Policies on Computers in Education in the Republic of Latvia

  • Andris Grinfelds
  • Andris Kangro
Part of the Technology-Based Education Series book series (TBES, volume 1)


This article contains a brief description of the education system in the Republic of Latvia. For basic and middle education, the Ministry of Education approves and enforces the curricula and standards. Each teacher develops his or her own syllabus and methods within the framework of the existing standard. Students can take optional subjects, and each school can expand the list of optional subjects. The policy for computerization is focussed on all of Latvia’s schools, but in the first stage of implementation activities, the priority has been given to the middle schools.


Middle School Education System Basic Education Education Standard Educational Software 
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  • Andris Grinfelds
  • Andris Kangro

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