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2022 10 21
Leaders of European manufacture innovations: Lithuania is becoming a manufacturing centre in Europe

The Minister of Education, Science and Sport Jurgita Šiugždinienė has met with EIT Manufacturing CEO Klaus Beetz to discuss partnership in enhancing the entrepreneurial skills at higher education and science institutions of Lithuania and innovative business engagement with education and science.

2022 10 19
€77.7 million description of conditions for funding mission-driven science and innovation programmes was submitted for public discussion

€77.7 million will be allocated for mission-driven science and innovation programmes. In preparation for the launch of the new funding tool for addressing public concerns, the description of conditions for funding this project was submitted for public discussion.

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2022 09 27
PISA initiator A. Schleicher: Lithuania has undertaken difficult, but necessary reforms

Andreas Schleicher, Director of the Education and Skills Directorate of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and special advisor to the Secretary General on educational policy issues, noted the importance of the decisions taken by Lithuania in the field of general education.

2022 09 19
Meda Surdokaitė among the best young scientists in the European Union

Meda Surdokaitė’s research won first place in the European Union Young Scientists Competition in the Netherlands. Meda was also awarded a special prize – an invitation to the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm.

2022 08 18
Mission-based science and innovation programmes to start in autumn with almost €78 million

The Ministry of the Economy and Innovation, together with the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, is launching mission-driven science and innovation programmes to help target investment in science and innovation, while tackling pressing societal challenges. 

2022 07 05
Sports ministers are firm: Russia has no place in international sports organizations during the on-going war in Ukraine

Sports ministers and politicians of 35 states have signed their second statement on suspension of Russia and Belarus’ athletes and organizations from participating in international sports.

2022 06 03
Ukrainian school graduates residing in Lithuania will take an entrance test to universities in Ukraine

The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine have enabled Ukrainians in Lithuania to take an entrance test to higher education institutions in Ukraine. 

2022 05 23
Lithuanian colleges are offering short-cycle Informatics studies

2022 admission to short-cycle studies at higher education institutions starts on June 1st. This academic year, short-cycle studies in Lithuania are being introduced for the first time. Graduates of short-cycle studies will be able to gain the most marketable qualifications in just 1,5 to 2 years.

2022 05 04
Bonuses for medals in Paralympics and Deaflympics to rise several times

Athletes and their coaches are going to be awarded significantly higher bonuses by the Government for medals in Paralympics and Deaflympics starting now. Consequently, higher bonuses are going to be allocated to athletes winning medals in Brazil Deaflympics and their coaches.

2022 03 24
Resources supporting Ukrainian children’s right to education

The Office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights has prepared an information guide for parents, children and teachers on current web resources and portals that provide Ukrainian children with the opportunity to continue the educational process even if they have been displaced as a result of the military aggression from the Russian Federation.

2022 03 17
Access to jobs for qualified teachers and representatives of other professions who do not speak Lithuanian

The Government of the Republic of Lithuania has backed a proposal to waive the state language requirement for two years for foreigners who have been granted temporary protection in Lithuania and want to work in a position where knowing the Lithuanian language is normally required. This will allow teachers and ...

2022 03 16
Opening ceremony of the twinning project “Further support to the implementation of the national qualifications framework”

On Wednesday, 9th of March, the official start of the EU twinning project “Further support to the implementation of the National Qualifications Framework”, MK IPA 17 SO 01 21 took place in Skopje, North Macedonia.

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