Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 18.02.2019, 12:38

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Researchers in economics awarded €10 and €5 thousand from Bank of Lithuania

Researchers in economics awarded €10 and €5 thousand from Bank of Lithuania

15.02.2019

The Board of the Bank of Lithuania granted three researchers in economics awards for scientific activities and dissertations in the field of economics.

Keyword tags: Banks, Education and Science, Financial Services, Lithuania



Riga City Council planning to shut down two schools and merge eight

Riga City Council planning to shut down two schools and merge eight

14.02.2019

The Riga City Council is planning to shut down two schools and merge eight, and the fate of another two schools will be decided in 2020, LETA learned from the municipality.

Programmer, physiotherapist and pilot the most popular professions among participants of this year's Job Shadow Day

Programmer, physiotherapist and pilot the most popular professions among participants of this year's Job Shadow Day

13.02.2019

Programmer, physiotherapist and pilot have emerged as the most popular professions among Latvia’s schoolchildren participating in this year’s Job Shadow Day, representatives of Junior Achievement Latvia told LETA.


Marek Link to become new rector of Estonian Academy of Security Sciences

Marek Link to become new rector of Estonian Academy of Security Sciences

13.02.2019

Estonian Minister of the Interior Katrin Raik is to appoint Marek Link as the new rector of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences, informed LETA/BNS.

Latvia and Lithuania in TOP 5  EU Member States, the majority of scientists and engineers were women

Latvia and Lithuania in TOP 5 EU Member States, the majority of scientists and engineers were women

12.02.2019

In 2017, of almost 18 million scientists and engineers in the EU, 59% were men and 41% women, infotmed Eurostat.


07.02.2019

SDGs & me: Quality education in EU

In an EU context, the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 4) 'Quality education' focuses on progress made in promoting and increasing basic education, tertiary education and adult education.

04.02.2019

Language learning app founded in Estonia named Google Play's best application of 2018

The language learning application Drops by game developer Planb Labs established in Estonia by Hungarian founders was named Google Play's best app of 2018, informed LETA/BNS.

04.02.2019

Scientists warn PM of collapse of Estonia's science system

The Estonian Young Academy of Sciences, the Estonian Chamber of Research and the Council of Academic Trade Unions have made a public petition to Prime Minister Juri Ratas, calling for immediate action to change the situation where decreasing financing no longer allows to keep the science system working, LETA/BNS said with the reference to Postimees.

01.02.2019

EU funding has to be invested in Latvia's education and science - Karins

The European Union's funding that has been made available to Latvia should be invested in education and science, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said Friday during a meeting with Manfred Weber, Chairman of the European People's Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament, reported LETA.

30.01.2019

University of Latvia's new House of Science opens in Riga's Tornakalns

The University of Latvia's new House of Sciences opened on Monday at the university's academic center in Riga's Tornakalns, which is the latest and most modern study and research center in Latvia, the university informed LETA.

24.01.2019

Number of students at Latvia's higher education institutions down 1.5%

The number of students at Latvia’s higher education institutions has dropped 1.5 percent this academic year, according to the data released by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB).

23.01.2019

Estonian minister: Coalition supports fully switching to learning in Estonian

All three coalition parties support the position that the language of learning in all Estonia's schools should be Estonian, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar said.

22.01.2019

House of Science to open at University of Latvia's new campus next week

A new building, the House of Science, is due to open next Monday at the Academic Center which the University of Latvia is developing in Riga’s Tornakalns neighborhood, LETA was told at the university.

16.01.2019

Care facilities for elderly people in Latvia in the context of future globalisation, demography, migration and human resources

In this studyproblems, risks and challenges are pointed out facing long-term social care in relation to demographic and migration trends, with an additional focus on long-term social care services for elderly people. The author has carried out analysis of statistical data, national planning documents, reports and reviews. Domestic and foreign researches in fields related to the specific nature of the study are analysed, as well as conclusions on potential gaps and proposals to address them are made.

16.01.2019

Estonian Language House opens in Tallinn

An Estonian Language House, meant to become a center of activity for people whose native language is not Estonian to learn and practice Estonian and to participate in Estonian culture more broadly, opened in the capital of Estonia, informed LETA/BNS.

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