List/Grid Tag Archives: Education

Szczypiń: The textbook for the Polish minority in Lithuania is to be adapted

“The result of the work of the expert group is adapted to the Lithuanian reality textbook for educating Polish children in Lithuania”, said Jadwiga Mariola Szczypiń, director of the Education… Read more »

Something is changing for the better

At the end of October I had the pleasure to participate in a conference on the theory and practice of legal regulations concerning national minorities. Ljubica Djordjević, Fernand De Varennes,… Read more »

Lithuanian language lessons in preschool

The Ministry of Education and Science intends to introduce the obligatory teaching of Lithuanian language, writes the daily “Lietuvos žinios”. According to the program in preschools, at least five hours… Read more »

Debate in Warsaw: Poles in Lithuania between Vilnius, Warsaw and Moscow

‘ There is a very large group of Poles in Lithuania who does not feel that AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) is a party that represents their interests’… Read more »

Bumblauskas: Tomaszewski does not have much in common with Piłsudski

We are dealing with a conflict between Polish and Lithuanian ethnic nationalism. However, no one shapes a civic nationalizm, which based on other principles –  he said in an interview… Read more »

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 »

Media: places have been allocated at non-existent kindergartens in Vilnius

Local government having proclaimed that it brought an end to queues to kindergartens, in fact, it allocated places at non-existent educational institutions – reports delfi.lt. In May local government announced… Read more »

Prime Minister Skvernelis visited Lithuanian community in Poland

Lithuania is willing to help to set up a Centre for Lithuanian Culture and Education and a kindergarten in Suwałki – said the Prime Minister of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis. On… Read more »

Representatives of Polish organizations met with Linkevičius

On Friday representatives of Polish community in Lithuania met with the Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius. During the unofficial meeting, matters of Polish-Lithuanian cooperation at interstate and local… Read more »

Representatives of Polish organisations met with Linkevičius

Representatives of Polish community in Lithuania met with the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. During an informal meeting they discussed the issue of Polish-Lithuanian cooperation at international and global level…. 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 »

High school finals 2018: Better results in Polish than in Russian language exam

The results of final secondary school exams in mother tongue in Lithuanian national minorities’ schools are better in Polish schools than Lithuanian – informed the National Examination Centre. Polish language… Read more »

Tomaszewski: Poles in Lithuania need a support. They expect Polish authorities to take an action.

The best way to help us is to make sure that Polish politicians did not forget about the slogan “nothing about us without us.” — Said Waldemar Tomaszewski in an… Read more »

The Parliament battles for two amendments to the Act on the Education System have begun

Lithuanian Parliament had to deal with two amendments to the discriminatory Act on the Education System which was amended in 2011 to the disadvantage of national minorities living in Lithuania…. Read more »

Karczewski in Vilinius: This is another encounter which brings Polish and Lithuanian nationals

“I know that due to the fact that our relations are getting better, the matters of Poles in Lithuania will also be solved,” said Stanisław Karczewski, the Speaker of the… Read more »

Department of education and national minorities: Textbooks’ quality must be improved

Textbooks for mother tongue teaching in schools of national minorities are in a deplorable state – therepresentatives of the Ministry of Education and Science re were unanimous as well as… Read more »

Polish Discussion Club debates issues with textbooks: We can’t back down

Will Polish students living in Lithuania study from textbooks appropriate for the twenty-first century? On Thursday, January 25, this problem was discussed in the Polish Discussion Club. The debate took… Read more »

Regina Markiewicz: Polishness begins in the family

“If parents send their child to Polish school, if they have the internal need to do that, Polishness will survive. If we do not bring up a future parent in… 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 »

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