Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 16.07.2019, 18:12

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Lithuania mulls funding bachelor's degrees for young people from Ukraine's war zone

Lithuania mulls funding bachelor's degrees for young people from Ukraine's war zone

15.07.2019

The Education, Science and Sport Ministry proposes to provide funds to help young people from Ukraine's war-hit eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk to complete a bachelor's degree in Lithuania, reported LETA/BNS.

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Merko to build international college in Latvia for EUR 10.1 mln

Merko to build international college in Latvia for EUR 10.1 mln

12.07.2019

SIA Merks, part of the listed Estonian construction group Merko, has entered into a construction contract for the construction of an international college in Latvia, Pinki, Babite county, reported LETA/BNS,

Universities and colleges in Latvia receive the largest number of enrolment applications in five years

Universities and colleges in Latvia receive the largest number of enrolment applications in five years

10.07.2019

This year, 10,911 students have applied for enrolment at one of the 13 universities and colleges in Latvia, which is the highest number of applicants in the last five years, according to information collated by LETA.


Latvia: Students' average performance in this year's centralized mathematics exam worst in a decade

Latvia: Students' average performance in this year's centralized mathematics exam worst in a decade

09.07.2019

Students' overall performance in the centralized mathematics exams has further deteriorated this year, reaching the lowest point in a decade, according to information collated by LETA.

Riga Technical University and University of Latvia included in European Teaching Rankings

Riga Technical University and University of Latvia included in European Teaching Rankings

05.07.2019

For the first time, Riga Technical University (RTU) and the University of Latvia have been included among the 258 best universities featuring in the European Teaching Rankings, shows the latest ranking released by Times Higher Education (THE) agency, reported LETA.


05.07.2019

Estonia: Koit student satellite launched into orbit from Russian cosmodrome

A Soyuz rocket launched from the Vostochny cosmodrome in Russia on Friday morning took into orbit a new generation Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) student satellite named "Koit" (Dawn), reported LETA/BNS.

04.07.2019

CERN incubators to be established in Lithuania's Vilnius, Kaunas

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) will establish two incubators in the Lithuanian cities of Vilnius in Kaunas, the only ones in Central and Eastern Europe, under an agreement by Lithuanian Minister of Economy and Innovation Virginijus Sinkevicius and CERN representatives on Thursday, informed LETA.

04.07.2019

Estonia taking part in G7 education ministers' meeting Thursday

Estonian Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps is to attend the education ministers' meeting of the G7 in Paris on Thursday at the invitation of French Minister of Education Jean-Michel Blanquer, writes LETA/BNS.

02.07.2019

Survey: Estonian residents' involvement in education, employment among longest in Europe

The amount of time that Estonian residents aged 50 and above have spent in education and employment is longer than in most other countries of Europe, it appears from the findings of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).

01.07.2019

EducMin confirms education program for children to prepare for return to Lithuania

Lithuania's Minister of Education, Science and Sports Algirdas Monkevicius has confirmed an integrated Lithuanian education program for Lithuanian schools abroad, reported LETA/BNS.

27.06.2019

European universities’ alliance for education quality

European Commission announced first EU higher education institutions’ selection to create “European Universities” alliance to enhance the quality and attractiveness of European higher education and boost cooperation between institutions, their students and staff.

27.06.2019

University of Latvia and Art Academy of Latvia picked for European Universities Initiative

The University of Latvia and the Art Academy of Latvia have been selected to participate in the European Universities Initiative, a project aimed at boosting cooperation among higher education institutions across the EU, the European Commission said.

27.06.2019

Estonian govt planning to increase sum of student loans to EUR 2,500 per applicant

The Estonian government intends to support at a sitting on Thursday a proposal to increase the maximum rate of student loans by 500 euros to 2,500 euros per applicant, reported LETA/BNS.

26.06.2019

European high quality and future-oriented education: effect for economy and business

The EU provides states with both advice and support for high youth's quality and inclusive education. The idea is to give students needed knowledge and skills for adequate response to new opportunities and challenges opened by globalisation and technological change. These challenges are to be incorporated into the national education policies in order to tackle the needs of the perspective labour market's requirements.

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