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News Latvia » Education: World Bank Support to Higher Education in Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/eu/publication/world-bank-support-to-higher-education-in-latvia
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Since 2013, the World Bank has supported the Latvian government through a succession of advisory work focusing on performance at different levels of the higher education sector. An important trigger of the World Bank’s advisory work in higher education ...

News Latvia » Education: Latvia and Norway have potential for expanding cooperation on start-ups, education and tourism

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/Technology/?doc=139521
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Latvia and Norway have the potential for expanding cooperation on start-ups, innovation, education and tourism, Latvian Economics Minister Arvils Aseradens (Unity) said while meeting with Roy Angelvik, the Norwegian State Secretary of the Ministry of Trade ...

News Latvia » Education: Europe’s Depopulation Time Bomb Is Ticking in the Baltics

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-20/europe-s-depopulation-time-bomb-is-ticking-in-the-baltics
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Latvian demographer Mihails Hazans said that, as of 2014, one in three ethnic Latvians aged 25 to 34—and a quarter of all Latvians with higher education—lived abroad. In Moldova, that figure is more than 20 percent. In Ukraine—which other Eastern ...

News Latvia » Education: Nazi SS veterans hold an annual march in Latvia. Here’s how one woman is fighting back.

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/04/17/news-opinion/nazi-ss-veterans-hold-annual-march-square-latvia-woman-fighting-back
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

RIGA, Latvia (JTA) — Each year on March 16 ... Until 2016, that is, when a non-Jewish Holocaust education professional from Riga — whose great-uncle fought for the Germans — started grassroots commemorations at the monument for murdered Jews ...

News Latvia » Education: National Design Award of Latvia 2018

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/national_design_award_of_latvia_2018/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Design Talks will take place on Wednesdays from 17.00 to 19.00, Design Walks conducted by a guide will be on Thursdays from 16.00 to 17.00, while Accenture Latvia’s Digital Design Workshops for Youth as well as the art education centre Three Colours ...

News Latvia » Education: Moscow Appeals to OSCE Over Latvia's 'Genocidal' Language Reforms

News channel or source: https://themoscowtimes.com/news/moscow-appeals-osce-latvias-genocidal-language-reforms-61157
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Russia has asked Europe’s leading security body to condemn neighboring Latvia’s restrictions on foreign-language education in schools. The measure that entered into force on April 2 phases in Latvian-language instruction among 10th through 12th graders ...

News Latvia » Education: VII Photographers Share Defining Moments in their Photography Careers

News channel or source: https://medium.com/@VIIPhoto/vii-photographers-share-defining-moments-in-their-photography-careers-5bdc7bccacce
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

we’ve asked the photographers to tell us about defining moments in their photography education — either formal or self-taught — at any point in their career. Photo by Linda Bournane Engelberth / VII. Kraslava, Latvia. Despite the struggles ...

News Latvia » Education: Quarter century for AmCham Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=139522
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

In the past 25 years, AmCham has delivered qualitative programs through which members and partners were able to gain information, education and knowledge. It has: Successfully informed and guide lined policymakers in the U.S. and Latvian governments on ...

News Latvia » Education: India's social sector spending woefully below peers, including Latvia and Iceland: Study

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/2018/apr/12/indias-social-sector-spending-woefully-below-peers-including-latvia-and-iceland-study-1800371.html
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

"In terms of GDP, the social sector expenditure, primarily constituting health and education in India continues to remain woefully below peers," it said. The other 16 countries whose data have been analysed are Korea, Latvia, Iceland, Israel, Ireland ...