Mobile phone
Society

Lithuania has no plans to introduce French-style mobile phone ban at schools

Lithuania’s Ministry of Education and Science says it has no plans to introduce a national ban on mobile phones at schools, leaving the right for schools to decide themselves on this issue. […]

Students at the University of Vilnius
Society

70 postgraduate students to get Lithuanian state support

Lithuania has earmarked financial assistance to 70 postgraduate students from seven countries, the Education and Science Ministry said on Monday. […]

Students at the University of Vilnius
Politics

Discussion about mandatory job placements for graduates makes sense – edumin

Lithuanian Education and Science Minister Jurgita Petrauskienė believes that there is a good reason to discuss a proposal to solve the problem of a shortage of professionals in the regions by making it mandatory for students who study free of charge to work in a certain location for a certain period of time after graduation. […]

At the training
Defence

Seimas speaker backs idea of military training at schools

Seimas Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis supports the re-introduction of military training at schools, an idea raised by Ramūnas Karbauskis, chairman of the ruling Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU). […]