Locked content Education Minister outlines phasing in of new school system

Anna Zalewska, Poland’s education minister, confirmed that middle schools (Polish: gimnazjum), in their current form in Poland, would cease to exist, but that the process would be implemented gradually, beginning in September of 2017. The minister was speaking in an interview with Polish Radio on Fr...

Reforms to Higher Education proceeding as planned – Szydło

Implementing educational reforms is “the most important task that [Education] Minister Anna Zalewska will carry out this year,” Prime Minister Beata Szydło stated on Wednesday. She was speaking, along with other ministers, including Zalewska and Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowi...

Locked content Attempt to remove Polish education minister fails

On Friday, Polish MPs rejected an opposition motion calling for the dismissal of the Minister of Education Anna Zalewska, who is spearheading a drive to reform schools. In total, 168 deputies voted in favor, 253 were against, and 11 abstained. The no-confidence vote was put forward by the opposition...