Presentation on theme: " Daugavpils University Latvia University of Agriculture Latvian Academy of Sport Education University of Latvia Liepaja University Riga Teacher."— Presentation transcript:
Daugavpils University Latvia University of Agriculture Latvian Academy of Sport Education University of Latvia Liepaja University Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Riga Stradins University; Riga Technical University Ventspils University College Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences
support education in Latvia by promoting development of life- long learning at higher education institutions
stimulate the revision of education related terminology in Latvia and ensure its compliance with international (European and global) standards; on the basis of the information provided by the members formulate a uniform opinion of the association on matters within its competence and on behalf of the members share the opinion with the general public and specific legal entities. The activities development of legal regulations and amendments, participation in debates on planning documents, laws, regulations and other decisions prepared by state and local authorities; create and maintain a database of adult education and continuing education programs and courses offered by the members and provide public availability of the database; coordinate and implement joint education programs and courses developed and implemented by the members, inform the general public and legal entities about the availability of the programs; take action towards recognition of previous academic and professional experience for the needs of study and continuing education programs offered by the members;
develop and introduce a mutual recognition system of the results of formal and informal education programs and courses offered by the members, ensure sustainability of such a system ; organize faculty exchange between the members; organize exchange visits among the members and in cooperation with other Latvian and foreign institutions; develop and implement measures for improving teachers’ qualification; promote foreign teachers’ involvement in programs implemented by the association and its members; represent the members' interests in relations with other organizations and individuals on issues within the Association’s competence; participate in invitations to tenders announced by state and local institutions or other legal entities, engage the members in executing orders, inform the members about the tenders announced;
do research in the field of education; promote public awareness on lifelong learning issues; publish books and other printed materials, make audio and video recordings and other materials; organize events (conferences, fairs, seminars, etc.); disseminate information about the activities of the Association and the members via the Association website, mass media and publications, by participating in conferences and seminars, use any other means of spreading information; cooperate with other organizations on the issues within the competence of the Association; implement international and national projects either by individual members or in collaboration with other members, regardless of the funding source.
The governing bodies of the Association are ◦ a General Meeting of the Members, ◦ the Board, ◦ the Council; The General Meeting is the supreme body of the Association; Each Member is entitled to participate at the General Meeting; The members delegate a representative to participate in the General Meeting. The warrant to participate in the General Meeting, including the warrant to vote is to be issued in writing.
◦ The executive body of the Association is its Board. The Board consists of three members. The Board is elected for a term not exceeding three years. The Board members are not entitled to transfer their powers to third parties. The Board is headed by the Chair of the Board elected from the board members by the General Meeting. At the time the Chair is due to objective reasons unable to perform his/her duties, an acting Chair is appointed by the Council from the members of the Board. Each of the Board members represents the Association individually.
participate in the management of the Association; receive information about the activities of the Association; take an active part in the events organized by the Association, present proposals on the activities of the Association, suggestions for improvement of its activities and express their opinion.
observe the statutes of the Association and comply to the decisions of the Association governing bodies; pay a membership fee in the amount and in compliance with the procedures agreed by the General Meeting; support by active participation accomplishment of the goals and tasks of the Association.
member admission fee ( xxx ) and membership fees (xx per year); donations, gifts, inheritances and legacies; income from business and professional activities; project funding from Latvian, foreign and international (such as European Union) funds, organizations, institutions, companies, private individuals; property purchased by the Association.
The financial and economic control of the Association is implemented by an auditor who is elected by the General Meeting for a two year term.