Lietuvos edukacinių tyrimų asociacija

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Educational Forum “Lithuanian Education: Efficient, Productive, High Quality and Socially Fair?”

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We invite representatives of educational sciences, researchers, doctoral students, representatives of general education and higher education institutions, education and science politics, analysts, all those affected by changes in education policy and education, quality of educational research, decision-making and improvement of educational practice.  

Professor Rimantas Želvys, habilitated doctor, is a professor at the Institute of Educational Sciences of the Faculty of Philosophy of Vilnius University, the head of the Education Policy Center and a senior researcher at the Institute of Data Science and Digital Technologies of the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics.

The professor has been the Director of the Lithuanian Teacher Qualification Institute (1990–1991), the Head of the Department of Education at Vilnius University (1993–2003), the Vice-Rector for Research at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (2003–2013), and the World Bank, OECD and Expert and consultant to the European Commission on various educational projects in post-communist Eastern European and Central Asian countries. He was invited to give lecture series at the University of Latvia and the Universities of Kazakhstan – Silk Road International University in Shymkent; Al-Farabi National University, Abayan National Pedagogical University, Women’s National Pedagogical University in Almaty, Shakhar University in Semey; Zhansugurov University in Taldykorgan.

Research interests include educational management and policy, educational development, and reform.

The professor is the author of more than 120 scientific publications, 6 books and monographs.

Date25 November, 2021
Time3.00–5.00 p.m.
Links (tiesioginė transliacija)
Moderatorsprof. dr. Jolanta Urbanovič, Head of the Master's Program in Education and Science Policy and Management, Mykolas Romeris University, Director of the Institute for Educational Research and Innovation, Member of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association
Ričardas Ališauskas, Head of the Strategic Programs Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Forum program
Introduction Julius Lukošius, Chancellor of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania
prof. dr. Arūnas Poviliūnas, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of Vilnius University
KeynoteLithuanian education: efficient, productive, high-quality and socially fair? ”
prof. habil. dr. Rimantas Želvys
, Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University
The report is based on the research project "EFFECT", co-financed by the European Social Fund (project No. DOTSUT-39), under the grant agreement No. 09.3.3-LMT-K-712-01-0018) / 1) -250000-57
DiscussionDiscussion participants:
prof. dr. Boguslav Gruževskis, Director of the Lithuanian Center for Social Sciences, Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University.
prof. dr. Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė, Professor of Vilnius University Business School, Chairwoman of the Lithuanian Education Council
dr. Asta Ranonytė, Deputy Director of the National Education Agency.
doc. dr. Giedrius Viliūnas, Director of the Government Strategic Analysis Center (STRATA).
Vilma Bačkiūtė, Adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania (Education, Science and Culture Group).
Conclusionprof. dr. Liudmila Rupšienė, President of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association
prof. dr. Loreta Žadeikaitė, Chief Adviser of the Department of Studies, Science and Technology of Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Contact information e -mail:, tel. 8 686 39 529;, tel. 8 686 21 364.