Overcoming the Soviet legacy

  • 2008-12-03
  • By Kristina Pauksens
RIGA - Although Latvia's universities have come a long way since the USSR, the Soviet legacy still plagues higher education, lowering standards in the country.This drives many Latvian students to seek a university education abroad, where the overall quality of education programs is much higher. Just as bad, it can give Latvia 's and its education system in particular 's a poor international reputation as international students from Erasmus and other programs come to Latvia and see an inferior system. It is a significant problem that must be overcome in Latvia.According to Dainuvite ...
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