List/Grid Tag Archives: National minorities’ schools

Statement considering the Polish school in Jerozolimka

Strike committees of Polish Schools in Lithuania, Parents’ Forum of Polish Schools in Lithuania and Schools’ Defense Committees wrote an open letter to the president Dalia Grybauskaitė, the Prime Minister… Read more »

Assault on another Polish school in Vilnius

We constantly inform our readers about the ongoing actions of Lithuanian authorities aimed at the Polish education in Lithuania. Today, the information about the assault on another Polish school in… Read more »

The Minister of Education of Poland defends Polish schools in Lithuania

Joanna Kluzik-Rostkowska, The Minister of Education, writes a letter to the counterpart in the Lithuanian government in defense of Polish schools in Lithuania – Polish department informed today. ‘Joanna Kluzik-Rostkowska… Read more »

Over 90% of Polish schools participated in a protest

On the 2nd of September, the so-called empty benches strike was held in the national minorities’ schools. Around 95% of schools with Polish as the language of instruction in Lithuania… Read more »

Condition of education in Vilnius area – we have something to boast about

On Thursday, 27th August, in St. Urszula Ledóchowska Junior High School in Czarny Bór (lit. Juodšilių seniūnija) a conference of schools’ headmasters in the Vilnius region was held. The topic… Read more »

The national minorities’ schools in Lithuania announce a general strike

The communities of the national minorities in Lithuania proclaim a general strike. It is a sign of protest against the actions of authorities aimed at educational institutions teaching children in… Read more »

Genoveita Krasauskienė: The language of a minority will be to choose from

The possibility of learning the native language in Lithuanian schools by the representatives of national minorities has been available for 9 years – the Vice-Minister of Education and Science, Genoveita… Read more »

Another national minorities’ school won in court

The process of transforming schools in Lithuania is ongoing. At first, the assumption was that since 1st September high schools should be eliminated from the educational system: they ought to… Read more »

Benkunskas to the parents of the Polish schools: Please leave

Vice-mayor of Vilnius, who is currently healing the education issues, Valdas Benkunskas, did not allow the representatives of the parents to be present at the meeting dedicated to a few… Read more »

Another victory of the minorities’ schools

After a long-lasting battle for education provided to national minorities in Lithuania, after strikes, mass meetings, Masses for schools subsistence, after court trials, the Lithuanian parliament accepted amendments to the… Read more »

Artur Górski: We we will fight for full rights of the Polish minority in Lithuania

The Deputy to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Artur Górski who is known for his commitment to protection of rights of the Polish minority has recently received an… Read more »

Parents continue their fight in court to keep High School under the name of Joachim Lelewel in Vilnius

Despite the objections, pleas and mass meetings organised by Poles and Russians living in Vilnius, the Vilnius city council continues its strict actions which greatly limit the opportunities to educate… Read more »

The bulldozer of the conservatives and the liberals vs. minority schools

As we have mentioned, today there was a meeting of the local government in Vilnius, on which the draft projects, which are unfavourable for national minority schools (Polish and Russian;… Read more »

Matura Exam results: in Polish schools things are much worse than in the Lithuanian ones

This year’s high school graduates waited extremely long for the results of their finals. Lithuanian language exam took place on 1st June, but its results were not announced until 2nd… Read more »

“We don’t need bilingual plaques in Kłajpeda”, says The Russian Alliance’s (Alians Rosjan) politician

I’ve never been in the situation in which someone says to me “you’re not Lithuanian so go away”. “No, there’s never been something like that. I just hear such stories… Read more »

Matura Exam in Lithuanian. The process for the mark at court.

National Examinations Centre announced the results of school exam in Lithuanian, which took place on June 1st. The examination was sat by more than 13 thousand people, passed by 91.5… 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 »

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