Lietuvos Suaugusiųjų Švietimo Asociacija (LSŠA)

Lithuanian Association of Adult Education (LAAE)

Ordinary Member

Geležinio Vilko str. 12-115, 117

03163 Vilnius, Lithuania

Tel.: (00370) 5 261 90 31

lssavilnius@andragogai.lt
www.lssa.smm.lt

Mission statement

We, Lithuanian Association of Adult Education, in cooperation with Lithuanian and foreign adult educators and institutions, are calling get together individuals and representatives of various organizations for the purpose to promote an approach of lifelong learning within the society and the development of opportunities for continuing education.

Main activities

  • adult learning methods and working with adult audiences skills;
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), leadership training, strategic development NGOs (NGOs help develop strategies);
  • adult civic skills;
  • developing adult social initiatives resolution capability.

These activities are realized by the following forms:

  • seminars and conferences;
  • internships abroad;
  • advice;
  • international projects;
  • information gathering and dissemination;
  • periodical "Self-education" publishing;
  • Search for contacts in adult education and support.

International projects

More information on the following projects

Projects 2013

  • Learning to Learn for Adult Returners (L2L4AR, 2013-2015)
  • European Quality Mark for non-formal learning providers – further development (EQM, 2011-2013)
  • Open Source: CITIZEN (2011-2013)

Projects 2012

  • Grundtvig International Network of Course Organisers (GINCO, 2010-2012)
  • Development and Recognition of Key Competences in Disadvantaged Groups (C-KIT, 2010-2012)
  • European Quality Mark for non-formal learning providers – further development (EQM, 2011-2013)

Projects 2011

  • Grundtvig International Network of Course Organisers (GINCO, 2010-2012)
  • Development and Recognition of Key Competences in Disadvantaged Groups (C-KIT, 2010-2012)

Projects 2010

  • Grundtvig Workshop in LithuaniaReviewing and Reviving Existing VET Curriculum (REVIVE, 2008-2010)
  • Identification, assessment and recognition of informally acquired competences (IBAK, 2008-2010)
  • Training of trainers for development of parentality actions in rural areas (CAFE, 2009-2010)

Projects 2009

  • Reviewing and Reviving Existing VET Curriculum (REVIVE, 2008-2010)
  • Identification, assessment and recognition of informally acquired competences (IBAK, 2008-2010)
  • Training of trainers for development of parentality actions in rural areas (CAFE, 2009-2010)
  • Educational Capacity of Learners (EDUCAP, 2007-2009)

Publications

All LAAE publications

  • Learning the dialog. How to communicate the citizens, organisations and cultures. Methodical readings and book for teacher. Edited by V. Lukosuniene and A. Beksta. Vilnius, 2005
  • A. M. Juozaitis. Learning adults. Vilnius, 2005
  • Юозайтис А., Юозайтене Р. Некоммерческие организации: от ясной стратегии к еффективной деятельности. Вильнюс, 2004
  • Adult educator-practitioner. Manual for self-guided learning. Edited by A.M.Juozaitis and R.Juozaitiene, Vilnius, 2003
  • Social enterprises - which way? Edited by A.Cepiene and R.Juozaitiene, Vilnius, 2003
  • Learning4Sharing. Manual for Adult Education Practioners. Edited by A.Carlsen and J.Irons, Vilnius, 2003 ( in English )
  • Education and social exlusion. Experience from Adult Learner Week. Edited by V.Dailidiene and V.Lukosuniene, Vilnius, 2003
  • A Learning Mall, Budapest, 2003 ( in English)
  • R.Juozaitiene, A.M.Juozaitis. Seminar Diary. Vilnius, 2002
  • Memorandum of the Lifelong Learning see www.eaea.org
  • Report of the consultation process on the Memorandum on Lifelong Learning in Lithuania ( in English)
  • Adult education and vocational training. Information issue (legal acts, institutions, andragogical problems), Vilnius, 2000
  • Adult education for the present and the future. Collection of articles from the conference “Adult education: the situation, tendencies and solutions”. Lithuanian Association of Adult Education, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuanian Labour Market Training and Consulting authority, Kaunas, 2000
  • A.M.Juozaitis. Learning adults. Part one. Principles of adult learning, Vilnius, 2000
  • A.M.Juozaitis, R.Vilimiene. Non - governmental organizations: From clear strategy to effective actions, Vilnius, 2000
  • Ideas and initiatives. On civic awareness, social action and adult education, Vilnius, 1999
  • Materials from international UNESCO conference on adult education (Hamburg, 1997), Lithuanian Association of Adult Education, Vilnius, 1999
  • Non - governmental education organizations in support of local initiatives. Conference materials, Vilnius, 1999
  • Materials from the seminar “Tolerance to language and culture”, Vilnius, 1995
  • Abstracts of communications from the conference “Adult education reform: the present and the perspectives”, Vilnius, 1995
  • Legal fundamentals of adult education Part one, Vilnius, 1995
  • Legal fundamentals of adult education Part two, Vilnius, 1995
  • UNESCO and education, Vilnius, 1995
  • Treciokiene E. Erwachsenenbildung in Litauen, 1995
  • What is what in the system of adult education in Lithuania, Vilnius, 1993
  • Novelties in education (in cooperation with the publishing centre of the Ministry of culture and education), Vilnius, 1993

Periodical “Savisvieta”(Self-education)

  • Savisvieta issue No.1, 2003
  • Savisvieta issue No. 2, 2002
  • Savisvieta issue No. 1, 2002
  • Savisvieta issue No. 2, 2001
  • Savisvieta issue No. 1, 2001
  • Savisvieta issue No. 2, 2000 deals with “Adult Education Week”, focuses on the experience gained, presents the impressions of the organizers and the participants.
  • Savisvieta. On the portrait of a differing one, interculture and education, 2000
  • Savisvieta. Women about women but not for women only, 1999
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, January - June 1998
  • Savisvieta. Civic Education as a means toward democratic. July - December 1998
  • Savisvieta. Information issue on environmental education, 1997
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, January - June 1996
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, July - December 1996
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, January - June 1995
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, July - December 1995
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, October 1993 - January 1994
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, February 1994 - June 1994
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, July 1994 - December 1994
  • Savisvieta. Information issue, May 1993 - October 1993
  • Starting work. LAAE information issue, 1992

Regional publications

  • Shrovetide in Siauliai area. Siauliai Regional Information Centre of Adult Education Issue, 1997
  • What interests the inhabitants of Panevezys. Panevezys Regional Information Centre of Adult Education Issue, 1997
  • Adult education in Alytus higher technical school. Alytus Regional Information Centre of Adult Education Issue, 1997
  • Non - formal adult education in Siauliai district. Siauliai Regional Information Centre of Adult Education Issue, 1996

Other publications

  • Poster for Adult Learner Week. Vilnius, 2003
  • Calendar'2003 with colour iliustrations on educational issues. Vilnius, 2002
  • Bring it along to “Adult Education Week”. Special collection of postcards, Vilnius 2000
  • Adult learning: right, privilege or duty? Poster, Vilnius 2000
  • Towards a civic society. Illustrated calendar of sayings on civic awareness, Vilnius 1999
  • Laws by themselves don’t work. Poster, 1999
  • Let’s learn to know, act and live together. Poster, Vilnius 1999
  • LAAE calendar, Vilnius 1998
  • Baltrukonis J. Ecology in your home (supported by LAAE), Kaunas, 1997