Ministry of Education and Science (Lithuania)

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Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania
Lietuvos Respublikos švietimo, mokslo ir sporto ministerija
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Ministry overview
FormedNovember 11, 1918 (1918-11-11)
JurisdictionGovernment of the Republic of Lithuania
HeadquartersA. Volano g. 2/7, Vilnius, Lithuania
54°40′58.45″N 25°17′29.1″E / 54.6829028°N 25.291417°E / 54.6829028; 25.291417
Employees271 (June 2013)
Minister responsible
Child Ministry
  • Several
Websitewww.smm.lt/en

The Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublikos švietimo, mokslo ir sporto ministerija) is a government department of the Republic of Lithuania. Its operations are authorized by the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania, decrees issued by the President and Prime Minister, and laws passed by the Seimas (Parliament). Its mission is to prosecute state administration functions and realize state policy in education, science, studies branches.[1]

List of ministers[edit]

Ministers of Education[edit]

  • Jonas Yčas (TPP) 11 November 1918 - 26 December 1918
  • Mykolas Biržiška (LSDP) 26 December 1918 - 5 March 1919
  • Jonas Yčas (TPP) 12 March 1919 - 12 April 1919
  • Juozas Tūbelis (LTS) 12 April 1919 - 15 June 1920
  • Kazys Bizauskas (LKDP) 19 June 1920 - 18 January 1922
  • Petras Juodakis (nonpartisan) 2 February 1922 - 28 June 1923
  • Leonas Bistras (LKDP) 29 June 1923 - 27 January 1925
  • Kazys Jokantas (LKDP) 4 February 1925 - 31 May 1926
  • Vincas Čepinskis (LSDP) 15 June 1926 - 17 December 1926
  • Leonas Bistras (LKDP) 17 December 1926 - 19 September 1929
  • Konstantinas Šakenis (LTS 23 September 1929 - 8 June 1934
  • Juozas Tonkūnas (nonpartisan) 12 June 1934 - 27 March 1939
  • Leonas Bistras (LKDP) 28 March 1939 - 21 November 1939
  • Kazys Jokantas (US) 21 November 1939 - 15 June 1940

Ministers of Culture and Education[edit]

  • Darius Kuolys (nonpartisan) 17 March 1990 - 26 November 1992
  • Dainius Trinkūnas (nonpartisan) 12 December 1992 - 9 June 1994

Ministers of Education and Science[edit]

  • Vladislavas Domarkas (nonpartisan) 9 June 1994 - 19 November 1996
  • Zigmas Zinkevičius (nonpartisan) 4 December 1996 - 1 May 1998
  • Kornelijus Platelis (nonpartisan) 1 May 1998 - 9 November 2000
  • Algirdas Monkevičius (SL) 27 October 2000 - 15 December 2004
  • Remigijus Motuzas (LSDP) 29 November 2004 - 1 June 2006
  • Roma Žakaitienė (LSDP) 18 July 2006 - 27 May 2008
  • Algirdas Monkevičius (SL) 27 May 2008 - 28 November 2008
  • Gintaras Steponavičius (LS) 28 November 2008 - 13 December 2012
  • Dainius Pavalkis (DP) 13 December 2012 – 11 May 2015
  • Audronė Pitrėnienė (DP) 2 June 2015 - 13 December 2016
  • Jurgita Petrauskienė 13 December 2016 - 7 December 2018

Ministers of Education, Science and Sports[edit]

References[edit]