Declaration of the Intended Activities of the Kariņš Cabinet (excerpts), 2019

II. PEOPLE OF LATVIA Our common goal is a healthy, well-educated, secure and cohesive society. A strong national identity and a sense of belonging to the country, the Latvian language and culture guarantee the security and existence of Latvia as a national state. (..) Education (..) 125.We will improve the education quality criteria at all … Continue reading "Declaration of the Intended Activities of the Kariņš Cabinet (excerpts), 2019"

FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on language learning), 2018

I. MAIN FINDINGS (..) Language policy (..) 21. Significant efforts and resources have been allocated to provide Latvian language classes for persons seeking to improve their language skills. As a result more than 90% of respondents whose first language is Russian know Latvian, with almost half of the respondents rating their knowledge of Latvian as … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on language learning), 2018"

ECRI 4th report on Latvia (excerpt on language learning), 2011

II. Discrimination in Various Fields (..) Employment (..) 65. As of July 2009 the National Agency for Latvian Language Training, previously responsible for organising Latvian language courses (see paragraph 123 of ECRI’s third report), merged with the Latvian Language Agency, responsible for sociolinguistic analysis of the Latvian language. ECRI notes that the resources for the … Continue reading "ECRI 4th report on Latvia (excerpt on language learning), 2011"