List/Grid Tag Archives: National minorities’ schools

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

AWPL will not participate in this pre-election show.

Lithuanian Parliament adopted a resolution “regarding schools of national minorities in Lithuania”. Deputies from AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) fraction did not participate in the vote on the… Read more »

The Seimas has adopted a resolution concerning national minorities’ schools

In the resolution adopted on Thursday the Seimas stated that Lithuania is still obliged to “guarantee the representatives of national communities learning conditions in secondary schools, in which they can… Read more »

Polish schools among the best in the “Reitingai” school ranking

There are now 40 secondary schools with Polish as a language of instruction in Lithuania. Twenty-nine of them have been listed among the best schools there in the most recent… Read more »

Lithuania is to close national minorities’ schools?

“National minorities’ schools are ‘educational ghettos,’ and so they should not exist at all,” Gediminas Grina, the former chef of the Lithuania’s State Security Department, claims and publicly voices such… Read more »

Appeal to Polish authorities: “We are determined to fight for fair treatment of Polish students!”

“We are determined to fight for the good of our children. Please, take immediate action in the defence of the Polish schools and Poles in Lithuania,” representatives of the Polish… Read more »

Lithuanian – foreman, but another – workman. A way to nowhere in the Polish education field in Lithuania

What made me come back once again to the topic of the Polish minority in Lithuania was upsetting statistics of the children from Polish families attending the schools with Polish… Read more »

Another negative decision of the court for a Polish minority school

The Vilnius Regional Administrative Court has rejected a complaint of the parents of children attending J. Lelewel High School in Vilnius. The parents do not agree for the school to… Read more »

The Polish school in Vilnius does not give in

We previously wrote that, two weeks ago, on 20th October, the Vilnius Regional Administrative Court adopted a ruling that is unfavourable towards the Polish Szymon Konarski Secondary School in Vilnius. The judiciary defeated… Read more »

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court made an unfavourable decision concerning „Konarski”

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court rejected a motion of community of Sz. Konarski High School concerning re-organisation of the institution. The decision of the capital city’s Council would cause the school… Read more »

The biggest Polish protest in Vilnius

A demonstration to protect the education of national minorities and against the liberalization of the Labour Code took place on Friday 16 October outside the government’s headquarters in Vilnius. The… Read more »

Polish Junior High School in Trakai

The community of the Polish school in Trakai has reasons to pride and satisfaction: owing to the resolution of parents, headmasters and pedagogical staff the institution gained the status of… Read more »

Tomaszewski in the defence of minority schools

Today, about 11 p.m. Member of the European Parliament, Waldemar Tomaszewski, spoke during parliamentary speeches in the series „important political matters”. In his speech [Tomaszewski] publicized the problems of national… Read more »

The Polish Sejm has adopted a resolution concerning Polish education in Lithuania

On Friday the Sejm almost unanimously adopted a resolution in which it expressed its anxiety at the process of limiting the access to education in Polish for Poles living in… Read more »

Next picket in defence of education on Wednesday

Another statement has been issued regarding the picket that is going to take place on Wednesday (9 September) at 13:00 outside the Ministry of Justice. The organizers are: the Protest… Read more »

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