Latvian

At the moment, only five education establishments offer distance education in 21 programmes, which is relatively small number, considering the growing global popularity of distance learning.

August 18, 2011

Anders Paalzow has been reappointed as Rector at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga by the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday.

August 18, 2011

Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis, SSE Riga professor, who worked on Zatlers’ Reform Party’s economic programme, spoke about English becoming the second official language in Latvia and shares his views on “assimilation threat for Russian-speaking residents of Latvia”.

August 17, 2011

Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis, BICEPS economist and SSE Riga professor, spoke about unavoidable pension cuts in April 2011 - but now this unpopular step has disappeared from the programme. Now he admits that the economic growth has pushed this issue off the agenda - it is no longer topical for today’s pensioners, but will affect his generation.

August 17, 2011

In order to support the new entrepreneurs, Latvian Investment and Development Agency in cooperation with SSE Riga Mentors Club introduced Mentoring programme, within which more than 15 young companies over the course of six months received consulting of experience managers and experts. SSE Riga Mentors Club’s head Maija Kāle stresses that this programme is only a starting point in cooperation between entrepreneurs and mentors, as their cooperation will surely continue.

August 17, 2011

Latvian Investment and Development Agency in cooperation with SSE Riga Mentors Club have introduced Mentoring programme, which during the last six months helped more than 15 young companies. SSE Riga Mentors Club’s head Maija Kāle noted the massive interest in this programme, but reminds that this is just a starting point for cooperation, as it will continue. Juris Grišins, the professor at Mentors Club, outlined the procedure of meetings with the PS Freš grupa company and added that this is a good way to hear advices from professioanls. The programme wends in mid-August.

August 17, 2011

Latvian Social Democratic party has been struggling to regain the lost influence, and keeps running in every election. Aivars Timofejevs, project manager at the SSE Riga, is the board chairman of the party, and he will be the party’s number one candidate in Riga region in the upcoming parliament elections.

August 17, 2011

Interview with Ainars Šlesers, Prime Minister candidate from LPP/LC party, during which he voices support to merging of higher education establishments.

August 16, 2011

In order to support the new entrepreneurs, Latvian Investment and Development Agency in cooperation with SSE Riga Mentors Club implemented Mentoring programme, within which more than 15 young companies over the course of six months received consulting of experience managers and experts. SSE Riga Mentors Club’s head Maija Kāle stresses that this programme is only a starting point in cooperation between entrepreneurs and mentors, as their cooperation will surely continue. Juris Grišins, the professor of Mentors Club, notes that all issues were at first discussed in weekly meeting with the management of the company, and later the communication became more intensive, as the problems became more topical.

August 16, 2011

Anders Paalzow has been reappointed as Rector at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga by the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday. He has been holding this post since 1999, previously worked at the SSE Riga as lecturer and professor.

August 16, 2011