List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2015

Demonstration in defence of the legendary Polish ‘Five’ in Vilnius

The community of Joachim Lelewel Vilnius High School does not approve of the decision of Vilnius local government by virtue of which this legendary Vilnius school is going to be… Read more »

„Polish children in Polish schools” – 20th conference and 20 years of fighting for Polish schools

Representatives of Polish education in Vilnius County have met during the conference „Polish children in Polish schools” for the 20th time. 20 years during which the conference was taking place… Read more »

Facebook campaign supporting Polish schools in Lithuania

Joanna Markowska, the English teacher in Szymon Konarski’s High School in Vilnius, started a campaign supporting Polish schools in Lithuania. Why? Because Polish school is good! Dear Facebook friends, Dear… Read more »

Kuolys in PKD: The country wants to control social processes

Society has to be free in order to develop – said the councillor of the Vilnius municipality, former advisor to the President Valdas Adamkus and the founder of Open Society… Read more »

Konarski School faced with “paranoid situation”

Prospective graduates and 11th-graders of Konarski School are being held in suspense over the fate of the school. On the one hand, the court decided that grades 11-12 can be formed; but… Read more »

Family ties in EAPL: Rekść’s son is the Head of

Nepotism among Lithuanian politicians is not a new phenomenon. It also occurs among Polish politicians in Lithuania. Often MPs appoint their assistants on the grounds of family ties and private… 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 »

Marriage certificate with “w” in the surname was issued

The City of Vilnius Civil Registry issued a marriage certificate in which the Lithuanian citizen’s surname was written down with the letter “w” in it, in accordance to the spelling… Read more »

Vida Montvydaitė: In recent years situation of national minorities has changed for the better

Vida Montvydaitė: In recent years situation of national minorities has changed for the better According to the Department of Statistics, national minorities in Lithuania constitute 15,8 % of population. The… Read more »

New school year – against the current again?

Exactly in one week, on September the 1st, a new school year will begin. 1 060 children will start attending Polish schools. The number is smaller compared to the situation from… Read more »

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