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Wednesday, 03.09.2014, 07:36
By 2020, the number of persons employed will increase by 50,000, whereas the unemployment level will slip to 6.4%, according to the informative report on medium and long-term prognoses for the labor market by the Latvian Ministry of Economy (ME), cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
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According to the head of Lithuanian Government, it is absolutely impossible to increase teacher's salaries already in 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.
To honour the outstanding Swedish diplomat Dag Hammarskjöld and to highlight his humanitarian achievement and his fate, on September 18th the Swedish embassy in Riga, Publishing house Zvaigzne ABC and Stockholm School of Economics in Riga are hosting an international conference “Roadmarks. The longest journey is the journey inwards”, (SSE Riga, Soros Auditorium), reports Zvaigzne ABC.
New buses were transferred to schools at the ceremony in Independence Square in Vilnius. Seimas Speaker Loreta Grauziniene and Minister of Education and Science Dainius Pavalkis transferred their keys to representatives of regional schools, reports LETA/ELTA.
The controversial proposal to introduce mandatory exam in physics and chemistry for high school students, will be implemented in two years, Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) said, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Teachers could receive a EUR 709 salary in 2015/2016, Education and Science Ministry's Education Department Director Evija Papule said during the Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees meeting yesterday, informs LETA.
A total of 22,775 first grade pupils are set to begin their first school year in 2014, as the Education and Science Ministry's estimations indicate, cites LETA.
"Science and talented scientists will help Estonia punch above its weight more than one would presume by the size of our population," said the President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, yesterday at the opening of the new physics building – or Physicum – at the University of Tartu, reports BC presidential press service.
Merko Ehitus’ Lithuanian subsidiary concluded a contract of 2.2 million euros for building a sports hall in Vilnius, writes Äripäev.ee/LETA.
The number of students could decrease 5-7% in 2014/2015, according to estimations proposed by the Ministry of Education and Science, informs LETA.
At the beginning of July 2014, the United States Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of a new anti-cancer drug in medicine, the active ingredient of which was invented and synthesized in Latvia, the head of the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Ivars Kalvins informed LETA.
Thirty participants of the project Students – to the Government started week long placement at the Office of the Government and ministries in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA.
The Defense Ministry of Latvia reports that officials from the sector and civilians have donated back-packs, book bags and school supplies weighing a total of several tons in a drive specifically for the children of Ukrainian soldiers, informs LETA.
On 10 September, 2014, the Competition Council in partnership with Vilnius University will hold the 11th Baltic Competition Conference, the Competition Council informs.
230 out of 1,000 six-grade pupils or 22% of all answered in the wellbeing survey held for the first time in Estonia that one or both of their parents are working abroad, LETA/Eesti Päevaleht writes.