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skolas_eka_2018 Dear visitors,

We are very thankful that you have shown interest about Plavinas Regional Gymnasium.

We have more than 90 years old traditions, but at the same time our school with use of modern Information Technologies is represented as the 21st century school.

In our gymnasium we can obtain 4 state licensed programmes of education. Ending the primary stage of education our students continue the study process in our school in secondary level which prepares them for studying at higher educational establishments.

Every year our students get good results in different olympiades, study competitions, sports competitions not only on the regional level but also on the state level.

We have got good results on international level in Sports, German language, Biology and Chemistry.

Plavinas Regional Gymnasium is one of the best schools working with Information Technologies in our country.

In 2010 our headmaster Vladimirs Samohins has got an award of Science and Education Ministry for supporting our school with new ITs.

This school year 2010/2011 educational process in forms 1 – 12 started 550 pupils. Our pupils are taught by 58 highly qualified teachers. There are librarians, psycologist, social pedagogue and a nurse as well.

Many other interesting things about our school you can find in our home page. Welcome!

On Latste 2010

On 29th and 30th October Latvian i-Technology Society Exposition (LatSTE) took place in Auce. It is event where teachers from all the Latvian come together to get to know the most advanced and up-to-date innovations usable at school. Teachers have the opportunity to listen presentations on new developments in ICT in education, participate in workshops to learn new ICT skills, to discuss, to share new ideas and experience gained working on educational and research projects.

Plavinas gymnasium teachers shared their experience for IT use in mathematics, geography, primary school, physics, English, using interactive whiteboard software (ActivInspire, MimioStudio, Smart Notebook, – taking the best from each), using Qwizdom voting system, presented how creative we use document cameras.

Next Latste will be held in Ventspils.

Conference ”Future Technologies Today” (gallery)

Conference ”Future Technologies Today”

On 30th of September at Plavinas Regional Gymnasium took place the conference ”Future Technologies Today”.

The source of this occassion can be found in London, in technology show BETT ( which was visited by the headmaster V.Samohins.

Our gymnasium organised a conference where Microsoft members and teachers from several schools met.

The goal of this conference was to stimulate the schools to talk about their expierence in usage of modern tehnologies. Practical skills not only accademical knowledge was shared. Our teachers demonstrated how they use different kinds of Technologies – document cameras, media projectors, laptops etc.

After the conference the representative of Microsoft in Latvia expressed her satisfaction about everything she had seen.

Vladimirs Samohins is rewarded with Higher Education and Science Award

On 25th of September the minister of Education and Science Tatiana Koke in the Latvian National Opera presented Education and Science Award to 30 outstanding profesionals in education.

For successful and creative work in education systems improwing educating of children and youth award received the headmaster of Plavinas Regional Gymnasium Vladimirs Samohins. He is a very good example of effective and qualitative changes at school in such a short period of time.

One of V.Samohins priorities in taking up the headmaster’s post was modernisation and effectivity which he successfully managed in a short time.

Now Plavinas Regional Gymnasium has become the best school in the country in area of communication technologies and modern information.

Back to school

“Back to school” in pictures.