Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 10.02.2016, 08:42

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Winners of 6 Lithuanian Science Prizes announced

Winners of 6 Lithuanian Science Prizes announced

09.02.2016

Winners of six Lithuanian Science Prizes were announced in Vilnius on February 8th, 2016, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Good for Business, Innovations, Lithuania, Technology



The pride of Uzbek people - Alisher Navoi

The pride of Uzbek people - Alisher Navoi

08.02.2016

February 9 is the birthday of Alisher Navoi, the glorious son of the Uzbek people. This date is annually widely celebrated in all cities and regions of the country. In Tashkent, the poet’s admirers, as usual on this day, will gather at the foot of the majestic monument to Alisher Navoi, which is located in the National Park of Uzbekistan named after him, to pay tribute to the great ancestors.

Estonian citizenship exam conducted electronically from 2016

Estonian citizenship exam conducted electronically from 2016

05.02.2016

The examination of knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia and of the Citizenship Act, which all applicants for Estonian citizenship must pass, are conducted electronically from the start of 2016, informs LETA/BNS.


Global Innovation Expert: the new program from WU Executive Academy

Global Innovation Expert: the new program from WU Executive Academy

05.02.2016

How do people differ in their approaches to innovation management depending on where they live? What effects do the respective economic and cultural environments have on future developments? Why is it that certain factors that have a favorable influence on the innovative potential of businesses in some regions tend to be inimical to innovation in others? The new Global Innovation Expert certificate program will provide answers to exactly these questions.

International studies fair opens in Vilnius

International studies fair opens in Vilnius

04.02.2016

A three-day international exhibition of knowledge, education and career planning, Studies 2016, is opening at the exhibition and congress center Litexpo in Vilnius on Thursday, reports LETA/BNS.

04.02.2016

Estonian government allocates EUR 2 mln to cover costs of Tallinn private schools

The Estonian government on February 4th decided to allocate two million euros from the government's reserve to the Ministry of Education and Research for compensating costs deriving from the implementation of the Private Schools Act to the City of Tallinn in accordance with a court judgement, informs LETA/BNS.

04.02.2016

Estonian writer Jaan Kaplinski wins European Prize for Literature 2016

Estonian writer Jaan Kaplinski has been awarded the prestigious European Prize for Literature, news portal of the public broadcaster ERR reports, cites LETA/BNS.

03.02.2016

National Center for Education and Latvian ICT association sign cooperation memorandum

The National Center for Education (VISC) and the Latvian Association of Information and Communication Technologies (LIKTA) today signed a memorandum of cooperation aimed at reducing the shortage of labor in information and communication technology (ICT) industry in the future, informs LETA.

02.02.2016

Cert.lv in 5 years has trained 19,000 people in IT security

Latvian IT Security Incidents Response Institution Cert.lv in the past five years has trained almost 19,000 people – IT security specialists, students, pupils, public servants – in IT security issues, Cert.lv representatives informed LETA.

02.02.2016

Lithuanian pupils study more foreign languages than European counterparts

80% of secondary school pupils in Lithuania study two or more foreign languages at school, which is above the EU average of almost 60%, informs LETA/BNS, according to the EU statistics agency Eurostat.

02.02.2016

Latvian Unity nominates candidates to economics, welfare, education ministers

The board of the center-right Unity party in Latvia on February 1st nominated the party’s candidates to three ministerial posts in the new government, informs LETA.

01.02.2016

Number of students in higher education institutions of Latvia reduced by 2% in 2015/2016

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, in academic year 2015/2016, enrolment in higher education institutions of Latvia accounts for 84.3 thousand. During year, total enrolment in higher education institutions has declined by 2%.

01.02.2016

Local authorities to close 4 schools in Kraslava, 2 in Saldus

The local council of the eastern Latvian region of Kraslava has decided to close four schools in 2016 and 2017 as the number of students in the region has been decreasing in recent years, informs LETA.

29.01.2016

The Erasmus+ programme: a year after

The Commission published three reports on EU funding in the area of education, training, youth and sport. First report offers one year’s results of the Erasmus+ programme, which provides opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Second includes statistics on student and staff mobility; and third, focuses on regional analysis and benefits of the Erasmus programme.

28.01.2016

First corneal endothelial transplantation performed in Lithuania

The first transplantation of corneal endothelium, the inner layer of the cornea, has been performed at Kaunas Clinics in Lithuania, the hospital said on Thursday, informs LETA/BNS.

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