Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 18.10.2018, 21:25

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There are three pupils in Latvia’s smallest tenth grade class

There are three pupils in Latvia’s smallest tenth grade class

18.10.2018

There are just three pupils in Latvia’s smallest tenth grade class, Education and Science Ministry’s education department director Liga Buceniece said LETA.

Keyword tags: Demography, Education and Science, Latvia



Commission's Education and Training Monitor encourages reforms in the member states

Commission's Education and Training Monitor encourages reforms in the member states

18.10.2018

The 2018 European Commission's Monitor shows that the member states made further progress towards EU-2020 targets in education and training. The Monitor analyses the main challenges for European education systems and presents policies that can make them more responsive to societal and labour market needs. However, differences among countries remain, showing that more reforms are needed.

A new EU budget: Erasmus program increases twice

A new EU budget: Erasmus program increases twice

17.10.2018

According to a new EU budget for 2021-2027, students’ international exchange will be doubled and participants quantity will be arisen from 4 mln till 12 mln people. As commisioner Gunter Ottinger told, every 10th student in Europe could get international expierence at next decade.


Cadet school to open in Klaipeda next year

Cadet school to open in Klaipeda next year

17.10.2018

A cadet school will open in the Lithuanian port city of Klaipeda next September, informed LETA/BNS.

RSU and MikroTik launch gene study initiative to improve childhood cancer treatment

RSU and MikroTik launch gene study initiative to improve childhood cancer treatment

15.10.2018

Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) in cooperation with Latvian IT company MikroTik has launched an initiative aimed at personalizing and improving treatments and the outlook for survival for childhood cancer patients.


04.10.2018

Linguist Balode receives 1st Balts' Award in ceremony in Riga

Laimute Balode, a prominent linguist and professor at the Universities of Latvia and Helsinki, received the first Balts' Award in a ceremony in Riga, informs LETA/BNS.

03.10.2018

Former NASA astronaut to give public lecture at Estonian Aviation Academy

Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, a former NASA astronaut, is to give a public lecture in the great hall of the Estonian Aviation Academy on October 8, 2018, informs LETA/BNS.

27.09.2018

Tartu University is the highest-ranked Baltic university in World University Rankings 2019

Tartu University is the highest-ranked Baltic university, it is ranked in the 301st to 350th group of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, informs LETA.

26.09.2018

Life sciences experience "golden age" in Lithuania, econmin says

The life sciences sector is flourishing in Lithuania and its contribution to the country's economy is set to grow further over the upcoming decade, the country's Economy Minister Virginijus Sinkevicius says LETA/BNS.

25.09.2018

Estonian govt supports continuing investments into European space program

The Estonian government has supported the plan to continue with large-scale investments into the new European space program.

20.09.2018

Riga Stradins University opens second branch abroad

Riga Stradins University (RSU) has signed a cooperation agreement with a hospital in Italian Bolzano city on opening the university’s branch there that will serve as the clinical base for studies, informs LETA referring to RSU representative Edijs Sauers.

20.09.2018

Saeima of Latvia adopts amendments on transition to competence-based learning contents

Saeima of Latvia today in the final reading adopted amendments to the Education Law that were necessary to gradually introduce competence-based learning contents in education, informs LETA.

20.09.2018

Merko to build school in Vilnius for 7.4 mln euros

UAB Merko statyba, part of the listed Estonian construction group AS Merko Ehitus, and another Lithuanian company, UAB Krajama, have entered into a contract to build a new building for a private school at Luksines street 29, Vilnius, informs LETA/BNS.

17.09.2018

Tallinn University of Technology adopts TalTech as short name

Tallinn University of Technology has decided to adopt TalTech as its official short name, dropping the Estonian acronyms TTU and TUT it has been using to date, informs LETA/BNS.

13.09.2018

Nordecon AS and Riigi Kinnisvara Aktsiaselts signed a contract to build a future state gymnasium building in Kohtla-Järve

Nordecon AS and Riigi Kinnisvara Aktsiaselts (State Real Estate Ltd) signed a contract to build a future state gymnasium building in Kohtla-Järve. The new school building will be a nearly zero-energy building. The gymnasium building with a size of 2800 square meters will be built at Pärna 47, which is the address of the former Kohtla-Järve Pärna Basic school, informed Nordecon,

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