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Academic Information Centre
Akadēmiskās informācijas centrs (AIC) (AIC)

UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 1998

Academic Information Centre (AIC) is a non-profit institution, foundation established in 1994 by the Ministry of Education and Science and University of Latvia, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science.


Mission

The aim of AIC stated in the statutes is to ensure free movement of individuals in the field of education and employment.


Objectives

The main objectives of AIC are to provide information and provide the participation of Latvia in European Council, European Union, UNESCO education networks; to implement tasks stated in Latvian legislation to provide free movement of persons in the field of education and employment; to provide support for higher education quality assurance by organising accreditation (quality assessment) of higher education institutions and study directions, and licencing of study programmes.


Regular tasks

Regular Tasks: The functions and work tasks of AIC are determined by the agreement with the Ministry of Education and Science. AIC implements the following functions:

  • Latvian representative to the European diploma recognition networks ENIC/NARIC - Latvian ENIC/NARIC centre - recognition of international credentials, informing on Latvian system institutions or citizens abroad, informing about foreign systems in Latvia;
  • Information institution on recognition of professional qualifications in regulated professions and issuing European Professional Card;
  • National Europass centre – promotion of Europass transparency tools, issuing mobility passport;
  • EQF National coordination point (NCP) for referencing national qualifications framework to the European Qualifications Framework – information of society, coordination on writing self certification referencing report; maintaining Latvian Qualifications Database - information system that contains summary of data about qualifications referenced to the European and Latvian Qualifications Framework and provides information on the knowledge, skills and competences each qualification includes;
  • Quality Agency for Higher Education (QAHE) - coordination of licensing and accreditation of higher education institutions and study fields (including study programmes).

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
  Secondary focus
  
Developing and building capacities    Not in our mandate
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Researchers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
  Secondary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
   Interested to learn
   
Migration
 
   Interested to learn
   
OER and Online Learning
 
   Interested to learn
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
   Interested to learn
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
   Interested to learn
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
 
Highly interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa
 
  Moderately interested
  
With the Arab States
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

Akadēmiskās informācijas centrs (AIC) (AIC)
2 Valnu Street
LV-1050 Riga
Latvia
Latvia

http://www.aic.lv

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Baiba Ramina
Director



UNEVOC Coordinator
Dr Gunta Kinta
Head of Projects Department
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