KAUNAS VOCATIONAL SCHOOL OF HOUSEHOLD SERVICES AND BUSINESS
School was founded in year 2000, after joining Kaunas Vocational School of Household Services and Business and Kaunas Tricot School info on institution which was established in 1966. The school is located in Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania. Currently the school has over 760 students, 64 teachers and 50 administration staff. Our school is training institution which operates to provide vocational and secondary education. The duration of the studies varies between 1,5 to 3 years: the school system is based on two levels, depending on whether the students enter our school after obtaining basic or secondary education. Study programs: trade consultants of industrial enterprises, insurance consultants, providers of small business services, tailors, cutter-designers, real estate and travel agents. There are three departments: gymnasium, household services and business. Each student has choice of a study program according to his or her educational background and personal priorities. We appreciate to become part and develop innovative, open-minded projects, which prepare our students, while active individuals/citizens in community. The non-formal education methods are applied in formal process and in real life.
The school is active participant in projects for staff or (and) students’ mobility, to develop communication in the mother tongue; communication in foreign languages; learning to learn; cultural awareness and expression; social and civic competences since 2010. In 2014-2015 implemented project “Business practice in EU”, that consisted of adapting theoretical knowledge in the practice in UK and Malta. Participant of National conference "Emotional intelligence". Development of emotional intelligence is effective method and could give many advantages now and in future.Our organization staff is enthuastic to improve innovative teaching methods and trace all the developments in education. From autumn of 2015, after accrediting by Eurodesk and Eryica agiencies, confirmed agreement with Lithuanian Youth Council to develop youth center. In 2016 the organization has started to work successfully in Nordplus Junior program and implement project “Let’s make a school radio” to learn how to create radio broadcasts at school using nonformal education methods. In 2016 implemented project “Circus pedagogy as a tool for youth work development” in consortium with 11 countries. The school started to implement long-term KA2 projects about early school leaving (“Early Warning, Early Solution”) 2016-2018 years, and intergenerational learning (“Grandpa, tell me more”) 2016-2017 period. In 2017 our school started to implement four more projects KA1 for qualification teachers and students’ practices, 2 KA2 projects for digital integration into the classrooms and learning difficulties and one funded by EU social fund for NEETs “Find Yourself”.
Kaunas Vocational School of Household Services and Business
V. Krėvės pr. 84 Country Lithuania