Mobility of apprentices in Europe

The European network to promote, implement
and enhance learning mobility for apprentices



The VET training system in Latvia

Compulsory education starts at age seven and lasts nine years, encompassing both primary and lower secondary education, which is provided through the comprehensive basic education system. At the end of basic education, pupils complete the basic school leaving exam, after which they can continue their studies.

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Basic information about mobility of apprentices in Latvia



Who is concerned?


There are no particularly strategic countries for the international cooperation in vocational education sector. However, in the framework of the Leonardo da Vinci mobility projects 1998-1999 and 2000-2006, Latvia most actively has cooperated with Germany – in 2000-2006, 41% of the projects chose for partnership some institution in Germany (16% in Finland, 8% in Sweden, 6% in United Kingdom, 5% in Italy, 5% in France and 16% in other countries).


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