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An appeal in defence of Polish schools in Vilnius

At the end of last week Polish authorities were addressed an appeal in defence of Polish schools in Vilnius. The appeal was sent to President of the Republic of Poland… 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 »

How Polish Gymnasiums in Vilnius were formed

Education froze, any kind of public life froze. For every word said in Polish in public place, there was a 25-30 rubles fine. School child that spoke their mother tongue… 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 »

Lithuanian government turns a deaf ear to Poland’s appeal

Last week was marked by significant engagement on the part of the Polish government with regard helping Polish schools and education in Lithuania. The Sejm of the Republic of Poland… 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 »

Graduates from Konarski’s school: The strike and the court’s decision are insulting

Strikes aren’t the answer to the actions of the authorities considering Szymon Konarski middle school in Vilnius –as graduates of the institution claim. On the day before the beginning of… Read more »

Strikers pray in the Gate of Dawn

On Wednesday (2nd September) the general strike of Polish schools in Lithuania has begun; its organizers are as follows: Strike Committees of Polish Schools in Lithuania, Parents Forum of Polish… Read more »

New school year in “Syrokomlówka”: hopes for a gymnasium

Władysław Syrokomla Secondary School in Vilnius in this new school year has 860 students, 36 completed classes and two groups responsible for preparing 6-year-olds. Currently it is the biggest Polish… Read more »

Legal absurd reaches its peak. “Konarski” without older classes?

It is the 31st of August, last day of summer holidays is coming to an end, new school year’s work schedule is basically signed and sealed. Suddenly the direction of… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Miroslaw Szejbak as the vice-President of the Congress of Polish Education

Miroslaw Szejbak from the Forum of Polish Schools’ Parents in Lithuania has made a vice-president of the Congress of Polish Education. In Krakow, there was the 2nd Congress of the… Read more »

Another aim of the liberals – “Jutrzenka” nursery?

The polish nursery-kindergarten “Jutrzenka” (“Aušrinė”) located at a frontier of Šeškinė and Justyniszek is the target of another “jump” making by the new Vilnius’ coalition with the Liberals ahead. After… Read more »

Demonstration in defense of ‘Lelewel’: We’re hoping they will hear us.

‘We hope the Council will come to its senses and will allow us to become the ‘prolonged junior high school’ – as the participants of today’s picket in defence of… Read more »

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