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International conference to discuss the results of the Baltic Alliance for Apprenticeships

25 January 2017, an international conference “Baltic Alliance for Apprenticeships for Innovative Vocational Education and Training” (BAfA for Innovative VET) took place at the hotel “Radisson Blu Hotel Latvia”. Read the rest of this entry »



Continuing the development of work based learning

Work based learning (WBL) is a form of vocational education provision in which learners acquire practical skills and knowledge in a real working environment of company (at least half of the study period), but theoretical knowledge is acquired at a vocational education institution. This education form is recognized in the European Union as one of the best ways to motivate students to engage in vocational education.

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MoES informs on the conducted structural reforms in vocational education (19.08.2014)

On August 19, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers reviewed the informative report “On activities carried out in terms of the optimisation of vocational education establishment network under the direction of the Ministry of Education and Science and efficient use of resources, continuing the structural reforms between 1st January 2013 and June 30, 2014” prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science (MoES).

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The Cabinet of Ministers supported additional investment in vocational education (8.05.2012)

On May 8 (2012), the Cabinet of Ministers supported the proposal of the Ministry of Education and Science to invest additional LVL 62 million from the EU funds in vocational education and science. This is the most significant and purposeful investment in the development of Latvian vocational education.

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