List/Grid Tag Archives: Education reform

Liudkovski: The issue of Polish studies in Vilnius is still not totally solved

“We managed to resolve the issue of transformation the Vilnius Simonas Konarskis School into a long middle school and maintain the continuity of the recruitment for Polish studies at the Lithuanian University of… Read more »

Paluckas criticises conservatives: Patriotism does not depend on the teaching Lithuanian language

“It is a very strange matter and with no prospect” – these are the words the leader of social democrats Gintautas Paluckas used to comment on conservatives’ idea concerning changes… Read more »

Discussions about textbooks to teach Polish language are ongoing

On March 7, another meeting was held regarding the possibility of preparing new textbooks for learning mother tongue in schools with Polish language of instruction. The conference was held at… Read more »

Polish children in Lithuania learn from error-ridden textbooks

„Stack snowballs in the actual pile”, „Have you ever thrown blood from your nose?”, “Add comfortably”, “The fox sneakiest”: these are not sentences from the once popular satirical blog “Pulaki… Read more »

Prof. Henryk Malewski: Higher education reforms raise doubts

Prof. Henryk Malewski, chairman of The Association of Polish Scientists of Lithuania in conversation with “Vilnius Courier” (Kurier Wileński) talks about higher education in Lithuania and the uncertainty with which… Read more »

The Lelewel school community won the court case against the local government

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania took the side of parents of students attending the Engineering Lelewel School. They previously appealed against the decision of the Local Government Council of… Read more »

Poland’s annotation about Polish schools in Lithuania

Today the editorial board of L24 uncovered the annotation that has been addressed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Warsaw on… Read more »

Participants of the action: „Lelewel” has to stay in Antokol

We will not be frightened when  we will be asked to take our staff, because they transport  furniture – we are not going to leave this place, “Lelewel” has to… Read more »

“Bon for first grade pupils” and school sets – directly from Minister

Jan Dziedziczak, Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, personally arrived in Vilnius, to hand the representatives of Polish schools extraordinarily rich school sets and “Bon… Read more »

55 years of Polish philology in Vilnius

In the last 55 years, about 2,000 students have graduated from the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences with a degree in Polish philology. Now, they work  as teachers, lectures, journalists, tour… Read more »

Only a few words about schools in the Vilnius authorities report on the work year

Local authorities from Vilnius are very proud of the fact that in just one year they have managed to control the capital’s debts, reform the system of signing for kindergartens,… Read more »

Benkunskas on Syrokomlówka: Ministry may change its mind

On Wednesday (23rd March) the Council of the Vilnius City Local Government approved the reorganisation plan concerning the network of Vilnius schools for the years 2016-2020. Headmasters of Polish schools,… 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 »

Teachers went on strike in 400 schools and kindergartens

On Tuesday, in around 400 educational establishments (both schools and kindergartens), the two first lessons did not take place as teachers and form masters went on strike. The teachers are… Read more »

Polish schools in Vilnius: reorganisation or disorganisation?

By definition, the aim of every reform is to improve the quality of many aspects of life. The approved educational reform and its slogans such as “reorganisation”, “accreditation” or “optimisation”… Read more »

Maria Przełomiec: Warsaw has to cut Tomaszewski off from money

“Poles should take an active part in the life of their country. I would really like Poles in Lithuania to be an intellectual, cultural elite, not a besieged heritage park,”… Read more »

Several thousand voices of dissatisfaction with the work of the Government

4000 people gathered on Friday in front of the Government building to express their protest against the unjust social and educational policy of the country. The protest was organised by… Read more »

National minority school teachers sent a petition to the Mayor of Vilnius

“Mayor, you have introduced chaos to schools, instability to teaching jobs and caused our students to feel unsafe and insecure. You need to resolve this situation as soon as possible…. Read more »

Teachers picket in front of the Vilnius City Municipality. „We are working for free”

In front of the Vilnius City Municipality a picket of the teachers working in the reorganized schools of Vilnius took place. „The Municipality did not sign any law, everything is… Read more »

Meeting between Deputy Ministers of Education for Poland and Lithuania. No mention of protests?

At the request of the Polish Ministry of Education, a meeting between the Deputy Ministers of Education for Poland and Lithuania, Deputy Ministers Ewa Dudek and Genoveita Krasauskienė respectively, has taken place. Both sides… Read more »

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