The Representative of UAB Juodeliai Awarded the Prizes for The Most Innovative Teacher of Arts and Technology

On December 14, this year, the solemn Awards of The Most Innovative Teachers 2016 took place at Martynas Mažvydas Library. The initiative arranged for the first-time generated considerable interest – over 200 applications from across the country were received. In total, 180 teachers’ applications and 43 principals’ applications from over 100 schools across the country were submitted. 200 teachers, school heads, representatives of municipalities, representatives of business and other organizations took part in the awards.

The title of The Most Innovative Teacher was awarded in 6 main categories, furthermore, 4 additional prizes were handed out. At each of the nominations, the panel of experts selected the top three, and the final winners in each category were revealed during the awards. The teachers elected as the most innovative were handed awards: a cash prize, a symbolic statue, and a trip to an international education conference.

The representative of the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai, awarded the prize for The Most Innovative Teacher of Arts and Technology – Marius Narvilas from Vilnius Jesuit Gymnasium. Knowledge is an important and irreplaceable part of technological progress, however, this would be impossible without creativity, so the integration of arts into technology is of great importance. In order to perform a job very well, not only knowledge but also creative thinking is required. Today, the company needs talented and creative personalities able to cope with critical situations or suggest new solutions to problems. All of this elevates the company to an innovative level based on knowledge and creativity.

We are glad to have contributed to this new and unique initiative, the main objective of which is the improvement of prestige of the educator’s profession.