On the 31 st of March in 2022 the 14th Education Forum “Academic Goals of Adolescents in the Context of Social Inequality: When Do Lacks Become Internal Resources?” The forum was attended by over 100 participants. The introduction speech was given by dr. Rita Dukynaitė (Chief Adviser of the Strategic Programs Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania, Member of the PISA Board of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Member of the General Assembly of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement).
The keynote presentation “Adolescents’ academic goals in the context of social inequality: results of the ongoing research ” gGoals Laboratory” was given by dr. Rasa Erentaitė (Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Kaunas University of Technology, Head of the research projects “PaNel” and “NO-GAP”). The discussion was attended by Agnė Andriuškevičienė (Adviser to the Minister of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania on General Education, Head of the Millennium Schools Programme), prof. dr. Jonas Ruškus (professor of the Department of Social Work, Vytautas Magnus University, member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities), doc. dr. Jurga Bučaitė-Vilkė (Head of the Department of Sociology, Vytautas Magnus University), dr. Tadas Šarūnas (sociologist, analyst of cultural policy), assoc. prof. dr. Jūratė Valuckienė (Associate Professor, Institute of Regional Development, Šiauliai Academy of Vilnius University, Head of the researchers group of the project “Time of Leaders 3”). The conclusions were drawn by prof. dr. Liudmila Rupšienė (President of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association), prof. dr. Loreta Žadeikaitė (Chief Advisor of the Department of Studies, Science and Technology of the Ministry of Education). The forum was moderated by doc. dr. Berita Simonaitienė (Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Kaunas University of Technology, member of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association), Rolandas Kučiauskas (Director of the Vytautas Magnus University Ugne Karvelis Gymnasium, member of the General Education Council).
The recording of the forum is available on Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEKRhNmKwiY