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Teachers in Latvia work 35 hours a week on average, less than average in EU - study

  • 2019-12-04
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Since 2013, the share of teachers working full work load at schools has dropped, and teachers work 35 hours a week on average in Latvia, which is less than the average 37 hours a week in the EU, according to the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) conduct...

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PISA 2018: Estonia's basic education ranks 1st in Europe

TALLINN - The skills of Estonian students rank first in Europe according to the OECD's international survey PISA (Program for International Student Assessment), Estonian students rank first in all three domains of assessment -- reading, science and mathematics. &#...

Remains of 1863-1864 uprising participants buried in Vilnius

The remains of two commanders – Zygmunt Sierakowski (known in Lithuania as Zigmantas Sierakauskas) and Konstanty Kalinowski (Konstantinas Kalinauskas) – and 18 other participants of the 1863-1864 uprising against Tsarist rule were buried in a state funeral in Vilnius on November 22.&#...

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The survey shows Zalgirio Arena as the leader in the Baltic region

Known for its lush forests, record-setting internet speeds, beautiful women, and, of course, bask...

Consumers in Latvia have the most unfavorable pricing mechanism for medicines in the Baltic states

After conducted sector inquiry, the Competition Council of Latvia (the CC) has concluded – ...

34% of Latvians failed to pay their bills on time over past year

RIGA - Consumer payment discipline improved in Latvia over the past year, yet 34 percent of Latvi...

Average wages and salaries were highest in information and communication

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2019, the average monthly gross wages and ...

Digital Freedom Festival: Technology Can Positively Impact Today's and Future Generations

On November 14 and 15 the influential technology, startup, policy and lifestyle conference Digita...

Numavicius, Raila, Ziemelis top Lithuania's wealth list - magazine

VILNIUS - Nerijus Numavicius, the majority shareholder of Vilniaus Prekyba (VP), remains the...

Average age of Latvian population has increased by ten years since 1990

RIGA - The average age of Latvia's population in 1990 was 34 years, but by 2018 it had risen ...

Maxima recognized as top employer for the fourth time

Retail chain Maxima Latvija has been recognized as the nation’s top employer for the fourth...

Almost 50% of residents consider education quality in Latvia as average

RIGA - Almost a fifth or 24 percent of residents consider the quality of education in Latvia high...

65 pct of foreign IT students at TalTech have found work in their field in Estonia

TALLINN - According to fresh statistics available from the Tax and Customs Board, 65 percent of t...

Are we facing a new crisis in the real estate market or still struggling with the consequences of the previous one?

More than ten years has passed since the financial crisis of 2008. This is a seemingly significan...

Riga in some years may catch Tallinn, Vilnius by number of new apartments - Bonava Latvija

RIGA - At present Riga lags behind Tallinn and Vilnius by the number of new apartments, but in th...

Kaunas Airport serves its one-millionth passenger and continues to focus on growth and development

The country's second-largest airport has served one million passengers two months earlier tha...

IWCR CHARITY BAZAAR returns for 23rd annual event

Riga 17th September 2019, the International Women's Club of Riga (IWCR) Charity Bazaar 2019 w...

Digital Freedom Festival Programme Announced - Inspiring Talks and Practical Lessons About the Influence of Technology

The official programme is announced for the influential technology, startup, policy and lifestyle...

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