Education and Science

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The Rector’s Conference (ASEF) were held in Bucharest

The Rector’s Conference (ASEF) were held in Bucharest

20.05.2019

The Rector’s Conference (ASEF) and the Student’s Forum, which is the official dialogue partner at the meetings of the Ministers of Education of the member countries of the Asian European Forum (Asia-Europe Meeting, ASEM), were held in Bucharest on May 11-15, 2019.

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



Estonia: City of Tartu, universities to set up service center for foreigners

Estonia: City of Tartu, universities to set up service center for foreigners

16.05.2019

The City of Tartu, the University of Tartu and the Estonian University of Life Sciences are about to establish a nonprofit by the name of MTU Tartu Valismaalaste Teenuskeskus, or Tartu Service Center for Foreigners, that will seek to help foreigners who have arrived in southern Estonia for study or work to settle in, informed LETA/BNS.

Lithuania grants special status to EHU

Lithuania grants special status to EHU

09.05.2019

Lithuania's government on Wednesday granted a special status to the Vilnius-based European Humanities University (EHU), informed LETA/BNS.


Misiunas elected rector of Lithuania's ISM University of Management and Economics

Misiunas elected rector of Lithuania's ISM University of Management and Economics

09.05.2019

Dalius Misiunas, a former CEO of the Baltics' largest retailer Maxima Grupe and the state-owned energy group Lietuvos Energija, has been elected as the next rector of Lithuania's ISM University of Management and Economics, reported LETA/BNS.

Lithuania to sign agreement with CERN on incubators in Vilnius, Kaunas

Lithuania to sign agreement with CERN on incubators in Vilnius, Kaunas

08.05.2019

Lithuania is due to sign an agreement with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) on the establishment of incubators in Vilnius and Kaunas, the only in Central and Eastern Europe, informed LETA/BNS.


24.04.2019

State Audit Office reveals lack of control in granting scholarships in vocational education

There is no unified approach in Latvia's vocational education for granting scholarships to pupils, and there are no criteria or requirements for certain achievements or even attendance when deciding on the scholarships, the State Audit Office reported.

23.04.2019

Amendments that stipulate transition to Latvian as sole instruction language in schools are in line with Constitution - Constitutional Court

Amendments to the Education Law that stipulate transition to Latvian as the sole instruction language in schools are in line with the Constitution, the Constitutional Court ruled today, reported LETA.

18.04.2019

Education ministry proposes four regional blocs with different requirements for the minimum number of pupils at schools

The Latvian Education and Science Ministry has come up with a proposal on four regional blocks for schools with different requirements for the minimum number of pupils, reported LETA/BNS.

18.04.2019

Decline in vocational education enrolments in Latvia

Data1 compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that in the school year 2018/2019 vocational education enrolments accounted for 27.2 thousand, which is 4.8 % less than a year ago, while the number of entrants has not changed.

17.04.2019

Latvian teachers to go on strike in September if their minimum wage is not raised

The council of the Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees (LIZDA) today decided to organize an indefinite strike in September if teachers’ pay rules are not amended by mid-May, informed LETA/BNS.

12.04.2019

Estonian School of Diplomacy to start teaching Finnish top officials

The Estonian School of Diplomacy has won a public procurement organized by the Government Office of Finland, according to which approximately 100 Finnish top officials must be trained before the start of the Finnish presidency of the Council of the European Union beginning on July 1, informed LETA/BNS.

08.04.2019

Tartu to take EUR 20 mln loan from European Investment Bank

he city government of the Estonian city Tartu and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a 20 mln euro framework loan agreement that will support the city's investments into education, informed LETA/BNS.

04.04.2019

Announced winners of the Latvian Competition of School Compositions

On the last week of March, at a solemn ceremony in the headquarters of Rietumu Bank, winners of the composition competition among Latvian pupils were announced. Riga French Lycée (founded at the request of the government of France), Riga Zolitudes Gymnasium (founded only 33 years ago, but already has received many awards), Bauska Secondary School, Daugavpils Secondary School No. 9 and other Latvian schools successfully participated in this project.

02.04.2019

Estonia: Cleveron to open robotics academy in Viljandi

The Estonian manufacturer of parcel robots Cleveron will open an academy in the southern town of Viljandi to provide professional higher education for young robotics enthusiasts in cooperation with Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences.

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