Impulses of Professional Culture on a School

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:
  • Reducing the exclusion of schools communities from cultural processes.
  • Raising wider and deeper cultural understanding, cultural and civic awareness of pupils thanks to the participation of the most eminent Lithuanian creators.
  • Motivating the pupils to get involved in the social cultural life.
Périmètre de la mesure:
Local, National
Nature de la mesure:
Principale caractéristique de la mesure:

The project‘s scope is national, the geographical coverage is all Lithuanian municipalities. 600 schools in all Lithuanian municipalities participated. Lessons and workshops were held in 226 schools.

During the project meetings (lessons) with the outstanding Lithuanian artists were organised for pupils of 8-12 grades. Pupils‘ competences related to creativity, imagination, acknowledgement of art principles, other skills as consumers of culture were developed. Non-traditional lessons on the history and art of Lithuania, which involved discussions and communication with various lectors and artists, prompted the interest of project participants in the Lithuanian culture and its phenomena, suggested critical reflection on the stereotypes of history and culture. During the project 5 educational video-records, diminishing cultural stereotypes and expanding the perception of the commonness of the European history, the collections of additional information with links to the internet sources were compiled, 6 special educational TV broadcasts were created and aired on the Lithuanian National Radio and Television channel LRT Kultūra.  

240 artists representing 11 art branches (architects, musicians, writers, composers, painters, folk artists, photographers, cinematographers, literature translators, theatre directors and actors, journalists) and  the editorial desks of 11 prestigious Lithuanian culture magazines, which were distributed to 600 schools, took part in the project.

The duration of the project – 28 months. The executor of the project – NGO Lithuanian Association of Art Creators, uniting 12 organisations of art creators; partners – editorial desks of 11 culture magazines; public institutions „Istorinės atminties akademija“ (Academy of Historical Memory) and „Efektyvi politika“ (Effective Policy); Lithuanian Association of School Principals and Lithuanian Association of English Language Teachers.


Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

Increased cultural competences of pupils and teachers, knowledge of various fields of arts, enriched school libraries, closer relations between art creators and youth audiences.

Ressources financières allouées à la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

The project was financed from the European Social Fund, the project‘s scope - 1 371 306 €.

Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Domaines culturels