LKPA Award Ceremony

06-09-2017 at 9:14 AM

On 24 March, 2017 Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania (LKPA) organized the traditional annual event “The Baltic Philologist Coffret” award ceremony to award the members of the association for the most prominent contribution and activities, for fostering and ensuring the continuity of the Baltic culture, promoting multilingualism and multiculturalism in the year of 2016.

Every year in March the Baltic Philologist Coffret is given to meritorious members of the association or organizations in accordance with certain pre-specified criteria. The Baltic philologist is a professional, ethical, and enterprising educator. The Baltic Philologist Coffret is attributed to an educator (or an organization) who is fostering and ensuring the continuity of the Baltic culture.

Round-table Discussion on Language Policy in Higher Education

02-24-2017 at 1:17 PM

On January 20, 2017 Lithuanian State Language Commission together with the Institute of Foreign Languages of Vilnius University (VU) and Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania (LTAL) had a round-table discussion “Language Policy in Higher Schools: Objectives, Needs, Benefits.”

The aim of the event was to bring together representatives of Lithuanian institutions of higher education and the Ministry of Education and Science, managers of foreign language institutes, heads of the departments of Lithuanian and other languages, professionals, and anyone interested in issues of language policy in the area of Lithuanian higher education in order to discuss language policy in the area of higher education in Lithuania.

New President of Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania – Assoc. Prof. Roma Kriaučiūnienė

04-05-2016 at 11:44 AM

dsc02567Assoc. Prof. dr. Roma Kriaučiūnienė is the Director of the Institute of Foreign Languages of Vilnius University.

She graduated in the English Language philology from the University of Vilnius in 1985 and she has been teaching at Vilnius University since 1989. In 2004-2008 she was a doctoral student at Klaipėda University (Lithuania) and in 2009 was awarded a doctor‘s degree in Social Sciences (Education) (07 S).

LACS Workshop Held in the European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz

04-14-2015 at 8:27 AM

May 22 – 23, 2015, LACS Workshop took place at the ECML in Graz in a very friendly and stimulating atmosphere with 17 participants representing the UK, Iceland, Canada, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Chroatia, Ireland, Netherlands and Malta.

News from ECML

01-28-2015 at 8:44 AM


Sarah Breslin

Executive Director

The ECML is pleased to announce the official launch of the Call for proposals for the next ECML Programme 2016-2019 „Languages at the Heart of Learning“. The Call was developed in close collaboration with experts and stakeholders in ECML member states and truly reflects current priorities in language education across our member states.

Please consult the dedicated Call website:  for further details. The deadline for submissions to the Call is 1 May 2015.