Prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane – head of the international experts’ assessment team in Lithuania.

For two weeks (from December 4, 2017) prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy, worked in team of international experts' group assessing Social work programs (both Bachelor and Master degrees) in Lithuanian universities and colleges across the country. The assessment was administered by Lithuanian SKVC (Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education) for the accreditation of study programs. Also prof. S.Gūtmane was the head of the experts' team assessing Colleges. Two intensive weeks were spent in Vilnius, Kaunas, Panavežys, Siauliai, Klaipeda, Mariampole and Utena discussing further development of the Social work profession, relevant education with academic staff, educators, professionals and students. These two weeks gave invaluable insight in the Lithuanian context and helped to shape the concept of Caritative social work in the international context.