Since gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1990, the Lithuanian system of education has seen major reforms in curriculum, school structures, testing of students’ achievement and the decentralization of governance. Education is one of the major priorities for further development, along with innovation and the knowledge economy. To fully embed these social changes, Lithuanian education needs to be radically reformed and given new objectives. Over the last three decades major changes have been implemented addressing the structure of the Lithuanian educational system; quality and the creation of the necessary conditions for social-pedagogical self-development and strengthening of relations between educational institutions. The Time for Leaders project shows how the government is taking this a step further and implementing significant changes in education through school leadership.
Create an account to read this article
- Purchase and Download today
Register for free
No Credit Card required
- Register for free
- Access to 3 free articles
- Free TeachingTimes Report every month