The TSI Rector participates in the discussion about changes in field of higher education
On December 20, 2019, Riga Castle hosted the fifth and final discussion devoted to the change of higher education governance model “Challenges of Higher Education Governance and Development”. The event was attended by President of Latvia Egils Levits, Minister of Education and Science Ilga Suplinska, representatives of higher education institutions, management of state scientific institutes and social partners. The Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TSI) was represented by Acting Rector Juris Kanels.
Topics of discussion included the typology of higher education institutions, governance models, the establishment and functioning of councils of higher education institutions, and models of integration of higher education institutions.
This was the final discussion in the cycle “Governance in Higher Education in Latvia: Courage to Change” and was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science in cooperation with the Chancery of the President of Latvia.