Archive : 2012. gads

LChrA – member of the International Diaconate Centre, Germany

Due to successful development of the Caritative social work study programme and research in the field Latvian Christian Academy has been accepted as a member of the International Diaconate Centre (Internationales Diakonatszentrum), Germany.

Conference „School Pedagogy: Perspectives of Development”

In November 30, 2012, the conference on „School pedagogy: Perspectives of Development” was held at the Faculty of Pedagogy and Art, Latvian University. Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane joined in with presentation „Human values and understanding of self-identity: Tasks for the school pedagogy”. The conference was attended by directors and principals of gymnasiums, colleges, […]

ERASMUS award to Latvian Christian academy

Latvian Christian academy has been the member of ERASMUS University charter since its beginnings. In November 22, 2012, celebrating the 25th anniversary of ERASMUS, our university was awarded for positive achievements in the development of the ERASMUS study programmes and mobility – testifying to good involvement in the Bologna process of European higher education. The […]

Conference „Assessment of Mobility Achievements” in Vilnius, Lithuania

The conference of international exchange project ERASMUS, NORDPLUS etc. coordinators was held in November 13, Vilnius, Lithuania. LChrA was represented by the rector S.Gūtmane and G.Dišlers.

Visit of Prof. M. Rogers, the Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, Marywood University (USA)

Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, Marywood University (USA), Professor Mark E. Rogers visited Latvian Christian Academy in October 30 to discuss mutual agreement of cooperation between the two universities to support further promotion of Caritative social work education. Later in the evening students of the Academy had an opportunity to join […]

Visit from Mullsjo Highschool (Sweden)

Students of the Art faculty from Mullsjo Highschool (MH) visited the Academy in October 18. Latvian Christian academy enjoys partnership with the MH already 18 years. Guests met icon painter A.Ērgle. Prof. P.Gunnarson and Rector of the Academy prof. S.Gūtmane discussed corporate cooperation within the frame of European culture project for 2013.

ERASMUS Intensive Programme “Social Economy, Social Enterprise and the Dynamics of European Democracy” in September 24 – October 6

Teachers and students from Latvia, Lithuania, Denmark, Norway, Romania and Hungary attended the IP course for studies of the topic for 10 intensive days. Programme of IP is available here The objectives of the IP is to develop understanding of Social Economy from three perspectives: Europe 2020 strategy perspective, Associative democracy concept, Analysis on what […]

International conference “Social Entrepreneurship and Development of Democracy in Europe”, September 24 – October 6, 2012

The goal of the conference was penetrating analysis of the European social platform, strategy “Europe 2020” and to discuss it from the perspective of Baltic and Nordic countries. The conference was attended by academics and students from Lithuanian, Danish, Norwegian, Hungarian and Romanian universities. The programme of the conference is available here.

Leading specialists in Social affairs at the Academy

During the international ERASMUS IP course both Latvian and foreign students had an opportunity to meet and talk to the Chairman of the Latvian Free Trade Unions Association Mr. Pēteris Krīgers and the Chairwoman of the Commission of Social and Labor Issues, Latvian Parliament, Mrs. Aija Barča. Students received first-hand information about current development and […]

NORDPLUS administrative meeting in September 25-26, Tartu, Estonia

The 2nd phase of the international NORDPLUS project „Climate Symbols in Theology and Art”, administered by LChrA, was marked by the administrative meeting in Tartu, Estonia. Participants were introduced to the Proceedings of the Project, recently published by Latvian Christian Academy. G.Dišlers from the Academy thanked all contributors, characterized the contents of articles. Further steps […]