The Launch Event of the Latvian School Bag Programme Receives International Recognition
The launch event of the Latvian School Bag project, a part of the Latvian Centenary programme, entitled “100 Latvian Stories in 100 Minutes”, is one of the three finalists of the Eventex Award. This event is eligible for the grand prize in five categories.
National initiative „Latvian School Bag”
The main principles of Latvian school bag should be equality in access regardless of the place of residence of the child, diversity, balance between traditional and contemporary culture, opportunity of active participation, as well as promotion of awareness, emotional experience and critical thinking.
More than 40% of the total budget of Latvia’s Centenary assigned to the „Latvian School Bag”
The initiative „Latvian School Bag” is the biggest gift of Latvia to its more than 200 000 pupils. Starting September 2018, it will integrate exploration and experiencing of natural and cultural values, scientific achievements and successful business models into the school programmes and make it accessible to every schoolchild in Latvia.