Businesspeople have expressed their support to the decision made by Minister of Education and Science Dainius Pavalkis to make mathematics examination compulsory starting 2016 to those entering higher education institutions. Business representatives have also noted the need to enhance development of practical competences of specialists.
© Shutterstock nuotr.

Such position was relayed by Danas Arlauskas, director general of the Lithuanian Business Employers' Association, who met with the minister of education and science.

The meeting focused on more effective organisation of placements and the necessity to prepare employees of new specialities. Employers offered to actively participate in the process of preparing the needed specialists.

This year, the Ministry of Education and Science has signed agreements with associated institutions and companies of various economy fields: the Association of Restaurants and Hotels, the Association of Lithuanian Aviation Employees, IT company GetJar Baltic and the Infobalt association.

A deal was reached to cooperate solving issues related to legal regulation of vocational education, organisation of vocational education seeking to satisfy the demands of the labour market, practical training, apprenticeship forms, occupational guidance, etc.

It is forbidden to copy the text of this publication without a written permission from ELTA.
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

The future of real estate industry is here already

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is already affecting every corner of economy and our lives, and...

China national TV’s attention to Lithuanian business

On November 5–10, Shanghai is hosting the China International Import Expo 2018. Invitations to the...

Lithuania to further promote quality standards in FinTech sector: official

Number of FinTech companies in Lithuania increased threefold in the last year, however the Baltic...

Salary growth in the Baltic States. Estonia leads, Lithuania is not far behind

According to the biggest remuneration survey in the Baltics, conducted by “Baltic Salary Survey”,...

PM sees no grounds for new economic crisis

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says he sees no grounds for a new economic crisis to...