Teacher strike 2019. There is an unintended teacher strike throughout Poland, schools and kindergartens are closed, students do not have classes, only the passing of the high school exam is carried out without major difficulties. Can school year 2018/2019 be continued by teachers' strike? Anna Zalewska reacts.
Teachers' strike 2019
From Monday (April 8, 2019), teachers are waiting for an indefinite strike. It's the biggest strike since 1993. – Strike is the only way out – teachers say.
How long will the strike last? There is no answer to this question. There is no date for completing protests in schools, but for now there are no indications that the strike will end soon.
– We will cancel the strike when the Government will accept our request for two 15 percent increases. This is feasible – said Slavomir Broniartz.
We will cancel the strike when the government accepts our requests.
– How long the strike will last depends on the social response – says AIP economist and former solidarity advisor, prof. Rishard Bugay. There are several scenarios. Protests can be turned into a stealthy strike, in which only 30 percent will participate in several days. schools. This would be the worst case scenario for the PNA. The second scenario can be social mobilization and support of teachers from other social groups – says prof. Bugaj. The next days and opinion polls will show whether the government and opposition politicians will decide to make other proposals for protesters and how the PNA reacts.
Many people wonder whether due to teachers' strike school year 2018/2019 will be extended and holidays will begin later. Deputy Minister of Education Maciej Kopecz calms the parents that the classes and school year will end according to the plan. Anna Zalewska spoke in a similar tone. However, despite this, some schools have a different opinion. Parents who are afraid of continuing the school year are worried children will have to make up their days, and instead of classes in the schools, there was a strike.
There is no basis for making changes to the school calendar.
Everything that shows it end of the school year 2018/2019 it will not be delayed and should be carried out in accordance with the program for the academic year.
According to the unofficial RMF FM radio station, Education Minister Anna Zalewska has a temporary ban on speaking about the situation in education.
Teachers' strike 2019
At a press conference, the Polish Union of Teachers gave the latest data on the strike. In the region of Kujawsko-Pomerania 87.72 percent joined the strike. schools. That's 879 of the 1002 branches in our region. Such data were provided at the Slavomir Boniartz press conference. The PNA president reported that almost 75 percent of schools in Poland participate in the strike.
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When will the school year 2018/2019 be completed?
Completion of didactic and educational activities in accordance with the calendar of the school year 2018/2019 published on the website of the Ministry of National Education will be held June 21, 2019
The end of the school year 2018/2019 – June 21
The holidays will run from June 22 to August 31, 2019.
The new school year will begin on September 1, 2019.
The end of the school year 2018/2019 precedes God's body, which falls on June 20, 2019. God's body is a public holiday.
The end of the school year on June 21 will be held for the majority of students at all levels of education. However, the completion of didactic and educational activities does not mean the end of the school year – says Deputy Minister Kopek.
– The school year ends on August 31st. And everything that happens until August 31, of course, happens all the time in the school year – he said at a press conference on the day the teachers' strike began on April 8. – In June we have the end of the class, and not at the end of the school year. I am convinced that everything that will happen will enable the exam questions and the recruitment issue, as well as the issue of classifying students and pedagogical advice, in accordance with the law. Completion of classes must take place in accordance with the regulation.