Poland education reform to slash thousands of teachers’ jobs

Education reform under Poland’s national-conservative government is set to cause the closure of 7,000 schools and the dismissal of 9,000 teachers. The new curricula will mainly focus on domestic issues. http://ift.tt/2gssLDT #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/09/02/3novicespoland-education-reform-to-slash-thousands-of-teachers-jobs/

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Polish swimmer tackles the Baltic Sea, swims to Denmark

WARSAW, Poland — A Polish champion swimmer has reportedly swum non-stop across the Baltic Sea from Poland to the Danish isle of Bornholm in what Polish authorities are calling a tremendous feat. Marcin Przeworski, a helper to 26-year-old swimmer Sebastian Karas, said Karas started from Poland’s port city of Kolobrzeg on Monday evening. He tells…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/polish-swimmer-tackles-the-baltic-sea-swims-to-denmark

In stinging attack, France’s Macron says Poland isolating itself in Europe

By Tsvetelia Tsolova VARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday Poland was isolating itself within the European Union and Polish citizens “deserve better” than a government at odds with the bloc’s democratic values and economic reform plans. Macron said Warsaw, where a nationalist, eurosceptic government took office in 2015, was moving […]

http://crusaderjournal.com/2017/08/25/in-stinging-attack-frances-macron-says-poland-isolating-itself-in-europe/

EU Commission concerned with Polish women retirement age

The European Commission  is concerned that reintroducing a different retirement age for men and women in Poland could violate the bloc’s equality rules, according to a letter from Brussels. Different retirement ages for men& women worked well enough in UK for years.Poland objects?Did Uk Gov say t’was EU pic.twitter.com/rBVTx6NI2c — Martin Cole (@IroniesToo) August 8, […]

http://brusselsdiplomatic.com/2017/08/08/eu-commission-concerned-with-polish-women-retirement-age/

EU Commission concerned with Polish women retirement age

The European Commission  is concerned that reintroducing a different retirement age for men and women in Poland could violate the bloc’s equality rules, according to a letter from Brussels. Different retirement ages for men& women worked well enough in UK for years.Poland objects?Did Uk Gov say t’was EU pic.twitter.com/rBVTx6NI2c — Martin Cole (@IroniesToo) August 8, […]

http://brusselsdiplomatic.com/2017/08/08/eu-commission-concerned-with-polish-women-retirement-age/

Council of Europe criticizes Poland over judicial vote

BRUSSELS — Europe’s pre-eminent human rights organization is calling Poland’s vote to change regulations governing a top legal body a “major setback for judicial independence.” Nils Muiznieks, the human rights commissioner for the Council of Europe, said Thursday that Poland had neglected “compelling contrary advice” before the legislature went ahead with approving the rule. It…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/council-of-europe-criticizes-poland-over-judicial-vote/wcm/d82e4969-718d-471e-841f-e174059be249

US wind power investor sues Polish energy firm as President Trump breezes in

Invenergy has filed lawsuits against Polish energy giant Tauron for $325 million. The case is a test not only for Poland’s relationship with foreign investors but also Trump’s ‘America First’ stance as he visits Warsaw. http://ift.tt/2uJzXRC #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Businessn3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/07/05/3novicesus-wind-power-investor-sues-polish-energy-firm-as-president-trump-breezes-in/