List/Grid Tag Archives: Education

Teachers are breaking off the strike

The teachers’ strike that has lasted since 22nd February is going to be ended by four trade unions on 4th March. Representatives of another one are going to continue the… Read more »

Polish MP’s parliamentary questions regarding Polish education in Lithuania

Artur Górski, a Member of Parliament of the Republic of Poland, has submitted parliamentary questions to Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski “concerning the Lithuanians’ consistent acts aimed at destroying… Read more »

Inauguration of the Gimnazjum in Grigiškės

A Polish-Russian school in Grigiškės is 88 years old already. Now its building has a sizeable tri-lingual writing (in Polish, Russian, and Lithuanian) saying that the “Gimnazjum in Grigiškės” is… Read more »

A compromise was reached after the teachers’ strike

On Monday, 22 February, a part of Lithuanian teachers went on a strike to demand a pay rise. According to the organizers, over 200 high schools, 30 kindergartens, and 2… Read more »

Teachers’ strike has begun

On 2nd February, Lithuanian kindergarten and school teachers went on strike. On that day, representatives of trade unions for teachers expected the government and the Ministry of Education to make particular… Read more »

The teachers will go on strike

“On Monday, 22nd February, we are going on a termless strike of teachers – told to the “Kurier” Audrius Jurgelevičius, chairman of the trade union of education in Lithuania. –… Read more »

Discussion about Polish schools in the Department of National Minorities

Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania invited representatives of the Polish community to talk about Polish education. In front of the Department, on Raugyklos… Read more »

A picket by the Department of National Minorities

A picket of parents whose children attend Polish schools took place on Friday in front of the Department of National Minorities. The participants protested against the plans of the Ministry… Read more »

Kwiatkowski will lead a working group on Polish education

We want national minorities to trust our institution – said Vida Montvydaitė, head of the Department of National Minorities, during a meeting with the representatives of national minorities on Friday…. Read more »

A modern and cosy Polish school in Šumskas

Located on the outskirts of the Vilnius region, the Primary School in Šumskas invited guests for a celebration of the school renovation end, which took place on 4th February. Among… Read more »

Modern and cosy – a renovated Polish school in Šumskas

On February the 4th, Primary School in Šumskas, located on the outskirts of Vilnius County, invited the guests to celebrate the finalisation of the renovation of the school. The celebration… Read more »

The Olympiad city stage winner: Polish is successively replaced by Lithuanian

“It is what we experienced and learned at home that decides on our success the most prominently. In my family Polish literature was always in the first place, and traditions… Read more »

Linguistic rights of Lithuanian Poles: European Parliament intervention

Last year the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament wrote a letter to the Lithuanian authorities concerning the linguistic rights of Poles in Lithuania. The official document was filed because of a… Read more »

Saint John Bosco Secondary School in Egliškių – from a primary school to “gimnazjum”

The Saint John Bosco Secondary School in Egliškių (Vilnius region) proves that at the time when other schools are being closed because of the shortage of children attending them, it… Read more »

Jan Dziedziczak: Education is the Number One Topic

“The situation of Polish education in Lithuania is the most important topic for us” Jan Dzedziczak, the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who, among other things,… Read more »

The Session of the Polish Fraction of Lithuanian Freedom Union

On Monday, January 19th, the session of the Polish Fraction of Lithuanian Freedom Union took place. The issues concerning Polish education in Lithuania were referred to in the meeting. Not… Read more »

The Deputy Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the leaders of the Polish community in Lithuania: You are an incredibly important partner

On 16th January, Jan Dziedziczak, the secretary of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, who is responsible for, among other things, matters concerning the… Read more »

The fifth anniversary of the Polish University of the Third Age in Šalčininkai

Active seniors, affiliated to the Polish University of the Third Age in Šalčininkai (PUTA), can be met everywhere: during national and anniversary ceremonies, local events in the Šalčininkai region, concerts… Read more »

Educational trade unions are still threatening with strike

In connection with the January strike declared by the trade unions, yesterday, on 28 December, vice-chancellor of the Government, former Minister of Education Rimantas Vaitkus met with the trade unions… Read more »

Orphanage in Pabradė is to be closed

On December the 30th, the official closing ceremony of Orphanage in Pabradė is going to take place. The building is being destroyed within the framework of the governmental programme of… Read more »

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