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  1. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Regulation No. 146 of 22 February 2011 on Procedure for the Evaluation of the Professional Competence Acquired Outside Formal Education System. - Laws On-line in Latvian Laws On-line in English

    Adoption: 2011-02-22 | Date of entry into force: 2011-09-01 | LVA-2011-R-90425

    Prescribes the procedure for the evaluation of the professional competence acquired outside formal education system, which conforms to the professional competence of the first, second or third level vocational qualification. The regulation does not apply to professions, the evaluation of the professional competence of which is regulated by special regulatory enactments.

  2. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Regulation No. 1027 of 19 December 2006 on Regulations Regarding the State Basic Education Standard and Basic Education Subject Standards. - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2006-12-19 | LVA-2006-R-90448

    Prescribes the State basic education standards, the primary objectives and tasks of basic education programmes, the mandatory content of basic education, the main principles and procedures for the evaluation of basic education acquired by educates, as well as basic education subject standards, the primary objectives and tasks of subjects, the mandatory content of subjects, basic requirements regarding the acquisition of subjects, the forms and methodological techniques for the evaluation of educational achievements.
    Repeals Cabinet Regulation No.462 of 5 December 2000 on Regulations Regarding the State Primary Education Standard (Latvijas Vstnesis, 2000, No. 473/476).

  3. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Vocational Education Law.

    Adoption: 2006-09-21 | LVA-2006-L-74740

    Concern the mandate of vocational education examination centre, the vocational examination administration centre within the auspices of the Ministry of Education.

  4. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 186 amending Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 296 of 22 August 2000 on the required level of state language proficiency for certain professions and the procedure for checking the compliance

    Adoption: 2006-03-07 | LVA-2006-R-74365

    The amendments update the requirements for various professions as well as concern some technical changes in the procedure for administering of language exams and awarding certificates.

  5. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 967 on procedure for holding centralised professional qualifications exams.

    Adoption: 2005-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | LVA-2005-R-74364

    Regulations describe the procedure for organising, holding, documenting and results reporting of centralised professional qualifications exams at various level educational institutions.

  6. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 397 on additional requirements for recognizing foreign professional qualification certificates

    Adoption: 2005-06-07 | LVA-2005-R-72451

    Regulations concern citizens of EEC whose professional qualification documents only partially comply with requirements.

  7. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 719/2004 on the Study Fund.

    Adoption: 2004-08-17 | Date of entry into force: 2004-08-20 | LVA-2004-R-69180

    The regulations describe the functions, mandate and supervision of the Study Fund, which is to be created with the aim of implementing a unified system for issuing and administering student loans. The Fund is to be supervised by the Ministry for Education and Science.

  8. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 577/2004 on the National Vocational Education Development Agency.

    Adoption: 2004-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-09 | LVA-2004-R-69174

    Establish and describe the functions of a national agency for the development of vocational education. Amongst other things, this agency will implement in Latvia the EU Leonardo da Vinci education programme.

  9. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 529/2003 on the Advisory Council for "Education for All".

    Adoption: 2003-09-16 | Date of entry into force: 2003-09-20 | LVA-2003-R-69134

    Regulations describe the aims and functions of the Advisory Council, dedicated to furthering life-long education and promoting competitiveness of individuals in the labor market. Recommendations of the Council are not binding.

  10. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on Documents Related to Professional Qualifications Recognition (Regulation No. 188 of 2003). - Regulations online in English

    Adoption: 2003-04-22 | LVA-2003-R-81411

    These regulations confer the following recognition of professional qualifications obtained abroad and contain the standard related to issuing qualifications recognition certificates.

  11. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendment to the Cabinet Regulation No 300 0f 16.07.2002 Regulations concerning the information institutions regarding regulated professions (No. 196 of 2003). - Regulations online in Latvian

    Adoption: 2003-04-22 | LVA-2003-R-81413

    Amends list of information institutions.

  12. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations concerning the information institutions regarding regulated professions (No. 300 of 2002). - Regulations online in English

    Adoption: 2002-07-16 | LVA-2002-R-81412

    The regulations contain a list of the Information Institutions for regulated professions, except those regulated professions requiring higher education either in Latvia or abroad.

  13. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 131/2002 on procedures for the elaboration of professional standards.

    Adoption: 2002-03-26 | Date of entry into force: 2002-04-11 | LVA-2002-R-62649

    Provide for procedures on how the professional standards determined by the Ministry of Education and Science are to be elaborated in cooperation with the relevant other ministries and professional organizations.

  14. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Law on Regulated Professions and Recognition of Professional Qualifications. - Act online in English

    Adoption: 2001-07-20 | LVA-2001-L-81415

    PART A - Regulated Professions in the Republic of Latvia
    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Requirements in Respect of Education and Professional Qualifications for Regulated Professions in Architecture and Construction
    Chapter III - Requirements in Respect of Education and Professional Qualifications for the Regulated Professions in Medicine and Pharmacy
    Chapter IV - Requirements in Respect of Education and Professional Qualifications for Regulated Professions in the Field of Transport
    Chapter V - Requirements in Respect of Education, Diplomas and Other Formal Evidence of Qualifications for Regulated Professions in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry
    Chapter VI - Requirements in Respect of Education, Diplomas and Other Formal Evidence of Qualifications for Other Regulated Professions

    PART B - Recognition of Professional Qualifications of Foreign Citizens
    Chapter VII - General Provisions for Recognition of Professional Qualifications of Foreign Citizens
    Chapter VIII - Rules of Recognition of Professional Qualifications For Professions of General Recognition System and Professional Experience Recognition System
    Chapter IX - Rules of Recognition of Professional Qualifications for Professions of Special System of Recognition

    Part C - Provision of Enforcement of this Law

  15. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Professional Education.

    Adoption: 2001-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2001-09-01 | LVA-2001-L-60604

    Amendments deal with professional adult education, standardization of exams in professional education institutions and accreditation of such institutions.

  16. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 141/2001 on the national first level professional education standard.

    Adoption: 2001-03-20 | Date of entry into force: 2001-04-04 | LVA-2001-R-59344

    Sets forth the requirements and contents for the first level professional education standard as well as the evaluation system.

  17. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 462/2000 on the national standard for primary education.

    Adoption: 2000-12-05 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | LVA-2000-R-59335

    Describe the national standard for primary education in detail including mandatory subjects and the evaluation system.

  18. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 463/2000 on the national standard of secondary education.

    Adoption: 2000-12-05 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | LVA-2000-R-59336

    Describes in detail the national standard for secondary education including mandatory subjects, evaluation system and general guidelines for examinations.

  19. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 41 on the order of awarding accredited professional education certificates.

    Adoption: 2000-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 2000-02-01 | LVA-2000-R-56832

    Determines criteria and procedure for awarding state accredited professional education certificates and diplomas if Latvia's international treaty obligations do not provide otherwise.

  20. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Vocational Education Law.

    Adoption: 1999-06-10 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-30 | LVA-1999-L-56400

    Provides guidelines for the development and implementation of the national policy for professional education. Sets forth the competence of various state institutions as well as municipal governments in this regard. Provides guidelines for the development of professional education courses as well as the financing of professional education.

  21. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education Act, 1998. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1998-10-29 | LVA-1998-L-68560

    Comprehensive legislation on education. Comprises 7 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-13) contains general provisions. Inter alia provides for general right to education and for compulsory education until the age of 18. Part 2 (s. 14-21) regulates organisation of education. Part 3 (s. 22-31) deals with educational institutions. Part 4 (s. 32.35) makes provision for education standards and educational programmes. Part 5 (s. 36-47) provides for different types of educational programmes and implementation thereof. Part 6 (s. 48-58) contains provisions regarding educators and educatees. Part 7 (s. 59-62) deals with financial and material resources of educational system.

  22. Latvia - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Law on Higher Educational Establishments. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1995-11-17 | LVA-1995-L-81414

    Regulates the establishment and functioning of higher education establishments.


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