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Work experience

2015 - Present

Acting Lecturer

RSU

  • ​Reaching the aims and tasks specified in the study course description, cooperation with students, ensuring of quality study process, monitoring and assessment of learning outcomes.

2014 - Present

Director

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, RSU Liepāja Branch (Latvia)

Ensuring the operation of the structural unit, quality assurance of the work of the structural unit and learning outcomes, representation of interests of the structural unit, cooperation with other structural units, municipality, social partners.​​

2013 - 2014

Assistant Director, Lecturer

Institution of professional continuing education "PURE Academy" (Latvia)

Study process planning, attraction of academic staff, quality assurance and analysis of learning outcomes, cooperation with placement managers, development of new professional programmes of continuing education, their licencing and accreditation.​​

2006 - 2012

Director

Rucava Secondary School and Rucava Primary School, Rucava municipality (Latvia)

Strategic development planning of the educational institution, financial management, human resources management, ensuring of education quality and operation​​

2006 - 2012

Education Quality Expert

State Education Quality Service, Riga (Latvia)

Monitoring of the implementation of the concept of the state education policy and development at the institutions of comprehensive education​​

2011

Member of the Parliament

10th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia, Riga (Latvia)

Member of the European Affairs Committee and the Education and Culture Affairs Committee​​

2009 - 2011

Education Specialist

Rucava municipality council, Rucava (Latvia)

Quality assurance of education services, resource planning, introduction of financial model.​​

2005 - 2011

Deputy of the municipality, Head of the Education and Culture Committee

Rucava rural territory council, Rucava municipality council, Rucava (Latvia)

Development of education in the rural territory and municipality​​

Education and training

2015 - Present

Academic doctoral degree in Pedagogy

Liepaja University, Liepaja (Latvia)

Development of Pedagogy, Research Methodology in Education, Statistical Data Processing SPSS, English

2000 - 2002

Master’s degree of Education Science in Education Management

Liepaja Pedagogical Academy, Liepaja (Latvia)

School Management, Pedagogy, Psychology, Systematology, English, Project Management, Planning, Quality Assurance, Human Resources Management

1995 - 2002

Qualification of a secondary school teacher and a primary school teacher

Liepaja Pedagogical Academy, Liepaja (Latvia)

Pedagogy, Psychology, Children's Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Informatics, Sports, Latvian, Art, English

1983 - 1985

Nurse’s qualification

Riga Medical School No.5, Riga (Latvia)

General medicine and health care related subjects

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

Conferences, Courses


​2015. Interdisciplinary conference of the Latvian Nurses' Association, paper "Health literacy as a component of adult education within the recreation process", 10.5 CEU.

2015. Teachers' training in the XXI century: changes and perspectives. Dedicated to the 55 anniversary of the faculty of education at Šiauliai University.

2015. RSU conference "Topical issues in research, paper RSU Liepaja Branch Regional hospital Liepaja from contemporary and future perspective", 8 CEU.

2015. RSU Liepāja Branch Scientific forum, paper "Health and recreation", 5 CEU.

2015. LiepU 8th international scientific conference "Pedagogy: theory and practice. Pedagogy – cooperation for development".

2014. LiepU 7th international scientific conference "Dimensions of the quality of education in the society"', paper "Healthcare education in Liepaja - from the beginnings to contemporary challenges", 8 h.

2015. LiepU 9th conference of social work "Topical issues in social work", 8 h. 2016. RSU Scientific conference, certificate.

2015. RSU Scientific conference, certificate. 2014. Conference of the Latvian Nurses' Association, "Myths and reality of the beautiful and the ugly in health care", 12 CEU.

2015. SIA "ID FABERS" Certificate No. 2015/12/04-10 for participation in the seminar "Electronic documents, electronic signatures", 5 h, courses 2

014. Certificate "Basics of records management", SIA „BUTS", No. 43571, 80 h.

2014 Certificate "English language courses, intermediate level (B2), No. 2014/01- 020, 120 h.

2014 Lifelong learning programme, Grundtvig workshop "Biographical and gender-oriented approach to adult literacy teaching", Germany, Weimar, Certificate.

2013 "Public speech", Business Management College, 24 h.

2012 „68K English with preliminary knowledge"; SIA Valodu Vēstniecība, 100 h.

2012 Hellenic Democracy Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning Programme, Study Visit in Greece, "Supporting disadvantaged groups in primary and secondary education", Certificate

2009-2013 SIA „Valodu Vēstniecība", "DIRECT Method for English", Stage 9. 2011 IAC „EGO" prof. progr. (A) "Organisation of pedagogic process in educational institution for children with special needs".

2010 The University of Latvia "Improvement of teachers' professional competence for work with 5th - 6 th grade pupils in English", 72 h., Certificate No. 011624.​

Field of research

Health literacy as a component of adult education within the process of recreation

Lectured study course

Language Culture for Managers

Projects

Project Expert "Capacity building in planning and project development in Kurzeme planning region", 2010 Work group member

​Programme of ESF and the Ministry of Education and Science "Human resources and unity" 2011​

Memberships

2016 – present. Member of the Board, Support Foundation of Liepaja Regional Hospital.

​2016 – present. Member of the Latvian Nurses' Association.

​2003 – present. Member of the Board, Association "Jumītis".​

Awards and recognitions

2009 Certificate of Recognition of the Prime Minister V. Dombrovskis for contribution to the improvement of the process of education in Rucava, The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia.

​2008 Certificate of Recognition for creative pedagogic work and contribution to the development of education in Rucava, The Ministry of Education and Science.

​2006 Certificate of Recognition for successful implementation of projects and attraction of financial resources to Rucava Primary School, The Ministry of Education and Science.​

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