On July 17-31, the courses for teachers who teach at the Lithuanian schools abroad were organized at the Academy of Education of Vytautas Magnus University. This year, teachers from 28 Lithuanian schools from 13 countries attended the courses.
For a few years now, the organizers of the courses have been cooperating with the National Library of Lithuania. On July 26, the researchers of the National Library of Lithuania gave lectures to the participants.
Silvija Stankevičiūtė spoke about creative writing courses for young people organized at the National Library of Lithuania last year. Matas Baltrukevičius, the head of the Statehood Center at the library, presented lectures on political education carried out by the National Library of Lithuania. Dr Dalia Cidzikaitė gave a lecture about Marija Gimbutas analyzing the ways of introducing the famous scholar and her works in the classroom at the Lithuanian schools. Dr Džiuljeta Maskuliūnienė discussed children and young adult literature.