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Latvia  [5]  Funding framework of VET/HRD research 

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The 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. 

Till 2004 significant support to VET analysis and research was given by the European Training Foundation.

The Ministry of Welfare is funding research on labour market training and unemployed training.

The Ministry of Economy is organising annual research on the development of the national economy. 

In 2004 Latvia received ESF funding for labour market, HRD and VET research. The  tendering and implementation of the projects started in 2005. 

Research grants by the Latvian Council of Sciences are financed from the state budget.

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Source: Cedefop - National Research Report Latvia (details see Bibliography)
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