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Lithuania

16.Glossary

Last update: 27 November 2023

Akademinė skola – a study subject that has been failed (final mark less than 5 out of 10) by a student in a higher education institution. 

Dalyko modulis – a defined, independent and purposeful part of the curriculum.

Gimnazija – a type of school that provides second part of lower secondary education (grades 9-10)  and upper secondary education (grades 11-12).

Išlyginamoji klasė –a group consisting of  a pupil who had dropped out of school or had not studied some general education subjects.

Ištęstinės studijos – part-time studies. A single year of part -time studies may not consist of more than 45 ECTS credits worth of study subjects. Part-time studies can be one and a half time longer than full-time studies.

Klausytojas – a person that is studying in a higher education institution according to a non-formal program or separate chosen study subjects instead of a whole study programme. 

Kolegija – a type of higher education institutions that carries out Bachelor degree studies called „Koleginės studijos“ (College studies). Study programs are usually 3 years long at focuses on practical skills.

Kvalifikacija – qualification – an outcome of any knowledge and skills acquired, which is formally documented, i.e. document certifying obtained formal education is awarded.

Laisvasis mokytojas – a person that provides individual educational services.

Mokyklos ugdymo planas – a description of the implementation of school curricula in compliance with the General Curriculum Framework for Secondary Education, approved by the Minister of Education, Science.and Sports.

Numatomi studijų rezultatai – learning outcomes are knowledge, skills and competences that are acquired during a certain period of education. 

Nuolatinės studijos – full-time studies. A single year of full -time studies usually consists of 60 ECTS credits worth of study subjects, but no less than 45.

Progimnazija –a type of school that provides the first part of the lower secondary education (grades 5-8) or the first part of the lower secondary education and primary education (grades 1-4 and 5-8).

Specialusis ugdymas – special education is general and vocational education adapted for persons with special needs and/or health problems.