Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 30.05.2016, 19:27

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First Latvian Society, week-end school to be established in Turkey

First Latvian Society, week-end school to be established in Turkey

30.05.2016

Steps have been taken this year to establish in Turkey the first Latvian Society and the week-end school for Latvian children, the Latvian embassy in Turkey announced LETA.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation



Vilnius University professor became a member of an elite world’s science organization

Vilnius University professor became a member of an elite world’s science organization

27.05.2016

Vilnius University (VU) professor Virginijus Šikšnys is the first Lithuanian scientist invited to become an Associate Member of European Molecular Biology Organization – an association uniting and promoting excellence elite scholars of life sciences.

Estonian president: past EU crises – small headaches compared to today's challenges

Estonian president: past EU crises – small headaches compared to today's challenges

26.05.2016

Past crises seem like small headaches compared to the challenges the European Union is facing today, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said speaking at the Stanford University on May 23rd, cites LETA/BNS.


Ukrainians becoming pilots in Lithuania

Ukrainians becoming pilots in Lithuania

25.05.2016

Since the establishment of BAA Training’s Ab Initio School in 2011, the company has welcomed twelve students from Ukraine for various airplane and helicopter pilot license training courses in Lithuania. Over the years, Ukrainian students have carved their way to Lithuanian aviation school, which is then followed by the successful employment at the companies of their home country or abroad.

Riga Technical University hosts Latvian Robotic Championship

Riga Technical University hosts Latvian Robotic Championship

25.05.2016

Latvian Robotics Championship will take place at the Electronics and Telecommunications Department of the Riga Technical University (RTU) on Saturday, May 28, featuring robotics enthusiasts and fans from all Baltic countries whose robots will compete in seven categories, informs LETA.

25.05.2016

Tartu-based company developing game platform for sick children

The Tartu-based company Frozen Kingdom OU is developing a game platform for children suffering from chronic illnesses and those being treated in a hospital, informs LETA.

24.05.2016

Google to give free training on Internet, technologies in Lithuania

US Internet giant Google will provide free-of-charge training about the Internet and the use of technologies in Lithuania in the framework of a digital skills training project, Google Growth Engine, informs LETA/BNS.

23.05.2016

Spring 2016 European Semester package: country-specific recommendations

Commission proposed (18 May) its 2016 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out economic policy guidance for all EU states for the next 12-18 months. In addition to efforts already identified in EU-2020 strategy, this economic guidance instrument focuses on priority reforms to strengthen the recovery of EU-28 economies by boosting investment, implementing structural reforms and pursuing fiscal responsibility.

20.05.2016

Record Global Executive MBA class despite difficult conditions

On April 5, 2016, the WU Executive Academy and the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management invited the new Global Executive MBA class to Vienna's splendid Palais Coburg for a remarkable welcome reception: Despite the difficult economic climate and a decline in the global MBA market, the class is not only the biggest but also the most international cohort of students in the program's history.

19.05.2016

OECD: demographic decline to make Latvia revise capacity of its education system

The demographic decline will require Latvia to revisit the education system’s capacity, including numbers of schools and tertiary education institutions, and staffing levels, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says in its review on Latvia's national policies for education, cites LETA.

17.05.2016

EU giving Estonian Academy of Security Sciences EUR 13.5 mln the campus

A 15.9-million-euro project to overhaul the complex of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences in Tallinn will get EU funding in the amount of 13.5 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.

16.05.2016

Latvian PM: broader state, municipal support needed for entrepreneurship

Broader state and municipal support is needed for entrepreneurship in Latvia, said Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) at a forum hosted by Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences on May 13th, cites LETA.

13.05.2016

142 schools in Latvia have less than 70 pupils

There are 142 general education establishments in Latvia that have less than 70 pupils each, according to the information from the Education and Science Ministry, cites LETA.

13.05.2016

Estonia received first files with data of war refugees from Turkey

Estonia has received the first files from Turkey with data on people, who need to be relocated as war refugees, informs LETA/BNS.

13.05.2016

Austrian embassy to stay in Riga

The Austrian embassy will stay in Riga and focus on boosting economic cooperation, informs LETA.

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