February, 2024

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Education Forum "Ethical Publication of Research Results - Mission (Im)Possible?"

On the 22nd of February, 2024 the XXXI Education Forum “Ethical Publication of Research Results – Mission (Im)possible?” was held. The keynote speech “The Researcher as Author and Reviewer: What do you Need to Know?” was given by dr. Loreta Tauginienė (Vice President of the European Network of Scientific Integrity Services, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Academic Ethics).  The discussion was attended by assoc. prof. Vaida Jurgilė (Associate Professor, Vytautas Magnus University, Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Pedagogika); assoc. prof. Irena Stonkuvienė (Associate Professor, Vilnius University, Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Acta Paedagogica Vilnensia); assoc. prof. Irena Žemaitytė (Associate Professor, Mykolas Romeris University, Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Social Welfare Research); PhD student Jurgita Virbalė (University of Ioannina, Greece; SMK Graduate School). The forum was moderated by prof. dr. Liudmila Rupšienė (Vice-President of LERA) and dr. Eglė Pranckūnienė (President of LERA).
The full recording of the forum is available at LERA YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/iwbSKDp1daQ

January, 2024

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The Event “Educology for Lithuania: Presentation of Doctoral Dissertations Defended in 2023”

On 18 January this year, the event “Educology for Lithuania: Presentation of Doctoral Dissertations Defended in 2023” was organised by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Sport and  LERA. The Minister of Education, Science, and Sport Gintautas Jakštas, the Chair of the Joint Doctoral Consortium Committee of Vilnius University, Klaipėda University and Mykolas Romeris University of Education prof. dr. Lilija Duoblienė, the Chair of the Joint Doctoral Consortium Committee of Vilnius University, Klaipėda University and Mykolas Romeris University prof. dr. Lina Kaminskienė, the Chancellor of the Academy of Education of the Vytautas Magnus University, gave the welcome  speech ( video at: https://lera.lt/leta_files/2024/01/2024-01-17%20EDU_final.mp4). PhDs and post-docs who  have  defended their PhDs in 2023 shared their latest discoveries  the event programme here: https://lera.lt/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/SMSM_kvietimas.pdf). The event was moderated by Agnė Liucilė Grickevičė (Adviser to the Minister of the Ministry of Education and Science of Lithuania), prof. dr. Liudmila Rupšienė (President of LERA), dr. Jolanta Navickaitė (Director of the Department of Education and Science Lithuana), prof. dr. Lina Kaminskienė (Vice-President of LERA), dr. Agnė Kudarauskienė (Deputy Minister of Lithuania), and dr. Eglė Pranckūnienė (Vice President of LERA). All the studies presented were relevant and interesting. Such a treasure trove of Educational Research only proves the usefulness of Educational Research for scientists, education policy makers, practitioners, researchers, and society.