About elizabetelibiete

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far elizabetelibiete has created 21 blog entries.

Education Innovation Laboratory’s 2023 Programs Launched in Cooperation with MIT J-WEL

On May 19, Education Innovation Laboratory, led by Riga Business School as a structural unit of Riga Technical University in cooperation with MIT J-WEL, welcomed more than a hundred representatives of the Latvian higher education sector and organizations at the National Library of Latvia to give a green light for the further development of two education innovation Leader programs and six education innovation projects. Both initiatives are aimed at creating contemporary education processes, governance, and effective changes in Latvia, with solutions developed in cooperation with [...]

By |2023-05-26T14:38:40+00:00May 26, 2023|News|0 Comments

Ten Teams of High School Students to Meet at the Finals of the Programming Competition

In order to express recognition for the projects developed by high school students in their high school course Programming I and II, as well as to introduce a broader audience to the solutions students created within the course, this spring, Riga Business School as a structural unit of Riga Technical University in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science, as well as with the technology companies Tet and LMT, announced the programming competition. 27 project applications were received from 22 Latvian schools. In total, [...]

By |2023-05-26T13:05:51+00:00May 26, 2023|News|0 Comments

Join the “Light Up Education” event!

Education Innovation Laboratory invites everyone interested in the development of higher education in Latvia to attend the 2023 program opening event “Light Up Education” on May 19 at Latvian National Library. It will start with keynote speeches from renowned guests from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and continue with the opportunity to network with like-minded people committed to innovating higher education in Latvia. Agenda: 11:00 Registration, coffee and networking 12:00 Opening remarks 12:20 Educational institutions as hubs for the regional development – [...]

By |2023-05-16T06:00:09+00:00May 9, 2023|News|0 Comments

This Year Latvia Will Receive Significant Support from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for Innovations in Higher Education

On Friday, April 21st, the Advisory Board under the supervision of Riga Business School approved 56 representatives from higher education institutions as well as businesses, and government officials to participate in the Leadership Program, which consists of two subprograms aimed at education innovations. At the same time, the Advisory Board approved six education innovation projects for further development, led by 18 representatives from Latvian universities. Both initiatives are aimed at creating contemporary education processes, governance, and effective changes in Latvia, with solutions developed in collaboration [...]

By |2023-05-16T08:01:36+00:00April 24, 2023|News|0 Comments

In the Programming Competition, High School Students Will Demonstrate Their Projects and Win Valuable Prizes

To promote student interest in programming, introduce more of the public to learning programming in high school, and strengthen the public's understanding of the importance of the digital field in various processes, Riga Business School, as a structural unit of Riga Technical University, announces a programming competition. The task of the competition is for students to present a project developed in their high school course Programming I or II, which solves an relevant problem for a selected group of society. Technology companies LMT and Tet [...]

By |2023-04-18T09:17:09+00:00April 17, 2023|News|0 Comments

Education, Business, and Government Leaders are Invited to Participate in Two Programs in Collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

In order to create a modern education process and effective changes in Latvia, the Education Innovation Laboratory, in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, provides two programs for education, business, and government leaders - the Leader Program and the Strategic Education Innovation Project Support Program. Three partners ensure the development and implementation of the program. The Ministry of Education and Science finances this project, the Riga Business School, as a structural unit of Riga Technical University, ensures the implementation of the project, while the main [...]

By |2023-04-05T14:33:11+00:00April 5, 2023|News|0 Comments

No Time to Slack on Spring Break! Technology Teachers Brainstorm New Ways to Teach

Imagine a full day of workshops and discussions that flies by so fast that you don’t even notice. On March 16th, almost 200 education and technology experts, teachers of Programming, Computer Science, and Design and Technology subjects for grades 7-12, gathered for Idea Day. They exchanged their experience, stories, were inspired, and learned about specific tools and methods for meaningful teaching of technology subjects. Today’s technology is growing at an exponential rate and so it is a challenge for technology teachers to create relevant learning [...]

By |2023-03-23T10:23:52+00:00March 23, 2023|News|0 Comments

Differences Between Education in Latvian and the Unites States | Buffalo Program Participant Reflections

Antra Ozola is a professor and a senior researcher at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Education, Psychology, and Art. Her areas of expertise include large-scale international studies of education, education management, and quality of education. Her main research interests include statistics, cybernetics, and applied informatics. She is skilled in teaching and learning. In the fall semester of 2022, she spent time at the University of Buffalo, strengthening her digital skills. At the end of the semester, Dr. Ozola reflected on the differences between the [...]

By |2023-03-02T15:22:21+00:00March 2, 2023|News|0 Comments

Teacher’s Passion is the Key | Buffalo Program Participant Reflections

Guna Semjonova is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Rehabilitation at Riga Stradins University. She teaches a course in biomechanics for undergraduates and is working on creating a new course called Smart Technologies in Rehabilitation. She supervises both undergraduate and master's theses related to smart technologies in rehabilitation. Guna has a Ph.D. in Medical and Health Sciences from Riga Stradins University and her research interests include rehabilitation in traumatology and orthopedics, smart technologies in clinical practice, and interdisciplinary cooperation. She has also worked [...]

By |2023-02-15T17:21:17+00:00February 15, 2023|News|0 Comments

The Excellent Latvian Students | Buffalo Program Participant Reflections

Ramona Rupeika-Apoga is a Professor of Finance at the University of Latvia and the Head of the Department of Finance and Accounting. She holds the positions of Visiting Professor at the University of Lodz in Poland and Affiliate Professor at the University of Malta. The professor has over 20 years of pedagogical experience in Latvian and European higher education institutions, with specialised knowledge in risk management, international finance, FinTech, and corporate digital transformation. She has led and participated in a number of international and local [...]

By |2023-02-15T08:44:22+00:00February 14, 2023|News|0 Comments
Go to Top