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About us

Modern Didactics Centre (MDC) is public non-governmental, non-profit organization for non-formal adult education and in-service training. MDC was established in 1999 by initiative of Vilnius Pedagogical University and Open Society Fund-Lithuania as inter-university centre.
 
Mission

Our mission - to initiate and implement strategic education development projects and programmes that contribute to the improvement of quality in education, by monitoring, exploring and analyzing general state of education, needs and possibilities of Lithuania’s educational institutions and adult learners.

 
Aims
  • To promote and maintain professional cooperation and collaboration among all educators.
  • To promote will and capacities of teachers constantly improve their professional competencies , and actively participate in educational change processes.
  • To contribute to the life-long learning memorandum and it‘s implementation by working with different adult groups.
  • To contribute to the aims of development education by informing and teaching society members about global development processes.
Activities
  • Planning and implementation of local and international projects
  • In-service training of adults
  • Preparation and dissemination of in-service training programs for adults in various professions
  • Organization of national and international workshops and conferences on pressing educational problems
  • Organization of study visits
  • Consultation and expertise services
  • Research
  • Publishing
Consultative board

Head of the board
Prof. Dr. Valdone INDRASIENE
Mykolas Romeris University, Head of Educology and Social Work Institute

Members of the board
dr. Kęstutis KAMINSKAS
Office of the Education, Science and Culture Committee of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, Head

Gintas RUIBYS
Baltic Legal Solutions, Head of administration

Virginija BUDIENE
education expert

Nijole LISEVICIENE
Trakai Education Centre, Director


Membership
Association LITDEA - Lithuanian NGOs Network of Development Education and Cooperation (since 2010)
International RWCT Consortium (since 2004)
Lithuanian Association of Adult Education (since 2000)
Anniversary
On January 7, 2015 Modern Didactics Centre invites colleagues and partners to celebrate it's 15th anniversary. The key word at the event was given to the representatives of the Centre's stakeholders - Open Society Fund-Lithuania and Lithuania Educology University: prof. Irena Veisaite, Diana Vilyte, Virginija Budiene, prof. Irena Musteikiene. Their memories about the Centre's establishment were shared in the video interview.
      
 Photo album

 

Annual reports



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