Polish Teachers' Union announced the results of the strike referendum
Nearly 79 percent of all schools and preschools in Poland declared their will to take part in the nationwide strike, the chairman of the Polish Teachers' Union (ZNP), Sławomir Broniarz announced on Thursday. According to the unions, the strike is set to begin on the 8th of April with no end date scheduled.
According to the data collected by the ZNP by Thursday morning, 78,975 percent of all schools and preschools in Poland declared readiness to join the nationwide strike. The data wasn't yet complete as the part of results from the Subcarpathian voivedeship were still missing. The highest percentage of schools that declared readiness to join the strike was recorded in the following voivodeships: Kuyavian-Pomeranian (91 percent), Łódź (87 percent), Warmian-Masurian (87 percent) and Greater Poland (84 percent).
According to the ZNP, as much as 91,2 percent of teachers, from all the schools which held the strike referendum, have approved of the protest.
The strike's start date coincides with the external exams scheduled for April: middle school exams are set for 10, 11 and 12 of April; 8th-grade exams for 15, 16 and 17 April and the A-level exams are to begin at 6 May.
Autor: gf / Źródło: TVN24 News in English, PAP
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