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Socialinis pedagogas (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

    Social pedagogue-Counsellor
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Socialinis pedagogas
    Social pedagogue (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Republic of Lithuania law amending the law on education, No XI-1281, 2011, Vilnius. The Description of Qualification of Social Pedagogue The order of the Minister of Education and Science, 14/12/2001 No. 1667, Valstybės žinios, 2002, No 24-896 (the last renewal of this order 16/08/2012 No. V-1235, Valstybės žinios, 2012, No. 98-5007)
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    Type of regulation :
    Other   qualification in diploma or competencies could be recognised according to the order of the Minister


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Socialinis pedagogas - įvertina socialinės pedagoginės pagalbos vaikui ir jo šeimai poreikį,  organizuoja, koordinuoja ir teikia socialinę pedagoginę pagalbą vaikui, bendradarbiauja su mokytojais, mokyklos administracija ir kitais mokyklos specialistais, tėvais, kitų institucijų atstovais siekdamas užtikrinti vaiko teises, organizuoja ir vykdo prevencinę veiklą mokykloje.
    Social pedagogue – assesses the need of social pedagogical support for the child and/ or pupil and the family, organises, coordinates and provides social pedagogical support for the child and/or pupil, cooperates with teachers, school leadership and other school specialists, parents, representatives of other institutions to ensure pupils rights, organises and implements preventive activities in the school. (EN)
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