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Zakia Siddiqui: Revitalizing Mathematics Education: Collaborative journey towards change and growth

Mathematics is an immensely important subject at all levels and holds significant value in our lives and society. Despite several efforts, it seems that all the stakeholders need to work hand in hand to help our youngsters get better at it. Why Mathematics? Behind every subject in any curriculum, there is a purpose, and so is Mathematics. It is essential for enhancing problem-solving and augmenting critical thinking and logical reasoning by discovering patterns and relationships. Nevertheless, it improves cognitive development as they are motivated to [...]

By |2024-01-26T10:18:24+00:00January 25, 2024|News|0 Comments

Agnese Strazda: From Scenarios to the Definition of Success

A good friend of mine suggested that I write a summary of what I learned from what I heard and said at a working session at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston. This session and program for leaders and participants of the Latvian education ecosystem was organized by the Education Innovation Lab, which operates under the umbrella of Riga Business School as a department of Riga Technical University with the aim of strengthening the value of the education ecosystem for economic transformation. My [...]

By |2023-11-03T13:37:36+00:00November 3, 2023|News|0 Comments

Riga Business School 3rd year student Katrīna Strazda receives COLIBRIX scholarship

In order to support outstanding and dedicated students, Riga Business School has partnered with several companies, including financial technology company COLIBRIX, to provide scholarships to cover tuition fees. COLIBRIX is the latest scholarship provider to award one scholarship to a final year Bachelor of Business Administration student for one year. This scholarship is intended to support one outstanding student and cover the entire tuition fees for this academic year 2023/2024. Following an assessment of the students' performance and after reading their motivation letters, COLIBRIX has awarded [...]

By |2023-11-03T13:23:54+00:00November 3, 2023|News|0 Comments

145 participants start the third season of the Innovation Academy

The pre-acceleration program “Innovation Academy” initiated by the Latvian Investment and Development Agency (LIAA) and implemented by Riga Business School has started its third year, gathering 145 participants. A total of 120 applications were received, which confirms that already at the time of application a number of participants intended to work together on researching or developing a specific area. The Innovation Academy’s overall program consists of two parts, totalling 24 weeks. In the first part, lasting six weeks, participants will learn the basics of innovative [...]

By |2023-09-14T08:30:38+00:00September 14, 2023|News|0 Comments

74 Faculty Members Have Spent a Semester at University at Buffalo in the Last Four Years

Over the past four years, 74 faculty members from 11 universities have spent a semester at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA, to develop their digital skills, improve the quality of ICT teaching, and learn the latest methods in preparing and delivering IT course content. This continuing education opportunity is funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Riga Business School, as a structural unit of RTU, implements and coordinates the program in close cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science. [...]

By |2023-07-04T07:52:16+00:00June 20, 2023|News|0 Comments

Riga Business School participates in the LAMPA conversation festival

On June 10th at 12.30 PM, Riga Business School joins the Social Entrepreneurship Association of Latvia initiative and joins the conversation festival LAMPA on the "Constellation of Social Entrepreneurs" (“Sociālo uzņēmēju Zvaigznājs”) stage in the discussion "When education is innovated in Latvia, we reach Harvard, Buffalo and MIT". If there were no inspiring visionaries and bold doers, Harvard, MIT and Buffalo would never be part of the agenda of the Latvian education system. In 2019, RBS decided to take university faculty to the University of [...]

By |2023-05-31T12:31:50+00:00May 29, 2023|News|0 Comments

The second season of the Riga Business School “Innovation Academy” is over

On June 2, the gala event of the second season of the RBS business acceleration program “Innovation Academy” – Demo day – will take place as part of the Tech Picnic at the art centre Noass. 33 teams from the “Innovation Academy” will pitch. During the Demo day, teams will present the projects that they grew during the pre-acceleration program. For 16 weeks, 40 teams – authors of business ideas and new entrepreneurs worked to develop their solutions in the start-up ecosystem of experienced mentors [...]

By |2023-05-29T13:57:20+00:00May 29, 2023|News|0 Comments

Several donors to provide scholarships in the amount of EUR 25 000 to Riga Business School Bachelor of IT leadership students

During the next academic year several donors – IT company UNISO, digital marketing company Httpool, and Sanda Liepiņa as a  private donor – have agreed to continue to support Riga Business School Bachelor of IT leadership students on their path to global education and studies in English as provided by professors from many countries world. In total, the scholarships contributed by these donors in the 2023/2024 academic year will be equal to the annual tuition fee for five students or approximately EUR 25 000. Scholarships [...]

By |2023-04-28T14:20:09+00:00April 28, 2023|News|0 Comments

Women from Zambia and Namibia study entrepreneurship with Riga Business School students

Latvian diaspora experts from the movement #esiLV and Riga Business School lecturers together with partners from Africa launched the country's first development cooperation project in Africa last year. The project started with a visit from the Latvian delegation to Zambia and Namibia where Riga Business School representatives conducted an entrepreneurial boot camp for around 60 African women to strengthen women's involvement in entrepreneurship. In January, these women joined Riga Business School's four-month certificate training program in entrepreneurship in an online course led by Riga Business [...]

By |2023-03-06T09:26:03+00:00March 6, 2023|News|0 Comments

Aldis Greitāns: “I don’t understand what he is talking about” – not a good excuse

Person A: “Can you come to a meeting today?” Person B: “Why? It’s not my area.” Person A: “We don’t understand what he is talking about. Maybe you translate tech language for us ...” This conversation between colleagues is all too common in many companies if we keep in mind that “they” providers of IT services. In this case I took up the role of the “interpreter”. After the meeting I was approached by the representative of the service provider, a colleague I know from [...]

By |2023-02-24T12:44:30+00:00February 24, 2023|News|0 Comments
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