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  1. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Law No. VIII-450 of 14 October 1997 on Vocational Education [Consolidated text]. (Profesinio mokymo įstatymas) - Legal Acts

    Adoption: 2009-07-21 | LTU-1997-L-84089

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Composition of the Vocational Education System
    Chapter III: Qualifications System
    Chapter IV: Organization and Quality of Vocational Education
    Chapter V: Rights and Duties of Vocational Education Participants
    Chapter VI: Management of Vocational Education. Self-Government
    Chapter VII: Funding of Vocational Education

  2. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-242 of 30 April 2009 on Higher Education and Research. (Mokslo ir studijų ĮSTATYMAS) - Parliament's website Law on-line in Lithuanian

    Adoption: 2009-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | LTU-2009-L-84081

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Higher Education and Research Institutions
    Chapter III: Management of Higher and Research Education
    Chapter IV: Establishment, Termination and Restructuring of Higher Education and Research Institutions. Authorization to Carry out Studies and/or Activities Related to Studies
    Chapter V: Research (artistic) Activities and Study Activities
    Chapter VI: Academic Community
    Chapter VII: Funding of Higher Education and Research
    Chapter VIII: Management, Use and Disposal of State Higher Education Institutions
    Chapter IX: Regulation of Activities of Research Institutions During the Transitional Period
    Chapter X: Final Provisions

  3. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. VIII-1586 of 21 March 2000 on higher education. - English translation (2000)

    Adoption: 2000-03-21 | Date of entry into force: 2000-09-01 | LTU-2000-L-56730

    Defines, inter alia, the system of studies after which a person is recognized as having acquired higher education, the principles for acquisition of professional qualifications, the limits of higher education establishment autonomy and of State regulation of their activities, and the rights and duties of staff and students.

  4. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. VIII-854 of 2 July 1998 to amend the Act on Education (Text No. 4).

    Adoption: 1998-07-02 | LTU-1998-L-52138

    Provides for tasks of the educational system and determines the various types of education (inter alia, primary, secondary, vocational, higher education). Also provides for creation, reorganization and liquidation of educational establishments. Section 17 deals with teachers' wages. Establishes rights, obligations and responsibilities of pupils, parents and teachers and deals with the organization of the educational process.

  5. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. VIII-854 of 2 July 1998 on Education, as amended to 11 May 2000 No. VIII-1678 (Consolidation).

    Adoption: 1998-07-02 | LTU-1998-L-57251

    Establishes the structure of the educational system of the Republic of Lithuania, including its activities and management, but not those of the institutions of higher education.

  6. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Law No. VIII-450 of 14 October 1997 on Vocational Education. (Profesinio mokymo įstatymas) - English translation (consolidation of 2000)

    Adoption: 1997-10-14 | LTU-1997-L-51585

    Provides for the establishment and management of vocational training and education institutions. Governs admission to training institutions, certificates of competency, and labour contracts in respect of training and apprenticeship.

  7. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. VIII-306 of 26 June 1997 to amend and supplement sections 9, 11, 30, 31, 33, 33-1 of the Act on education (Text No. 24).

    Adoption: 1997-06-26 | LTU-1997-L-50321

    Amends provisions relating, inter alia, to the health protection of teachers.

  8. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 767 of 26 June 1996 to approve Regulations on the increase of public servants' qualifications (Text No. 411).

    Adoption: 1996-06-26 | LTU-1996-R-46511

    Provides, inter alia, for duration, forms and methods of upgrading, functions of personnel departments of State institutions in this field, establishments specialized in upgrading.

  9. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. I-1191 of 1 February 1996 to amend and supplement the Act on employment of the population (Text No. 264).

    Adoption: 1996-02-01 | LTU-1996-L-46500

    Provides for a modification of the Act's title, replacing "employment of the population" by "support of the unemployed". Amends provisions relating to the unemployed, the State guarantees for employment, the employment fund, the right to unemployment benefits, the level of unemployment benefits, cases when unemployment benefits are not granted, the reduction, suspension and end of payment of unemployment benefits. Deals also with vocational training of the unemployed and of workers told in advance they will be dismissed.

  10. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. I-963 of 22 June 1995 to amend and supplement the Act on education (Text No. 23).

    Adoption: 1995-06-22 | LTU-1995-L-50320

    Amends provisions relating, inter alia, to the authority of the district official in charge of education.

  11. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 304 of 3 March 1995 to amend partially the Decree No. 661 of 9 September 1992 to approve Regulations on practice period abroad for workers. (Text No. 163)

    Adoption: 1995-03-03 | LTU-1995-R-47255

    Amends provisions relating to engagement of the worker sent abroad to work when he comes back at least 5 years in his enterprise, and to the case in which a dismissed worker has to refund his enterprise practice expenses if he did not work during all the period provided for in his contract.

  12. Lithuania - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Act No. I-1489 of 25 June 1991 on Education. (Svietimo įstatymas) - Act on-line in Lithuanian [consolidated to 2010]

    Adoption: 1991-06-25 | LTU-1991-L-45713

    School is compulsory until the age of 16. Only children above 14 years may be admitted in vocational schools. Education in public general schools, vocational schools and colleges shall be free of charge. Rights and duties of teachers are also provided for (right to suitable working conditions, entitlement to 48 working days of holidays and to further training, and right to join "social organizations"). Available in English.


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