List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2015

Vilnius’ pre-schools – unending problems

It looks like the new Vilnius’ authorities will have the same problem with pre-schools as their predecessors. Problem with the lack of places in public pre-schools was to be resolved… 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 »

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 »

Montvydaitė: We want to help Lithuanians to get rid of stereotypes

Since 1st July of this year in Lithuania works The Department of national minorities by the government of Repulic of Lithuania. The decision to create this institution was made by… Read more »

Act on spelling names. The third version

During the autumn session, the Lithuanian Seimas is going to return to the discussion about the project of the act on spelling non-Lithuanian last names. Two alternative projects are waiting to… Read more »

Referendum on dual citizenship. The Ministry gives the all clear.

On Wednesday, the Lithuanian parliament agreed with the Ministry of Justice’s proposal about accepting the offer given by the group of deputies in the matter of organising the referendum on… Read more »

Renovated schools in the Vilnius area await pupils

Till the pupils and teachers enjoy summer, there are renovations being made in more than ten schools and kindergartens in the Vilnius area. Every school is preparing, with its own… 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 »

Polish language lessons in Lithuanian-speaking schools?

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania announced that from September 2016 non-Lithuanian students attending Lithuanian-speaking schools will have the possibility of learning their own language, for… Read more »

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