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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

Join Us at Spotlight Latvia

Join us for a unique event connecting high-level Latvian and American business and economic leaders from government, industry, and academia with… you! 🌎 Spotlight Latvia is an annual conference organized by the Latvian American Chamber of Commerce (LACC) in collaboration with various partners, including Riga Business School. This year's conference, taking place on Friday, September 22nd, in the vibrant city of Boston, Massachusetts, USA, will focus on the themes of healthcare, technology, and education. 🩺🧑‍💻🎓 Acting as a bridge between Latvia and America, this conference has fostered [...]

By |2023-08-22T09:58:09+00:00August 18, 2023|News|0 Comments

40 Latvian Leaders Return From a Workshop in Boston, USA

The Education Innovation Laboratory, funded by Izglītības un zinātnes ministrija LV and implemented by Riga Business School, has just returned from Boston, where they held a week-long workshop at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This week was focused on gaining a deeper understanding of the innovation ecosystem of the greater Boston area and how various groups and initiatives can develop a similar ecosystem here in Latvia. 40 Latvian leaders, who attended the workshop, represent various groups from: 🎓 the education sector: Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte (Riga Technical University), Latvia University of Life [...]

By |2023-08-11T15:33:07+00:00August 11, 2023|News|0 Comments

11 Programming Teachers Graduate from a Workshop at Harvard University

The 11 most active programming teachers who completed Harvard University's CS50 course in Latvia traveled to the United States of America (USA) at the end of June to meet the course developers, strengthen their knowledge, and exchange international experience. This is the first time that Latvian secondary school programming teachers have participated in such training. They also had the pleasure to meet in person Professor David Malan, one of the world's best programming and computer science course designers and authors. The teachers participated in the [...]

By |2023-07-25T07:49:36+00:00July 13, 2023|News|0 Comments

Claudio Rivera Starts Working as the Director of Riga Business School

Congratulations to Claudio Rivera for starting his role as the new Director of Riga Business School! We are thrilled to announce that Claudio Rivera has been chosen to lead the business school for leadership education in the technology-based world. His experience and dedication toward excellence in higher education are the key to well-deserved promotion. With his visionary leadership and passion for success, we can't wait to see the incredible impact Claudio Rivera will make in his new role. His ability to inspire and empower others will [...]

By |2023-07-06T08:57:56+00:00July 6, 2023|News|0 Comments

RBS Commencement 2023

On June 3rd, we celebrated our 2023 graduates! 8 Executive MBA, 41 Professional MBA, 16 Bachelor of IT Leadership, and 42 Bachelor of Business Administration students received their diplomas.  Commencement marks a significant moment in the lives of all graduates. Everyone who takes part and congratulates them makes the day even more special! A heartfelt thank you to Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, Minister of Ministry of Finance of Latvia Arvils Ašerādens, Riga Technical University Rector Tālis Juhna, Latvian National Ice Hockey team players Miks Indrašis [...]

By |2023-06-16T09:01:40+00:00June 16, 2023|News|0 Comments

Event Search App Wins Programming Competition for High School Students

On June 10, ten teams from different Latvian schools took part in the final of the Programming Competition for Secondary School Students. The first place went to a team of students from different schools - Roberts Legzdiņš from Riga Technical College, Dāvis Ērglis from Riga Engineering Secondary School and Mareks Ulmanis from Riga State Gymnasium No.1. The students presented Spotloc, a mobile app that has already been developed and uses artificial intelligence algorithms to find and recommend local entertainment options, events, nature trails and places [...]

By |2023-06-13T05:53:27+00:00June 12, 2023|News|0 Comments

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
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