Modern Didactics Center elaborates in-service
training programmes for qualification improvement of pedagogues and
other groups of adults. Most training programmes are developed for all
subject teachers of general education working with children of all
ages, class tutors, as well as for lecturers of high schools, colleges,
universities, vocational school teachers, non-formal education
specialists, school psychologists, special educators, social educators.
The lecturers are those of the Modern Didactics Center, teachers of
secondary schools and lecturers from the universities who are
experienced in adult education.
The participants get the MDC certificates, recognized by the Ministry
of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.
Since 2008 Modern Didactics Center
acquired officially accreditation as adult education center.
Didactics Centre has organized Grundtvig LLP workshop Reading, Writing and Reflection
for Engaged Meaningful Learning (Ref. No.
2013-1-LT1-GRU13-09154) on 8-14 June 2014. Workshop was targeted to adult educators and specialists working in
the field of literacy and adult
education institutions staff. The workshop was intended to
provide content materials and
that will enable participants to improve their professional skills on
teaching functional and multiple literacy. 20 adult learners
from Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Poland, Latvia, Portugal,
Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom were participated in the
Didactics Centre has organized Grundtvig LLP workshop Rethinking
contemporary issues (Ref. No.
2010-1-LT1-GRU13-02891) on 6-10 June 2011.
Workshop was devoted to any adult learners, interested in personal and
professional development, continuous self-improvement, eager to learn
new learning strategies, innovative methods and searching for new
ideas. The programme was intended to provide content materials and
instructions that will enable participants to think critically about
contemporary issues. 15 learners from Belgium, Bulgaria,
Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Spain, Turkey, United
Kingdom and 4 teachers form Lithuania.
Didactics Centre has organized Socrates Grundtvig workshop Critical Thinking Development for
Successful Future Career (Ref. No. LT-2004-001 /
LT-2005-001) on 18-22 July 2004 and 10-16 June 2005. 11
teachers from Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal,
Romania, Luxembourg, Finland participated in 2004 and
5 teachers from Greece, Spain, Germany, Turkey
participated in 2005. Course participants shared their
experience of career education and
guidance in their institutions and countries. Lecturers presented
Modern Didactics Centres' project MIND and products developed during
this project - integrated and specialized programmes "Critical Thinking
for Career". These programmes was used as examples teaching course
participants to apply critical thinking strategies for career education
integration into their teaching subjects.
Didactics Centre has organized Socrates Grundtvig workshop Strategies for Promoting Critical
Thinking (Ref. No. LT-005-2002-2003) on 9-13 June
2003. 10 teachers from Finland, Great Britain, Malta,
Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal participated in the workshop. The course
was designed for educators who seek ways to support the
democratisation process through classroom instruction. Course
participants acquired a broad repertoire of strategies that help
students learn material more thoroughly and deeply be able to plan and
implement a number of learning strategies of critical thinking
promotion in their classrooms, also they formed concrete plans how to
apply methods in their own practice.