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NORDPLUS project conference

An international conference related to completion of the NORDPLUS HORIZONTAL project “Teens Without Screens: Developing Tools for School Interaction Through Arts” was held in June 7 – 8, 2022. The project run was 2 years and it was coordinated by European Christian Academy partnering with network of Finnish Universities of Applied scinces, Lahti College students’ […]

EZA international seminar, May 26-28, 2022

European Christian Academy hosted annual international EZA (European Center for Workers’ Questions) seminar “The Future of Work in the Baltic States and Other EU Countries: Automation, Workforce Transition and Quality of Employment” in May 26-28, 2022. Experts from European Academy of Sciences, Latvian Trade Unions Confederation, Bank of Latvia, Ministry of Economics, as well as […]

SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING – IN AUGUST 2022!

European Christian Academy in AUGUST 15-21, 2022, organizes SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING to go through all phases of Icon painting starting from preparation of the Icon board until the final varnish of the ready painting. Summer School provides theoretical and practical basis for canonical Icon painting.
Date and venue: August 15-21, in Jūrmala (Latvia), Bulduri (address: Vienības prospekts 23), in European Christian Academy.
Training fee: 250 EUR + materials.

Support Ukraine!

Now when Russian aggression causes immense suffering of people in Ukraine where blood is spilled, Latvian Christian Academy has started charity campaign to help refugees from Ukraine. Also Latvian Christian Academy invites people to pray for vicory of justice in places where people are killed and humiliated.

New publications in Social work with youth

Two new books were published for the interuniversities strategic partnerships project in Social work education “Social Professions for Supporting Youth in European Solidarity Context” – Handbook and and Reader for Social work students and treachers who work with youth. Among others there are prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, assist. prof. Guntis Dišlers and lect. Valters Dolacis. The […]

Article on Caritative social work by prof. S.Gūtmane – in Lithuania

Work”. The article presents interdisciplinary approach to social work theory and practice stemming from the Biblical Judeo-Christian anthropology. It is practically useful view on the unique potentials of social work in modern risk society. Academic editor of the Proceedings is

Article about st. Macarius the Great

An introductory article about st. Macarius the Great (4th cent.) and his “Spiritual Homilies” as important monument of ancient ascteticism was published in prestigious Latvian philosophers www page TELOS. Here is the link (text in Latvian). Basic conceps of asceticism are described within the Christian theology context.

TEENS WITHOUT SCREENS partners’ meeting in Finland

Partners of the international NORDPLUS project “Teens Without Screens” held annual meeting in Lahti and Helsinki (FInland). Partners are from Latvia, Lithuania and Finland. Latvian Christian Academy is coordinating institution of the project. Latvian Christian Academy was represented by the Chairman of the LChrA Senate Mr. Ervīns Butkēvičs.

Latvian Christian Academy among the seven best universities in Latvia!

Latvian Christian Academy was chosen among the best Universities on global scale! Thease are GREAT news for our students, teachers and International Supporting Comittee. “U-Multirank” is a multidimensional, user-driven approach to international ranking of higher education institutions. It compares the performances of higher education institutions – in short: universities – in the five dimensions of university activity: (1) teaching and learning, (2) research, (3) knowledge transfer, (4) international orientation and (5) regional engagement. The “U-Multirank” web tool enables comparisons at the level of the university as a whole and at the level of specific study programmes.

International EZA seminar at Latvian Christian Academy

Annual international seminar “Young qualified workers: empowerment and participation strategies in the Baltic States and EU” will be held in May 27-29, 2021. The seminar will deal with the importance of qualification for young workers for themselves and their integration and further development in the labour market, but also for social development. A key question is what steps are necessary to integrate young people successfully and sustainably into the new world of work – also taking into account the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The employability of young people is seen as a cornerstone of social development. Particular attention is paid to the digital economy and new business models resulting from it which require special knowledge and skills. The seminar will host experts from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Link to EZA webpage.