After swearing in at Seimas on Tuesday, “Farmer” Minister of Economy Virginijus Sinkevičius says that one of the country’s greatest problems – emigration – could be resolved by the creation of well paid jobs, thus […]
Several dozen people, rallied by non-governmental organizations, held a protest action outside the Ministry of Education and Science. They are critical of the new sexual education programme that the ministry is to approve on Wednesday, saying it is too conservative and fails to meet the needs of school students.
Dropping admissions to Lithuania’s universities and colleges – 82 study programmes failed to attract any students – have once again put focus on the chronic ills of the country’s education system. […]
This year’s admission results at Lithuanian colleges and universities are pressing the need of radical reforms in the country’s education system. As many as 82 study programmes at Lithuania’s 45 higher education institutions did not […]
This year, 28,000 graduates have applied to study in over 40 higher education institutions in Lithuania, 4,000 fewer than last year. As many as 100 study programs are currently under a threat of discontinuation due […]
A meeting of Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius and Minister of Education Audronė Pitrėnienė on Wednesday morning did not produce an agreement to set aside additional €7 million for teachers‘ salaries. Instead, the government has pledged to find €2 million to meet striking teachers’ demands. […]