Kaunas Jonas Basanavičius gymnasium is situated in Kaunas city, the second largest city in Lithuania.
600 student of 14 - 19 years old learn at our gymnasium. The students to our gymnasium come from lower and middle class families as we are public school and students do not have to pay for education. The mission of our gymnasium is to offer equal opportunities to all students according to his/her own skills; we focus on scholar and social integration of our students.
Gymnasium is very well equipped, all teachers have their personal computers, and every classroom has multimedia devices. The teachers in our gymnasium use smart boards, tablets and a lot of digital technologies in the process of teaching.
We have one of the best sports ground in the city.
55 teachers work in our gymnasium. All teachers are experienced, enthusiastic and willing to develop their skills and competences and also involve local community and their students into different activities. Subjects such as: IT (programming, internet technologies), religion, math, history, chemistry, physics, ethics, 3 foreign languages, P.T. are taught at our gymnasium. Students from our gymnasium are well known in our city because of good results in different contests, sporting activities (basketball, track and field events, and football) and national state exams. That is why most of our students continue their studies in universities not only in Lithuania bur also in U. K., Denmark and Norway.
Our teachers have experience in Comenius bilateral and multilateral projects with Norway, The Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Latvia, Czech republic, Spain and Cyprus. Unfortunately, the last two projects we were involved in were rejected, because of the great number of applications and insufficient funds.