Mandatory for both – librarian and mechanic: even the higher education may not save from the Lithuanian language exam

Vilniaus centrinė biblioteka / BNS nuotr.

Mandatory for both – librarian and mechanic: even the higher education may not save from the Lithuanian language exam

The Lithuanian language exam is mandatory for librarians, nurses and even school cloak room staff. As he met the members of Seimas, the National Language Inspection manager spoke that in… Read more »

Vilnius city librarians – struck by the National Language Inspection: those failing to pass the test will lose their jobs

Vilniaus centrinė biblioteka / BNS nuotr.

Vilnius city librarians – struck by the National Language Inspection: those failing to pass the test will lose their jobs

If you fail the national Lithuanian language exam – you cannot work. This was the situation encountered by the Vilnius Municipal Central Library employee, however, as the head of National… Read more »

Vilnius City Municipality will issue written answers also in Polish

Foto Saulius Žiūra

Vilnius City Municipality will issue written answers also in Polish

Services in the Vilnius City Municipality will be friendlier for the national minorities. Answers in a written form will be provided in languages other than Lithuanian, also in Polish. For… Read more »

The fourth deputy minister of culture commenced her duties

Phot. BNS/Lukas Balandis

The fourth deputy minister of culture commenced her duties

The fourth deputy minister of culture, composer Zita Bružaitė begins her work in the ministry. She will be responsible for the issues related to national minority policy, ethnic culture and… Read more »

Meeting of deputy ministers of education of Poland and Lithuania: The declaration provided a good basis for talks

Phot. Joanna Bożerodska

Meeting of deputy ministers of education of Poland and Lithuania: The declaration provided a good basis for talks

‘In Poland and Lithuania, we have a different legal framework. In the Republic of Poland, the Act on the Education System is in force, which guarantees education to national minorities,… Read more »

Duchniewicz: Is there enough political will to solve problems of national minority schools?

Phot. Roman Niedźwiecki

Duchniewicz: Is there enough political will to solve problems of national minority schools?

Proms are right around the corner, final exams are approaching. And together with them revives the discussions about the unified Lithuanian language exam for students from Lithuanian and Polish-language schools… Read more »

Pabradė schools merger is off the table

Phot. Małgorzata Kozicz

Pabradė schools merger is off the table

The school community of Žeimenos Secondary School in Pabradė may breathe a sigh of relief.  The local government of the Švenčionys District decided to abandon the project of a merger… Read more »

In the president’s office on the media of national minorities

Phot. Wilnoteka

In the president’s office on the media of national minorities

Media of national minorities, including Polish in Lithuania, were the subject of a meeting at the president’s office, which took place on Friday, January 31. Polish affairs were represented by… Read more »

Dobrowolska: It’s not worth it to manipulate the concept of discrimination

Phot. ED Archive

Dobrowolska: It’s not worth it to manipulate the concept of discrimination

In recent days, the concept of ‘discrimination’ on national grounds is extremely popular in the Lithuanian media. Not only journalists use it, but also representatives of Lithuanian authorities. “This term… Read more »

Lithuanian authorities don’t want to support Polish minority press

The Lithuanian Press, Radio, and Television Support Fund has announced the results of the distribution of subsidies from the state budget for the media in Lithuania in 2020. As a… Read more »

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