Development of strawberry growing in Latvia
Mar 14th 2022

Malnava College of Latvian University of Life Sciences and Technologies (Malnava College) together with the Latvian Fruit Growers Association and other cooperation partners is involved in the implementation of the project “Strawberry growing technology using substrate heating in high tunnels, with or without additional lighting, and optimal evaluation of plant density in high tunnels, for […]

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Growing experiences at Bulduri Horticultural School
Mar 12th 2022

Bulduri Horticultural School is one of the oldest gardening schools in Europe with a 110 year – old history. Since 1910 when the school was founded it has grown, transformed and developed. During last few months our students have been involved in various activities. In December we all wanted to thank the medical staff who […]

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Smiltene at Paris International Agricultural Show
Mar 11th 2022

Meanwhile, regarding animal husbandry and livestock specialist, we are being very active and productive in Smiltene during 2021 and 2022 school year. We were privileged to participate in the agricultural show. The Paris International Agricultural Show is an annual agricultural show and trade fair that took place at the beginning of March at the Paris […]

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COVID does not stop studies in Latvian VET schools
Nov 30th 2021

  18.10-20.11 2021 Latvia experienced lockdown but VET schools tried to go on with the work. At Smiltene Tehnikums (Center of the Professional Education Competence) stock-breading technicians try to manage and do some practical training during the field visits. Fotos of the studies (sheep shearing) can be seen HERE.   Many thanks to Līga Mačule […]

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Gardening education in Bulduri (LV)
Nov 28th 2021

Bulduri Horticultural School is a professional vocational school with long lasting traditions belonging to the oldest gardening schools in Europe with a 110 year – old history. Since 1910 when the school was founded it has grown, transformed and developed. Today school is an education centre with modern technologies and nice surroundings. Bulduri Horticultural school […]

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Short News from Smiltene, Latvia
Mar 28th 2021

From our member, Smiltene Technical School in Latvia: Students of Smiltene Technical School represent Latvia in the European Young Farmers’ Competition in Paris Last spring, shortly before the usual daily routine was interrupted by the pandemic, Smiltene Technical School students represented Latvia, participating in the European Young Farmers’ Competition in Paris. At the event, they […]

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Partnership Between The Latvian Vocational Education Association and The European Training Foundation
Mar 13th 2021

The Latvian Vocational Education Association (PIB), won (in Spring 2020) a procurement “The Role of Vocational Education Centres of Excellence in Work-Based Learning” organized by the European Training Foundation (ETF). The main task of PIB in the implementation of this agreement is to share the wide experience of its members on education-business cooperation, in particular […]

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PIB is working with Examples of Excellence in Work-Based Learning
Mar 9th 2021

Information from Vocational Education Association of Latvia (PIB) In autumn, 2019, PIB got involved in an Erasmus+ project “Baltic Examples of Excellence in WBL: Tutors, Companies, Networks)”. This two-year project is a new innovative project, serving as an instrument for collecting examples of excellence in order to furtherly promote WBL through addressing and encouraging VET […]

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“Industrial Internet of Things VET Network”
Mar 6th 2021

Information from Vocational Education Association of Latvia (PIB):   IIoTNET – “Industrial Internet of Things VET Network” In the autumn of 2019, PIB got involved in a two year-long project within ERASMUS+ KA3 – Support for Policy Reform Networks and Partnerships of Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers. The project aims to create a VET […]

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Developing Green Teaching Materials with Erasmus
Mar 5th 2021

Information from Vocational Education Competence Center “Daugavpils Construction Technical School”, member of Vocational Education Association of Latvia: Teachers from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia develop teaching materials in green construction within the framework of an Erasmus + project Vocational education teachers and construction industry professionals, within the framework of Erasmus + KA2 project “Development of environmentally-friendly […]

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From Latvia: adult education news!
Mar 4th 2021

Activities in the field of adult education in the Vocational Education Competence Centre “Daugavpils Construction Technical School”, member of Vocational Education Association of Latvia (www.dbt.lv; dbt@dbt.lv) Implementing excellence and good practice are objectives of Adult Education Centre in Daugavpils Construction Technical School (Latvia) that are successfully implemented despite the restrictions set by the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Liepāja State Technical School – implements various activities remotely
Feb 28th 2021

What is happening at Liepāja State Technical School in Latvia these days?   Despite distance learning life goes on, and various events are being implemented at Liepāja State Technical School (Liepāja, Latvia).  Usually, in order to get to know and understand how different companies work, the students of Liepāja State Technical School went on excursions […]

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