Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 31.08.2016, 08:57

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52% of residents consider lack of student discipline largest problem in Latvian schools

52% of residents consider lack of student discipline largest problem in Latvian schools

30.08.2016

More than half of Latvia's residents believe that the largest problem in Latvia's schools is the lack of student discipline, the latest Baltic International Bank Barometer survey shows.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Latvia, Statistics



 Latvian diaspora provides EUR 500 million to national economy a year

Latvian diaspora provides EUR 500 million to national economy a year

24.08.2016

The Latvians who live and work in foreign countries provide around EUR 500 million a year to the Latvian economy, Peteris Elferts, the Foreign Ministry's Ambassador-at-Large for diaspora, said on public radio Wednesday, cites LETA.

Latvian children may have to start school at the age of six in 2018/2019

Latvian children may have to start school at the age of six in 2018/2019

22.08.2016

Children may have to start school at the age of six in the 2018/2019 school year, Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis (Unity) said at a meeting of the Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees Council today, reports LETA.


The presentation of the book donation by The Gorbachev Foundation at the Academic Library of the University of Latvia

The presentation of the book donation by The Gorbachev Foundation at the Academic Library of the University of Latvia

18.08.2016

On 18 August 2016, at 14.00 o’clock at the Academic Library of the University of Latvia (Rupniecibas street 10, Riga) the book donation by The Gorbachev Foundation will take place.

EUR 164 mln made available for development of infrastructure of Latvia`s scientific institutions

EUR 164 mln made available for development of infrastructure of Latvia`s scientific institutions

16.08.2016

After lengthy debating, the government today approved a EUR 164 million allocation from the EU’s structural funds, meant for the development the infrastructure of Latvia’s scientific institutions and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs at higher education institutions, writes LETA.


15.08.2016

A guide for entering the digital world

Newly published book provides insights into the state of the art for research and innovation regarding the Internet of Things (IoT), while exposing the challenges and opportunities within the future IoT ecosystems.

15.08.2016

102 people file appeals against results of centralized graduation exams in Latvia

This year 102 people had filed appeals against results of centralized graduation exams, the Latvian National Center for Education (VISC) reported, informs LETA.

08.08.2016

University of Tartu project for medical education in Vietnam gets EUR 0.96 mln

A program to develop medical education in Vietnam, written under the leadership of medical researchers from the University of Tartu, has received an European Commission grant of 958,804 euros, reports LETA/BNS.

05.08.2016

Rent for students in Vilnius and Kaunas up 10% y-o-y

Rent prices in Lithuania's capital Vilnius have increased by about 5% this summer, as compared with the summer of 2015 – the fact has been admitted by real estate agents, saying that the price increase has not slowed down the market but, quite the opposite, provides better opportunities for owners of popular homes, according to delfi.lt writes LETA/BNS.

19.07.2016

Euronews launches a new, totally revamped version of its website, euronews.com

Euronews unveils its revamped website euronews.com, offering an original user experience, based on the concept 'All Views'. Through a 'responsive web design' interface, the new website meets consumer needs and habits, in information-seeking across all types of platforms, BC informs Lydie Bonvallet Head of Press and Public Relations.

13.07.2016

Modern EU Policies: Integration in Action. Publications series.Vol.5. Part I

The publication is inspired by the active European Commission’s integration plan that was adopted in mid-2014. Although “the plan” was shaped as a political guidance, it has held an overwhelming “agenda for jobs, growth, fairness and democratic change”.

11.07.2016

Symposium “Economy, Business & Finance – 2016»” was held in Jurmala

Organizer - Latvian Institute IRIS-ALKONA - traditionally receives in July scientists, researchers, academic staff, as well as businessmen and practitioners. The main purpose: to share their research and practical (professional) views, to discuss topical issues in economics, business and finance.

30.06.2016

Number of Latvian school students, who fail at centralized graduation exams twice as high as in 2015

The number of students who failed at high school centralized graduation exams this year – 234 – is twice as high as in 2015, as the National Center for Education told LETA.

30.06.2016

Lithuanian Seimas allows state to sign contracts with universities

The Lithuanian parliament Seimas has given the green-light to the state to sign contracts with higher education providers based on what professionals it needs and has allowed reducing the time needed for a bachelor's degree by a year to three years, informs LETA/BNS.

29.06.2016

Subsidies to increase for 88% Latvian local governments as a result of teacher salary reform

As a result of reforming the teacher remuneration system, the earmarked subsidy for teachers' salaries will increase for about 88% of local governments in Latvia, informs LETA.

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