Education Forums 2022

November, 2022

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Education Forum

On the 24th of November in 2022, the 19th Education Forum ”“Informatic Thinking on the Road to Digital Transformation: How not to Get Lost?”. The key-note ,,Informatic Thinking on the Road to Digital Transformation: How not to Get Lost?”. was presented by prof. dr. Valentina Dagienė (Chief Researcher, Faculties of Philosophy, Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius University). The discussion was attended by: Indrė Šuolienė (Head of the project “Digital Transformation of Education (“EdTech”)”), Daiva Viskontienė (Director of CSC “Business Machines Company”), Mantas Vaišnoras (Project manager of CSC “Business Machines Company”), prof. dr. Airina Volungevičienė (Director of the Institute of Innovative Studies of Vytautas Magnus University), Antanas Balvočius (member of the DigComp Community of Practice (DigComp CoP) community, which is developing the European Commission’s digital competence project for the new DigCom 2.2 version), assoc. prof. dr. Haroldas Giedra (Lecturer at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, VU). The conclusion was given by prof. 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 the Ministry of Education,Science and Sport). The forum was moderated by doc. dr. Berita Simonaitienė (Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Kaunas University of Technology), dr. Vaino Brazdeikis (Director of the Department of Educational Content of the National Education Agency). The full recording of the forum can be viewed on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYYsCZ4ykOc

 October, 2022

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Education Forum ''The Future of the Lithuanian General Education School. What Will We Count: Do We Calculate or Imagine?”

2050On the 27 th of October in 2022.  The 18th Education Forum ”The Future of the Lithuanian General Education School. What Will We Count: Do We Calculate or Imagine?”  took place. What will We count: Do We Calculate or Imagine?”.   Keynote speech “The Future of the Lithuanian General Education School. What Will We Count: Do We Calculate or Imagine?”  was presented by prof. dr. Lilija Duoblienė, professor of the Institute of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University. The report was prepared under the LMT-funded project “Futuristic Projections of General Education School” (No. S-MIP-20-58, 2020-2022). Scientific group: L. Duoblienė (head), S. Kontrimienė, J. Garbauskaitė-Jakimovska, J. Vaitekaitis. The discussion was attended by dr. Lina Bairašauskienė (Director of Vilnius Maironis Secondary School), dr. NerijaPutinaitė (assistant professor, Institute of International Relations and Political Sciences, Vilnius University), prof. dr Natalija Mažeikienė (Professor of the Social Work Department of Vytautas Magnus University), Alvydas Puodžiukas (Head of the School Activities Department of the Education Quality and Regional Policy Department of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania) Unė Kaunaitė (Director of the Vilnius Education Progress Center). The conclusion was given 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 ŠMSM). The forum was moderated by assoc.  prof. Irena Stonkuvienė (assistant professor, Institute of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University) and Ričardas Ališauskas (head of the Strategic Planning Department of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania), Ažuolas Jašinskas (Primary school teacher of the Raudondvaris Anele and Augustinas Kriauzai primary school, Kaunas district).

The  forum recording is available on the YouTube platform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSDZRTEvGD0

 June, 2022

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Education Forum ''Science and Studies in Lithuania in the European Context – Are We Moving Towards Humboldt?''

On the 30th of  June, 2022  the Educational Forum “Science and Studies in Lithuania in the European context – Are We Moving Towards Humboldt?”  was held. The introduction was given by prof. Artūras Žukauskas (Chair of the Education and Science Committee of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania). Keynote speech “Science and Studies in Lithuania in the European Context – Are We Moving Towards Humboldt?” Insights from the Lithuanian case study APIKS” was read by prof. dr. Liudvika Leišytė (Professor of Dortmund University of Technology (Germany), coordinator of the Lithuanian case study APIKS (Academic Profession in Knowledge-Based Societies)). In the discussion participated dr. Ineta Dabašinskienė (Professor of Vytautas Magnus University, Institutional Coordinator of Transform4EU Alliance of European Universities), prof. habil. dr. Palmira Jucevičienė (professor at Kaunas University of Technology, member of the board of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association, head of the Science Policy and Analysis Department of the Lithuanian Science Council), dr. Eugenijus Stumbrys (Head of the Science Policy and Analysis Department of the Lithuanian Science Council), Almantas Šerpatauskas (Director of the Study Quality Assessment Center), dr. Laima Taparauskienė (Director of the Department of Studies, Science and Technology of Ministry of Education, Science and Sports). The conclusion was given 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 Science, Education and Sports). The event was moderated by dr. Rūta Petkutė(researcher at Kaunas University of Technology), Andrius Zalytis (advisor to the Minister of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania).

The  forum  record is available on Youtube platform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhnAEqaFhSM
The publication based on this forum in Education News:  https://www.svietimonaujienos.lt/mokslas-ir-studijos-lietuvos-universitetai-europiniame-kontekste/

 May, 2022

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Education Forum ''Learning Beyond the Classroom: Spaces Enriching Education – Where Lies Success?"

eduatomOn the 26th of May the 16th Educational Forum “Learning Beyond the Classroom: Spaces Enriching Education – Where Lies Success?” was held  The keynote “Creating the Connection between Formal and Non-Formal Education: A New Conceptualization of the Learning Place” was presented by prof. dr. Natalija Mažeikienė (Professor of the Department of Social Work, Vytautas Magnus University, Research Manager of the EDUATOM project). The discussion was attended by dr. Arvydas Girdzijauskas (Director of Klaipėda Vydūnas Gymnasium), Snieguolė Kavoliūnienė (Head of Vilnius Education Progress Center EDU VILNIUS project “Vilnius – Open School” (Bloomberg)), Aušra Birietienė (Chief Specialist of the Non-formal Education Division of the Lifelong Learning Department), assoc. prof.  Genovaitė Kynė (geography teacher expert, president of the Lithuanian Geographers’ Association), dr. Nijolė Putrienė (Head of the Teachers’ Activity Division of the Ministry of Education, Science,  and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania). The conclusion was presented by prof. 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 Sports). The forum was moderated by assoc. prof. Ilona Tandzegolskienė (Vice-Chancellor of the Academy of Education of Vytautas Magnus University), doctoral student. Irena Raudienė (Head of the Basic and Secondary Education Division of the Ministry of Education, Science, and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania). The forum was organized by the Lithuanian Educational Research Association, the Lithuanian Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, the Vytautas Magnus University.

The full forum  recording is available at Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3828LSih9DI
The publication based on this forum in Education News:
https://www.svietimonaujienos.lt/mokymasis-uz-mokyklos-ribu-galimybes-problemos-patirtis/

April, 2022

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Education Forum “Educating Ukrainian Children in Lithuania: Looking for Research-Based Solutions”
UkraineOn the 28th of April,  2022, the Educational Forum “Educating Ukrainian Children in Lithuania: Looking for Research-Based Solutions” was held. The introduction was given by Aistė Kairienė (Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania on Education, Science, Innovation and Non-Governmental Organisations), prof. dr. Oksana Zabolotna (President of the Association of Educational Researchers of Ukraine). Simultaneous interpretation in Lithuanian and Ukrainian was used. As many as five keynote speeches were presented. The first presentation “Models of Integration of Pupils from Migrant Families into Schools: Experiences and Solutions in European Countries” was given by dr. Barbara Stankevich (Analyst, Institute of Educational Research and Innovation), prof. dr. Jolanta Urbanovič (Vice President of the Lithuanian Association for Educational Research and Professor at Mykolas Romeris University). The second presentation “Ukrainian Models of Organising Children’s Education in Lithuanian Municipalities” was given by prof. dr. Daiva Jakavonytė-Staškuvienė (professor at Vytautas Magnus University, Inspector of preschool and primary education at the European Commission of the European Commission),  Kristina Paulikė (Methodologist at the National Agency for Education, Renata Bernotienė (Lecturer at Vytautas Magnus University). The third presentation, “We created a Classroom for Ukrainian Children: When Education Policy Decisions Chase Civic Initiatives” was given by sister Viktorija Voidogaitė (Ph.D. student, Vilnius University), Agnė Klimčauskaitė-Janavičienė (Representative of the Lithuanian-Ukrainian Educational Initiative). The fourth presentation “The First Month in Lithuanian Schools: Experiences of Ukrainian Children Fleeing the War” was given by dr. Aleksandra Batuchina (Associate Professor, Klaipėda University), dr. Milda Ratkevičienė (Researcher, Klaipėda University and Kaunas University of Technology). The fifth presentation “Ukrainian Children in Lithuanian Schools: How to Meet Their Needs?” was given by Nida Poderienė (Junior Researcher, Institute of Lithuanian Language), Aurelija Tamulionienė (Researcher, Institute of Lithuanian Language).  The discussion was attended by Aidas Aldakauskas (Director of the Department of Education Quality and Regional Policy, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport), Laura Juozaitytė (Senior Advisor to the Chancellery of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania), Nina Movčan (Principal of Dmitrushkivsky Lyceum, Cherkasy district, Ukraine), dr. Karolis Žibas (Integration Expert, United NationsHCR). The conclusion was given by prof. dr. Liudmila Rupšienė (President of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association) and prof. dr. Loreta Žadeikaitė (Chief Adviser, Department of Studies, Science and Technology,  Ministry of Education, Science and Sport). The forum was moderated by Ph.D. student  Vaiva Juškienė (Dean of the Faculty of Pedagogy, Vilnius College, member of the Board of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association), Audronė Šuminienė (Adviser, Department of General Education, Division of Primary and Secondary Education, General Education Department). The forum was organised by the Lithuanian Educational Research Association (LERA), the Lithuanian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, and the Ukrainian Educational Research Association (UERA).
 

 March, 2022

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Education Forum ''Adolescents’ Academic Goals in the Context of Social Inequalities: When do Lacks Become Internal Resources?''

laboratorija On the 31 st of  March on 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 ”Goals 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
The publication is based on LERA  Educational Forum in Education News:
https://www.svietimonaujienos.lt/edukacijos-forumas-kaip-seimos-nepritekliai-virsta-mokiniu-vidiniais-istekliais/

 February, 2022

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Education Forum "Teacher Practitioner or Teacher Researcher? Qualification Dilemma of Teacher Trust"

edudocOn the 24th of  February, 2022 the Education Forum “Teacher Practitioner or Teacher Researcher? Qualification Dilemma of Teacher Trust”. The introduction was presented by prof. dr. Artūras Žukauskas (Chairman of the Education and Science Committee of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania), dr. Nijolė Putrienė (Head of the Teachers’ Activity Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania). Prof. dr. Lina Kaminskienė presented the announcement  “Doctoral Studies in Education: Which Way are We Going in Lithuania?”. Prof. hab. dr. Vilma Žydžiūnaitė presented the announcement “Specifics of Teacher Studies in Doctoral Studies: Models of Doctoral Studies and International Experience”. In the discussion participated Vilma Bačkiūtė (Adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania (Education, Science and Culture Group), dr. Mindaugas Nefas (Director of Vytautas Magnus University Lyceum Socratus), Inga Nekrošienė (Deputy Director of the Education Assistance Department of the National Education Agency), prof. hab. dr. Vilija Targamadzė (Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Education and Science of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania). Conclusions were drawn by prof. 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 the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences). The forum was moderated by dr. Agnė Brandišauskienė (Associate professor of the Academy of Education of Vytautas Magnus University, Member of the Lithuanian Association for Educational Research), Audronė Razmantienė (Chief specialist of the Teachers’ Activity Department of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania). 

The record is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRPvo2XDCWk
The publication based on LERA  Educational Forum in Education News:
https://www.svietimonaujienos.lt/mokslu-daktarai-mokyklose-kaip-vertinti-issilavinima-ir-patirti/

January, 2022

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Education Forum "Transformations of Early Childhood Education: Why and How?"

childhoodThe Educational Forum “Transformations of Early Childhood Education: Why and How?”  took place on the 27th of 2022. The introduction was presented by Laimutė Jankauskienė (Head of the Preschool and Primary Education of the General Education Department of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania). The keynote “Transformations of Early Childhood Education: Why and How?” was read by prof. dr. Onutė Monkevičienė (Professor of the Academy of Education of Vytautas Magnus University). In the discussion participated Vitalija Bujanauskienė (Director of Utena Education Center, Chairwoman of the General Education Council, President of the Lithuanian Association of Education Center Employees), prof. dr. Valentina Dagienė (Vilnius University Professor), Dalia Jakulytė (representative of the Western Parents’ Forum), accoc. prof. Sergejus Neifachas (Associate Professor of the Academy of Education of Vytautas Magnus University, Director of Vilnius Kindergarten “Jurginėlis”),  Saulius Žukas (the publisher and the author of “Baltos lankos”  textbooks). The conclusion was given by prof. 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 Sports of the Republic of Lithuania). The forum was moderated by doc. dr. Rita Makarskaitė-Petkevičienė (Associate Professor, Institute of Educational Sciences, Vilnius University, Member of the Board of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association), prof. dr. Daiva Malinauskienė (Professor, Siauliai Academy, Vilnius University).

The forum record is available on the Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOz2e4byi3A.
The publication is based on LERA  Educational Forum in Education News: https://www.svietimonaujienos.lt/ankstyvajam-ugdymui-atida-ismanymas-polekis/