Vilnius Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Adult Education Centre (hereinafter called as Education Centre) was founded in 1994 by the model of the Danish FYN‘S County schools. In 1998, the institution was named after Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė, a famous writer and public figure associated with educational activities. In 1926, she opened the first adult evening courses.
The motto of Education Centre is as follows: “It is never too late to learn”.
Since its foundation, Education Centre provides primary, basic and secondary education and subject-specific (modular) knowledge for adults of Vilnius and the surrounding areas.
Currently it is possible:
- to get primary, basic and secondary education;
- to learn subject-specific modules (foreign languages, information technology, sewing, knitting, felting, silk painting, embroidery, dancing, therapeutic gymnastics, self defence, etc.).
Training (learning) forms:
- Formal (evening shift),
Training (learning) methods:
Education Center is equipped with modern technologies; non-traditional active teaching methods are used during learning process. Teachers constantly increase their qualifications participating in national and international seminars. We constantly communicate with project partners from different European countries.
Education Centre is necessary for adults who seek new skills and knowledge required for professional career and life.