Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 27.03.2017, 17:38

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Estonia planning to join CERN

Estonia planning to join CERN

15.03.2017

Estonia is planning to become a member of the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN), Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Urve Palo said LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Estonia, EU – Baltic States



Next raise of minimum wage for Latvian teachers planned in 2018

Next raise of minimum wage for Latvian teachers planned in 2018

14.03.2017

The next raise of the minimum wage for general education teachers in Latvia is planned on September 1, 2018, according to the timetable for pay rise to teachers prepared by the Education and Science Ministry, informs LETA.

European space conference to bring several intl events to Estonia

European space conference to bring several intl events to Estonia

10.03.2017

Estonia is holding the rotating chairmanship of the European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC) this year, and as part of the chairmanship two international events will be held in Estonia, MP Liisa Oviir, chairwoman of the EISC during the Estonian chairmanship, said LETA/BNS.


Senate of University of Latvia unanimously agrees to takeover of teacher academy

Senate of University of Latvia unanimously agrees to takeover of teacher academy

28.02.2017

The Senate of the University of Latvia today unanimously upheld the proposal about taking over the Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (RPIVA), writes LETA.

Margit Sutrop to challenge incumbent Volli Kalm in UT rectoral vote

Margit Sutrop to challenge incumbent Volli Kalm in UT rectoral vote

20.02.2017

The committee for the election of the rector of the University of Tartu on Monday registered incumbent rector Volli Kalm and Professor Margit Sutrop as candidates for the election to be held at the end of next month.


14.02.2017

Lithuania may lower school entrance age to six

Children in Lithuania should attend school from the age of six so that they graduate before they turn 19 or 20, Eugenijus Jovaisa, head of the Seimas Committee on Education and Science, said LETA/BNS on Tuesday.

08.02.2017

Lithuanian edumin: Uni student numbers down

Lithuania's higher education network needs restructuring is needed not only to ensure better quality but also in response to demographic numbers, as the number of university student will be on the downward scale up until 2025, says LETA/BNS Lithuania's Education and Science Minister Jurgita Petrauskiene.

03.02.2017

19,022 children are not registered with any school in Latvia

In the academic year of 2016/2017, there are 19,022 who are not registered with any school in Latvia, according to the Latvian State Education Quality Service, reports LETA.

30.01.2017

Laws regulating work of SSE Riga and RGSL to be revised

In order to provide a permanent solution to the situation with foreigners’ appointment as rectors to Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga) and Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL), Latvian authorities are planning to revise the laws regulating the work of these institutions of higher education and that might be binding also to other institutions of higher education, writes LETA/BNS.

27.01.2017

AmCham Latvia supports openness of higher education systems and participation in international scientific processes

After independence, Latvia has sought to develop towards the western welfare growth direction. We have demonstrated that by joining the European Union and other international organizations working to improve the position in various international ratings. Higher education system should be the country's development, driving force for modernization and openness. By denying opportunity for internationally recognized experts to take positions in higher education management we slow down the development processes and limit opportunities for students.

27.01.2017

Vejonis: Politicians need scientists' perspective when tackling complex issues

To find answers and solutions to complex issues Latvia’s politicians need the perspective provided by scientists and analysts, President Raimonds Vejonis said at the opening of the 75th Annual Conference of the University of Latvia today.

26.01.2017

SEB Banka to provide state-guaranteed loans to Latvian students also this year

SEB Banka will be issuing state-guaranteed loans to Latvian students also this year, writes LETA/BNS.

26.01.2017

Nokia becomes main global sponsor of the HundrED initiative

Nokia announced today that it has become the main global sponsor in 2017 for the HundrED project, which seeks the most inspiring innovations in education and aims to spread them globally. The project is part of Finland's centenary anniversary celebrations.

24.01.2017

Ikstens appointed acting rector at Riga Graduate School of Law

The government today supported the appointment of the University of Latvia Vice Rector Janis Ikstens as acting rector at the Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL).

19.01.2017

Olympus Aviation Academy signs new contract with Momook to discover growth opportunities

The technology company MOMook, developing management software solutions for aviation training centres, is announcing a service agreement with Olympus Aviation Academy located in Thessaloniki, Greece, said companies representatives BC.

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