List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2016

Polish MP’s parliamentary questions regarding Polish education in Lithuania

Artur Górski, a Member of Parliament of the Republic of Poland, has submitted parliamentary questions to Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski “concerning the Lithuanians’ consistent acts aimed at destroying… Read more »

Inauguration of the Gimnazjum in Grigiškės

A Polish-Russian school in Grigiškės is 88 years old already. Now its building has a sizeable tri-lingual writing (in Polish, Russian, and Lithuanian) saying that the “Gimnazjum in Grigiškės” is… Read more »

A compromise was reached after the teachers’ strike

On Monday, 22 February, a part of Lithuanian teachers went on a strike to demand a pay rise. According to the organizers, over 200 high schools, 30 kindergartens, and 2… Read more »

Teachers’ strike has begun

On 2nd February, Lithuanian kindergarten and school teachers went on strike. On that day, representatives of trade unions for teachers expected the government and the Ministry of Education to make particular… Read more »

Polish-Lithuanian discussions about the NATO summit

Deputy Heads of Polish and Lithuanian diplomacy – Marek Ziółkowski and Andrius Krivas – have discussed in Vilnius the goals of collaboration during preparations for the NATO summit in Warsaw… Read more »

The teachers will go on strike

“On Monday, 22nd February, we are going on a termless strike of teachers – told to the “Kurier” Audrius Jurgelevičius, chairman of the trade union of education in Lithuania. –… Read more »

“The 16th of February Celebrations are Also Polish Celebrations.” The Commemoration of the Lithuanian Independence Day in the Polish Discussion Club (PKD)

“To freedom, ours and yours!” was the motto of the yesterday’s Lithuanian Independence Day party, organized by the Polish Discussion Club (PKD) in a metropolitan Piano Man pub. Polish beer… Read more »

Discussion about Polish schools in the Department of National Minorities

Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania invited representatives of the Polish community to talk about Polish education. In front of the Department, on Raugyklos… Read more »

A picket by the Department of National Minorities

A picket of parents whose children attend Polish schools took place on Friday in front of the Department of National Minorities. The participants protested against the plans of the Ministry… Read more »

Kwiatkowski will lead a working group on Polish education

We want national minorities to trust our institution – said Vida Montvydaitė, head of the Department of National Minorities, during a meeting with the representatives of national minorities on Friday…. Read more »

Lithuania and its new strategy concerning relationships with national minorities

Lithuania is planning to create a long-term strategy concerning the policy on national minorities. National minorities’ representatives are also going to take part in the process of drawing it up,… Read more »

Longin Komołowski re-elected as the leader of „Polish Community”

Last weekend, 6-7 February, in Dom Polonii (House of Polish Community Abroad) in Pułtusk, the 9th Plenary Convention of Delegates of “Polish Community” Association took place. During the meeting, Longin… Read more »

To Šalčininkai for a carnival!

These are the last days of the annual carnival. For this reason, on the 7th February, on the last Sunday preceding Ash Wednesday, the annual carnival was held in the… Read more »

In the Seimas – problems and achievements of the national minorities’ education in Lithuania

The conference “National minorities’ education in Lithuania: past, present, future” will take place on 16th March in the Lithuanian Seimas. It will start at 9.00 a.m. in the conference room… Read more »

The Ministry of National Education: We will support Polish education in Lithuania

We have already informed that at the end of last year the chairman of the Association of Polish Teachers in Lithuania „Macierz Szkolna”, a member of Lithuanian Parliament Józef Kwiatkowski, a councilor … Read more »

A modern and cosy Polish school in Šumskas

Located on the outskirts of the Vilnius region, the Primary School in Šumskas invited guests for a celebration of the school renovation end, which took place on 4th February. Among… Read more »

Modern and cosy – a renovated Polish school in Šumskas

On February the 4th, Primary School in Šumskas, located on the outskirts of Vilnius County, invited the guests to celebrate the finalisation of the renovation of the school. The celebration… Read more »

A modern and cosy Polish school in Šumskas

Situated in the suburbs of the Vilnius region, the elementary school in Šumskas invited guests to celebrate the end of its renovation on the 4th of February. In the event… Read more »

The Olympiad city stage winner: Polish is successively replaced by Lithuanian

“It is what we experienced and learned at home that decides on our success the most prominently. In my family Polish literature was always in the first place, and traditions… Read more »

Benkunskas on schools: We will not move forward without reaching an agreement

”The draft of local government’s budged is to be approved next week; a lot of focus was put on the educational needs. While choosing the institutions that need renovating, we… Read more »

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