Education & Business: Building Competencies for the Future

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:00

The second day of British Business Days 2019 were dedicated to Education.

The conference Education & Business: Building Competencies for the Future looked at Competency-based learning and 21st century skills as the future of the Latvian education system. Throughout the day expert speakers shared their insight on such topics as goals, opportunities and challenges of curriculum renewal in Latvia, Expectations and realities in Latvian job market, 21st century learning in practice and more. A panel discussion focusing on links between businesses and education was also a part of the conference. It was moderated by Dr Juris Spiridonovs and had 9 panelists representing Universities, businesses and students sharing their opinions and experiences.

View full programme of the conference here.

We would like to thank King’s College in Latvia and RISEBA University of Applied Sciences for the huge support in organizing the conference. Also many thanks to those involved in planning and executing programme:  Exupery International School, International School of Latvia, International School of Riga, Riga Business School and Riga Graduate School of Law.

Our thanks also goes to the British Embassy in Riga for informative and PR support.

Please view photos from the event here.

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