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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). […]

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Karbauskis to take up culture reform himself

One of the key priorities for “Peasant” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis and his team is culture. This is why he is prepared to head the Seimas Culture Committee, which will be formed by splitting the current Education, Science and Culture Committee. The Peasant Greens leader also intends to move the Agriculture and Environment ministries to Kaunas. According to Karbauskis, he has consulted with Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis regarding the matter and the latter is prepared to assist in establishing the ministries in the former temporary capital. […]


ELECTIONS. Parties programmes on education

Every four years parties spin a thread of promises, alike Ariadne, in an attempt to exit a labyrinth of trouble they brought everyone into themselves. Promises are echoing once more, some of them heard four, […]

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Controversial sex-ed programme to go through despite criticism – Lithuania’s minister

Lithuanian Education and Science Minister Audronė Pitrėnienė plans to approve a new sexuality education programme which has drawn criticism from NGOs for its conservatism and focus on abstinence. […]