Latvian History Teachers Association (LVSA)
The History Teachers' Association of Latvia is a non-governmental, voluntary organisation of professionals; it consists of history teachers of different nationalities, both from schools with Latvian language of instruction and various ethnic minorities' schools.
The LVSA was founded in 1992 by 13 members, thus it will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2002. During this decade the number of members grew to 246. In March 1995 the Association officially became member of EUROCLIO. The LVSA with its central board in Riga, connects a number of project groups and working groups throughout the country that organise in-service training and seminars. The LVSA aims at bringing together creative people; promoting the development of history teaching in schools; facilitating the development and approbation of new curricula and textbooks for history teaching; contributing to history teachers' professional development and co-operating in international networks