Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 26.09.2018, 16:39

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Estonian govt supports continuing investments into European space program

Estonian govt supports continuing investments into European space program

25.09.2018

The Estonian government has supported the plan to continue with large-scale investments into the new European space program.

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



Riga Stradins University opens second branch abroad

Riga Stradins University opens second branch abroad

20.09.2018

Riga Stradins University (RSU) has signed a cooperation agreement with a hospital in Italian Bolzano city on opening the university’s branch there that will serve as the clinical base for studies, informs LETA referring to RSU representative Edijs Sauers.

Saeima of Latvia adopts amendments on transition to competence-based learning contents

Saeima of Latvia adopts amendments on transition to competence-based learning contents

20.09.2018

Saeima of Latvia today in the final reading adopted amendments to the Education Law that were necessary to gradually introduce competence-based learning contents in education, informs LETA.


Merko to build school in Vilnius for 7.4 mln euros

Merko to build school in Vilnius for 7.4 mln euros

20.09.2018

UAB Merko statyba, part of the listed Estonian construction group AS Merko Ehitus, and another Lithuanian company, UAB Krajama, have entered into a contract to build a new building for a private school at Luksines street 29, Vilnius, informs LETA/BNS.

Tallinn University of Technology adopts TalTech as short name

Tallinn University of Technology adopts TalTech as short name

17.09.2018

Tallinn University of Technology has decided to adopt TalTech as its official short name, dropping the Estonian acronyms TTU and TUT it has been using to date, informs LETA/BNS.


13.09.2018

Nordecon AS and Riigi Kinnisvara Aktsiaselts signed a contract to build a future state gymnasium building in Kohtla-Järve

Nordecon AS and Riigi Kinnisvara Aktsiaselts (State Real Estate Ltd) signed a contract to build a future state gymnasium building in Kohtla-Järve. The new school building will be a nearly zero-energy building. The gymnasium building with a size of 2800 square meters will be built at Pärna 47, which is the address of the former Kohtla-Järve Pärna Basic school, informed Nordecon,

12.09.2018

Over 60 foreign experts to assess Lithuania's scientific research performance

n international expert assessment of Lithuania's scientific research performance is getting underway, the Education and Science Ministry said LETA/BNS on Wednesday.

12.09.2018

R&D council: Estonia needs national priorities to participate in Europe's research funding

The Estonian Research and Development Council at a discussion on Tuesday noted that Estonia needs to lay down national priorities in order to successfully participate in the Horizon Europe program supporting European research and innovation, informed LETA/BNS.

11.09.2018

Teachers' minimum salary raised to EUR 710 in Latvia

Teachers' minimum statutory salary will be increased 30 euros to 710 euros in September, the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia agreed on Tuesday, informs LETA.

11.09.2018

Education in Estonia among most accessible, fair – OECD

Education at a Glance 2018, a fresh analysis of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), said that the possibilities of receiving a pre-school and basic education in Estonia are very fair compared to other countries, cities LETA/BNS.

11.09.2018

If high schools in Latvia produce poor results, they will not receive state funding for teachers’ wages

If high schools demonstrate poor results for several years in a row, failing to reach the certain education quality standards, it will not receive state funding for teachers’ wages, informs LETA referring to the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia.

11.09.2018

Optimization of Latvian school network has not been completed – minister

Optimization of the Latvian school network has not been completed yet, informs LETA referring to the Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis (Unity).

10.09.2018

airBaltic Pilot Academy’s second group of students begin studies

The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on September 10, 2018, began study process already for the second group of students of airline’s newly established Pilot Academy. The second group of 12 students will become airBaltic pilots upon completion of the full-time programme in about two years from now.

07.09.2018

Mait Klaassen appointed chairman of council of rectors of Tallinn University

Rector of the Estonian University of Life Sciences, Mait Klaassen, has been elected the new chairman of the council of rectors, replacing Tiit Land, rector of Tallinn University, who served as chairman for the last three years, reported LETA/BNS.

05.09.2018

Decision on pay rise for teachers will be taken as soon agreement on quality standards is reached – Kucinskis

The government of Latvia will take the decision on raising teachers’ minimum pay as soon as there is an agreement on education quality standards, cities LETA referring to the Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers).

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