Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 01.11.2014, 02:54

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Education minister candidate’s priorities in Latvia – attraction and quality preparation of teachers

Education minister candidate’s priorities in Latvia – attraction and quality preparation of teachers

30.10.2014

One of the main priorities of education and science minister candidate in Latvia Marite Seile will be the attraction and quality preparation of teachers, she told members of the press yesterday, cites LETA.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Latvia, Legislation



Latvian Tilde launches new cloud services for automated translation

Latvian Tilde launches new cloud services for automated translation

29.10.2014

European language technology company Tilde is launching a new set of cloud services for automated translation at the world’s largest localization conference, Localization World, in Vancouver on October 30-31, informed BC the company.

"Palace of Light" Latvian architect to be lauded with award

"Palace of Light" Latvian architect to be lauded with award

29.10.2014

The architect who designed the new National Library – Gunars Birkerts, will be the recipient of a Certificate of Appreciation from the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers, the Cabinet decided yesterday, cites LETA.


Latvia interested in expanding transport relations with Brazil

Latvia interested in expanding transport relations with Brazil

28.10.2014

Latvia is especially interested in expanding its commercial relations with Brazil, Deputy State Secretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Inga Skujina said during a meeting with Brazilian Ambassador to Latvia Marcos Pinta.

Estonian finance minister submits resignation

Estonian finance minister submits resignation

27.10.2014

Estonian Finance Minister Jürgen Ligi, who made a posting offending education minister Jevgeni Ossinovski in the social media last week, presented his resignation to Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas on Sunday, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

27.10.2014

Kaunas University of Technology – most attractive to international students

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) has attracted the largest number of international students among all Lithuanian institutions of higher education as 200 new international students joined KTU in 2014, informs LETA/ELTA.

27.10.2014

European Medicines Agency to promptly assess anti-Ebola drugs

The European Medicines Agency will be promptly assessing data on anti-Ebola drugs and medicine in order to land legitimate products against this disease on the market as soon as possible, the European Medicines Agency informed LETA.

24.10.2014

Erdogan in Latvian University: Turkey upholds human rights

People should not judge Turkey based on critical information posted in social media, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said during a lecture for students at the University of Latvia on Thursday, reports LETA.

17.10.2014

Students: Lithuania will have fewer higher education institutions by 2030

The Lithuanian National Union of Students has presented their higher education vision, which sees Lithuania reducing the number of higher education institutions and universities by 2030, informs LETA/ELTA.

17.10.2014

OSCE: Latvian non-citizens must be informed more about their opportunities to receive citizenship

Non-citizens must be informed about their opportunities to receive Latvian citizenship, as the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) High Commissioner on National Minorities Astrid Thors told reporters after a meeting with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, reports LETA.

16.10.2014

MP Pimenovs believes that dual-language schools could facilitate integration of Latvian youth

Integration of youth could be facilitated by dual-language schools, of which only few are left in Latvia, Latvian Association for the Support of Schools Teaching in Russian (LASSTR) board chairman, Saeima member Igors Pimenovs (Harmony Center) said in an interview with LETA.

15.10.2014

The united team of 2 schools wins the Riga Port’s competition

In 2014, the winner of the student project competition “The Port for the City”, organized by the Freeport of Riga Authority, is the united team of Karlis Jonas (Riga Hanzas Secondary School) and Anna Elina Vitola (Riga French Lyceum), informs BC port’s press service.

15.10.2014

Standards as an instrument in European economic integration

Standards improve compatibility, interoperability, safety or quality of products and services. Nowadays, standards became even more important with mobile phone or software companies publicly battling for the domination of their respective technical specifications. Consumers call for “optimal standards” in various consumers’ goods and services; thus, standards are a driving force behind the functioning of EU internal market for goods.

15.10.2014

Lithuanian teachers to hold rally in late October

Lithuanian teachers are going to hold a rally outside the Ministry of Education and Science on 28 October, 2014, informs LETA/ELTA.

14.10.2014

Krediidiinfo: 87,000 Estonian residents have long-term debts

According to the Krediidiinfo data of last month, 87,000 residents of Estonia have a long-term debt, which means that a person has not been able to fulfil their commitment during one year, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

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