Contacts

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Birutė Banevičiūtė-Ališauskienė

contacts

Address Studentų st. 39, Room 404
Phone +370 5 275 70 96
Internal telephone no. 1 270
Fax +370 5 275 70 96
E-mail birute.baneviciute@leu.lt
Education and occupation

2009 Vilnius Pedagogical University, doctor of Social Sciences (Education, 07S)

1985-1990 Vilnius University, Biology; qualification of a biologist and teacher of Biology and Chemistry

Scientific degrees and titles

doctor of Social Sciences (Education)

Professional experience

since 2006 Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences Faculty of Education, Department of Dance and Theater, assoc. prof. dance pedagogy

since 2007 Dansema Dance Theater (Vilnius), artistic director, choreographer

2007-2014 Contemporary dance association, head of the council

2008-2012 International contemporary dance festival for children and youth Dansema (Vilnius), artistic director

2002-2007 Children arts studio „Diemedis“ (Vilnius), dance teacher, choreographer

1997-2006 Contemporary school centre (Vilnius), dance teacher, project manager

Foreign languages known

English, Russian, French

Other activities

choreographer - dance performance for children of 3-6 years "Miracles" (Dansema Dance Theater, 2014)

choreographer - dance performance for children of 0-3 years "Puzzle" (Dansema Dance Theater, 2012); tour in Belgium, Germany, US

choreographer - dance performance for children of 5-11 years "Creation of the World" (Dansema Dance Theater, 2010); tour in Belgium, US, Palestine, Germany

choreographer - dance performance for children of 3-6 years "Head in the Clouds" (Dansema Dance Theater, 2009); tour in Netherlands, Belgium



Delivered subjects

  • Undergraduate studies
  • Dance didactics

    Creative dance teaching

  • Master studies
  • Dance education theories and practise

    Research activities

  • Research areas
  • Formal and non-formal dance education, dance teacher education, dance education history

  • Scientific publications
  • Banevičiūtė B., Kudinovienė J. (2014). Meno pedagogų rengimas Lietuvos edukologijos universitete [Education of arts pedagogues at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences] // Pedagogika: mokslo darbai. ISSN 1392-0340. [T.] 114, p. 141-153.

    Banevičiūtė B. (2014). Dance matura examination: observed challenges in pupil’s dance expression and perception // Dance education tendencies and perspectives: international scientific methodical conference: scientific proceedings: [Riga, Latvia] / Riga teacher training and educational management academy (RPIVA); Lithuanian university of educational sciences. ISSN 2255-7768. Vol. 1, no. 3, p. 4-13.

    Banevičiūtė B. (2013). General dance education and dance teacher education in the context of contemporary education // Dance education tendencies and perspectives: international scientific methodical conference: scientific proceedings: [Riga, Latvia] / Riga teacher training and educational management academy (RPIVA); Lithuanian university of educational sciences. ISSN 2255-7768. Vol. 1, no. 2, p. 4-9.

    Banevičiūtė B. (2012). Aspects of dance teacher competences // Theory for practice in the education of contemporary society: 6th international scientific conference: the proceedings of the conference: [29–31 March, 2012, Riga, Latvia]. Riga: RPIVA, 2012. ISBN 9789934821592. p. 31-35.

    Banevičiūtė B. (2012). Creative work of the future dance teacher: content and assessment analysis // Radoša personība: zinātnisko rakstu krājums = Creative personality: collection of scientific papers. [T.] 10. Rīga. ISBN 9789934503023. p. 148-155.

    Banevičiūtė B., Kudinovienė J. (2012). Educators of arts teachers: coherence between professional development and teaching quality // Spring University. Changing education in a changing society. Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla. ISSN 1822-2196. 2012, p. 160-167.

    Baneviciute B. (2011). Pecularities of didactics of creation in dance teacher education // Creative personality: collection of internationationally reviewedscientific papers [scientific editorial board: Rita Bebre (Latvija) (editor), Istvan Magyari-Beck (Hungary)...[et.al.]]. Ryga: Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, Scientific Institute of Creativity, [Volume] IX, p. 93-99. ISSN – 1407-6276. ISBN 978-9934-8215-2-3.

    Baneviciute B. (2010). Learning Strategies and Evaluation Methods in Dance Pedagogy // Signum Temporis: Journal of Pedagogy and Psychology. ISSN 1691-4929. Vol. 3, No. 1 March, p. 4-12.
    Banevičiūtė B. (2009). Šokis meninio ugdymo kaitos kontekste: menas, dalykas, metodas [Dance in the context of education changes: art, subject, method] // Pedagogika: mokslo darbai. ISSN 1392-0340. T.95, p. 160-166.
    Banevičiūtė B. (2007). Šokio gebėjimų raiškos ypatumai ankstyvos paauglystės metais // Acta paedagogica Vilnensia: mokslo darbai. ISSN 1392-5016. T. 19, p. 82-92.
    Banevičiūtė B. (2007). Šokio gebėjimų ugdymas ankstyvojoje paauglystėje naudojant kūrybinę šokio raišką // Pedagogika: mokslo darbai. ISSN 1392-0340. T.85, p. 104-109.
    Banevičiūtė B. (2006). Penktų-šeštų klasių mokinių šokio gebėjimai asmens kompetencijos ugdymo kontekste // Pedagogika: mokslo darbai. ISSN 1392-0340. T.82, p. 124-128.

    Project activities

  • Projects of EU Structural Funds
  • Project "Pre-school education development“, project code No. VP1-2.3-ŠMM-03-V-02-001. Expert-executor in the period from 22 June 2012 to 30 September 2014.

    Project "Arts Printing House: a New Space for Non-formal Education of the School Community“, project code No.VP1-2.2-ŠMM-10-V-02-008 (1.1.2.veikla). Expert-executor in the period from 22-29 March 2013 to 13-16 May 2013.

    Project "Digital learning aids: dance", project code No. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-02-V-01-008. Expert-executor in the period from 25 February 2013 to 26 December 2013).

    Project “Improvement of Studies Quality and Enhancement of Internationality” Measure VP1 2.2 “Quality Improvement of Teacher Training by Updating First Study Cycle Programmes in Vilnius Pedagogical University”; project code No. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K-01-062. Expert-executor in the period from 1 April 2010 to 30 September 2012.

    Project “Arts Printing House: a New Space for Non-formal Education of the School Community”, project code No. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-10-V-02-008 (1.1.1.activity, 1.1.1.1 post-activity). Expert-executor in the period of 18-25 April 2012.

    Project "Improvement and implementation of acceptance to higher education schools“, project code No. VP1-2.1-ŠMM-01-V-02-005. Expert-executor in the period of 11 June 2012 to 31 July 2012.

    Project “Enhancement of the Possibilities to Select a Study Field for 14-19-Year-Old School Students” following Measure 2.4. “Development of the Conditions for Lifelong Learning”, Priority 2. “Development of Human Resources” of AP “Activity Programmes for the Development of Human Resources”, project code No. BPD2004-ESF-2.4.0-01-04/0053-05. Expert-executor in 2005–2008.

    Applied research activities

  • Expert activities
  • Member of the International ballet festival-contest “ALLEGRO 2014” jury (Dance theater, Neringa Kirklienė dance school “Linedance”, Vilnius, 30 November 2014).

    Member of the International ballet festival-contest “ALLEGRO 2013” jury (Dance theater, Neringa Kirklienė dance school “Linedance”, Vilnius, 30 November 2013).

    Member of the assessment group of the study programmes in international higher education of dance (Klaipėda University, Vilnius College in Higher Education and Zemaitija College), Vilnius, CQAHE, 1-5 November 2011

    Head of the jury of the International youth dance festival “Lietaus žydėjimas”, Vilnius, LCYC (Lithuanian Children and Youth Centre); 2 December 2011.

    Head of the jury at the Dance festival-contest “Naujasis arabeskas”, Klaipėda, Žvejų rūmai; 12 November 2011.

    Member of the assessment group of the study programmes in international higher education of dance (the study programme of Dance and Rhythmicity at Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy), Higher Education Quality Evaluation Centre in Latvia; 24-25 September 2009.

  • Scientific conferences, seminars
  • 7th World Conference on Educational Sciences (5-7 February 2015, Athenes) presentation „Arts Teacher Education in Lithuania: Aspects of Postgraduate Arts Education Research”.

    International scientific-methodical conference Dance education tendencies and perspectives (16-19 October 2014, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius) presentation "Šokio brandos egzaminas: šokio raiškos ir suvokimo problemos“ [Dance matura examination: challenges of dance expression and perception].

    6th World Conference on Educational Sciences (6-9 February 2014, Malta) presentation „Arts Teacher Education in Lithuania: Aspects of Postgraduate Arts Education Research”.

    International scientific conference Edukologijos mokslas globalaus identiteto paieškose (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius, 10-11 October 2013) presentation "Šokio pedagogų rengimo aspektai: studentų atliekamų šokio ugdymo tyrimų analizė" [Aspects of dance teacher education: analysis of dance education research works].

    National scientific conference Meninis ugdymas: tradicija, kaita, inovacijos (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius, 20 September 2013) presentation "Šokio gebėjimai: nuo ugdymo praktikos iki tyrimais grįstos teorijos" [Dance skills: from practise to research based theory].

    International scientific-practical conference Šokio upė: šokio raiška ugdymo paradigmų kaitoje (Marijampolės college, Marijampolė, 4 December 2013) presentation "Šokio mokytojo vaidmenys ugdymo paradigmų kaitos kontekste" [Roles of dance teacher in the context of paradigm changes].

    International scientific conference Pasaulis vaikui: ugdymo realijos ir perspektyvos (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius, 17 May 2013) presentation "Kūrybinės veiklos organizavimas pradinių klasių šokio pamokoje" [Creative dance in primary school dance lessons].

    International scientific-methodical conference Dance education tendencies and perspectives (12 October 2012, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius) presentation "Bendrojo šokio ugdymo ir mokytojų rengimo sąveikos aspektai šiuolaikiniame švietimo kontekste“ [General dance education and dance teacher education in the context of contemporary education].

    ATEE Spring University Conference “Twenty Years for Sustainable Development: Learning from Each Other” (3-5 May, 2012, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius) presentation “Educators of Arts Teachers: Coherence between Professional Development and Teaching Quality”.

    10th International music education conference Vaikas ir muzika (3-5 April 2012, Panevėžio pedagogų švietimo centras, B. Dvariono dešimtmetė muzikos mokykla, Vilnius) presentation "Šokio ir muzikos santykis vaiko meniniame ugdyme" [Dance and music relation in children artistic education].

    6th International Scientific Conference Theory for Practice in the Education of Contemporary Society (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, Riga, 29-31 March 2012) presentation "Aspects of Dance Teacher Competences".

    ATEE Spring University 2011 Conference (Vilnius Pedagogical University, Vilnius, 5-6 May 2011) presentation “Aspects of Artistic and Pedagogical Creativity of Dance Teachers”.

    15th International Creativity Conference Creativity Research and Development for the Human Resource Development (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, Riga, 5-6 November 2010) presentation “Peculiarities of Didactics of Creation in Dance Teacher Education“.

    8th International JTEFS/BBCC Conference Sustainable Development. Culture. Education: BBCC Mission – Reorientation of Teacher Education and Research in Education for Sustainable Development (UNESCO, Paris, 17-19 May 2010) presentation “Dance Teacher Education: System and Process” .

    5th International Scientific Conference Theory for Practice in the Education of Contemporary Society (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, Riga, 25-27 March 2010) presentation “Learning Strategies and Evaluation Methods in Dance Education” .

    Scientific Practical Conference in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the reform of Lithuanian education Education Shift 1988-2008 (Vilnius Pedagogical University, Vilnius, 19-20 February 2009) presentation “Dance in the Changing Context of Arts Education: Art, Study Subject, Method”.

    6th International Scientific Conference Problems of Effective Arts Education (Vilnius Pedagogical University, Vilnius, 19 November 2009) presentation “Dance and Modern Technologies”.

  • Research visits, qualification development courses
  • Seminar “Dissemination of Innovations in Educational Curriculum” (16 hrs.), project VPI-2.2-ŠMM-04V-01-001 “Enhancement of the Possibilities to Select a Study Field for 14-19-Year-Old School Students, Stage II: Intense Differentiation and Individualization of Learning in Pursuance of Education Quality for the Contemporary World of Labour” (Education Development Centre, Hotel ‘Panorama’, 20-21 February 2012).

    Seminar “Innovative Teaching Methods in Teacher Training Programmes” (24 hrs.), project “Quality Improvement of Teacher Training by Updating First Study Cycle Programmes in Vilnius Pedagogical University” VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K-01-062/153 (Vilnius Pedagogical University, 31 March 2011).

    Seminar “Balletbodylogic Principles. Anemari Autere” (12 hrs.) Lithuanian Dance Information Centre, Summer Dance School’11 (Arts Printing House, Vilnius, 22-27 August 2011).

    Seminars in the International dance network kedja (Aarhus, Denmark, 19-23 September 2011).

  • Work in editorial boards
  • Dance education tendencies and perspectives: international scientific methodical conference: scientific proceedings: [Riga, Latvia] / Riga teacher training and educational management academy (RPIVA); Lithuanian university of educational sciences. ISSN 2255-7768. Vol. 1, no. 3 (2014)

    Dance education tendencies and perspectives: international scientific methodical conference: scientific proceedings: [Riga, Latvia] / Riga teacher training and educational management academy (RPIVA); Lithuanian university of educational sciences. ISSN 2255-7768. Vol. 1, no. 2 (2013)

  • Work in training researchers
  • 2009-2014 supervisor of 22 dance pedagogy bachelor graduates

    2010-2014 supervisor of 17 dance education masters graduates

  • Work in research institution and organisation activities
  • member of the organizational and scientific board of the International scientific conference Dance education tendencies and perspectives (Lithuanan University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius, 16-19 October 2014)

    member of the organizational board of the National scientific conference Arts education: tradition, change, inovation (Lithuanan University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius, 20 September 2013)

    artistic director of the International contemporary dance festival for children and youth Dansema (Arts Printing House, Vilnius, 17-20 May 2012)

    member of the organizational and scientific board of the International scientific conference Dance education tendencies and perspectives (Lithuanan University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius, 12 October 2012)

    Educational and science dissemination activities

  • Popular science and didactic publications
  • Teoriniai ir praktiniai ankstyvojo amžiaus paauglių šokio gebėjimų ugdymo aspektai: metodinė priemonė. Vilnius: Edukologija, 2012. 63 p. ISBN 9789955207375.

  • Pedagogical work abroad
  • Worksop for students of primary grades “Creative dance” (Latin Patriarchate Beit Sahour School, Saint Joseph girls school, Bethlehem, Friends School, Ramallah, West Bank, 25-27 November 2014).

    Seminar "Dance for young audience: creation challenges" for dance teachers and choreographers (International performing arts festival „Gogol fest“, Kijev, 13-14 September 2014)

    Lectures "Dance education theory“, "Dance learning strategies and evaluation methods“, seminar "Creative dance expression“ (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, Latvia, ERASMUS exchange programme, 8-12 April 2013).

    Seminar for teachers "Integration of creative dance in learning process“ (The II International school, Brussels, 20 February 2013).

    Worksop for students of primary grades “Creative dance” (The II International school, Brussels, 14-17 February 2012).

    Seminar "Education of children creative dance skills“ (Chicago dance studio „Dance Duo“, US, 9 November 2012).

    Seminar “Creative Aspects in Dance Education” (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, Latvia, 25-27 November 2008).