Duchniewicz: Is there enough political will to solve problems of national minority schools?

Phot. Roman Niedźwiecki

Duchniewicz: Is there enough political will to solve problems of national minority schools?

Proms are right around the corner, final exams are approaching. And together with them revives the discussions about the unified Lithuanian language exam for students from Lithuanian and Polish-language schools… Read more »

Pabradė schools merger is off the table

Phot. Małgorzata Kozicz

Pabradė schools merger is off the table

The school community of Žeimenos Secondary School in Pabradė may breathe a sigh of relief.  The local government of the Švenčionys District decided to abandon the project of a merger… Read more »

In the president’s office on the media of national minorities

Phot. Wilnoteka

In the president’s office on the media of national minorities

Media of national minorities, including Polish in Lithuania, were the subject of a meeting at the president’s office, which took place on Friday, January 31. Polish affairs were represented by… Read more »

Dobrowolska: It’s not worth it to manipulate the concept of discrimination

Phot. ED Archive

Dobrowolska: It’s not worth it to manipulate the concept of discrimination

In recent days, the concept of ‘discrimination’ on national grounds is extremely popular in the Lithuanian media. Not only journalists use it, but also representatives of Lithuanian authorities. “This term… Read more »

Lithuanian authorities don’t want to support Polish minority press

The Lithuanian Press, Radio, and Television Support Fund has announced the results of the distribution of subsidies from the state budget for the media in Lithuania in 2020. As a… Read more »

APL: Anti-Polish hysteria flared up in Lithuanian media

Phot. Joanna Bożerodska

APL: Anti-Polish hysteria flared up in Lithuanian media

The Association of Poles in Lithuania took a position on the recently discussed issues regarding Minister of Communication Jarosław Narkiewicz. President Gitanas Nausėda said in an interview that the minister… Read more »

The Ministry of Culture proposes to appoint a deputy minister responsible for national minorities

Phot. BNS/ Irmantas Gelūnas

The Ministry of Culture proposes to appoint a deputy minister responsible for national minorities

The Ministry of Culture is proposing to the government to appoint a fourth deputy minister who would be responsible for the policy over national minorities, ethnic culture, and intangible heritage…. Read more »

Linkevičius: We clearly see that the cooperation between Poland and Lithuania is very intense

Linas Linkevičius / J. Stacevičiaus/LRT nuotr.

Linkevičius: We clearly see that the cooperation between Poland and Lithuania is very intense

“I hope that after Brexit, the European Union’s position towards Russia won’t change because, in principle, nothing has changed in that country,” says Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius, who was… Read more »

R. Klipčius: The purpose of school merger is to improve quality of teaching

Rimantas Klipčius | Phot. Irmantas Gelūnas/BNS

R. Klipčius: The purpose of school merger is to improve quality of teaching

“The aim of the reorganization of the school network is to increase the quality of teaching,” assures the mayor of the Švenčionys region Rimantas Klipčius. The guest of the ‘Political… Read more »

Błaszkiewicz: It is necessary to optimize the school network

Phot. Joanna Bożerodska

Błaszkiewicz: It is necessary to optimize the school network

“It is necessary to optimize schools because if we have a good teacher in a small school somewhere, it is a pity that they would teach six instead of 36… Read more »

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