Posts tagged as National Center for Education

Teacher detained for leaking English exit exam in Latvia

Thursday, March 14, 2019

A teacher at an educational institution has been detained for leaking the materials for the oral part of the centralized English exam for high school graduation, the State Police. The teacher has already admitted being guilty. A criminal process has been started, but the teacher has not been taken into custody. The fact that a teacher had leaked the exam,  had been announced by the National Center for education (VISC) earlier. On March…

New primary education standard to give schools more freedom in organization of education process in Latvia

Friday, October 12, 2018

A new primary education standard will give schools more freedom in organizing the education process, the National Center for Education Director Guntars Catlaks told reporters on Thursday. The new primary education standard is based on teaching basic competences necessary for a modern-day person, and ensuring that children do not only learn something but also know how to put their knowledge to practical use, and grow to become responsible members of…