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Film students from Tallinn awarded with BOB Student Film Awards

Film students from Tallinn awarded with BOB Student Film Awards

15.04.2014

The BOB Student Film Awards were handed out this Saturday at Tallinn University SuperNova Cinema, reported BC the Tallinn Univeristy.

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Tallinn University Green Week focuses on renewable energy and sustainable development

Tallinn University Green Week focuses on renewable energy and sustainable development

15.04.2014

April 14-17 is a Green Week in Tallinn University, which is a student initiative that focuses on the introduction and discussions about renewable energy, climate changes and sustainable development education, reported BC the press service of the University of Tallinn.

European Youth Parliament ends with General Assembly in Kaunas

European Youth Parliament ends with General Assembly in Kaunas

15.04.2014

The 3rd Regional Session of the European Youth Parliament, which took place in Kaunas, completed its work by holding a General Assembly. Youth representatives of six EU countries discussed resolutions prepared during their visit to Kaunas, informs LETA/ELTA.


Lithuania among top 3 EU member states in highest completion of tertiary education

Lithuania among top 3 EU member states in highest completion of tertiary education

11.04.2014

In 2013, the proportion of those aged 30 to 34 who had completed tertiary education increased compared with 2002 in all Member States, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union has announced, cites LETA.

International lenders concerned at slow pace of some reforms in Latvia

International lenders concerned at slow pace of some reforms in Latvia

10.04.2014

Even though Latvia's growth remains strong and the country's macroeconomic situation is good, the slow pace of some important reforms lead to some concerns, the head of the European Commission and European Central Bank's post-program monitoring mission head Christian Weise said after a meeting with Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) today, informs LETA.

10.04.2014

Combating youth unemployment: Commission assists the member states

Youth unemployment in the EU is currently at about 23 per cent, almost twice as high as the overall rate, i.e. unemployment is at an unsustainable and unacceptable level. The EU’s top priority is to fight unemployment, and inside this priority, the major issue is that of youth unemployment. The EU and the member states need a targeted and effective response.

10.04.2014

The most talented students present their ideas about the development of Riga Freeport

The third creative project competition “Port for the City”, organised by the Freeport of Riga Authority for students, will end on Thursday, 10 April. The most interesting competition ideas include both proposals for the development of a container terminal and a plan for facilitating the Freeport’s local communication and public involvement, informed BC port’s press service.

07.04.2014

Headquarters for Support of Russian Schools in Latvia to hold protest rally again

Headquarters for Support of Russian Schools activist Alexander Livchak informed LETA that the organization will hold another protest rally, April 10, across the street from the Cabinet of Ministers ion Riga.

07.04.2014

Innovative curricula design conference Higher Education 2020 to take place in Tartu

The innovative curricula design conference "Higher Education 2020" will be held at Tartu University on Thursday, April 10, 2014, informs LETA.

03.04.2014

Grybauskaite attends awards ceremony of the school students' competition

On Wednesday, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite congratulated and awarded the finalists and winners of the 7th school students' competition Clear Language – Clear Mind, informs LETA/ELTA.

03.04.2014

Confusing information and poor language training main problems for new immigrants in Estonia

According to a study on Estonia's new immigrants that was made public on Wednesday, foreigners who come to live in Estonia don’t find enough necessary information, the Estonian language training possibilities are poor and local municipalities lack an understanding why they should deal with the issue of foreigners, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

02.04.2014

Estonians pupils on 12th place in PISA problem solving test

Estonian 15-year-old pupils are among the best in the world regarding problem-solving skills, being on the 12th position among 44 states, LETA/Postimees Online cites PISA 2012 problem solving skills test results that were freshly made public.

01.04.2014

Ruta Muktupavela appointed Latvian Academy of Culture rector

Ruta Muktupavela was appointed rector of the Latvian Academy of Culture yesterday, informs LETA.

27.03.2014

TeliaSonera continues decade long cooperation with SSE Riga

TeliaSonera is delighted to prolong the support to SSE Riga by donating SEK 1,250,000 (approx EUR 135.000) to the school for the academic year 2014/2015, reports the company.

27.03.2014

eLearning specialist Beaudoin: Internet offers exciting possibilities

Starting April 7, 2014, Tallinn University will offer the "Foundations in Building Quality eLearning Courses" taught by the dynamic workshop leader, international keynote speaker and an advocate for online education Dr. Paul Beaudoin, informed BC press service of Tallinn University.

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