A new research area of educational sciences advanced by academic research
On March 23rd, 2018 the defense procedure of J. Monkevičius dissertation “Factors of the Formation of Teacher Professional Learning Communities” took place in Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences. The doctoral dissertation committee: prof. dr. V. Salienė (LEU), prof. dr. A. Vilkas, habil. prof. dr. P. Jucevičienė (KTU), prof. dr. R. Malinauskas (LSU), prof. dr. I. Ivanova (Latvia) noted the topicality, in current international research context, of the sis which substantiated, with the help factor analysis, the influence of various factor son the formation of teacher professional learning communities.