Institute of Education

 

ABOUT US

Institute of Education is nationally and internationally recognized department that implements  studies and research in the field of education. Scientific activities and researche implemented by the scholars of the Institute of Education influencesthe development of Lithuanian education system and society in the context of European education and global policy. Lecturers and researchers working in the Institute demonstrate high professionalism by developing their competences, publishing articles in scientific and non-scientific journals, participating in international conferences, planning and implementing scientific and applied research projects. This experience is applied and shared in the classwork with students.

Institute of Education implements undergraduate study program Career management and postgraduate study program Management of Education that is organized in cooperation with International Bureau of Education (IBE-UNESCO). Next to this, it delivers doctoral studies in Education as one of members of the Consortium in Education, in partnership with Klaipėda University, Vilnius University, Mykolas Romeris University and University of Aveiro (Portugal). These programs aim to prepare qualified professionals capable to develop high-level researches, influence social reality and participate in the processes of educational policy-making.

The Institute is recognized in international education arena as an experienced partner and coordinator of international and national scientific and applied research projects. Most of the projects provide possibility to involve students as active participants into project activities and in this way develop their competences (e.g. Nordplus network for Teacher Education, Knowledge Allience “Promote”, etc.)

Main research areas are:

  • lifelong learning (adult education, vocational training, teacher education, professional development),
  • leadership in education,
  • career management,
  • education policy,
  • global education,
  • key competences,
  • qualification framework,
  • qualitative and quantitative research methodology,

labor market and career.

Address: Jonavos str. 66 – 310, LT-44191 Kaunas
Phone +370 37 327 821
E-mail ek@vdu.lt
Facebook: Edukologijos katedra

Head of Department

Doc. dr. LINA KAMINSKIENĖ

e-mail: lina.kaminskiene@vdu.lt

 


Institute adminsitrator

DAIVA ŠERNAITĖ

e-mail: daiva.sernaite@vdu.lt

Phone. +370 37 327 821

ACADEMIC STAFF

Prof. dr. GENUTĖ GEDVILIENĖ

e-mail: genute.gedviliene@vdu.lt

Prof. habil. dr. KĘSTUTIS PUKELIS

e-mail: kestutis.pukelis@vdu.lt

Margarita Tereseviciene

Prof. habil. dr. MARGARITA TERESEVIČIENĖ

e-mail: margarita.tereseviciene@vdu.lt

Vilma Zydziunaite

Prof. dr. VILMA ŽYDŽIŪNAITĖ

e-mail: vilma.zydziunaite@vdu.lt

Doc. dr. AUŠRA RUTKIENĖ

e-mail: ausra.rutkiene@vdu.lt

Doc. Dr. VIDMANTAS TŪTLYS

e-mail:  vidmantas.tutlys@vdu.lt

Airina Volungeviciene

Doc. dr. AIRINA VOLUNGEVIČIENĖ

e-mail:  airina.volungeviciene@vdu.lt

Dr. ESTELA DAUKŠIENĖ

e-mail: estela.dauksiene@vdu.lt

Odeta Norkute

Dr. ODETA NORKUTĖ

e-mail: odeta.norkute@vdu.lt

Dr. EGLĖ STASIŪNAITIENĖ

e-mail: egle.stasiunaitiene@vdu.lt

Dr. ILONA TANDZEGOLSKIENĖ

e-mail: ilona.tandzegolskiene@vdu.lt

Dr. ELENA TREPULĖ

e-mail: elena.trepule@vdu.lt

 Vaida Jurgile

VAIDA JURGILĖ

e-mail: vaida.jurgile@vdu.lt

Giedre Tamoliune GIEDRĖ TAMOLIŪNĖ
e-mail: giedre.tamoliune@vdu.lt
Virginija Bortkeviciene VIRGINIJA BORTKEVIČIENĖ
e-mail: virginija.bortkeviciene@vdu.lt
Visiting lecturers

Nilza Costa , University of Aveiro (PT)

Peter Varnagiry, University of Pécs (HU)