Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 28.05.2017, 05:46

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FICIL proposes to start a new stage of the modernization of the Latvian education system

FICIL proposes to start a new stage of the modernization of the Latvian education system

25.05.2017

Latvia would need to start a new stage of the modernization of the education system, according to the draft Position Paper on Higher Education Policy prepared by the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia (FICIL) that will be presented to the government, writes LETA.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Investments, Latvia



Rinkevics voices support for Latvia's membership of CERN

Rinkevics voices support for Latvia's membership of CERN

23.05.2017

Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics confirmed the ministry's commitment to facilitating Latvia's course towards a full membership of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) during the meeting with a delegation from CERN and representatives from the Riga Technical University writes LETA.

Education reform is key to Lithuania's economic growth

Education reform is key to Lithuania's economic growth

18.05.2017

Lithuania must overhaul its education system and use more high-tech solutions to maintain economic growth in the future, Danske Bank's chief economist for the Baltic countries said on Thursday, writes LETA/BNS.


Statistics Estonia invites students to participate in the competition for the young statistician’s grant

Statistics Estonia invites students to participate in the competition for the young statistician’s grant

13.05.2017

Statistics Estonia announces the competition for the young statistician’s grant named after Albert Pullerits.

Estonian Academy of Music and Theater elects Ivari Ilja as rector

Estonian Academy of Music and Theater elects Ivari Ilja as rector

03.05.2017

An electoral college at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theater on Wednesday elected Ivari Ilja as rector of the academy, reports LETA/BNS.


02.05.2017

Losses reduce subsequent risk taking among bettors – applies to many other risky decisions, too

Psychologically, loss is known to cause about twice as much pain as pleasure caused by similar gain. However, earlier studies focusing on how prior outcomes affect subsequent risk taking have reported conclusions that appear mutually contradictory.

02.05.2017

No university closures planned in Lithuania

Lithuania's proposed higher education overhaul does not envisage closing any universities, Education and Science Minister Jurgita Petrauskiene said on Tuesday after presenting the planned reform to the ruling coalition. citing LETA/BNS.

28.04.2017

First Latvian economic forum: supporting national producers

After 25 years of the renewed independence, a pivotal even took place in Latvian developmental history - first economic forum with the main idea of defining national economic identity and Latvian role in the EU and the world. The forum has laid down the first bricks in the new narrative, i.e. Latvian political economy.

26.04.2017

Lithuania has the highest proportion of residents with completed higher education in EU

Lithuania has the highest proportion of residents between the ages of 30 to 34 with completed higher education in the EU - 58.7%, according to Eurostat.

25.04.2017

Vilnius-based European Humanities University fails to find new rector

The Vilnius-based European Humanities University (EHU), whose students are mostly from Belarus, has completed its search for a new rector after without signing a contract with a finalist, reports LETA/BNS.

20.04.2017

Riga Zoo to build Environmental Education Center for EUR 1.55 million

Riga National Zoo is planning to build an Environmental Education Center for EUR 1.55 million, LETA was told at the Riga City Council which owns the zoo.

19.04.2017

Latvian EDA's director notes pronounced shortage of labor in several industries

There is a pronounced shortage of labor in several industries at the moment in Latvia, as the State Education Development Agency Director Dita Traidas told Latvian Television this morning, writes LETA.

10.04.2017

Hundreds of students and dozens of teachers protest against longer academic year in Lithuania

A protest action was held outside the Education and Science Ministry in Vilnius on Monday against the government's plans to extend the duration of academic year, reports LETA/BNS.

07.04.2017

Ukraine presenting Lithuanian university study possibilities

Higher education fair Study in Lithuania is held in Kiev on Friday, providing an opportunity to present 16 Lithuanian higher education institutions, writes LETA/BNS.

05.04.2017

Tender for rector of Art Academy of Latvia announced

tender has been announced for the rector of the Art Academy of Latvia, according to an announcement published in Latvijas Vestnesis official gazette reports LETA.

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