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Information has been updated at 05.10.2018, 16:33

INNOVATION CENTRE INVITES YOUNG PEOPLE TO APPLY FOR A CAMP IN NORWAY

Daugavpils City Municipality in cooperation with Daugavpils Innovation Centre invites young people (14-16 years old) to apply for a camp in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), which will take place on August 15-19, 2022 in Trondheim, Norway. Application deadline until May 23, 2022.

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Exchange of experience with the Trondheim Science Centre was held online

During the last weekend, everyone interested in STEM fields was invited to join the experience exchange session of the project's “Development of Innovation Centre in Daugavpils” Norwegian partner, Trondheim Science Centre: "The impact of Norwegian innovation and science centres on learning methodologies and the impact of educational programs on students’ competences". The participants actively took the opportunity to ask questions, participate in discussions and shared their experience.

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Trondheim Science Centre will share experience on the role of innovation and science centres in the learning process

Daugavpils University in cooperation with Daugavpils Innovation Centre and Daugavpils City Municipality continues to implement the “Informal Continuing Education Program in a Competence-Based Approach for STEM Specialists”.

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STEM TEACHERS ACQUIRE HYBRID PROGRAM

On April 29-30, 2022, STEM teacher training was held in person in Daugavpils University (DU) Life Sciences and Technology Laboratories. Thus, the already usual online training was supplemented with face-to-face lessons – the experimental and practical part in DU laboratories.

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Daugavpils University invites third-country nationals to enroll in free courses of Latvian language

The target audience of the project: third-country (China, India, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, etc.) nationals who have come to Latvia and legally live on its territory.

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STEM Teachers Acquire Practical Skills in Person

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On October 8 and 9, 2021, STEM teacher training took place in person in Daugavpils University Life Sciences and Technology Laboratories. Thus, the online training was supplemented with in person classes organized in accordance with epidemiological conditions – the experimental and practical part in DU laboratories. The participants of the training were given an exclusive opportunity to indulge in research, conduct experiments, delve into the world of nanotechnology, as well as discuss business issues. Daugavpils University ensures the implementation of the further education training program by combining remote and in person classes.

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Daugavpils University in cooperation with Daugavpils City Municipality starts STEM teacher training

Teachers are invited to apply for STEM teacher training, which is implemented under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2014-2021 program “Research and Education” activity “Innovation Centres” program project “Development of Innovation Centre in Daugavpils”, No. NFI/IC/VIAA/2020/4, Agreement No. 9.-20.2.2.1/4.

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Daugavpils University invites to a science night #iebrauc zinātnē (#drive into Daugavpils)

Continuing the theme #iebrauc Daugavpilī (#drive into Daugavpils) this Saturday, September 18, within the framework of the Rigas Street Festival, Daugavpils University offers the activity #iebrauc zinātnē (#grasp science – drive into science) with the aim to promote science and innovations in society, involving both children and young people and their parents to focus on complex scientific processes and explaining them in a way that is understandable and interesting to everyone.

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Daugavpils University – one of the 1000 best universities in the world

Daugavpils University and four other Latvian higher education institutions have entered the international ranking of academic and research institutions “SCImago Institutions Ranking 2021”.

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Trondheim Science Centre, Norwegian cooperation partner, to share experiences on the role of innovation and science centres in the learning process

Daugavpils University in cooperation with Daugavpils Innovation Centre and Daugavpils City Council has started further education training for teachers “Informal Further Education Program in Competence-Based Approach for STEM Specialists”. Through the training, pedagogues will acquire knowledge, skills and competencies in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) and entrepreneurship education and teaching methodology, which nowadays has become the basis for sustainable development. The training is ensured by the academic and scientific staff of Daugavpils University.

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Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Daugavpils University starts STEM training for teachers

On March 13, 2021, a series of STEM training sessions for teachers will start, which is being implemented under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2014-2021 program “Research and Education” activity “Innovation Centres” program project “Development of Innovation Centre in Daugavpils City”, No. NFI/IC/VIAA/2020/4, Agreement No. No.9.-20.2.2.1/4.

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DEVELOPMENT OF METHODOLOGICAL HANDBOOK WITHIN PROJECT TRANS-FORM

Series of theoretical trainings about planning and implementing sustainable revitalisation of brownfields and study trips for exchange of experience within the frameworks of Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 project No. LLI- 386 „Trans-form” have finished.

Specialists in fields of spatial planning and construction, property management, as well as

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Preschool Educational Institution No. 27 implements ERASMUS + project DEHORS

Daugavpils City Preschool Educational Institution No. 27 “Mana Mārīte” (Head of the institution Nataļja Isate), together with Linköping University (Sweden), Motala Municipality (Sweden), Municipality of Casalgrande (Italy), Municipality of Scandiano (Italy), Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology CARDET (Cyprus), as well as the SERN network, within the framework of EU Erasmus+ Programme, are implementing the project "Developing innovative learning contexts in the pre-school ourdoor spaces" DEHORS. The aim of the project is to develop innovative learning area models based on feedback from experts in various fields, approbate them, and improve preschool teachers' skills and abilities for outdoor activities.

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ERASMUS+ PROJECT’S “RECRUIT POTENTIAL” LAST MEETING IN SWEDEN

Daugavpils City Council together with Skelleftea municipality (Sweden) is working on the project Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”). It is being implemented by five partners from five different countries – Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Latvia and is financed by the EU program “ERASMUS+”. Lead partner is Skelleftea municipality in Sweden.

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Daugavpils teachers mastered the media literacy training in Turkey

Daugavpils City Council implements a strategic partnership project of Erasmus+ project program "Effective media literacy for healthy generation" (project no.2014-1-TR01-KA201-013137), which is co-financed by the EU and coordinated by the municipality of Samsun city, Turkey.

The target audience of the project is primary school teachers, who work with students on a daily basis on these

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Young people actively participated in the campaign „Shadow Days”

 “Shadow Day”, which this year was held on February 13, is a career education event organized by Junior AchievementYoung Enterprise Latvia.

This year entrepreneurs of Daugavpils, municipalities and state institutions and organizations were offered to register at portal www.enudiena.lv. The interest and

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Latvian Youth Winter Olympics in Ērgļi.

For 19th time Latvian Youth Winter Olympics was held in Ērgļi from 8th till 9th of February. Each year it is organized by the Latvian Olympic Committee in cooperation with Ērgļi county council. In overall ranking of school teams winner isSecondary school ofAlūksnes County – they took home six gold and three silver medals. At least

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The 1st and 2nd grade pupils in schools of Daugavpils will receive lunch free of charge

Basing on the Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers, which came into force on January 1, 2013, deputies of Daugavpils City Council decided to introduce amendments to the Daugavpils City Council’s Binding Regulations -   ‘Incentive on reducing price of school meals for pupils’ at the City Council’s meeting on January 10.

According to the Regulations of

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Workshop „Parents as Successful Teachers” had responsiveness in Daugavpils

On 10th of January Professional, Informal and Adult Education Structural Unit of City General and Professional Education Department organized free workshop for parents in the framework of project „Parents as Successful Teachers” (PASS). Information about the event attracted a lot of attention and 46 parents, who have preschool age children, applied for

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Career Week finished up on the 30th of November

On Friday, the 30th of November, the Department of Youth organized the final day of Career week and made a of non-formal education event for all city pupils "Challenge of professional schools."

The event is held for the second consecutive year and has become a popular and respected among young people, as it has not only educational nature, but is constructed in the form of game, where

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