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Wednesday, 10.02.2016, 08:42
Winners of six Lithuanian Science Prizes were announced in Vilnius on February 8th, 2016, informs LETA/BNS.
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February 9 is the birthday of Alisher Navoi, the glorious son of the Uzbek people. This date is annually widely celebrated in all cities and regions of the country. In Tashkent, the poet’s admirers, as usual on this day, will gather at the foot of the majestic monument to Alisher Navoi, which is located in the National Park of Uzbekistan named after him, to pay tribute to the great ancestors.
The examination of knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia and of the Citizenship Act, which all applicants for Estonian citizenship must pass, are conducted electronically from the start of 2016, informs LETA/BNS.
How do people differ in their approaches to innovation management depending on where they live? What effects do the respective economic and cultural environments have on future developments? Why is it that certain factors that have a favorable influence on the innovative potential of businesses in some regions tend to be inimical to innovation in others? The new Global Innovation Expert certificate program will provide answers to exactly these questions.
A three-day international exhibition of knowledge, education and career planning, Studies 2016, is opening at the exhibition and congress center Litexpo in Vilnius on Thursday, reports LETA/BNS.
The Estonian government on February 4th decided to allocate two million euros from the government's reserve to the Ministry of Education and Research for compensating costs deriving from the implementation of the Private Schools Act to the City of Tallinn in accordance with a court judgement, informs LETA/BNS.
Estonian writer Jaan Kaplinski has been awarded the prestigious European Prize for Literature, news portal of the public broadcaster ERR reports, cites LETA/BNS.
The National Center for Education (VISC) and the Latvian Association of Information and Communication Technologies (LIKTA) today signed a memorandum of cooperation aimed at reducing the shortage of labor in information and communication technology (ICT) industry in the future, informs LETA.
Latvian IT Security Incidents Response Institution Cert.lv in the past five years has trained almost 19,000 people – IT security specialists, students, pupils, public servants – in IT security issues, Cert.lv representatives informed LETA.
80% of secondary school pupils in Lithuania study two or more foreign languages at school, which is above the EU average of almost 60%, informs LETA/BNS, according to the EU statistics agency Eurostat.
The board of the center-right Unity party in Latvia on February 1st nominated the party’s candidates to three ministerial posts in the new government, informs LETA.
Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, in academic year 2015/2016, enrolment in higher education institutions of Latvia accounts for 84.3 thousand. During year, total enrolment in higher education institutions has declined by 2%.
The local council of the eastern Latvian region of Kraslava has decided to close four schools in 2016 and 2017 as the number of students in the region has been decreasing in recent years, informs LETA.
The Commission published three reports on EU funding in the area of education, training, youth and sport. First report offers one year’s results of the Erasmus+ programme, which provides opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Second includes statistics on student and staff mobility; and third, focuses on regional analysis and benefits of the Erasmus programme.
The first transplantation of corneal endothelium, the inner layer of the cornea, has been performed at Kaunas Clinics in Lithuania, the hospital said on Thursday, informs LETA/BNS.