With the aim to strengthen Lithuanian social clustering competencies of public sector, there will be virtual learning platform introduced this month. There one may find learning models in Lithuanian and English languages which will be available for each of our country’s public sector worker. Modules are created under the project ”Promotion of Sustainable Development by Strengthening the Social Clustering in Public Sector” and implemented by  Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences together with Utena, Druskininkai and Birzu municipalities, Vilnius College of Design, Lithuanian College of Democracy, Amber Academy and partners Flexible Education, Norway.

The training program will be divided into two parts – social clustering competence and institutional and administrative capacity of public development programs with thematic modules. Public sector workers and the above-mentioned project partners in Lithuania and Norway in accordance with their need to be able to choose one or several training programs independently at their convenient time of the day to join a virtual environment to the teaching materials, teaching materials consult with the organizers and tasks.

“Virtual training participants will be provided with social partnership, social business communication knowledge, which will help develop the skills and values necessary for socially responsible business community and society development. Online participants will also learn how municipality could create an environment conducive to social development and the development of clusters and ways to contribute to the wider regional and overall competitiveness of the country”- says the project manager, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences Assoc. dr. Angele Kausyliene.

The associate scientists in the project believe the main Lithuanian social problems today that lies in poverty prevention, friendly environment for different customer groups in areas, need innovative solutions.

“The training will invite to participate in the partner municipalities, non-governmental organizations and private institutions, employees who are interested in human resource management, social clustering and innovation. Lithuanian University of Educational assistants who prepare these modules will be assisted by the project partners from Norway – Torhild Slatters Norwegian alternative education network organization, linking the Norwegian universities, NGOs and educational consulting organization, director and professor. dr. Morten Flate Paulsen, Norway open virtual training academy president. Along with the stock exchange, Druskininkai, debate and Utena regions professionals discussed our university professors of virtual learning models and continue to explore innovative and practical approaches to achieve them”- reveals the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences prof. dr. Giedrė Kvieskienė.

Project executive: Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences

Project partners: FLEKSIBEL utdanning Norge, Biržų district municipality, Biržai District Public Health Office, Prienai District, Prienai care home, Druskininkai municipality, Druskininkai Education Center, Utena District Municipality, Utena A. and M. Miškinis Public Library in Vilnius Design College Public Amber Academy, Lithuanian College of democracy.

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