List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2015

National minorities picketed in front of the Ministry of External Affairs of Lithuania

Leave our schools alone! The authorities who are ignoring our requests forced us to srike! High school education without stress! Dear Mr Linkevičius, you ratified international conventions, it’s time to… Read more »

Legal absurd reaches its peak. “Konarski” without older classes?

It is the 31st of August, last day of summer holidays is coming to an end, new school year’s work schedule is basically signed and sealed. Suddenly the direction of… Read more »

The first Pole to be the President of Vilnius Presentation of Waldemar Wołkanowski’s book

On September 4 at 5 p.m. in the Vilnius Polish Cultural Centre Waldemar Wołkanowski, who is second to none when it comes to knowledge about what happened in Vilnius 100… Read more »

Statement concerning a strike by Polish schools in Lithuania

We at Wilnoteka wish to publish a statement from the Parents Forum of Polish Schools in Lithuania concerning a general strike which will start on the 2nd September in Polish schools… Read more »

Condition of education in the Vilnius region –something to be proud of

On Thursday, 27th August in the St. Urszula Ledóchowska Junior high school in Czarny Bór the conference considering directors of educational institutions of the Vilnius region took place.  The theme… Read more »

Renata Cytacka: There will be a strike! We will not let our children go to school

“We are fighting for the greatest good – for our children” – says Renata Cytacka. The representative of Forum of Parents from the Polish schools in Lithuania, as Wilnoteka’s guest,… Read more »

Radczenko: Towards normality

Few weeks ago the Vilnius City Council introduced petitioner service in four languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian and Polish. It is something that the co-governing group EAPL could not do during… Read more »

Court suspended municipality’s decision – there will be grade 11 in “Leszczyniaki”

Admittedly, schools for national minorities cannot count on charity from the coalition ruling in Vilnius, however, as for now, they win the fights for their rights in courts. This time,… Read more »

Condition of education in Vilnius area – we have something to boast about

On Thursday, 27th August, in St. Urszula Ledóchowska Junior High School in Czarny Bór (lit. Juodšilių seniūnija) a conference of schools’ headmasters in the Vilnius region was held. The topic… Read more »

The national minorities’ schools in Lithuania announce a general strike

The communities of the national minorities in Lithuania proclaim a general strike. It is a sign of protest against the actions of authorities aimed at educational institutions teaching children in… Read more »

Demonstration in defence of the legendary Polish ‘Five’ in Vilnius

The community of Joachim Lelewel Vilnius High School does not approve of the decision of Vilnius local government by virtue of which this legendary Vilnius school is going to be… Read more »

„Polish children in Polish schools” – 20th conference and 20 years of fighting for Polish schools

Representatives of Polish education in Vilnius County have met during the conference „Polish children in Polish schools” for the 20th time. 20 years during which the conference was taking place… Read more »

Facebook campaign supporting Polish schools in Lithuania

Joanna Markowska, the English teacher in Szymon Konarski’s High School in Vilnius, started a campaign supporting Polish schools in Lithuania. Why? Because Polish school is good! Dear Facebook friends, Dear… Read more »

Kuolys in PKD: The country wants to control social processes

Society has to be free in order to develop – said the councillor of the Vilnius municipality, former advisor to the President Valdas Adamkus and the founder of Open Society… Read more »

Konarski School faced with “paranoid situation”

Prospective graduates and 11th-graders of Konarski School are being held in suspense over the fate of the school. On the one hand, the court decided that grades 11-12 can be formed; but… Read more »

Family ties in EAPL: Rekść’s son is the Head of L24.lt

Nepotism among Lithuanian politicians is not a new phenomenon. It also occurs among Polish politicians in Lithuania. Often MPs appoint their assistants on the grounds of family ties and private… Read more »

New school year in Lithuania: less students, more money

330 thousand students, including approximately 29 thousand first-year and 27 thousand senior year students, 33 thousand teachers, 1 200 schools – this is the statistics for the new school year which… Read more »

Marriage certificate with “w” in the surname was issued

The City of Vilnius Civil Registry issued a marriage certificate in which the Lithuanian citizen’s surname was written down with the letter “w” in it, in accordance to the spelling… Read more »

Vida Montvydaitė: In recent years situation of national minorities has changed for the better

Vida Montvydaitė: In recent years situation of national minorities has changed for the better According to the Department of Statistics, national minorities in Lithuania constitute 15,8 % of population. The… Read more »

New school year – against the current again?

Exactly in one week, on September the 1st, a new school year will begin. 1 060 children will start attending Polish schools. The number is smaller compared to the situation from… Read more »

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