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ERIC Number: ED539473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Lithuania 2007/08
Siaulytiene, Dalia
Artistic education at general education schools in Lithuania is organised by teaching separate art subjects. Art education based on the integrated approach or project method may be organized at primary school, in grades one to four, according to the individual curriculum prepared by the teacher. Arts subjects included in Lithuanian arts curriculum are the following: (1) Visual arts; (2) Music; (3) Drama; (4) Dance; (5) Crafts; and (6) Design, photography, ceramics, ethnic art. This paper contains the following sections: (1) Responsibility and purpose; (2) Organisation and aims of arts education; (3) Special provision with a focus on art education; (4) Assessment of pupils' progress and monitoring of standards in the arts; (5) Teacher education in the arts; (6) Initiatives; (7) Ongoing reforms and proposals; and (8) Existing national surveys and reports on practices.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eurydice
Identifiers - Location: Lithuania