Date: 05.11.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 18.11.2018, 10:22

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Digital skills in teaching and education: Commission’s initiative and SDGs

Digital skills in teaching and education: Commission’s initiative and SDGs

05.11.2018

European Commission suggested new education tools to help schools in the EU states and some neighbouring countries (e.g. Russia, Georgia and Serbia) using digital technologies for teaching and learning. In the EU alone, the new tool will be offered to 76.7 million students and teachers in 250,000 schools on a voluntary basis. Besides, universities have to activate inclusion of SDGs into their agendas and curricula.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Modern EU, Technology



In September, industrial production output in Latvia fell by 1.2%

In September, industrial production output in Latvia fell by 1.2%

05.11.2018

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to September 2017, in September 2018 industrial production output1 reduced by 1.2%, (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). The decline was caused by the production output reduction in electricity and gas supply (of 12.6 %), as the amount of electricity produced in hydro power plants dropped. Rise in the industrial production output, in its turn, was recorded in manufacturing (of 2%) as well as mining and quarrying (of 2.7%).

The European Central Bank has bought Estonian works of art

The European Central Bank has bought Estonian works of art

05.11.2018

An exhibition of contemporary Estonian art ran in the foyer of the European Central Bank for three months. It was part of the events to mark the centenary of Eesti Pank and part of a series of exhibitions curated by the European Central Bank showing contemporary art from the member states of the European Union. After the exhibition ended, the European Central Bank bought works for its own collection from almost all the artists represented in it.


Latvijas Banka issues a collector coin "Gold Brooches. The Bubble Fibula"

Latvijas Banka issues a collector coin "Gold Brooches. The Bubble Fibula"

05.11.2018

On Thursday, 8 November, Latvijas Banka is issuing a new gold collector coin "Gold Brooches. The Bubble Fibula" with the face value of 75 euro. The coin replicating a bubble fibula is the last one in the series of euro gold collector coins dedicated to Latvia's centenary.

Price cap for basic payment services remains unchanged in Lithuania

Price cap for basic payment services remains unchanged in Lithuania

05.11.2018

Set for almost two years, the price cap for the basic payment service package offered by commercial banks and credit unions will remain limited to €1.5 (€0.75 for social benefit recipients). Such a decision was taken by the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, which has set the maximum monthly fee for the basic payment account service for 2019.


05.11.2018

Accord opening Chinese market to Estonian poultry to be signed

Following several food safety protocols signed by Estonia and China regarding fish and dairy products in the last few years, on Tuesday, a protocol allowing the import of Estonian poultry to China will be signed, informed LETA/BNS.

05.11.2018

Chinese customs officials to inspect Lithuanian grain growers

Chinese customs officials will inspect Lithuanian grain growers and exporters to see if they meet the requirements to export their products to China, informed LETA/BNS.

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