LETA Conference 2019


The 3rd Conference of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association (LERA)
III Conference of Doctoral Students in Education

Lithuanian Association for Educational Research, Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania, Department of Languages ​​and Education of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences invite you to  participate in the conference”Ideas for the Future of Education”.
The conference will take place in Kaunas, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, 2019. October 11-12

Contact person – Ramunė Masaitytė (LERA, LHSU) e-mail ramune.masaityte@gmail.com, tel. +37064618175


June 3 Start of registration
September 15 End of registration. You can find the registration form here. After completing it, please send an e-mail ramune.masaityte@gmail.com
September 15 End of reports and roundtable submissions and summaries (up to 900 characters)
October 1. Announcement of the conference program
October 11-12 Conference

Conference fee

The conference fee for the first day is 30 EUR
Conference fee for the second day – 20 EUR
The conference fee for two days is 50 EUR

The registration fee will be notified to the registrants.

It is planned to publish a peer-reviewed scientific e-publication of the conference, in which articles will be published by current and potential doctoral students and their supervisors. Prepared scientific articles by 2019. October 20 please send prof. dr. Dalia Gudaityte, e-mail.  dalija.gudaityte@lsmuni.lt, tel. +37067684032

Conference presentations and round table discussions

Poster and traditional (oral) presentations, round table discussions are possible. Traditional message – 15 min. 5 minutes for the discussion of the report. I and II year doctoral students are recommended to present dissertation projects. Round table discussion – 90 min. Topics and summaries of the presentations and round table discussions (up to 900 characters) are available until 15 September. by e-mail:  ramune.masaityte@gmail.com.

Conference sections

The title of each section describes the subtopic of the conference and the scope of the relevant presentations and discussions:

Higher Education and Vocational Training – supervisor prof.dr. R.Brunevičiūtė, raimonda.bruneviciute@lsmuni.lt
General Education – head prof. dr. A. Kazlauskiene, akazlauskiene@yahoo.com
Prae-school and General Education – supervisor doc. dr. G. Šmitienė, g.smitiene@gmail.com
Inclusion Education – head prof. A. Galkienė, galkiene@gmail.com
Arts Education – head prof. dr. R. Girdzijauskiene, girdzijauskiene.ruta@gmail.com
Lifelong Learning – supervisor prof. habil. dr. P. Jucevičienė, Palmira.Juceviciene@ktu.lt
Teachers ’Professional Development – supervisor prof. dr. G. Gedvilienė, genute.gedviliene@vdu.lt
Social Education – head doc. dr. E. Štuopytė, edita.stuopyte@ktu.lt
Sports Education – head prof. dr. A. Šarkauskienė, Asta.Sarkauskiene@ku.lt
History of Education – supervisor doc. dr. I.Stonkuvienė, irena.stonkuviene@fsf.vu.lt
Education Management and Leadership – head prof. dr. B. Janiūnaitė, brigita.janiunaite@ktu.lt
Research Methodology – head prof. dr. L. Rupšienė, liudmila.rupsiene@ku.lt
Education Philosophy and Education Policy – supervisor prof. dr. L. Duoblienė, lilija.duobliene@gmail.com

Preliminary conference program ( Time : GMT+2)

OCTOBER 11 (Friday)

Eastern part. LHSU Center for Advanced Pharmaceutical and Health Technologies, 13 Sukilėlių ave. Kaunas

9.00 – 17.30 Registration of participants. Coffee Tea

9.45 -10.00 Opening of the conference

10.00 -11.30 Plenary session. LERA invitation messages

11.30 -12.00 Coffee / tea break

12.00-13.30 I session. Parallel plenary sessions

13.30-15.00 Lunch break

Afternoon. LHSU Department of Languages ​​and Education, 2,Jankaus St..  Kaunas

15.00-16.30 Session II. Parallel meetings in sections

16.45-17.30 Closing of the conference. LERA General Meeting

OCTOBER 12 (Saturday)

Department of Languages ​​and Education, 2 Jankaus St. , Kaunas

9.00 – 13.30 Registration of participants

10.00-11.30 Parallel training / workshops (training / workshop topics will be published later)

11.45-13.15 Parallel training / workshops (training / workshop topics will be announced later)

13.15-13.45 Coffee / tea break / snacks

13.45-15.15 Parallel training / workshops (training / workshop topics will be published later)


Info from https://lsmuni.lt/lt/naujienos/naujienos/konferencija-ugdymo-ir-svédelmi-ateities-idejos.html


The 3rd Lithuanian Association for Educational Research (LETA) and the 3rd Conference of Doctoral Students in Education “Ideas for the Future of Education” organized by the Lithuanian Association for Educational Research, the Republic of Lithuania, took place at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LHSU), Center for Advanced Pharmaceutical and Health Technologies Ministry of Education, Science and Sports and LHSU Department of Languages ​​and Education.

The opening plenary session of the conference focused on topics relevant not only to today’s education but also to Lithuania’s future education. Professor of Kaunas University of Technology habil. dr. Palmira Jucevičienė read the report “From Social Exclusion to the Welfare State: What Concept Does Lithuania Need for a University?”, Dr. Assoc. Rita Makarskaitė-Petkevičienė and dr. Aušra Žemgulienė read the report “Lost in Education: Between Ideas and Reality”. “Ecological Approach to the Current School” –  the associate professor of Vytautas Magnus University dr. Rasa Nedzinskaitė-Mačiūnienė  look at today’s education, and Vytautas Magnus University associate professor dr. Ramutė Teresė Bruzgelevičienė was interested in “What are the Coming Back Ideas?” That are important to us.

In the second session, there were as many as three parallel meetings. This is a round table discussion on “Coherence Between Formal and Non-Formal Learning as an Opportunity to Overcome Exclusion”. Second parallel meeting “European Association for Educational Research (EERA), World Association for Educational Research (WERA) and European Association for Educational Research (ECER) – Platforms for International Cooperation of Educational Researchers and Improving the Quality of Educational Research”. One plenary session of the conference “New Directions in Medical Education” is dedicated to the issues of medical education. Democratization and Digitization of Medicine: Education for the Role of an Agent for Change.