, Lektor (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
1986–1990   
St Peterburi Riiklik Ülikool, filosoofiakandidaat
1977–1982   
St Peterburi Riiklik Ülikool, ajalugu
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2018−...   
SA Eesti Teadusagentuur Nõukogu liige
2018−...   
Tallinna linnastrateegiaüksuse nõukoja liige
2009−...   
ajakirja Journal of Social Science Education retsensent
2009−...   
ajakirja Journal of the Applied Developmental Psychology retsensent
2009−...   
ajakirja Studies of Transition States and Societies toimetuskolleegiumi liige
2008−...   
ajakirja Journal of Social Science Education (JSSE) toimetuskolleegiumi liige
2007−...   
Eesti ekspert Euroopa Komisjoni juures tegutsevas Aktiivse Kodakonduse Indikaatorite Alalises Komisjonis
2003−...   
Eesti Sotsioloogide Liidu liige
1999−...   
ajakirja "Riigikogu Toimetised" toimetuskolleegiumi liige
2015−2018   
IEA juhatuse liige
2012−2014   
EKKA Hindamisnõukogu liige
2010−2010   
"Eesti kasvuvisioon 2010" riigivalitsemise ekspertgrupi liige, EEsti Arengufond
2010−2010   
Sotsiaalteaduste õppekavagrupi üleminekuhindamise komisjoni liige, Eesti Kõrghariduse Kvaliteediagentuur
2010−2014   
IEA Publitseerimisgrupi liige
2009−2011   
Eesti Haridusstrateegia juhtkomisjoni liige
2009−2009   
IEA 50. Peaassamblee (5-8 okt, 2009) korraldaja
2009−2014   
TLÜ Sotsiaalteaduste Doktorinõukogu esinaine
2008−2010   
EEsti Põhikooli ja Gümnaasiumi Riikliku Õppekava 2010 ühiskonnaõpetuse ainerühma juht
2008−2015   
TLÜ Sotsiaalteaduste Valdkonnanõukogu liige
2007−2012   
Riikliku programmi "Eestikeelsete kõrgkooliõpikute väljaandmine" sotsiaalteaduste ekspertkomisjoni esinaine
2003−2019   
EEsti esindaja IEA Peaasambleel (International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement)
2002−2003   
Riikliku arengustrateegia "Säästev Eesti 21" sotsiaal- ja inimarengu töögrupi liige
2002−2015   
Haldusjuhtimise MA õppekava juht

Kvalifikatsioon

Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2016, Anu Toots, TLÜ Parima sotsiaalteaduste alase artikli eripreemia (koos Triin Lauriga artikli "Institutional and contextual factors of quality in civic and citizenship education: Exploring possibilities of qualitative comparative anaysis". Comparative Education, vol. 551 (2), 2015
2016, Anu Toots, Juhendatud doktoritöö Triin Lauri "Governing the School Choice: from market mechanisms to equity enabling configurations" premeeriti TLÜ üliõpilste teadustöö konkursil 2014/15 sotsiaalteaduste valdkonnas doktoritööde kategoorias I kohaga
2010, Anu Toots, Haridus- ja teadusministeeriumi aukiri pikaajalise tulemusliku töö eest Eesti hariduse edendamisel
2007, Anu Toots, TLÜ parim publikatsioon sotsiaalteaduste valdkonnas (artikkel Explaining Internet service quality of social security agencies using institutional theory" ajakirjas "Infomation Polity").
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.13. Riigiteadused; TÄPSUSTUS: heaoluriigid ja avalikud poliitikad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.13. Riigiteadused; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: S170 Poliitikateadused, administreerimine ; TÄPSUSTUS: heaoluriik, avalikud poliitikad, eriti hariduspoliitika
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.13. Riigiteadused; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: S170 Poliitikateadused, administreerimine
 
 
Lisainfo
Rahvusvahelised täiendkoolitused:
2010, 23-26. Nov. IEA International Database Training Seminar (ICCS 2010). Hamburg: IEA Data Processing Center
2005, 17-19. oktoober. IEA International Database Training Seminar (TIMSS 2003). Hamburg: IEA Data Processing Center
1997, 24. mai – 05. juuli, Summer Institute on American Experience, New School for Social Research, New York, Manhattan
1996, 25. juuni- 16.juuli, International Summer School "Social Security in Europe", Jurmala: European Institute for Social Security. Diplom Magna cum laude
1994, 26.aprill – 7.mai, London School of Economics, Workshop on Parliamentary Democracy
1993, International Summer School of the University of Oslo, Diplom hindega A.

Lõppenud projektid

Juhendatud väitekirjad

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.2.
2019
2.5.
2019
2.5.
2019
3.1.
2019
3.1.
2019
2.5.
2018
3.2.
2018
6.2.
2018
6.2.
2018
1.1.
2017
2.5.
2017
2.5.
2017
2.5.
2017
2.5.
2017
2.5.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
6.3.
2016
6.7.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.3.
2015
2.5.
2015
2.5.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.2.
2015
3.4.
2015
2.5.
2014
3.1.
2014
3.2.
2014
6.2.
2014
6.2.
2014
2.4.
2013
2.4.
2013
2.4.
2013
3.1.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.2.
2013
3.4.
2013
3.4.
2013
4.1.
2013
4.1.
2013
6.2.
2013
6.2.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.2.
2012
3.1.
2012
3.4.
2012
3.4.
2012
4.1.
2012
6.3.
2012
3.2.
2011
3.2.
2011
3.2.
2011
3.2.
2011
4.1.
2011
4.2.
2011
6.2.
2011
6.7.
2011
1.2.
2010
1.2.
2010
3.4.
2010
6.3.
2010
6.6.
2010
1.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
5.2.
2009
6.3.
2009
3.2.
2008
3.2.
2008
3.2.
2008
1.1.
2007
3.2.
2007
6.2.
2007
6.2.
2007
1.2.
2006
2.2.
2006
3.1.
2006
3.2.
2006
6.3.
2006
1.3.
2005
2.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
2005
4.2.
2005
6.2.
2005
6.3.
2005
6.7.
2005
1.2.
2004
1.2.
2004
2.2.
2004
3.2.
2004
3.4.
2004
3.5.
2004
1.2.
2003
3.4.
2003
3.5.
2003
6.2.
2003
6.2.
2003
6.3.
2003
6.6.
2002
2.2.
2001
3.2.
2001
3.5.
2001
3.5.
2001
6.3.
2001
3.2.
2000
3.2.
2000
6.3.
2000
6.2.
1999
6.3.
1999
4.2.
1997
6.2.
1997
6.2.
1996
1.3.
1994
6.3.
1992
5.2.
1991
21.11.2019
  • Found 24 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
MUURU/313Vote 16: Impact analysis of lowering the voting age to 16.01.01.201329.08.2014Anu TootsTallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance20 000,00 EUR
MUURU/8310 (Nr 30.2-10.2/1494)Estonian school and teacher in international perspective01.09.201030.06.2011Anu TootsTallinn University; Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance17 304,08 EUR
MUUF/3013 (TLÜ senati teaduskomisjoni istungi protokoll 18.11.2013)Covering inner state operational costs for the Euroopa Komisjon and DG SANCO financed project "HEALTHEQUITY 2020: Reducing health inequalities"01.10.201329.09.2016Maria Filina-KossatšovaTallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance4 000,00 EUR
ETFETF7954Europeanization in Estonian education policy: a study of adaptation capacity of political actors01.01.200931.12.2010Anu TootsTallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance23 560,40 EUR
SFSF0130018s09Educational Change as Social Innovation01.01.200931.12.2011Krista LoogmaTallinn University, Institute of Educational Sciences122 694,53 EUR
MUURU/11013HEALTHEQUITY 2020: Reducing health inequalities – preparation for regional action plans and structural funds project01.07.201230.06.2015Anu TootsTallinn University; Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance2 800,00 EUR
MUURU,10005 (10-10/232)IEA CivEd National Report17.03.200528.02.2006Anu TootsTallinn University; Tallinn University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government3 515,14 EUR
MUUTF217 (Teadusprorektori väljamakse esildis nr 2.1-11/1531)IEA membership fee for 2014 01.04.201631.03.2017Anu TootsTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society2 600,00 EUR
MUURU,23207 (Nr 10-10/982)IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study28.06.200731.12.2010Anu TootsTallinn University; Tallinn University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government61 724,46 EUR
MUUTF514 (TLÜ senati teaduskomisjoni istungi protokoll nr 11 14.04.2014)IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS 2016), co-financing 01.04.201431.12.2017Anu TootsTallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance5 000,00 EUR
1.2.3.4.TAU15065 (649436)Between the representation of the crisis and the crisis of representation.01.05.201530.04.2018Katrin KullaseppTallinn University, School of Natural Sciences and Health; Tallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society101 912,50 EUR
1.2.2.1.2.TMO18163 Transdisciplinary solutions to cross sectoral disadvantage in youth 01.10.201801.09.2022Anu TootsTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society514 298,00 EUR
1.1.3.1.TRU17092 Youth Monitoring 2017/2018 10.08.201730.09.2018Airi-Alina AllasteTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society48 000,00 EUR
MUUÕA/2711 (Nr. 27-5/16)Publishing university textbook in Basics of Politics and Government16.02.200925.06.2011Leif KalevTallinn University; Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance7 833,81 EUR
MUUTRU15078International Civic and Citizenship Study12.06.201531.12.2016Anu TootsTallinn University; Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance31 860,00 EUR
MUUTRU16014International Civic and Citizenship Study (2nd stage) 01.01.201631.12.2016Anu TootsTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society35 036,00 EUR
MUUÕA,02704 (Sihtfinantseerimisleping nr 05-04-02-01)Regionally available high quality higher education with the means of e-learning development REDEL07.09.200431.12.2007Anu TootsTallinn University; Tallinn University, Institute of Political Science and Governance; Tallinn University, Institute of Information Studies91 549,92 EUR
1.1.3.1.TRU17021 International Civic and Citizenship Studi (3rd stage) 01.01.201731.12.2017Anu TootsTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society32 230,00 EUR
1.1.7.4.1.TF2217 (TLÜ uuringufondi nõukogu 10. mai 2017. aasta koosoleku otsus nr 7.1-17/2.)Social investment agenda in Baltic States 2000-2015 (SINAB3) 01.06.201731.08.2018Anu TootsTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society2 000,00 EUR
MUURU/2911 (Just/2009/FRAC/AG/1092-30-CE-0377097/00-01)In other words - Web observatory and review, for discrimination alerts and stereotypes discrimination01.02.201131.01.2013Raivo VetikTallinn University; Tallinn University, Institute of International and Social Studies54 249,00 EUR
1.1.7.4.1.TF1615 (TLÜ senati teaduskomisjoni istungi protokoll 20.04.2015 nr 9)TU Center of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Lifecourse Studies01.05.201531.12.2020Ellu SaarTallinn University, Institute of International and Social Studies; Tallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society, Estonian Institute for Population Studies138 000,00 EUR
MUUF/2413 (TLÜ senati teadukomisjoni istungi protokoll 18.11.2013)Preparatory Allowance for Application of programme NORFACE Welfare State Futures Project “European Welfare States in Uncertain and Interdependent World”25.11.201316.01.2014Erik TerkTallinn University, The Estonian Institute for Futures Studies1 000,00 EUR
MUUTP/6514Study "The capacity of Estonian public sector towards Asia and the expectations of enterprises"26.05.201431.10.2014Erik TerkTallinn University; Tallinn University, The Estonian Institute for Futures Studies6 000,00 EUR
1.1.7.4.1.TF2216 (TLÜ uuringufondi nõukogu otsus 15.04.2016 )Ühiskonna ja avatud valitsemise fookusvaldkonna teadusarendusvõrgustik 01.05.201631.01.2017Koidu SaiaTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Society8 400,00 EUR