main source of funding for VET research is the Ministry of Education and
Science. In 2004 the Ministry financed only one VET research project: Assessment
of upgrading facilities of VET teachers professional and pedagogical competences.
2004 significant support to VET analysis and research was given by the
European Training Foundation.
Ministry of Welfare is funding research on labour market training and unemployed
Ministry of Economy is organising annual research on the development of
the national economy.
2004 Latvia received ESF funding for labour market, HRD and VET research.
The tendering and implementation of the projects started in 2005.
grants by the Latvian Council of Sciences are financed from the state budget.