Upgrading engineering degree programmes by introducing innovative teaching methods and promoting internationalisation

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Upgrading engineering degree programmes by introducing innovative teaching methods and promoting internationalisation

On 1 April 2010, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania, the European Social Fund Agency and Vilnius College of Technologies and Design signed a project “Upgrading the programmes of the field of engineering studies by introducing innovative methods of teaching and promoting internationality” (Nr. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K-01-120), submitted under the 2007-2013 Human Resources Development Operational Programme Priority 2 “Lifelong Learning” Measure VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K “Improving the Quality of Studies, Enhancing the Internationalisation of Education”, Tripartite Financing and Administration Agreement. On 1 April 2010, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania, the European Social Fund Agency and Vilnius College of Technologies and Design signed a project “Upgrading the programmes of the field of engineering studies by introducing innovative methods of teaching and promoting internationality” (Nr. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K-01-120), submitted under the 2007-2013 Human Resources Development Operational Programme Priority 2 “Lifelong Learning” Measure VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K “Improving the Quality of Studies, Enhancing the Internationalisation of Education”, Tripartite Financing and Administration Agreement. The aim of the project is to update the programmes of studies in the field of engineering by improving the quality of the programmes, increasing internationalisation, and to unify the study programme in the field of Construction on a national level. The project partners are Kaunas Technical, Klaipėda State, Šiauliai and Panevėžys colleges. LTL 750 225,93 from the European Union Fund and LTL 132 392,81 from the State Budget of the Republic of Lithuania. The project will start on 1 April 2010. Project end date – 31 March 2012.