Education minister: Lithuania needs more people with math skills
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The compulsory mathematics exam is introduced to enhance logical and mathematical skills of the society and to increase the number of people who have knowledge in exact sciences, says Lithuania's Minister of Education and Science Dainius Pavalkis.
There are plans to revive the Institute of Pedagogy in Lithuania to ensure coordination of secondary education programmes and proper distribution of workload for students, the country's Education and Science Minister Dainius Pavalkis says.
Lithuania's Education and Science Minister Dainius Pavalkis has signed a decree on making the math exam compulsory as of 2016 for secondary school graduates in Lithuania who wish to study in state-funded spots at the country's public colleges and universities.