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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?

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

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 »

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 »

APL: Anti-Polish hysteria flared up in Lithuanian media

The Association of Poles in Lithuania took a position on the recently discussed issues regarding Minister of Communication Jarosław Narkiewicz. President Gitanas Nausėda said in an interview that the minister… Read more »

The Ministry of Culture proposes to appoint a deputy minister responsible for national minorities

The Ministry of Culture is proposing to the government to appoint a fourth deputy minister who would be responsible for the policy over national minorities, ethnic culture, and intangible heritage…. Read more »

Linkevičius: We clearly see that the cooperation between Poland and Lithuania is very intense

“I hope that after Brexit, the European Union’s position towards Russia won’t change because, in principle, nothing has changed in that country,” says Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius, who was… Read more »

R. Klipčius: The purpose of school merger is to improve quality of teaching

“The aim of the reorganization of the school network is to increase the quality of teaching,” assures the mayor of the Švenčionys region Rimantas Klipčius. The guest of the ‘Political… Read more »

Błaszkiewicz: It is necessary to optimize the school network

“It is necessary to optimize schools because if we have a good teacher in a small school somewhere, it is a pity that they would teach six instead of 36… Read more »

Could ‘Anna’ appear in a Lithuanian passport? The Ministry of Justice will refer to the Constitutional Court

The Ministry of Justice will ask the Constitutional Court for an interpretation on the spelling of non-Lithuanian names in identity documents and is considering the possibility of changing the legal… Read more »

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