On 14 September 2016 education experts Thomas Weko and Kateryna Obvintseva from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) visited our institution. They were accompanied by Vilija Gelažauskaitė, European Union and International Organisations Division of International Cooperation and European Integration Department at Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.
The aim of the mission was to meet with key stakeholders from the nation’s education system, to learn their expertise, experience and understanding of education in Lithuania.
OECD is an international organization comprised of 35 member countries, providing a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. It works with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. It measures productivity and global flows of trade and investment. It analyses and compares data to predict future trends. It sets international standards on a wide range of things, from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals.