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Dalia Valaikienė

IB PYP National Class Coordinator and Primary School Teacher

Dalia is a methodologist of primary classes, she obtained a master’s degree in educational sciences from Mykolas Romeris University and has 13 years of teaching experience. Dalia is an active participant of national and European Erasmus+ projects, led the STEAM kids’ group in Vilnius schools. In 2021 spring, she shared her experience in managing digital educational content while working as a lecturer at the National Education Agency. Dalia strives to encourage students to actively engage in the creation of educational experiences so that they willingly participate in the life of the classroom, school, and eventually whole country. For her, as well as for “Erudito” licėjus, development and nurturing of citizenship, leadership, creativity, and competences are important. Teacher pays a lot of attention to student cooperation and team challenges that develop critical thinking. Students learn to propose and listen to ideas, to come to an agreement, to make decisions, and such skills are extremely important in the future of a person’s life.

Dalia believes that: “Learning without thinking is useless. Thinking without learning is dangerous.” Confucius