Caritative social work

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane at the Conference of social workers

Conference of social workers “Family in Centenary of Latvia” of the Jurmala city was held in March 16, 2018. Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane took part in it with presentation “Self-identity of man as precondition of Social work”. 

Defense of Final Thesis at the Academy in February, 2018.

Defense of Final Thesis in Theology and Social work was held at Latvian Christian academy in February 19, 2018. Congratulations! The new graduates proved their qualification after successful studies at the Academy, by implementing European Social Agenda guidelines and showing skills to apply interdisciplinary approach to problems discussed. The Final Thesis evaluation team was led […]

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane – member and leader of the international accreditation experts team in Lithuania.

International accreditation procedure of Social work study programmes was started in 5 Lithuanian Universities and 6 Colleges around the country, December, 2017. The procedure is run by the Lithuanian Centre for quality assessment in higher education (SKVC). Rector of LChrA prof. S.Gūtmane participates in the Evaluation team for Universities, and she is the Head of the […]

General assembly in Copenhagen.

EZA (“European Center for workers’ questions”, Germany) kick-off seminar “Key areas of the European social dialogue” and General assembly of takes place in Copenhagen, November 30 – December 2, 2017. Latvian Christian academy is membering EZA since 2004 and Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane and Guntis Dišlers will attend the event.

Agreement with St. Ignatius Loyola College in Kaunas

In October 5, 2017, an Agreement of cooperation between Latvian Christian academy and St. Ignatius Loyola College in Kaunas, Lithuania, was signed by Director Dr. Aivaras Anužis and Prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy.

LChrA Rector prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane – presenting Caritative social work methodology for Kaunas Kolping College, Lithuania.

International symposium “Social inclusion: Perspective of inter-cultural social work” was held at Kaunas Kolping College of Applied sciences, Lithuania, in October 5, 2017. Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane presented “Initiative of Caritative social work”.

European Integration development discussed in Siegburg, Germany.

Joint seminar of EZA (“European Center for Workers’ Questions”, Germany) and KSI (“Katholisch-Sozialen Institut”, Germany) was held in June 14-16, 2017, in Siegburg, Germany. The seminar was aimed at preparation of the next European Social Week and various issues of the European integration were debated – involvement of workers to promote European integration, social inclusion, […]

EZA seminar on Innovations and new Employment Trends in Latvia and the Baltic States.

The annual EC EZA (“European Center for Workers’ Questions”, Germany) seminar was held at Latvian Christian academy in June 8-9, 2017, titled “Quality jobs: From minimum wage to an innovation Economy and new employment Trends in the Baltic States in contrast to other European countries”. The innovations issue was analyzed against larger background of the […]


Latvian Christian academy has received an awarding ERASMUS+ “Jean Monnet Module” Plaque from EC EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) in  May, 2017. As the following letter states, “The purpose of this plaque is twofold. It serves primarily as a label signifying quality in European integration studies and represents the achievements of your Jean […]

Publication in the International Deaconate Center proceedings, dedicated to its 50th Anniversary.

50th Anniversary edition “Diaconia Christi” of the International Deaconate Center of the Roman Catholic Church (Internationales Diakonatszentrum) has come out recently; an article by prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy, titled Caritative social work – call for mission” is included. The article is based on her presentation at the IDC Congress in Rome, […]