Education Forum "Educology for Lithuania - Towards Research-Based Education and Training" - MRU

27 September, 2021
Education Forum “Educology for Lithuania – Towards Research-Based Education and Training”
Faculty of Human and Social Studies

Sept. 30th, 2021, educators, researchers, representatives of higher education institutions, employers, and students participated in an Education Forum.

Forum Theme: “Critical Thinking in Higher Education Studies: For Whom and Why?”

Live translation of Forum was here via ZOOM: 
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Welcome Address:
Dr. Agnė Kudarauskienė, Vice-Minister of Lithuania’s Ministry of Education, Science and Sport,
Prof. Dr. Inga Žalėnienė, Rector - Mykolas Romeris University.


Critical Thinking in Higher Education Studies: For Whom & Why?

Dr. Daiva Penkauskienė, Mykolas Romeris University’s Faculty of Human and Social Studies Educational Sciences and Social Work Institute Assoc. Professor. Presentation prepared using research results from: “Critical Thinking in Higher Education: Perspective of Studies and Labour Market“.

Research Team: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Violeta Jegelevičienė (Project Head), Prof. Dr. Valdonė Indrašienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daiva Penkauskienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jolanta Pivorienė, Prof. Dr. Odeta Merfeldaitė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asta Railienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Justinas Sadauskas, Dr. Natalija Valavičienė.

The research is financed by funds from the European Social Fund by means of No. 09.3.3-LMTK712 activities, “Professional Development of Researchers Implementing High-Level MTEP Projects“, Agreement No. 09.3.3-LMT-K-712-01-006.


Prof. Dr. Natalija Mažeikienė, Vytautas Magnus University Social Sciences  Faculty Social Work Dept. Professor; Prof. Dr. Kristupas Sabolius, Vilnius University Philosophy Faculty Professor; Dr. Agnė Kudarauskienė, Lithuania’s Ministry of Education Science and Sport Vice-Minister; Almantas Šerpatauskas, Studies Quality Evaluation Center (SKVC) Director; Linas Leonas, Lithuania’s Health Sciences University Public Health Faculty Lecturer, Studies Evaluation Commission under the SKVC, Chairman.

Final Remarks:

Prof. Dr. Liudmila Rupšienė, Lithuania’s Educational Sciences Research Assn. President; Prof. Dr. Loreta Žadeikaitė, Education Science and Sport Ministry’s Studies, Research and Technologies Dept. Senior adviser.

Event Moderator: Prof. Dr. Lilija Duoblienė, Vilnius University Philosophy Faculty Professor, Lithuania’s Educational Sciences Research Association Council member.

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