Institute of Sustainable Education participates in the 2nd inter-university master students’ readings in pedagogy and education “Education for sustainable development”
On February 12 - 13, 2014, the leading researcher Eridiana Olehnovica and the head of the Career Counselling and Youth Specialist Centre Marite Kravala - Paulina took part in the 2nd inter-university master students’ readings in pedagogy and education “Education for sustainable development” which was organized within the 72nd University of Latvia Conference. In total 44 master program students from 5 higher educational institutions took part in it. This event is continuation of the inter-university collaboration among students and academics for science developing in Latvia, which was began in 2013, offering an opportunity for master program students to present joint research projects, discuss solutions to current issues in education as well as to develop a dialogue with a local community. The academic readings were opened by the prof., Dr. paed. P. Vucenlazdans and the dean, asoc. prof., Dr. paed. J. Dzerviniks who expressed their gratitude to students for taking part in this event. Research papers were presented in several sections, one of which was led by E. Olehnovica. Among the master level students who presented their research were Santa Upite, Anita Regza, Evita Ruluka, Alisa Ciburevkina, Sandra Ondzule, Inese Kapteine, Karina Stivriņa, Atis Litaunieks, Ludmila Groznova, and Ruta Elksne. The volunteers of Career Centre at Daugavpils University: Viktorija Daņilova, Laima Stolniece and Kristine Doveleva also took part in this event. The participants had opportunity to discuss issues concerning a wide variety of questions and plan a joint comparative research projects concerning primary and secondary school educational programs, as well as issues related to higher education, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary research.