Utena Education Centre is an institution which provides services for non-formal adult education. The Centre was established in Utena, Eastern Aukstaitija Region, in September 2007. This is an in-service training institution aiming at European, national and regional needs concerning educational, cultural, political, and social tendencies as well as the needs of the local community. It provides educational and in-service training services of high quality and strives to ensure the development of education and culture, which enables to improve the quality of education and culture and to reach effective results referring to the European idea of lifelong learning as well as the requirements of culture, science and engineering.
The activities of Utena Education Centre include investigating the in-service training needs of pedagogues and specialists of other fields, and designing the syllabus for in-service training; organizing in-service training courses, seminars, lectures, conferences and other events; disseminating the good experience of teachers who work with creative power as well as educational institutions; cooperating with educational institutions of Lithuania and non-governmental organizations in the field of professional development of pedagogues and other specialists; promoting and supporting cultural activities of educational institutions, organizing exhibitions and shows of the works of pedagogues and other adults, organizing other cultural events.
The centre crew participates in local, regional and international projects involving into them different types of local education institutions.