Seimas
Lithuania

Seimas spring session mainly focused on managing the consequences of the coronavirus

The Seimas closed its spring session, which had started on 10 March 2020. This year, the session was held under extraordinary conditions because of the coronavirus. The number of plenaries exceeded the planned figure and […]

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. […]