Locked content Family: child’s school needs at PLN 101-500 per month

An average monthly budget of a Polish family for a child’s school needs amounts to PLN 101 – 500, according to Santander Consumer Bank research. In Poland there are 4.6 million children who will go to school in 2018/2019. Parents normally cover costs related to the education with current...

Education Minister announces major financial reforms to system

Poland’s Minister of Education Anna Zalewska announced on Friday that an additional PLN 900 million would be added to the budget, so that proposed reforms of the system can be made. Zalewska was speaking in the Senate about the need to strengthen the educational system in Poland by making it more in...

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...

Locked content Gowin: Polish schools need to teach creative thinking

Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin said that Polish schools teach schematic thinking and his department wants to break away from it by replacing imitation with innovation. According to Gowin, primary and higher education in Poland has, in the last couple of years, been seen as t...

PiS to reverse law on compulsory education age

Spokeswoman of Law and Justice (PiS) Elżbieta Witek, who is rumored to become the new Minister of Education told Gazeta Wrocławska daily that the new government’s priority is to reverse a law passed by Civic Platform, which lowered the compulsory education age to six from seven.

Locked content Empik closer to selling language schools

Retail group Empik Media & Fashion (EM&F), Empik Internet and Cyprus’ Bookzz Holdings Limited, which is one of EMF’s shareholders have signed a non-binding letter of intent to initiate talks regarding the sale of Learning Systems Poland by Bookzz or some other entity included in ...

Locked content Gov’t to spend PLN 200 mln on vocational education

The Ministry of the Economy is going to earmark PLN 204 million from the EU budget for a pilot program of vocational education in the Polish special economic zones, the media reported. Ilona Antoniszyn-Klik, the deputy economy minister informed that the government has sent an offer to create a ̶...