List/Grid Tag Archives: Education reform

About “Lelewel” and “Syrokomlówka” during the AWPL meeting with the Ministry of Education

The end of schools’ accreditation process, which is the way of mantaining high schools proposed by the Ministry, as well as the ‘class’ basket’ as the new model of financing… Read more »

Ambassador’s meeting with the headmaster of high school under the name of Joachim Lelewel in Vilnius

The fate of the endangered Polish schools in Lithuania is an interesting issue for many communities. Jarosław Czubiński, the Polish ambassador in Vilnius, met with the authorities of high school… Read more »

Remigijus Šimašius asks Polish families about the schools

On Wednesday, Polish Schools in Vilnius were the center of Authorities attention. Władysław Syrokomla High School was visited by Lithuanian Minister of Education and Science, Audrone Pitreniene. Mayor of Vilnius,… Read more »

Empty classrooms in Polish schools

Today all classes in Polish schools in Vilnius were cancelled. The parents decided that their children will not go to school. This is how school communities protested against the reorganization… Read more »

University entrance exams in Poland: ‘There were not enough skilled persons to fill all pools’.

Twenty eight high school graduates qualified to receive the grant from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland. The grant pool for Lithuania equaled 35, though there was… Read more »

Appeal in defence of Polish schools in Lithuania

As we previously reported, in the days of April 29 – May 3, representatives of Polish community in Lithuania, invited by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Grzegorz Schetyna and president… Read more »

Reorganization of Vilnius schools will last until September

The capital’s authorities plan to finish a 10 years old reorganization of Vilnius’ schools before September. During the Wednesday meeting councilors debated reorganization of several schools in the capital, including… Read more »

Educational conference in Seimas: the system needs an urgent repair

At the conference ‘Standardized Lithuanian language test as the challenge for arbiturs, teachers and schools’ there was a discussion about ‘harnessing a horse behind a wagon’ and ‘planting the tops… Read more »

The results of the standardized final Lithuanian language exam as the subject of the conference in Sejmas

In 2013, for the first time high school graduates of all schools in Lithuania (Lithuanian, Polish and Russian schools) took a standardized Lithuanian language exam. The exam was standardized under… Read more »

Fate of Polish schools sealed already?

Vilnius schools of Sz. Konarski and Lazdynai (‘Leszczyniaki’), starting from September will be primary schools. Similar fate may probably await J. Lelewel School, that is the historical 5th, but here… Read more »

Polish politicians support concerned parents in the Vilnius Region

During the last decade, in Lithuania dozens of Polish schools were closed down. Lithuanian authorities dealt with a portion of Polish elementary and primary schools.Currently, Lithuanian authorities turn to high… Read more »

Peace rally at the Ministry of Education and Science

Wł. Syrkomla High School in Vilnius, which celebrated its 60th anniversary last year, for the past few years have been striving to retain secondary school status with curriculum based on… Read more »

Dawidowicz and Błaszkiewicz in PKD: Polish school is more tolerant

Why did this discussion arise after 25 years of independence, why didn’t we meet earlier?” – these words said by Danuta Korkus from the Władysław Syrokomla High School in Vilnius… Read more »

The sword of Steponavi’cles once again over Polish schools?

The liberals of the newly elected mayor of Vilnus, Remigijus Šimašius, prior to the elections promised cheaper electricity and gas, and after the elections they start traditionally – by cutting… Read more »

‘The issue is still open’. Polish schools in Vilnius ready for accreditation.

Polish schools in Vilnius are ready for the accreditation process of the secondary school curriculum and have the support of the local government – say the representatives of Polish educational… Read more »

Teodor Linkiewicz: „The future of Polish schools depends on parents”

The 29th July was the last day of work for Teodor Linkiewicz, senior specialist in the Department of Education of the local government in the Trakai District Municipality. He worked… Read more »

Draft Legislation concerning national minorities is diminishing their rights!!! Jarosław Narkiewicz: Today is a day for mourning!!!

Vice Chairman of Seimas for the Electoral Campaign of Poles in Lithuania, Jarosław Narkiewicz declared that changes introduced to the Law on National Minorities were diminished, compared to present situation…. Read more »

Edita Tamosiunaite: There is a project of an Act, assuming the return to the previous examination model.

”The Lithuanian language exam results are far from satisfactory and we have to think about the possible solution t this problem”- said the vice- minister of Education and Science, Edita… Read more »

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