At seminar will discuss about Erasmus+ program possibilities in facilitating employment


Today, an international seminar in Jūrmala gathers representatives of Erasmus+ project from 16 countries, as well as policy makers and social partners. For two days, the workshop participants will share their experiences, acquaint themselves with examples of the best practices and discuss how to strengthen the impact of Erasmus + projects on facilitating employment and collaboration with the world of labour.

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The Latvian team wins 3 excellence medals in WorldSkills 2019


Contestants from the Latvian team received 3 excellence medals in the world’s largest and most prestigious professional skills competition for young professionals WorldSkills 2019, which closed on August 27 in Kazan, Russia.

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Learning Latvian and Getting to know Latgale Region in the Summer School


July 12-21, University of Daugavpils hosted an international summer school “Discover Latvia through Latgale Region” where 13 students and academic staff from the USA, Belgium, Czech Republic, South Korea, Georgia, Croatia, Peru, Turkey, and Uzbekistan studied Latvian language and got acquainted with Latvia and Latgale region.

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Members of the Latvian team prepare for the competition WorldSkills 2019 in a camp


Members of the Latvian team of the worldwide young professionals mastery competition WorldSkills 2019 spent several days in a team consolidation and psychological resilience promotion camp.

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In Riga Experts From 29 Countries Will Discuss Promotion of Development of Skills of Young People in Europe


This week, from 5 to 8 June, the General Assembly of WorldSkills Europe organisation will take place in Riga, during which 90 experts from 29 countries will discuss the development of vocational education and international skills competitions. The General Assembly is an annual event, which will take place in Riga for the first time. It is organised by the State Education Development Agency (SEDA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia.

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Results of the Latvian State scholarship for studies and research 2019/2020


State Education and Development Agency (VIAA) informs that application round for Latvian State scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2019/2020 is completed and that evaluation committee, comprised of representatives from the VIAA, Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia and Student Union of Latvia finished evaluation of the applications.

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Winners of the skills competition of young professionals SkillsLatvia 2019 determined


The best young professionals have been determined in the national skills competition of young professionals SkillsLatvia 2019 in 19 different skills categories. For two days, 129 competitors from 34 vocational education institutions took part in an intense competition for medals and the title of the best master.

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