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High-school examination from Polish language will earn you additional points

People who have passed an additional exam from their first language will receive extra points in their university applications. This is an idea of Józef Kwiatkowski, chief of School Matrix…. Read more »

The only trilingual school for adults in Lithuania. Education in the Polish language also possible

We are the only trilingual school for adults in Lithuania, where education is also possible in the Polish language, says Natalia Kimso, the head of the Vilnius Adult Education Centre… Read more »

Renata Cytacka: There will be a strike! We will not let our children go to school

“We are fighting for the greatest good – for our children” – says Renata Cytacka. The representative of Forum of Parents from the Polish schools in Lithuania, as Wilnoteka’s guest,… Read more »

Court suspended municipality’s decision – there will be grade 11 in “Leszczyniaki”

Admittedly, schools for national minorities cannot count on charity from the coalition ruling in Vilnius, however, as for now, they win the fights for their rights in courts. This time,… Read more »

New school year in Lithuania: less students, more money

330 thousand students, including approximately 29 thousand first-year and 27 thousand senior year students, 33 thousand teachers, 1 200 schools – this is the statistics for the new school year which… Read more »

Aim: to deprive Poles of schools

The dramatic history of Poles living in the Lithuanian area between the wars actually constituted a continual and never-ending torture, chicanes, violation of their language rights using the administrative methods… Read more »

Enrolment for the European studies at the University of Białystok has started

On 21 August, Ministry of Education and Science together with the Centre of Studies Assessment issued a license for the Vilnius branch of the University to open European studies. The… Read more »

Parents sue the capital city’s municipality in court

Parents of the students attending three of the Polish schools functioning in Vilnius: J. Lelewel High School, Sz. Konarski High School, and Lazdynai High School sued the Council of the… Read more »

Poles judge Šimašius

During the press conference in celebration of one hundred days of Remigijus Šimašius taking the office of Mayor of Vilnius, he was convincing others that he had already reduced the… Read more »

School reorganisation: There will be appeals to the court, parents don’t give in

Parents of students attending Sz. Konarski High School are going to appeal to the court about the matter of the capitol city council’s decision to degrade the school to the… Read more »

AWPL MPs request Brussels to draw attention to the rights of Poles in Lithuania

The problem of discrimination against Polish minority in Lithuania is being talked about more and more often on different levels, and in different environments. The President of the European Council… Read more »

„We won’t allow Polish schools to be closed down!” – parents’ protest in front of Local Government of the Capital City

“We are fighting for justice in education”, “ We won’t allow Polish schools to be closed down!”, “No to the bulldozer policy” – posters in Polish, Lithuanian, and Russian with… Read more »

Parents of children belonging to national minorities write to president

As we have been already informing, on Monday, 13th July, outside the Presidential Palace in Vilnius. the communities of Polish and Russian schools functioning in Vilnius organised a picket protesting… Read more »

Members of European Parliament appeal to the Prime Minister of Lithuania about schools for minorities

Over the last decade, several dozen Polish schools in Lithuania have been closed. Currently, because of the education reform, 17 national minorities’ schools in Lithuania, including 10 Polish schools, are… Read more »

Dawidowicz and Błaszkiewicz in PKD: Polish school is more tolerant

Why did this discussion arise after 25 years of independence, why didn’t we meet earlier?” – these words said by Danuta Korkus from the Władysław Syrokomla High School in Vilnius… Read more »

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