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Thursday, 26.11.2015, 02:16
Estonian schools have a smaller average class size than schools in any other member state of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a fresh OECD study the findings of which were published on Tuesday shows, cites LETA.
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Latvia's population intend to focus mainly on their education and career during the three years left until Latvia's centenary to be celebrated in 2018, according to the Future section of the Survey of Latvian Values carried out by Swedbank, cites LETA.
The Estonian ministries of social affairs and interior are preparing for several tenders aimed at finding providers of services to the refugees about to arrive in Estonia under the European Union refugee relocation scheme, reports LETA.
Lithuanian employers are cautious in assessing the possibilities for war refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and other countries to enter the country's labor market and see the language barrier as a key problem, a survey carried out by Berent Research Baltic has shown, cites LETA/BNS.
Personal hygiene products, blankets, clothing among items to be provided for Latvians in emergency cases24.11.2015
Personal hygiene products, blankets, clothing and matches will be provided to Latvian residents in cases of emergency, according to the regulations prepared by the Ministry of Economy and supported by the Cabinet of Ministers' committee on Monday, cites LETA.
European Union nations agreed on November 20th to immediately tighten checks on all travelers, including European nationals, at the external borders of the passport-free Schengen area following the Paris attacks, European sources told AFP, cites LETA/BNS.
The president of Lithuania and Latvia said on Friday that their countries will not agree to increase refugee quotas until the European Union takes measures to strengthen the protection of the bloc's external borders, reports LETA/BNS.