List/Grid Tag Archives: Education

Contest for a paper on national minorities

Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania has funded awards for college graduates who have prepared the best academic works dedicated to the theme of… Read more »

Polish Education Problems in Lithuania as Subject of Polish Senate Session

Issues of Polish education in the East, including Lithuania, were the subject of a session held on Monday by the Emigration Affairs and Contacts with Poles Abroad Committee functioning as… Read more »

The Ministry is ready for the accreditation of Lelewel and Syrokomla Schools

Ministry of Education is ready to make a positive decision regarding the accreditation of J.Lelewel and Wł. Syrokomla. The schools should receive the accreditation before January, 2017. Schools in Zujūnų… Read more »

Accreditation of Lelewel and Syrokomla Schools. Conference in Ministry of Education

Accreditation of Polish schools in Lithuania, including the Władysław Syrokomla School and Joachim Lelewel School, was the subject of the meeting that took place on Tuesday at the Ministry of… Read more »

Uncertain Future of Joachim Lelewel School in Vilnius

Pursuant to the Vilnius Council’s decision, the Joachim Lelewel Secondary School at 33 Antokolska Street is to begin the 2016-2017 school year in another building. However, it has still not… Read more »

Official inauguration of Juliusz Słowacki’s Junior High School in Bezdany

Banner fluttering in the wind, finely dressed students and pompous music gathered the society of Bezdany and their guests during the ceremonial inauguration of Juliusz Słowacki’s Junior High School in… Read more »

“Macierz Szkolna” indignant at disrespect for Polish language

The Association of Polish Schools Teachers “Macierz Szkolna” in Lithuania is indignant at culpable errors made in a Polish text included in standardised tests for eight-grade students. It addressed a… Read more »

Konarski School still without a headmaster

In October last year a long-standing headmaster of the Szymon Konarski Secondary School handed in her resignation. However, a competition for the position has not been announced so far, and… Read more »

Poles from Vilnius praying for a future of the Lelewel School

Today, at the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, people were praying for a successful resolving of the case of the Joachim Lelewel High School’s future. At the Church… Read more »

Students from Vilnius are laureates of the Polish nationwide Polish studies olympiad

Magdalena Bielawska, Adrianna Wołosewicz and Karolina Słotwińska – all students of the capital city schools – were among the 35 award winners of the LVI Polish Literature and Language Olympiad… Read more »

Alicja Podolska: I Ached to Teach Children Reading and Writing in Polish

She was only sixteen years old when she left her family home. According to today’s standards she was still a child when she made a firm decision that she wanted… Read more »

The Education System of the National Minorities Shapes a Pro-Russian Attitude, Says the Report

As it was written in the report prepared by the Intelligence System and published on Wednesday, closed education system of national communities of Lithuania that was left after the Soviet… 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 »

Rally at the U.S. embassy: ”We are forced to ask a big country for help”

On a Tuesday afternoon, there was a protest rally at the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius in a defence of national minorities. Almost 500 people participated in this demonstration. ”The United… Read more »

V. Benkunskas: We are fighting for good quality and better teaching conditions!

For a year already the issues concerning education of the Vilnius City have been held in Deputy Mayor Valdas Benkunskas’s hands. Coming from Šilutė, this ambitious, almost 32-year-old representative of… Read more »

Parliamentary Committees Appeal to the Government in Reference to Polish Schools in Lithuania

In a desideratum accepted on Friday, the Parliamentary Committees appealed to the Government to take further measures towards helping Polish schools in Lithuania. It was highlighted that Vilnius authorities still… Read more »

Dominika Wasilewska from the Władysław Syrokomla High School won the Polish Language Olympiad

Dominika Wasilewska from the Władysław Syrokomla High School won the XXVII Literature and Polish Language Olympiad. Dominika was unable to collect the prize in person because during the announcement of… Read more »

Thousandth mass rally in defence of national minorities’ schools

 “We, parents of students attending national minorities’ schools, as well as parents of children attending kindergartens, are against the current Vilnius authorities’ nationalistic and discriminative policy towards the national minorities’… Read more »

An educational conference in the Seimas

A conference “The national minorities’ education in Lithuania: experience, present, future” was held on Wednesday, 16th of March, in the Seimas. The aim of the meeting was to discuss development… Read more »

Mass rally in defence of Polish schools will take place on Thursday

A mass rally in defence of national minorities’ education and against the nationalistic and discriminatory policy of the current Vilnius authorities will take place on Thursday, 17th March. The rally… Read more »

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