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Education Law


  Section 2 The purpose of this Law is to ensure that every resident of Latvia has the opportunity to develop his or her mental and physical potential, in order to become an independent and a fully developed individual, a member of the democratic State and society of Latvia. Corresponding to the age and needs of an educatee, he or she shall be ensured an opportunity to: 1) acquire knowledge and skills in the field of humanities, social, natural and technical sciences; 2) acquire knowledge, skills and experience in relationships, in order to participate in the life of the State and society; and 3) for moral, aesthetic, intellectual and physical development, by promoting the development of a knowledgeable, skilful and socialised individual.