Polish President Andrzej Duda appointed Przemysław Czarnek as minister of education and science on Monday morning.
Education Minister Dariusz Piontkowski announced on Twitter on Friday that he had tested negative for COVID-19. He had been sent to quarantine on Monday after having contact with Przemysław Czarnek, the new candidate for education minister, who had tested positive.
State Assets Minister Jacek Sasin, PM's Office Head Michał Dworczyk, Education Minister Dariusz Piontkowski and Deputy Climate Minister Jacek Ozdoba have all been sent to quarantine after MP Przemysław Czarnek tested positive for the coronavirus.
Most municipalities in Poland have a standard epidemiological situation, which enables school directors to prepare for a return to traditional lessons, Education Minister Dariusz Piontkowski has said.
The Education Ministry plans a regular school year start on September 1, Education Minister Dariusz Piontkowski said at a press conference on Wednesday, adding that there will be no facemask obligation during classes.
Traditional classes at Polish schools will not be restored in Poland before the end of the school year on June 26, due to the coronavirus pandemic, whereas online education schemes remain in force, Education Minister Dariusz Piontkowski said on Monday.
Education Minister Dariusz Piontkowski announced on Friday that the Polish government had decided that schools, kindergartens and creches will remain closed in Poland until May 24 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The classes are part of a proposal formulated by Marek Nazarko, the mayor of Michałowo, a small town to the east of Białystok, who believes a course in disco-polo could help attract artistic children to the school and unleash the creative energy of its students.
Polish Education Minister Dariusz Piontkowski and Lithuanian Minister of Education, Science and Sports Algirdas Monkevicius signed a declaration in Warsaw on Wednesday on education of Polish minorities in Lithuania and Lithuanian minorities in Poland.