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    ENGLISH TEACHING
     
    The program is addressed to schools, teachers and non-governmental organizations. Through training and grant competitions, it supports efforts aimed at improving the quality of English language teaching to children and youth from small towns and rural areas. As part of the program, the annual nationwide meetings for English teachers are held. The most active teachers – the “Ambassadors of the Program” – have a chance to implement their own projects. They also promote the program and teachers’ networking.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The “Nida” Development Foundation
    3 Rzemieślnicza St., 13-100 Nidzica
    tel. (48 89) 625-36-51, tel./fax (48 89) 625-36-62
    e-mail: et@nida.pl

    News
     
    “English Teaching” awarded European Language Label
    “English Teaching” awarded European Language Label
    The “English Teaching” Program founded by the Polish-American ...
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
     
    A system of support for local initiatives aimed at equalizing educational opportunities for comprehensive development of children and youth from small towns and rural areas. The program consists of cyclical grant competitions as well as training and regional forums allowing to exchange experiences between NGOs and other entities involved in projects educating and training the children and youth.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Polish Children and Youth Foundation
    6 Kredytowa St. Ap. 20, 00-062 Warsaw
    tel./fax (48 22) 826-10-16
    e-mail: rownacszanse@pcyf.org.pl

    News
     
    “Equal Opportunities 2017” – Regional Grant Competition
    “Equal Opportunities 2017” – Regional Grant Competition
    The Polish Children and Youth Foundation has announced ...
    THE LEARNING SCHOOLS (LES)
     
    The purpose of this program is to improve the quality of Polish education through the use of the best foreign models. It promotes cooperation in teachers’ teams, self-evaluation, and improved teaching and assessment methods. Schools develop organizational solutions best suited to their environment, monitor the outcomes of their activities and share best practices. Under the program, post-graduate studies for school principals and interactive Internet courses for teachers are provided. Particular ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
    10 Noakowskiego St. Ap. 1, 00-666 Warsaw
    tel. (48 22) 875-85-40, fax (48 22) 875-85-40 int. 102
    e-mail: ceo@ceo.org.pl

    News
     
    7th All-Poland School with Class Festival
    7th All-Poland School with Class Festival
    7th All-Poland School with Class Festival was held ...
    PAFF AND UW SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
     
    The objective of the program, implemented jointly with the University of Warsaw, is to prepare candidates to teacher profession. At present, this one-year postgraduate full-time studies that closely combines theory with practice are addressed to graduates of MA/MSc studies in Polish language and math. The innovative curriculum was developed in cooperation with Teachers College, Columbia University.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Foundation for Quality Education
    ul. Banacha 2C, 02-097 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 55 43 790, (22) 55 43 789
    e-mail: kontakt@szkolaedukacji.pl

    News
     
    New academic year at the PAFF and UW School of Education
    New academic year at the PAFF and UW School of Education
    On August 21, 2017, the ceremony of 2017/18 academic ...
    PROJECTOR - STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
     
    The idea behind this program is to tap into the intellectual potential and activities of university students in order to help create equal educational opportunities for children and youth from small localities. This is achieved by having groups of student-volunteers carry out educational projects at schools during their free time.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Educational Enterprise Foundation
    ul. Marii Curie Skłodowskiej 3/2.32
    20-029 Lublin
    e-mail: biuro@projektor.org.pl
    tel: (81) 534 78 93
    800 444 131

    News
     
    “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” has a new Program Manager
    “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” has a new Program Manager
    Following the agreement between the Polish-American ...
    BRIDGE SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    A joint undertaking by various organizations and firms, addressed to talented high-school graduates from rural areas and small towns, that enables them to receive scholarships for their first year of academic study. Scholarship holders who do very well in their academic pursuits have also a chance to obtain assistance for subsequent years of study: for the second year (the “Top Student” competition), corporate scholarships for the third and fourth year, scholarships through the “Study Abroad” initiative ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Educational Enterprise Foundation
    27/29 Sterlinga St., 90-212 Lodz
    tel. (48 42) 632-59-91, 631-95-58, fax (48 42) 630-27-81
    e-mail: fep@fep.lodz.pl

    Polish-American Internship Initiative: www.paii.pl
    The Good Network Foundation (“My Scholarship” and “e-volunteering”)
    ul. Marszałkowska 6/17, 00-590 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 825 70 22
    e-mail: biuro@dobrasiec.org
    www.dobrasiec.org

    News
     
    Student summer internships 2018 in the USA
    Student summer internships 2018 in the USA
    The recruitment for student summer internships in renowned ...
    THIRD AGE UNIVERSITIES (TAU)
     
    The objective of this program is to stimulate social energy of the senior citizens. It is carried out at two different levels: the “Seniors in Action” grant competition, under which senior citizens come up with an idea and carry out projects for the benefit of their local communities and intergenerational integration as well as support for the Third Age Universities through training opportunities and mini-grants for cyclical volunteering activities.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Association of the Creative Initiatives "ę"
    55 Mokotowska St., 00-542 Warszawa
    tel. (4822) 396-55-16
    e-mail: listy@seniorzywakcji.pl

    News
     
    10 years of the „Seniors in Action” competition
    10 years of the „Seniors in Action” competition
    The 10th round of the „Seniors in Action” competition ...
    SUPPORT FOR NGOS
     
    An information and support system for Polish NGOs and civic initiatives. It includes the Non-Governmental Organizations’ Portal www.ngo.pl, the free Infoline 801-646-719, a database of organizations and institutions, the "Citizen and Law" website and the “Third Sector” quarterly, published by the Institute of Public Affairs. The program also offers training, counseling and publications on NGO management (“FIMANGO”, “PROMENGO” and Kursodrom.pl platform). Furthermore, it supports non-governmental organizations ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    „MIS@NGO”: The Klon/Jawor Association
    5 Szpitalna St. Ap. 5, 00-031 Warsaw
    Info-line (48) 801-646-719, fax (48 22) 828-91-29
    e-mail: klon@klon.org.pl
    Non-governmental Organization's Portal: www.ngo.pl
    www.eu.ngo.pl

    "FIMANGO": The Civil Society Development Foundation
    6 Kłopotowskiego St., Apt. 59/60, 03-717 Warsaw
    tel.(48 22) 616-33-16, fax (48 22) 616-32-46,
    e-mail: fimango@frso.pl

    “NGO Training”: The Academy of Civic Organizations Foundation
    ul. Królowej Marysieńki 48
    02-954 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 550 28 10
    e-mail: faoo@faoo.pl
    www.kursodrom.pl

    “Citizen and Law”: The Institute of Public Affairs
    ul. Szpitalna 5/22, 00-031 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 556-42-60, fax (22) 556-42-62
    e-mail: isp@isp.org.pl
    www.obywateliprawo.isp.org.pl

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    The 4th edition of “PROMENGO” is on
    The 4th edition of “PROMENGO” is on
    On February 2, 2017, a lecture given by Prof. Andrzej ...
    ACT LOCALLY
     
    The grant competitions organized by the network of Act Locally Centers (ALC) lend support to various initiatives of non-governmental organizations and informal groups that activate communities of small towns and villages, foster developmental aspirations, contribute to building the social capital and in consequence improve the quality of life. Successive ALCs are selected through a competition. The Foundation also supports the “Benefactor of the Year” competition which promotes the social involvement ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Academy for the Development of Philantrophy in Poland
    6 Marszałkowska St. Ap. 6, 00-590 Warsaw
    tel. (48 22) 622-01-22, fax (48 22) 622-02-11
    e-mail: arfp@filantropia.org.pl

    News
     
    Enrollment to the Affiliated Act Locally Centers Network is on
    Enrollment to the Affiliated Act Locally Centers Network is on
    The ALC Network will soon be extended with new Affiliated ...
    SECTOR 3.0
     
    The aim of the program is to broaden knowledge and skills of non-governmental organizations’ employees and activists in practical use of modern information and communication technologies. The program comprises several components: educational, which is implemented through the Internet networking site; promotional, under which the „Sector 3.0” conferences and meetings in the TechClub network are cyclically held; consultative, which lends support through training and consultations provided by the so-called ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Information Society Development Foundation
    ul. Puławska 14, 02-512 Warszawa
    Contact person: Dawid Szarański
    mobile: +48 530-69-11-99

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    The „Sector 3.0” Innovation Fund
    The „Sector 3.0” Innovation Fund
    Have you got an idea of a new online tool that fits ...
    PAFF LEADERS
     
    The objective of this program is to support the development of skills and qualifications of individuals working for the benefit of their communities. This is achieved mainly through the use of the tutoring method. The program is addressed first of all to active participants in projects financed by the Polish-American Freedom Foundation. The leaders take part in a series of customized training sessions. The offer for the program alumni, aimed at further improvement of their leadership skills, allows ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The School for Leaders Foundation
    12A Wiejska St., 00-490 Warsaw
    tel. (4822) 556-82-50, (4822) 556-82-54, fax (4822) 556-82-51
    e-mail: liderzy@szkola-liderow.pl

    News
     
    10 years with International Visitor Leadership Program
    10 years with International Visitor Leadership Program
    On September 18, 2017 the PAFW Leaders participating ...
    "PRO PUBLICO BONO" COMPETITION
     
    This is a Nationwide Competition for the Best Civic Initiative. Prizes are granted for the most valuable and interesting activities of NGOs, thereby supporting and promoting them. The prizes are funded by PAFF. Under the program, the Foundation supports also the Bolesław Wierzbiański Competition for local newspapers.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The „Pro Publico Bono” Competition Foundation (2000-2014)
    The Local Press Association

    News
     
    “Gazeta Jarocińska” won the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award
    “Gazeta Jarocińska” won the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award
    The ceremony of announcing the Local Press Association ...
    LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
     
    The main objective of the program carried out until April 2015 in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is supporting public libraries in rural and rural-urban areas as well as towns with population of up to 20,000 inhabitants in their transformation into multifunctional centers which provide access to information, culture and education, and at the same time stimulate active citizenship. Thanks to the support lent to almost 4,000 libraries, residents of villages and small towns ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Information Society Development Foundation
    ul. Kopernika 17, 00-359 Warszawa
    tel.: (48 22) 123 90 20

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    The Library Development Program at IFLA Congress
    The Library Development Program at IFLA Congress
    Under the Libraries, Solidarity, Society slogan, the ...
    PAFF LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS
     
    The purpose of the program is to initiate and develop cooperation among beneficiaries of various PAFF programs that establish Local Partnerships involving other local organizations and institutions, as well as entrepreneurs, self-government bodies, and media into implementation of partnership projects responding to diagnosed local community needs. Their activities, using the method of animating local communities worked out in the program, contribute to consolidation of the social capital through ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland
    ul. Marszałkowska 6/6, 00-590 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 622-01-22, fax (22) 622-02-11

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    Third seminar of the Common Good Laboratory
    Third seminar of the Common Good Laboratory
    On May 30 and 31, over 30 alumni of PAFF Local Partnerships ...
    LANE KIRKLAND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
     
    A scholarship program for young leaders from Eastern Europe as well as the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Through the two-semester post-graduate studies at Polish universities and practical internships, they have an opportunity to learn about Poland’s transformation experience and Poland’s road to European Union membership.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Leaders of Change Foundation
    Al. Jerozolimskie 133 lok. 56
    02-304 Warszawa
    Program Director: Urszula Sobiecka
    tel. (48) 504-103-904

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    Kirklanders started their courses
    Kirklanders started their courses
    47 scholarship holders from 5 East European and South ...
    REGION IN TRANSITION (RITA)
     
    This program supports initiatives of Polish non-governmental organizations involved in sharing Poland’s experience in various aspects of transformation and the development of cooperation with partners in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. The program includes grant competitions, training opportunities and experts’ support, as well as assistance in establishment and development of cooperation with foreign partners.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Education for Democracy Foundation
    9/11 Nowolipie St., 00-150 Warsaw
    fax (48 22) 635-40-06, e-mail: rita@fed.org.pl

    News
     
    „RITA” – the fall round of the grant competition
    „RITA” – the fall round of the grant competition
    The Education for Democracy Foundation invites applications ...
    STUDY TOURS TO POLAND (STP)
     
    The study tours to Poland, implemented since 2004, are to show the realities of Poland and the European Union to active citizens of East European countries, in particular student leaders from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Moldova and professionals from those and other countries of the region. During their visit to Poland, the foreign visitors meet representatives of public life, academic and business circles, they learn about NGOs’ activities as well as operation of central institutions and local ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Leaders of Change Foundation
    Al. Jerozolimskie 133 lok. 56
    02-304 Warszawa
    e-mail: stp@studytours.pl

    News
     
    Madeleine Albright was the guest at the fourth edition of WEASA
    Madeleine Albright was the guest at the fourth edition of WEASA
    The fourth edition of Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy ...
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    Continuous events 2017
     
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      Study visits to Poland for professionals
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      Information:

      The offer is addressed to representatives of local governments, central governments, central state institutions, non-governmental organizations, media, educational sector, and other groups of professionals from countries of Eastern Europe, Southern Caucasus and Central Asia. The visits serve sharing Polish experience in political transformation and European integration. They are carried out in cooperation with Polish NGOs, and central and local governments.

       
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      Leaders of Change Foundation
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      Co-financing
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      Information:

      A possibility to obtain own contribution or co-financing for implementation of a large initiative for which a grant was obtained from other sources – public, private, Polish or foreign - for implementation of essential part of planned activities. The projects  have to be concordant with objectives and scope of the "RITA" Program as regards their geographic area of implementation and subject matter.

       
      Contact:
      Education for Democracy Foundation
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      TechClubs
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      October 2016 - June 2017
       
      Information:

      TechClubs are periodic meetings of people interested in broad application  of advanced technologies by non-governmental organizations. They are held in 16 cities and towns all over Poland (including Poznań, Wrocław, Kraków and Rzeszów). Subject of these meetings is to show examples of ICT use by NGOs, including new trends in technology and presentation of useful tools.

       
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      Information Society Development Foundation
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      Travel grants
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      Information:

      A possibility to fund visits by Polish NGO representatives to the countries covered by the “RITA” Program, that is Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine and Tajikistan. The purpose of such visit may be consulting a project application or fostering cooperation with a partner organization in one of those countries.

       
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      Education for Democracy Foundation
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      Study visits to Poland for professionals
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      Information:

      The offer is addressed to representatives of local governments, central governments, central state institutions, non-governmental organizations, media, educational sector, and other groups of professionals from countries of Eastern Europe, Southern Caucasus and Central Asia. The visits serve sharing Polish experience in political transformation and European integration. They are carried out in cooperation with Polish NGOs, and central and local governments.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
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      Co-financing
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      Information:

      A possibility to obtain own contribution or co-financing for implementation of a large initiative for which a grant was obtained from other sources – public, private, Polish or foreign - for implementation of essential part of planned activities. The projects  have to be concordant with objectives and scope of the "RITA" Program as regards their geographic area of implementation and subject matter.

       
      Contact:
      Education for Democracy Foundation
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      TechClubs
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      October 2016 - June 2017
       
      Information:

      TechClubs are periodic meetings of people interested in broad application  of advanced technologies by non-governmental organizations. They are held in 16 cities and towns all over Poland (including Poznań, Wrocław, Kraków and Rzeszów). Subject of these meetings is to show examples of ICT use by NGOs, including new trends in technology and presentation of useful tools.

       
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      Information Society Development Foundation
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      Travel grants
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      Information:

      A possibility to fund visits by Polish NGO representatives to the countries covered by the “RITA” Program, that is Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine and Tajikistan. The purpose of such visit may be consulting a project application or fostering cooperation with a partner organization in one of those countries.

       
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      Education for Democracy Foundation
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      “Equal Opportunities” All-Poland Grant Competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 January - 14 March 2017
       
      Information:

      The All-Poland Grant Competition awards grants of up to PLN 40,000 for projects implemented for 15 months by NGOs operating in villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents. The competition is held in two stages: first the applicants present their diagnosis of local environment and next they prepare the plans of 15-month activities.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      Workshops for teaching staff
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 31 December 2017
       
      Information:

      Several-hour-long paid workshops for teachers of every subject at each level of education, carried out in groups of up to 30 persons by experienced tutors. They are adjusted to the needs of a given educational institution. Participants who have completed the course receive materials for further work on the subject.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      “RITA” grant competition – partnership projects
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      01 September 2016 - 31 July 2017
       
      Information:

      Grants can be awarded for projects designed by Polish NGOs and their partners from countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. The projects shall support implementing democratic, social, and economic transformation in these countries, mainly through sharing Polish experience in the area of social and welfare problems, education and instruction, development of entrepreneurship, cultural heritage, development and support for NGOs, local government, and independent and modern media.

       
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      Education for Democracy Foundation
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      “TAU for Local Community” – 5th round of workshops
      Program:
      Third Age Universities (TAU)
       
      Date:
      27 March - 28 April 2017
       
      Information:

      A a one-year series of workshop sessions that animate establishing volunteer groups at the Third Age Universities and cooperation with local communities. Each round is held for 10 TAUs whose representatives take part in the workshop sessions and benefit from support of tutors and animators who help them to establish volunteer sections and carry out social actions. They can also receive grants of up to PLN 1,800 for carrying out first tasks by such section.

       
      Contact:
      Association of the Creative Initiatives "ę"
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      The “Diploma of Dreams” Competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 March - 31 May 2017
       
      Information:

      The objective of that competition is to encourage NGOs and informal groups to join the coalition of partners taking part in another round of the Bridge Scholarships Program. By raising 25% of a scholarship cost (in the case of an organization seated in a village or a town of up to 20,000 residents it is only 5%) the organization can create a chance for their candidates to get support from the Bridge Scholarship Program.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Conference for NGOs
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 March - 30 June 2017
       
      Information:

      The initiative is addressed first of all to those NGOs that carry out scholarship programs, as well as other institutions, organizations and individuals that are active in the area of development of educational opportunities for young people coming from villages and small towns. Among other things, discussed are topics related to the role of NGOs in levelling differences between young people coming from small localities and those from big cities in their access to university education and job market.

       
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      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Enrollment for an Affiliated Act Locally Center
      Program:
      Act Locally
       
      Date:
      01 March - 31 December 2017
       
      Information:

      Eligible to apply are NGOs seated in villages and towns of up to 50,000 residents, ready to carry out a grant competition based on Act Locally program Rules in their area of activity (covering from several to a dozen of rural communes/municipalities). By joining the network of 67 Act Locally Centers, an Affiliated ALC will receive a grant of PLN 5,000-10,000 for launching its grant competition, and a possibility to take part in training courses or competitions, among other things.

       
      Contact:
      Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland
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      Bridge Scholarships for the 1st year of university studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 March - 18 August 2017
       
      Information:

      Eligible to apply for a scholarship for the 1st year of studies are senior high school leavers accepted for a full-time course at a Polish public university, who live in a village or a small town of up to 20,000 residents, come from a low-income family, performed well at school, and additionally meet one of the conditions set down in the program Rules. The total amount of scholarship is PLN 5,000, paid in 10 monthly installments of PLN 500.

       
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      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) 2017
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      19 February - 10 April 2017
       
      Information:

      It is the offer of two-week course taking place in Natolin Campus in Warsaw in July and addressed to experts - such as analysts, political and government advisors, think tanks and NGOs employees, civil servants, or journalists - coming from Eastern Partnership countries. The classes, held in form of lectures, workshops and meetings with practitioners, among them some outstanding Polish and foreign experts, are on political transformation, European integration and Trans-Atlantic relations.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
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      Local grant competitions held by Act Locally Centers (ALC)
      Program:
      Act Locally
       
      Date:
      01 February - 31 May 2017
       
      Information:

      Grants in the amount of PLN 6,000 for six-month projects responding to the needs of local communities can be awarded to NGOs and informal groups of citizens (the applications on behalf of which shall be submitted by organizations and local public institutions, such as schools, culture centers, libraries, etc.) operating in villages and small towns of up to 20,000 residents. To apply for a grant, you should contact the Act Locally Center that operates at the area of communes/municipalities where the project is to be carried out. The coverage of 67 ALCs network is available at the Act Locally Program website.

       
      Contact:
      Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland
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      “Seniors in Action”. Incubator + Subsidies Grant Competition
      Program:
      Third Age Universities (TAU)
       
      Date:
      08 February - 20 March 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition is addressed to people in the age over 60 who desire to implement, alone or in cooperation with a young person (up to 35 years old), a social project following their passion. The project shall be implemented from September 2017 to June 2018. The competition offers not only a possibility to receive a grant of up to PLN 12,500 but also a support in form of workshops, study visits, tutor and animator counselling at the stage of project preparation and implementation.

       
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      Association of the Creative Initiatives "ę"
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      The “Enterprise, Finance and Management” Competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 February - 31 May 2017
       
      Information:

      Eligible to take part in that All-Poland competition are teams of 3rd-year students of full-time studies in economics or finance and management at BA or MA courses. By participating in the competition, they can check their knowledge and skills in solving practical problems that occur in enterprises and try their hand at negotiation. The winners receive attractive money prizes.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Postgraduate Teachers Studies –2017/18 academic year
      Program:
      PAFF and UW School of Education
       
      Date:
      23 January - 30 June 2017
       
      Information:

      Free 10-month-long full-time postgraduate studies for Polish and math teachers, which combine academic classes and obligatory teaching practice at schools. Eligible to apply are graduates with MA in the Polish language or mathematics as well as teachers who have been working in school for up to 10 years. There is a possibility to apply for a scholarship to cover the cost of accommodation in Warsaw.

       
      Contact:
      Foundation for Quality Education
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      Training courses: How to prepare the diagnosis in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 January - 03 February 2017
       
      Information:

      One-day free training courses are addressed to NGO representatives interested in submitting their applications in grant competitions organized by the Equal Opportunities Program and improving their qualifications. Dates of the events: February 11 (Łódź, Poznań), February 18 (Gdańsk, Kraków), February 25 (Warsaw).

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      Webinars: How to prepare a diagnosis in the “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 January - 01 March 2017
       
      Information:

      Webinars are held for NGO representatives interested in submitting their applications in grant competitions organized by the Equal Opportunities Program, and improving their qualifications. Date of the event: February 1, at 16:00 hrs.

       
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      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      “First Class Teacher” course – summer semester
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 31 January 2017
       
      Information:

      Free one-semester online course addressed to early school education teachers from schools in villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents. The course is on educational process organization, class management, children’s learning, supportive assessment, discovery learning or cooperation with the school environment, among other things. Teachers from schools in cities and towns of more than 20,000 residents can participate in the course on commercial basis, provided there are vacancies.

       
      Contact:
      School with Class Foundation
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      School break with the “PROJECTOR”
      Program:
      PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers
       
      Date:
      01 January - 28 February 2017
       
      Information:

      Groups of student volunteers (2-3 people each) implement projects designed by themselves that develop knowledge, skills and interests of children and youth. The projects are carried out in the students’ free time during the school year and school breaks. They should be connected with a certain field of science, subject or area of activity, such as art, sports, drama or language classes, for example. The students receive reimbursement of costs of travel and educational materials, and the school ensures them accommodation and meals. 

       
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      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Post-Graduate Studies for Educational Leaders 2017
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 31 March 2017
       
      Information:

      Three-semester postgraduate part-time studies addressed to school directors and vice directors. They are beginning in March 2017, and lasting for 3 semesters. The program covers 315 teaching hours and is focused on improving the school directors’ knowledge and skills in the area of effective teaching and learning, management of change in school environment and leadership skills.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      Webinars: How to prepare a diagnosis in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 January - 01 February 2017
       
      Information:

      Webinars are held for NGO representatives interested in submitting their applications in grant competitions organized by the “Equal Opportunities” Program, and improving their qualifications. Date of the event: February 1, at 16:00 hrs.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      “Equal Opportunities” All-Poland Grant Competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 January - 14 March 2017
       
      Information:

      The All-Poland Grant Competition awards grants of up to PLN 40,000 for projects implemented for 15 months by NGOs operating in villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents. The competition is held in two stages: first the applicants present their diagnosis of local environment and next they prepare the plans of 15-month activities.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
    • Calendar
      Workshops for teaching staff
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 31 December 2017
       
      Information:

      Several-hour-long paid workshops for teachers of every subject at each level of education, carried out in groups of up to 30 persons by experienced tutors. They are adjusted to the needs of a given educational institution. Participants who have completed the course receive materials for further work on the subject.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      “RITA” grant competition – partnership projects
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      01 September 2016 - 31 July 2017
       
      Information:

      Grants can be awarded for projects designed by Polish NGOs and their partners from countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. The projects shall support implementing democratic, social, and economic transformation in these countries, mainly through sharing Polish experience in the area of social and welfare problems, education and instruction, development of entrepreneurship, cultural heritage, development and support for NGOs, local government, and independent and modern media.

       
      Contact:
      Education for Democracy Foundation
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      “TAU for Local Community” – 5th round of workshops
      Program:
      Third Age Universities (TAU)
       
      Date:
      27 March - 28 April 2017
       
      Information:

      A a one-year series of workshop sessions that animate establishing volunteer groups at the Third Age Universities and cooperation with local communities. Each round is held for 10 TAUs whose representatives take part in the workshop sessions and benefit from support of tutors and animators who help them to establish volunteer sections and carry out social actions. They can also receive grants of up to PLN 1,800 for carrying out first tasks by such section.

       
      Contact:
      Association of the Creative Initiatives "ę"
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      The “Diploma of Dreams” Competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 March - 31 May 2017
       
      Information:

      The objective of that competition is to encourage NGOs and informal groups to join the coalition of partners taking part in another round of the Bridge Scholarships Program. By raising 25% of a scholarship cost (in the case of an organization seated in a village or a town of up to 20,000 residents it is only 5%) the organization can create a chance for their candidates to get support from the Bridge Scholarship Program.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Conference for NGOs
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 March - 30 June 2017
       
      Information:

      The initiative is addressed first of all to those NGOs that carry out scholarship programs, as well as other institutions, organizations and individuals that are active in the area of development of educational opportunities for young people coming from villages and small towns. Among other things, discussed are topics related to the role of NGOs in levelling differences between young people coming from small localities and those from big cities in their access to university education and job market.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Enrollment for an Affiliated Act Locally Center
      Program:
      Act Locally
       
      Date:
      01 March - 31 December 2017
       
      Information:

      Eligible to apply are NGOs seated in villages and towns of up to 50,000 residents, ready to carry out a grant competition based on Act Locally program Rules in their area of activity (covering from several to a dozen of rural communes/municipalities). By joining the network of 67 Act Locally Centers, an Affiliated ALC will receive a grant of PLN 5,000-10,000 for launching its grant competition, and a possibility to take part in training courses or competitions, among other things.

       
      Contact:
      Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland
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      Bridge Scholarships for the 1st year of university studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 March - 18 August 2017
       
      Information:

      Eligible to apply for a scholarship for the 1st year of studies are senior high school leavers accepted for a full-time course at a Polish public university, who live in a village or a small town of up to 20,000 residents, come from a low-income family, performed well at school, and additionally meet one of the conditions set down in the program Rules. The total amount of scholarship is PLN 5,000, paid in 10 monthly installments of PLN 500.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) 2017
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      19 February - 10 April 2017
       
      Information:

      It is the offer of two-week course taking place in Natolin Campus in Warsaw in July and addressed to experts - such as analysts, political and government advisors, think tanks and NGOs employees, civil servants, or journalists - coming from Eastern Partnership countries. The classes, held in form of lectures, workshops and meetings with practitioners, among them some outstanding Polish and foreign experts, are on political transformation, European integration and Trans-Atlantic relations.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
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      Local grant competitions held by Act Locally Centers (ALC)
      Program:
      Act Locally
       
      Date:
      01 February - 31 May 2017
       
      Information:

      Grants in the amount of PLN 6,000 for six-month projects responding to the needs of local communities can be awarded to NGOs and informal groups of citizens (the applications on behalf of which shall be submitted by organizations and local public institutions, such as schools, culture centers, libraries, etc.) operating in villages and small towns of up to 20,000 residents. To apply for a grant, you should contact the Act Locally Center that operates at the area of communes/municipalities where the project is to be carried out. The coverage of 67 ALCs network is available at the Act Locally Program website.

       
      Contact:
      Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland
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      “Seniors in Action”. Incubator + Subsidies Grant Competition
      Program:
      Third Age Universities (TAU)
       
      Date:
      08 February - 20 March 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition is addressed to people in the age over 60 who desire to implement, alone or in cooperation with a young person (up to 35 years old), a social project following their passion. The project shall be implemented from September 2017 to June 2018. The competition offers not only a possibility to receive a grant of up to PLN 12,500 but also a support in form of workshops, study visits, tutor and animator counselling at the stage of project preparation and implementation.

       
      Contact:
      Association of the Creative Initiatives "ę"
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      The “Enterprise, Finance and Management” Competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 February - 31 May 2017
       
      Information:

      Eligible to take part in that All-Poland competition are teams of 3rd-year students of full-time studies in economics or finance and management at BA or MA courses. By participating in the competition, they can check their knowledge and skills in solving practical problems that occur in enterprises and try their hand at negotiation. The winners receive attractive money prizes.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Postgraduate Teachers Studies –2017/18 academic year
      Program:
      PAFF and UW School of Education
       
      Date:
      23 January - 30 June 2017
       
      Information:

      Free 10-month-long full-time postgraduate studies for Polish and math teachers, which combine academic classes and obligatory teaching practice at schools. Eligible to apply are graduates with MA in the Polish language or mathematics as well as teachers who have been working in school for up to 10 years. There is a possibility to apply for a scholarship to cover the cost of accommodation in Warsaw.

       
      Contact:
      Foundation for Quality Education
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      Training courses: How to prepare the diagnosis in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 January - 03 February 2017
       
      Information:

      One-day free training courses are addressed to NGO representatives interested in submitting their applications in grant competitions organized by the Equal Opportunities Program and improving their qualifications. Dates of the events: February 11 (Łódź, Poznań), February 18 (Gdańsk, Kraków), February 25 (Warsaw).

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Webinars: How to prepare a diagnosis in the “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 January - 01 March 2017
       
      Information:

      Webinars are held for NGO representatives interested in submitting their applications in grant competitions organized by the Equal Opportunities Program, and improving their qualifications. Date of the event: February 1, at 16:00 hrs.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      “First Class Teacher” course – summer semester
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 31 January 2017
       
      Information:

      Free one-semester online course addressed to early school education teachers from schools in villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents. The course is on educational process organization, class management, children’s learning, supportive assessment, discovery learning or cooperation with the school environment, among other things. Teachers from schools in cities and towns of more than 20,000 residents can participate in the course on commercial basis, provided there are vacancies.

       
      Contact:
      School with Class Foundation
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      School break with the “PROJECTOR”
      Program:
      PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers
       
      Date:
      01 January - 28 February 2017
       
      Information:

      Groups of student volunteers (2-3 people each) implement projects designed by themselves that develop knowledge, skills and interests of children and youth. The projects are carried out in the students’ free time during the school year and school breaks. They should be connected with a certain field of science, subject or area of activity, such as art, sports, drama or language classes, for example. The students receive reimbursement of costs of travel and educational materials, and the school ensures them accommodation and meals. 

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Post-Graduate Studies for Educational Leaders 2017
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 31 March 2017
       
      Information:

      Three-semester postgraduate part-time studies addressed to school directors and vice directors. They are beginning in March 2017, and lasting for 3 semesters. The program covers 315 teaching hours and is focused on improving the school directors’ knowledge and skills in the area of effective teaching and learning, management of change in school environment and leadership skills.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Webinars: How to prepare a diagnosis in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 January - 01 February 2017
       
      Information:

      Webinars are held for NGO representatives interested in submitting their applications in grant competitions organized by the “Equal Opportunities” Program, and improving their qualifications. Date of the event: February 1, at 16:00 hrs.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      “Study Abroad” scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2017
       
      Information:

      The offer for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying at a university abroad under the “Erasmus+” Program. The amount of the scholarship depends on the difference between the cost of studying abroad and the scholarship received under the “Erasmus+” Program and other sources of financial support. The amount of scholarship cannot be more than EUR 350 a month, while the semester scholarship cannot exceed EUR 1,600.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      “PhDo” doctoral scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for students of all fields of study at postgraduate full-time university courses, at Polish public universities and other educational institutions detailed in the Rules and Regulations. The winners of the competition – those who score the highest number of credits awarded for academic work, doctoral thesis concept, suitability of doctoral thesis to be used in NGO operations, and for interview (with the average of their grades of minimum 4.0) – receive scholarships of PLN 18,000, paid in ten monthly installments. The offer covers also cooperation in research and development (related to the subject of doctoral thesis) with an NGO operating in Poland and indicated by them. Cooperation: Unit for Social Innovation and Research “Shipyard”.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Doctoral scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying all fields at the full-time doctoral courses at Polish public universities or at the Polish Academy of Sciences. The competition winners – those with the best score in research, research concept, and who perform best (with G.P.A, at least 4,0) - receive scholarship of PLN 18,000 paid in ten monthly installments.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying all fields except for English linguistics, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a one-year course of English leading to FCE/CAE or equivalent exam.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Workshops for winners of the “Diploma of Dreams” competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 31 July 2017
       
      Information:

      Workshops for representatives of new non-governmental organizations qualified for participation in the Bridge Scholarships Program. The objective of the workshops is to share knowledge and skills in developing and carrying out scholarship programs. They include also elements of communication, fundraising, building local coalition, and the Bridge Scholarships Program procedure.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying history, political sciences, European studies, philosophy, psychology, sociology, journalism, and social communication, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each. The scholarships are funded by the PAFF.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying economic sciences (economics or finance), whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each. The scholarships are funded by the National Bank of Poland.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying mathematics, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each. The scholarships are funded by mBank Foundation.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying at universities of life sciences or life sciences departments, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each. The scholarships are funded by BGŻ BNP Paribas Foundation.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying management, econometry, library and information science, and environmental protection, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Calendar
      The “Top Student” Competition – scholarships for 2nd year of studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 September 2017
       
      Information:

      Academic achievements scholarships for 2nd year of studies for holders of the Bridge Scholarships Program for the 1st year of studies who perform very well in their first year. The competition winners can receive the grant of PLN 5,000, paid in 10 monthly installments of PLN 500 each.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Domestic internships for the Bridge Scholarship holders
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 June 2017
       
      Information:

      The internships are offered to students of certain fields of study to allow them gain skills and experience necessary in their future jobs. The internships usually last from 1 to 3 months and are paid. The companies offering them indicate the profile of a potential candidates.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      “Get to know Poland” – study tours for students
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 June 2017
       
      Information:

      The offer for students to come for a dozen-day-long study visit to Poland. Available for people of 18-21 years of age coming from Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine and a few oblasts of Russian Federation. Participants have the opportunity to meet Polish academic environment, civic organizations and public life leaders, as well as attend lectures, workshops, seminars and cultural events. The students shall apply to the program individually.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation, Borussia Foundation
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      English Teaching Market 2017
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 May 2017
       
      Information:

      Annual all-Poland meeting of English teachers working in schools in villages and small towns, participated by ca. 500 people from all over Poland. They take part in English teaching methodology workshops, meetings with interesting people, lectures, and presentations of supported projects. The integral part of such meeting is an exhibition presenting the offer of leading publishing houses and English teaching aids distributors. The date of the event: June 26-28, 2017.

       
      Contact:
      “NIDA” Development Foundation
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      The “Teachers Internet Academy” – 2017/18
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 30 September 2017
       
      Information:

      Online courses on practical teaching addressed to teachers of various subjects in all types of schools and at each level of education. They are based on the latest achievements in modern pedagogy with regard to learning process. The applications on behalf of groups of teachers (from 4 to 8 people) shall be submitted by schools. The training courses are held on commercial basis.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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    • Calendar
      “Study Abroad” scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2017
       
      Information:

      The offer for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying at a university abroad under the “Erasmus+” Program. The amount of the scholarship depends on the difference between the cost of studying abroad and the scholarship received under the “Erasmus+” Program and other sources of financial support. The amount of scholarship cannot be more than EUR 350 a month, while the semester scholarship cannot exceed EUR 1,600.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      “PhDo” doctoral scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for students of all fields of study at postgraduate full-time university courses, at Polish public universities and other educational institutions detailed in the Rules and Regulations. The winners of the competition – those who score the highest number of credits awarded for academic work, doctoral thesis concept, suitability of doctoral thesis to be used in NGO operations, and for interview (with the average of their grades of minimum 4.0) – receive scholarships of PLN 18,000, paid in ten monthly installments. The offer covers also cooperation in research and development (related to the subject of doctoral thesis) with an NGO operating in Poland and indicated by them. Cooperation: Unit for Social Innovation and Research “Shipyard”.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Doctoral scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying all fields at the full-time doctoral courses at Polish public universities or at the Polish Academy of Sciences. The competition winners – those with the best score in research, research concept, and who perform best (with G.P.A, at least 4,0) - receive scholarship of PLN 18,000 paid in ten monthly installments.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying all fields except for English linguistics, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a one-year course of English leading to FCE/CAE or equivalent exam.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Workshops for winners of the “Diploma of Dreams” competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 31 July 2017
       
      Information:

      Workshops for representatives of new non-governmental organizations qualified for participation in the Bridge Scholarships Program. The objective of the workshops is to share knowledge and skills in developing and carrying out scholarship programs. They include also elements of communication, fundraising, building local coalition, and the Bridge Scholarships Program procedure.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying history, political sciences, European studies, philosophy, psychology, sociology, journalism, and social communication, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each. The scholarships are funded by the PAFF.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying economic sciences (economics or finance), whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each. The scholarships are funded by the National Bank of Poland.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying mathematics, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each. The scholarships are funded by mBank Foundation.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying at universities of life sciences or life sciences departments, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each. The scholarships are funded by BGŻ BNP Paribas Foundation.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Scholarships for 3rd/4th year of Bachelor’s degree studies or 1st year of Master’s studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      The competition for the Bridge Scholarships holders studying management, econometry, library and information science, and environmental protection, whose grade point average is at least 4.0. The competition winners with the highest G.P.A. receive a scholarship of PLN 5,000 for a year or PLN 2,500 for half year, paid in monthly installments of PLN 500 each.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      The “Top Student” Competition – scholarships for 2nd year of studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 September 2017
       
      Information:

      Academic achievements scholarships for 2nd year of studies for holders of the Bridge Scholarships Program for the 1st year of studies who perform very well in their first year. The competition winners can receive the grant of PLN 5,000, paid in 10 monthly installments of PLN 500 each.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Domestic internships for the Bridge Scholarship holders
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 June 2017
       
      Information:

      The internships are offered to students of certain fields of study to allow them gain skills and experience necessary in their future jobs. The internships usually last from 1 to 3 months and are paid. The companies offering them indicate the profile of a potential candidates.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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    • Calendar
      “Get to know Poland” – study tours for students
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 June 2017
       
      Information:

      The offer for students to come for a dozen-day-long study visit to Poland. Available for people of 18-21 years of age coming from Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine and a few oblasts of Russian Federation. Participants have the opportunity to meet Polish academic environment, civic organizations and public life leaders, as well as attend lectures, workshops, seminars and cultural events. The students shall apply to the program individually.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation, Borussia Foundation
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    • Calendar
      English Teaching Market 2017
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 May 2017
       
      Information:

      Annual all-Poland meeting of English teachers working in schools in villages and small towns, participated by ca. 500 people from all over Poland. They take part in English teaching methodology workshops, meetings with interesting people, lectures, and presentations of supported projects. The integral part of such meeting is an exhibition presenting the offer of leading publishing houses and English teaching aids distributors. The date of the event: June 26-28, 2017.

       
      Contact:
      “NIDA” Development Foundation
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      The “Teachers Internet Academy” – 2017/18
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 30 September 2017
       
      Information:

      Online courses on practical teaching addressed to teachers of various subjects in all types of schools and at each level of education. They are based on the latest achievements in modern pedagogy with regard to learning process. The applications on behalf of groups of teachers (from 4 to 8 people) shall be submitted by schools. The training courses are held on commercial basis.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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    Third quarter 2017 (July - September)
     
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    • Calendar
      Polish-American Internship Initiative (PAII)
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 September - 31 March 2018
       
      Information:

      Eligible to apply for summer internships in the USA (lasting from 2 to 3 months) are students of at least second year of full-time studies at Polish universities, fluent in English, performing very well at university and active in social work – especially participants of the Bridge Scholarships and “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” programs. The interns get paid for their work. The participation of students in the program is free of charge.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
      Student summer internships 2018 in the USAfacebook
      Calendar
      Post-Graduate Studies for Educational Leaders 2018
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 September - 01 March 2017
       
      Information:

      Three-semester postgraduate part-time studies addressed to school directors and vice directors. They are beginning in March 2018, and lasting for 3 semesters. The program covers 315 teaching hours and is focused on improving the school directors’ knowledge and skills in the area of effective teaching and learning, management of change in school environment, and leadership skills.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 September - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      Weekends with “English Teaching” are open methodological training sessions held for English teachers working at public pre-schools and schools at each level of education, in villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents.

       
      Contact:
      “NIDA” Development Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Training courses: How to prepare a project in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 August - 15 September 2017
       
      Information:

      One-day free training courses are addressed to NGO representatives interested in submitting their applications in grant competitions organized by the Equal Opportunities Program, and improving their qualifications. The dates of the events: September 16 – Warsaw, Lublin; September 23 – Gdańsk, Kraków, Poznań.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      “Equal Opportunities” Regional Grant Competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 August - 25 October 2017
       
      Information:

      Eligible to apply for grants of up to PLN 8,500 for six-month projects aimed at levelling the opportunities of young people coming from rural areas and small towns for a good start into adult life are NGOs, libraries, culture centers and informal groups of residents of villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      Calendar
      School with Class 2.0 – 2017/18
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      15 August - 30 September 2017
       
      Information:

      The all-Poland initiative addressed to staff of all types of schools and at each level of education promoting ICT usage in learning and teaching, which is a comprehensive development program supporting teachers and school directors in professionalization of their work, as well as appreciation and promotion of unique school activities. The Action shall be participated by teams of at least four people, including the school director, a coordinator (selected from among the teaching staff) and two teachers or a teacher and another school employee (a pedagogue, a psychologist, a librarian, etc.).

       
      Contact:
      School with Class Foundation
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    • Calendar
      The “First Class Teacher” course – winter semester
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      14 August - 22 September 2017
       
      Information:

      Free one-semester online course addressed to early school education teachers from schools in villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents. The course is on educational process organization, class management, children’s learning, supportive assessment, discovery learning, or cooperation with the school environment, among other things. Teachers from schools in cities and towns of more than 20,000 residents can participate in the course on commercial basis, provided there are vacancies.

       
      Contact:
      School with Class Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Polish-American Internship Initiative (PAII)
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 September - 31 March 2018
       
      Information:

      Eligible to apply for summer internships in the USA (lasting from 2 to 3 months) are students of at least second year of full-time studies at Polish universities, fluent in English, performing very well at university and active in social work – especially participants of the Bridge Scholarships and “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” programs. The interns get paid for their work. The participation of students in the program is free of charge.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
      Student summer internships 2018 in the USAfacebook
    • Calendar
      Post-Graduate Studies for Educational Leaders 2018
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 September - 01 March 2017
       
      Information:

      Three-semester postgraduate part-time studies addressed to school directors and vice directors. They are beginning in March 2018, and lasting for 3 semesters. The program covers 315 teaching hours and is focused on improving the school directors’ knowledge and skills in the area of effective teaching and learning, management of change in school environment, and leadership skills.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 September - 31 October 2017
       
      Information:

      Weekends with “English Teaching” are open methodological training sessions held for English teachers working at public pre-schools and schools at each level of education, in villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents.

       
      Contact:
      “NIDA” Development Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Training courses: How to prepare a project in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 August - 15 September 2017
       
      Information:

      One-day free training courses are addressed to NGO representatives interested in submitting their applications in grant competitions organized by the Equal Opportunities Program, and improving their qualifications. The dates of the events: September 16 – Warsaw, Lublin; September 23 – Gdańsk, Kraków, Poznań.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Equal Opportunities” Regional Grant Competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      16 August - 25 October 2017
       
      Information:

      Eligible to apply for grants of up to PLN 8,500 for six-month projects aimed at levelling the opportunities of young people coming from rural areas and small towns for a good start into adult life are NGOs, libraries, culture centers and informal groups of residents of villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      School with Class 2.0 – 2017/18
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      15 August - 30 September 2017
       
      Information:

      The all-Poland initiative addressed to staff of all types of schools and at each level of education promoting ICT usage in learning and teaching, which is a comprehensive development program supporting teachers and school directors in professionalization of their work, as well as appreciation and promotion of unique school activities. The Action shall be participated by teams of at least four people, including the school director, a coordinator (selected from among the teaching staff) and two teachers or a teacher and another school employee (a pedagogue, a psychologist, a librarian, etc.).

       
      Contact:
      School with Class Foundation
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    • Calendar
      The “First Class Teacher” course – winter semester
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      14 August - 22 September 2017
       
      Information:

      Free one-semester online course addressed to early school education teachers from schools in villages and towns of up to 20,000 residents. The course is on educational process organization, class management, children’s learning, supportive assessment, discovery learning, or cooperation with the school environment, among other things. Teachers from schools in cities and towns of more than 20,000 residents can participate in the course on commercial basis, provided there are vacancies.

       
      Contact:
      School with Class Foundation
      twitterfacebook
     
    Forth quarter 2017 (October - December)
     
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      The Local Press 2017 Competition for Local Media
      Program:
      “Pro Publico Bono” Competition
       
      Date:
      15 December - 15 January 2018
       
      Information:

      It is an open competition. Its objective is to award best texts, photos, and video coverage published or broadcast by local media from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018. The winner receives the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award.

       
      Contact:
      Local Newspaper Association
      facebook
      Calendar
      “English Teaching Activities” – training sessions and grants
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 December - 31 January 2017
       
      Information:

      The offer addressed to English teachers working in schools in rural areas and to local village leaders. It includes methodological and project training sessions, and grants for a project for children and/or young people related to extra-curricular foreign language teaching.

       
      Contact:
      “NIDA” Development Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      “Get to know Poland” – study tours for students
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 December - 31 January 2018
       
      Information:

      The offer for students to come for a dozen-day-long study visit to Poland. Available for people of 18-21 years of age coming from Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine and a few oblasts of Russian Federation. Participants have an opportunity to meet Polish academic environment, civic organizations and public life leaders, as well as attend lectures, workshops, seminars and cultural events. The students shall apply to the program individually.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Scholarships – Kirkland Research Program
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 December - 01 March 2018
       
      Information:

      The offer of a one-semester research internship for citizens of Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan with well-established scientific position. The individual work under supervision of a scientific tutor shall result in an academic paper prepared by the intern.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      Lane Kirkland Scholarships
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 December - 01 March 2018
       
      Information:

      Over two semesters of supplementing studies at Polish universities, citizens of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, as well as Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan get to know Polish experience in political transformation and European integration. Under individual educational programs, the scholarship holders study selected aspects of economics and management, public administration and business, law, social and political sciences, journalism, NGO management, and management in culture.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      Comprehensive Development of School – basic course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 October - 30 November 2017
       
      Information:

      The offer for schools of every type and at each level of education covers the two-year course for teachers on basic elements of formative assessment. The school directors learn how to introduce the change geared to improve effects of learning and teaching. Having completed the basic course, the school can continue at the advanced level, which allows to apply for the "Learning School" title. The course includes conferences and meetings for school directors, workshop sessions for school staff, as well as on-line courses and workshops for selected teachers.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Let’s Talk about Refugees” course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 October - 14 February 2017
       
      Information:

      The Internet course combined with full-time training for junior high school teachers and pedagogues from all over Poland. Its objective is to introduce the topic of refugees into school curricula in form of a discussion moderated by a teacher or a pedagogue in order to shape the students’ attitudes and value systems. The spring round is carried out from March to June 2017.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
     
     
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    • Calendar
      The Local Press 2017 Competition for Local Media
      Program:
      “Pro Publico Bono” Competition
       
      Date:
      15 December - 15 January 2018
       
      Information:

      It is an open competition. Its objective is to award best texts, photos, and video coverage published or broadcast by local media from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018. The winner receives the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award.

       
      Contact:
      Local Newspaper Association
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “English Teaching Activities” – training sessions and grants
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 December - 31 January 2017
       
      Information:

      The offer addressed to English teachers working in schools in rural areas and to local village leaders. It includes methodological and project training sessions, and grants for a project for children and/or young people related to extra-curricular foreign language teaching.

       
      Contact:
      “NIDA” Development Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Get to know Poland” – study tours for students
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 December - 31 January 2018
       
      Information:

      The offer for students to come for a dozen-day-long study visit to Poland. Available for people of 18-21 years of age coming from Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine and a few oblasts of Russian Federation. Participants have an opportunity to meet Polish academic environment, civic organizations and public life leaders, as well as attend lectures, workshops, seminars and cultural events. The students shall apply to the program individually.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Scholarships – Kirkland Research Program
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 December - 01 March 2018
       
      Information:

      The offer of a one-semester research internship for citizens of Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan with well-established scientific position. The individual work under supervision of a scientific tutor shall result in an academic paper prepared by the intern.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Lane Kirkland Scholarships
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 December - 01 March 2018
       
      Information:

      Over two semesters of supplementing studies at Polish universities, citizens of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, as well as Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan get to know Polish experience in political transformation and European integration. Under individual educational programs, the scholarship holders study selected aspects of economics and management, public administration and business, law, social and political sciences, journalism, NGO management, and management in culture.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Comprehensive Development of School – basic course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 October - 30 November 2017
       
      Information:

      The offer for schools of every type and at each level of education covers the two-year course for teachers on basic elements of formative assessment. The school directors learn how to introduce the change geared to improve effects of learning and teaching. Having completed the basic course, the school can continue at the advanced level, which allows to apply for the "Learning School" title. The course includes conferences and meetings for school directors, workshop sessions for school staff, as well as on-line courses and workshops for selected teachers.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Let’s Talk about Refugees” course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 October - 14 February 2017
       
      Information:

      The Internet course combined with full-time training for junior high school teachers and pedagogues from all over Poland. Its objective is to introduce the topic of refugees into school curricula in form of a discussion moderated by a teacher or a pedagogue in order to shape the students’ attitudes and value systems. The spring round is carried out from March to June 2017.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
     
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