The Association ALTUM is a non-profit non-governmental organization. The
association was established in 2009. Since then the Association ALTUM
implements non-formal and formal education and works with both adults and young people. It
has established a Training center ALTUM (reg. No. 3380802097).Association’s Training center's teachers conducts classes and courses for people in
several places Latvia.Association and its staff have participated and gained experience in various
projects in Latvia, Estonia, Poland and several other European countries.
We mainly work with adults from two target groups – unemployed persons and seniors in the field of enhancing their digital competences
Our Association run „Competition Increased programme” for adult unemployed persons. Classes are held in Latvia regions and towns outside the capital - in 5 places - Aizkraukle, Bauska, Dobele, Jekabpils and Jelgava. We conduct the following courses: "Computer and Internet Basics", "Using E-Services", "Create Your Own Website".
Our Association teach „Computer and Internet basic” courses for seniors in Riga and Olaine.
We work also with Employed persons in programme „Improving the Professional Competence of Employed Persons” teaching course “Data Analysis and Reporting”.
Together with the
association Ozols in 2011 there was implemented project in Madona district
where young people learned a variety of crafts manufacturing skills, motivation
in the labor market, attended fairs, theaters and other culture events. Now at
created and equipped with PC sites center "Generation to generation"
young people continue to put their knowledge to seniors, as well as obtain
their experience.Associations ALTUM performed training of integration activities for young
people in Estonia in 2012.Association organized in 2014 procurement of equipment (measuring instruments,
hiking accessories, digital tools), which is used for training young people on
Forest education course in Gulbene district.
Association’s teachers work with young people,
led by history hobby groups, teaches historical event reconstruction techniques
and role playing.One important group of activities in non-formal educational field of history is
the Association members participation in Grundtvig partnership 2-year project
"Learning through Time Living History for Life Long Learning"
(September 2013 - July 2015). The project is acquainted medieval history of 6
European countries, history’s non-formal teaching methods are fastened to
participants intercultural skills.At present (from 01.01.2015 to 06.30.2015) the Association participates in the
ERASMUS+ program “Youth worker's mobility” in project "Tape
loom - a creative history", in which the co-ordinator is the Polish
organization. Project participants will deepen their knowledge of techniques to
develop young people's awareness of their common European identity based on
shared history and traditions of the centuries-established culture.
The skills and experience