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Center for Innovative Education

Center for Innovative Education
(+370) 5 212 13 55
Geographical Focus
National levelRegional levelInternational level
Type of organisation
Main Activity Type
Service ProvisionCapacity BuildingConsultancyPolicy developmentAdvocacyResearch and knowledgeMonitoring and EvaluationPublishing
Quality PedagogyChild RightsParenting SupportSocial inclusion special needs
Targeted Age Groups
Birth to threeThree to SixSix to TenTen+
Members target groups
ChildrenVulnerable marginilized childrenParents/care-takersEducatorsParaprofessionalsSupervisors (inspectors)Managers of servicesPolicy makersLocal authoritiesIn-service training providers


We promote, create and implement high-quality practices of early childhood education in Lithuania adapting and applying best worldwide education ideas and experiences.
CEI objectives:
• spread ideas and provide practical skills on child/family-centered education for each level of the educational system, i.e. for pre-schools, primary and secondary schools, higher educational schools and universities.
• organize professional training to educators, parents, policy makers and disseminate information on the innovative child-centered methodology based on current best international practice.
• initiate and implement different educational projects on national and international level including those that promotes equal opportunities for minorities and children with special educational needs and encourages tolerance and respect for diversity.
• publish books and other teaching materials.


EDUCAS project – Achievements of the Consortium


ISSA Members are at the Forefront of Innovations in the Early Years Sector in Europe

The European Commission’s ECEC webinar “Working with families and the whole community” last week highlighted 7 initiatives from across...

Rethinking and Transforming ECEC Spaces: Improving the Quality of Communication with Parents

Inspired by the results from the focus groups organized with parents and professionals within the EDUCAS project, the Lithuanian team (

BLOG: EDUCAS Case Study from Lithuania

EDUCAS aims to create ECEC environments that support children’s development in a holistic way, taking into account the diverse needs of children...

EDUCAS Project Focus Groups show Collaboration between Families and Staff is Key

How are early childhood education and care (ECEC) spaces perceived by parents and staff? How does this connect to their vision of education and...

NEWS - EDUCAS: How to Create a Child Supporting Environment?

How do you create ECEC environments that support children’s development in a holistic way, taking into...

Early Childhood in Times of Rapid Change delivers meaningful growth for participants

Over 300 professionals and experts gathered in Vilnius, Lithuania between 11 and 13 October 2016 to discuss future pathways in the field of Early...

Resources and practices

EDUCAS Toolbox - Wonder and Beauty: Connecting ECEC spaces and educare

EDUCAS Toolbox aims to support coordinators, coaches, trainers, professionals that seek to stimulate professional development paths with ECEC...

EDUCAS - Case Study Lithuania: Building collaborative learning community

Throughout the three years of the EDUCAS project, partners in...

EDUCAS - Policy recommendations: Strengthening the importance of SPACE and EDUCARE approach

Educating and caring for young children is a big responsibility, challenge and commitment. The POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS for strengthening the...

The points of view of families, professionals, children

The EDUCAS project planned to start the Continuous Professional Development Paths (CPD) in the three countries involved (Belgium, Lithuania, Italy)...