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RBS Joins Texas International Education Consortium

Riga Business School is joining Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC), and we are looking forward to the many opportunities that this partnership will bring not only to RBS but also to institutions in Texas! Back in September a team from Riga Business School including Claudio Rivera, Paula Elksne, and Shelby Little had the opportunity to meet face to face with not only TIEC as an organization, but with various universities and professionals to discuss future collaborations. Since 1985, TIEC has been fostering global partnerships for [...]

By |2023-12-04T16:11:41+00:00December 4, 2023|News|0 Comments

Eduniversal Recognises Riga Business School as The Best Business School in Latvia

For the seventh year in a row, Riga Business School, a structural unit of Riga Technical University, has been included in the Eduniversal 2023 ranking of the world's 200 business schools with a significant international impact. Riga Business School has also been repeatedly recognised as the best business school in Latvia, receiving four out of five Palmes of Excellence. As a result of this recognition, Riga Business School's two MBA (Master of Business Administration) programmes - the Professional MBA and the Executive MBA - have [...]

By |2023-11-29T13:05:08+00:00November 29, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meeting with the State Chancellery to Boost Latvian-American Education Partnerships

The Education Innovation Laboratory at RTU Riga Business School recently organized a significant meeting at the State Chancellery, with a primary focus on fostering collaborations between higher education institutions in Latvia and the United States. The gathering included representatives from Riga Technical University, Riga Stradiņš University, University of Latvia, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, the US Embassy in Riga, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Health. Key stakeholders, including representatives from University at Buffalo, Harvard University, [...]

By |2023-11-22T11:57:15+00:00November 22, 2023|News|0 Comments

Team “Mežmaži” from Riga State Gymnasium No 1 Wins the Logic Game Riga Puzzle Day

On November 2nd, for the first time in Latvia and the Baltics, the logic game "Riga Puzzle Day" took place. More than 170 11th grade students from Riga Municipality schools took part and competed against each other by solving 10 logic problems inspired by the prestigious Harvard University. The team of students from Riga State Gymnasium No. 1 "Mežmaži" were the winners in a fierce competition. Seeing the enthusiasm of young people in solving the tasks and their emotions when discussing [...]

By |2023-11-07T16:02:50+00:00November 7, 2023|News|0 Comments

300 high school students to play the logic game “Riga Puzzle Day”

On November 2, for the first time in Latvia and the Baltics, the logic game "Riga Puzzle Day" will take place, during which almost 300 11th-grade students from schools under the jurisdiction of Riga Municipality will have to solve ten logic problems inspired by the prestigious Harvard University. Addressing the growing stigma that coding is boring and complex, and the subsequent labor shortage in technology industries, the game aims to encourage more young people to develop problem-solving and creative thinking skills by engaging students in [...]

By |2023-10-25T16:53:21+00:00October 25, 2023|News|0 Comments

World’s Top Universities Train Latvian Education Leaders in Boston

Last week, 36 education, policy, and business leaders took part in a program led by the Education Innovation Laboratory in Boston, United States of America. Under the guidance of the world's best universities, the program’s goal was to promote cooperation between Latvian higher education institutions, entrepreneurs, and policy makers in developing innovation, as well as exploring and discussing examples of cooperation to integrate science-based solutions into business. During the program, participants received practical advice and case studies of collaboration from some of the world's top [...]

By |2023-09-26T13:05:20+00:00September 26, 2023|News|0 Comments

Participate in EU Code Week Hackathon 2023

Empowering STEM: Bridging the Gap in Education and Career Readiness The European Commission and EU Programming Week Ambassadors are inviting young people between the ages of 15 and 19 to participate in an international online hackathon taking place on September 30th and October 1st. During this hackathon, participants will collaborate in teams to enhance their coding skills and develop a solution within a 24-hour timeframe. The objective is to inspire an interest in STEM subjects among young individuals and motivate them to pursue careers in [...]

By |2023-09-15T09:15:47+00:00September 15, 2023|News|0 Comments

Register for ‘Light Up Latvia’ Conference Dedicated to Innovation in Education

Continuing the promotion of innovation in education and the gradual transfer of world best practices to Latvian higher education institutions, an international higher education conference, 'Light Up Latvia,' will take place on November 9th of this year. Its goal is to assess the development of innovation-based higher education in Latvia and facilitate interaction among interested parties, with a special emphasis on the role of higher education. The conference will be held at "Fantadroms, Jaunā Teika", bringing together education leaders, entrepreneurs, government officials, and education enthusiasts. [...]

By |2023-09-06T08:54:07+00:00September 5, 2023|News|0 Comments

Boosting Passion and Energy for Innovation at MIT

The Education Innovation Laboratory recently came back from Boston, Massachusetts, with 40 Latvian leaders who spent a week at Massachusetts Institute of Technology developing innovation projects and learning from global best practices in areas like design-thinking, strategic development, innovation ecosystem strengthening, and much more. One of the participants from the Ecosystem Innovation Project Leadership Program, Aivars Lipenitis, shared his reflection and biggest takeaways from the week:  In the beginning of August, I returned from my time at Massachusetts Institute of Technology [...]

By |2023-09-04T16:11:01+00:00September 4, 2023|News|0 Comments

An Opportunity for All Latvian Students to Learn the Basics of Computer Science and Programming

To promote the learning of technology even if one's main field of study is something else, this autumn, all students at Latvian higher education institutions - both in bachelor's and master's degree programs - are invited to learn the basics of computer science and programming. For the second time, the training will be provided by Riga Business School as a structural unit of Riga Technical University. The curriculum is based on Harvard University's computer science course "CS50`s Introduction to The Intellectual Enterprises of Computer Science". [...]

By |2023-08-23T14:25:08+00:00August 23, 2023|News|0 Comments
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