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Tuesday, 24.01.2017, 04:57
The technology company MOMook, developing management software solutions for aviation training centres, is announcing a service agreement with Olympus Aviation Academy located in Thessaloniki, Greece, said companies representatives BC.
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Despite its regret about the UK leaving the EU, the European University Association (EUA) is pleased that UK Prime Minister Theresa May explicitly highlighted science, research and innovation in a much-anticipated speech on Brexit given from London on 17 January 2017.
While revising the network of higher educational establishments and making decisions on their reorganization, the Education and Science Ministry has excluded regional universities from its reform plans for now, reports LETA.
Karlis Kreslins, the acting rector of Ventspils University College, has been elected its new rector, LETA was told at the university college.
The number of state universities in Lithuania has to be cut to no more than five, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday, reports LETA/BNS.
The Latvian National Defense Academy today launched an international course for middle-rank command and staff navy officers, the Latvian Defense Ministry said LETA.
The year 2017 in the corporate communication field: putting things in order, analysing and pushing the boundaries
2016 Year was an exciting and eventful for the communications sphere. Some earlier started processes must now enter a stage of maturity. Here is a number of important trends in the corporate communication field which, in my opinion, will develop in 2017.
The Latvian Central Finance and Contracting Agency has sent an invitation to the Latvian National Library to prepare a project for digitalization of cultural heritage and to submit it for co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the agency said LETA.
Lithuania's Vytautas Magnus University (VDU) and the Lithuanian University of Education Sciences (LEU) expect to merge by the end of 2017, representatives of both universities said LETA/BNS after meeting with Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis on Thursday.
The Education and Science Ministry has decided to reorganize the Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy by merging it with the University of Latvia by the end of August, reports LETA.
Quantum physicist and mathematician Andris Ambainis has been voted European of the Year in Latvia, informs LETA.
Both in Europe and around the world (e.g. in the UN Sustainable Development Goals) education quality has become a hot issue. Hence various European education facilities are willing to take part in education quality assurance. Annual European Quality Assurance Forum provides a platform for discussion involving teachers, academics and professionals.
Juozas Augutis, the rector of the Vytautas Magnus University, was on Friday elected to head the Lithuanian University Rectors' Conference, an association consisting of the top officials of the country's universities, informed LETA/BNS.
On December 16, U.S. Ambassador to Latvia Nancy Pettit, on behalf of the U.S. Government, and Latvian Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis, on behalf of the Latvian government, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding of the Fulbright Exchange Program, LETA learned from the US Embassy in Riga.
Estonia outperforms the rest of Europe in the OECD's latest PISA survey, which evaluates the quality, equity and efficiency of school systems.Latvia is ahead of Lithuania but still trails behind Estonia.