According to the web site of "Belarusian News" in Gdansk is preparing to open high school where all subjects will be taught in Belarusian.
Classes with the Belarusian language learning relevant class 8-11 Belarusian High School, will start work on 1 September this year. In the early forms will be combined inpatient and home schooling, depending on the wishes of the parents. As a result, students will be educated in accordance with recognized in Poland and European Union standards.
Lyceum will be at the expense of the Polish budget, said Vladimir Kolos, founder of the National Humanities Lyceum, which was closed in 2003, the year and actually was in hiding.
In Poland, the Belarusian-education is a quite common, for example, works belorusistiki Department of the University of Warsaw. Bielsko and Hajnowka have two high schools and several elementary schools, where the Belarusian language is taught as a subject. For example, as a separate compulsory subject taught in Haynuvsky lyceums and gymnasiums, in II-m general education high school with the Belarusian language learning behalf Bronislaw Tarashkevich in Bielsko Podlaskie. According to the World Association of Belarusians "Fatherland", WhiteRussian language in 38 schools studied 3,044 people.
Vladimir Kolos said that in Gdansk high school all subjects will be studied in the Belarusian language, which is permitted under Polish law.
In this sense, the high school will be unique both in Poland and Belarus. Vladimir Kolos said that the Polish authorities proceed from the fact that in today's Belarus there are no registered schools with Belarusian language of instruction. And there is a need for this.
Lyceum will be at the Union School of Environmental Engineering.
This organization has been six years in communication with teachers, alumni and students of the Belarusian Humanities Lyceum closed in Minsk, the Belarusian Cultural Society "House," which combines the Belarusian minority of Pomerania.
Polish law allows you to provide educational services and also citizens of other countries — including, the languages of national minorities. So in high school can be taken and high school graduates of Belarusian schools. To date in the future high school already has about fifty applications for education in Belarusian.
In high school will work, said Vladimir Colas, highly skilled teachers from Poland and Belarus. With the latter will enter into special contracts.
"In Gdansk are very proud that it is there to be opened only in the world of Belarusian-language high school. It is very sad that this will be a high school not in Minsk, although it is quite logical, based on the language of public policy, "- says Spike.
Education Belarusians abroad, in Poland, in particular, is becoming increasingly political. Suffice it to recall the same program in Poland Kalinowski, an extraordinary set which ended in February. The set was announced by the Government of Poland for those students who are deprived of the opportunity to study in Belarus after taking part in the events that occurred after the presidential election.