Three Excellence Medals for Latvian Team in WorldSkills 2017 Competition

20.10.2017

Thursday, 19th October was the last day of the world’s largest and most prestigious young professionals’ vocational education and skills excellence competition WorldSkills 2017 held this year in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In the contest medals were won by three competitors of the Latvian team.

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As the WorldSkills Europe new President is elected Dita Traidas

19.10.2017

Director of the State Education Development Agency Dita Traidas was elected for the WorldSkills Europe President position at the General Assembly on October 19th. She has been on the Board of Directors for four years and will now step up to be the very first female President in a WorldSkills organisation.

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Young Latvian professionals going to the biggest skills competition WorldSkills 2017

10.10.2017

Today the Latvian national team accompanied by the State Education Development Agency (VIAA) left for the biggest global vocational education and skills excellence competition WorldSkills 2017. The competition will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from the 14th to the 19th October, and during the four days eight young professionals from Latvia will present their skills in competition among 58 countries. 

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Chinese Delegation Visits SEDA

21.09.2017

The diplomatic mission from Peoples Republic of China headed by Mrs. Yin Yicui, Chairwoman of the Standing Committee of Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress visited The State Education Development Agency (SEDA) where they were giving a briefing on international skills competition for young professionals WorldSkills and discussed about the importance of vocational education.

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Eight young professionals represents Latvia at the competition WorldSkills 2017

23.08.2017

In selection competitions the State Education Development Agency (VIAA) has found the eight most skilful young professionals who will represent Latvia at the competition WorldSkills 2017 which is currently the largest vocational skills competition for young professionals in the world and will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from October 14 to 19.

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Study visit about effective school management

14.08.2017

From October 9-13, 2017 the Latvian National Agency for Erasmus+ organizes a transnational thematic activity – a study visit “Effective school management, e.g. cooperation with local and national authorities, inclusion practices for minorities etc. in school and VET education”. The study visit is organised within transnational cooperation activities between Erasmus+ National agencies.

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Results of the Latvian State scholarship for studies and research 2017/2018

07.06.2017

State Education and Development Agency (SEDA) informs that application round for Latvian State scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2017/2018 is completed and that evaluation committee, comprised of representatives from the SEDA, Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia and Student Union of Latvia finished evaluation of the applications.

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