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    ENGLISH TEACHING
     
    The program is addressed to schools, teachers, local leaders 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 of those teachers – the Ambassadors of the Program – have a chance to implement their own projects. They also promote the program ...
    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: j.kowalczyk@nida.pl

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    English Teaching Educational Support Package
    English Teaching Educational Support Package
    Due to the difficult pandemic situation in Poland which induced certain changes in educational ...
    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

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    They are 3D printing – and counteracting the pandemic
    They are 3D printing – and counteracting the pandemic
    An excellent example of how some of the projects implemented as part of PAFF programs during ...
    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

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    How NGOs support distance learning
    How NGOs support distance learning
    Polish educational system has faced a challenge related to COVID-19 pandemic and closure of ...
    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, math, biology and history. The innovative curriculum was developed in cooperation with Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.
    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

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    Another academic year at the School of Education has started
    Another academic year at the School of Education has started
    “It is going to be a good place and good time. We are a community of thought, we strive for ...
    PROJECTOR - STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
     
    The idea behind this program is to tap into the intellectual potential and energy of university students in order to promote active people and 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

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    “Edit Distance Knowledge” – the initiative summing up
    “Edit Distance Knowledge” – the initiative summing up
    Student  volunteers active in the “PROJECTOR” Program decided to free parents who work at home ...
    BRIDGE SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    A joint undertaking by NGOs, public institutions 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

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    Give a chance for a Diploma of Dreams!
    Give a chance for a Diploma of Dreams!
    The Diploma of Dreams competition held for local NGOs and informal groups willing to participate ...
    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 activities promoting volunteering.
    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

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    Seniors for local communities
    Seniors for local communities
    The fifth round of TAU for Local Communities project is on. The project is implemented under ...
    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 and the “Third Sector” quarterly. The program also offers training, counseling and publications on NGO management (“FIMANGO”, “PROMENGO” and Kursodrom.pl platform). Furthermore, it supports non-governmental organizations with information and advocacy efforts designed to help them effectively ...
    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

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    New image of ngo.pl portal
    New image of ngo.pl portal
    Clear and understandable, intuitively navigated, with content presented in attractive form, ...
    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, foster developmental aspirations, contribute to building the social capital and in consequence improve the quality of life. The undertaken activities are founded on cooperation of various partners. They respond to specific needs of a given community, improve the quality of life and, in the long ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Academy for the Development of Philantropy 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

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    Institutional Support Fund for Act Locally Centers
    Institutional Support Fund for Act Locally Centers
    The “Act Locally” Program has launched institutional support for Act Locally Centers which ...
    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: informational, which is implemented through the website and the blog; promotional, under which the Sector 3.0 Festivals and meetings in the TechClub network are cyclically held; consultative, which lends support through training and consultations provided by ICT Mobile Advisors; ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Information Society Development Foundation
    ul. Kopernika 17, 00-359 Warszawa
    tel.: (48 22) 123 90 20
    Contact person: Dawid Szarański
    mobile: +48 530-69-11-99

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    Sector 3.0 Award for Virtual Dream
    Sector 3.0 Award for Virtual Dream
    This year’s Sector 3.0 PAFF Award worth PLN 40,000 was received by the founder of the Virtual ...
    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. The program, implemented with the use of tutoring method, 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 training sessions and customized support. The offer for the program alumni, aimed at further improvement of their leadership skills, allows them ...
    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

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    12 reportages on people who have social activity in their blood
    12 reportages on people who have social activity in their blood
    On March 11, “Przewiew. 12 historii otwartych”, a collection of reportages on people who are ...
    PRO PUBLICO BONO
     
    The Competition for the Best Civil Initiative was launched in 1999 by Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek. Since 2000, the Polish-American Freedom Foundation had funded the prizes awarded in the Competition. Under the program, the Foundation presently supports the Bolesław Wierzbiański Competition for local newspapers, and the annual Civic Congress held in Warsaw.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

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    “Gazeta Jarocińska” won the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award
    “Gazeta Jarocińska” won the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award
    The ceremony of announcing the Local Press Association competition results and presenting the ...
    LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
     
    Under the program implemented till April 2015 by the partnership of PAFF and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, almost 4,000 public libraries in municipalities and rural communes with population of up to 20,000 inhabitants had been supported in their transformation into multifunctional centers which provide access to information, culture and education, and at the same time stimulate active citizenship. Presently, the program results are enhanced with activities aimed at development of librarians’ ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    “Different. Equal. Important” – Jubilee Library Congress
    “Different. Equal. Important” – Jubilee Library Congress
    On November 26 and 27, librarians who came from all over Poland discussed various social groups’ ...
    PAFF LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS
     
    The purpose of the program is to initiate and develop cooperation among beneficiaries of various PAFF programs who establish Local Partnerships and involve 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

    News
     
    Tutorial for Initiative Groups has started
    Tutorial for Initiative Groups has started
    On June 4, a virtual meeting opening the tutorial process under the 7th round of the “PAFF ...
    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 internships, they have an opportunity to learn about Poland’s transformation experience and integration with the European Union.
    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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    End of the jubilee Kirkland Program year
    End of the jubilee Kirkland Program year
    On June 22-25, school year-end ceremonies for scholarship holders of the twentieth round of ...
    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
    e-mail: rita@fed.org.pl

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    Be active in the East! Partnership projects
    Be active in the East! Partnership projects
    The Education for Democracy Foundation and the Polish-American Foundation invite Polish non-governmental ...
    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 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 governments. They ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

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    WEASA 2020 online – a summary
    WEASA 2020 online – a summary
    The 8th round of Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) took place from July 3 to July ...
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    Continuous events 2020
     
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      ICT Mobile Advisors
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      continuous event
       
      Information:

      A group of 100 people who have common passion for new technologies and sharing their knowledge. They operate all over Poland - organize training sessions, hold webinars, give individual advice to non-profit organizations  teaching them how to raise funds using the Internet, suggesting the method of effective promotion in social media, and helping them choose the right equipment. They have already given over 7500 pieces of advice.

       
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      Information Society Development Foundation
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      ICT Mobile Advisors
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      ongoing recruitment
       
      Information:

      A group of 100 people who have common passion for new technologies and sharing their knowledge. They operate all over Poland - organize training sessions, hold webinars, give individual advice to non-profit organizations  teaching them how to raise funds using the Internet, suggesting the method of effective promotion in social media, and helping them choose the right equipment. They have already given over 7500 pieces of advice.

       
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      Information Society Development Foundation
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      Educational projects
      Program:
      PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      Information:

      The groups of student volunteers (2-3 people) carry out designed by themselves initiatives aimed at development of knowledge, skills and interests of children and young people. They do it in their free time during the school year and summer vacation and winter break. The projects cover a particular area of science, subject or activity (art, sports, IT, drama or language classes). The students get reimbursed for travel expenses and educational materials, while the host school secures them accommodation and meals.

       
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      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Workshops for teaching staff
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      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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      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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      “Region in Transition” (RITA) – 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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      “Region in Transition” (RITA) – 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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      Enrollment for an Affiliated Act Locally Center
      Program:
      Act Locally
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      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 the "Act Locally" Program Rules in their area of activity (covering from several to a dozen of rural communes/municipalities). By joining the network of Act Locally Centers, an Affiliated ALC will receive a grant of PLN 5,000 – 15,000 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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      ICT Mobile Advisors
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      continuous event
       
      Information:

      A group of 100 people who have common passion for new technologies and sharing their knowledge. They operate all over Poland - organize training sessions, hold webinars, give individual advice to non-profit organizations  teaching them how to raise funds using the Internet, suggesting the method of effective promotion in social media, and helping them choose the right equipment. They have already given over 7500 pieces of advice.

       
      Contact:
      Information Society Development Foundation
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      ICT Mobile Advisors
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      ongoing recruitment
       
      Information:

      A group of 100 people who have common passion for new technologies and sharing their knowledge. They operate all over Poland - organize training sessions, hold webinars, give individual advice to non-profit organizations  teaching them how to raise funds using the Internet, suggesting the method of effective promotion in social media, and helping them choose the right equipment. They have already given over 7500 pieces of advice.

       
      Contact:
      Information Society Development Foundation
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      Educational projects
      Program:
      PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      Information:

      The groups of student volunteers (2-3 people) carry out designed by themselves initiatives aimed at development of knowledge, skills and interests of children and young people. They do it in their free time during the school year and summer vacation and winter break. The projects cover a particular area of science, subject or activity (art, sports, IT, drama or language classes). The students get reimbursed for travel expenses and educational materials, while the host school secures them accommodation and meals.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
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      Workshops for teaching staff
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      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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      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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      “Region in Transition” (RITA) – 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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      “Region in Transition” (RITA) – 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.

       
      Contact:
      Education for Democracy Foundation
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      Enrollment for an Affiliated Act Locally Center
      Program:
      Act Locally
       
      Date:
      on-going recruitment
       
      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 the "Act Locally" Program Rules in their area of activity (covering from several to a dozen of rural communes/municipalities). By joining the network of Act Locally Centers, an Affiliated ALC will receive a grant of PLN 5,000 – 15,000 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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    First quarter 2020 (January - March)
     
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      Two Thousands in Two Months
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      30 January - 27 February 2020
       
      Information:

      Under the competition for grants of up to PLN 2,000, organizations and institutions that have implemented projects funded by the Equal Opportunities program can hold events to show the program results to the local community and help those who work with young people to integrate.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      “Our Equal Opportunities” competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      23 January - 21 February 2020
       
      Information:

      Eligible to take part in the competition for grants of up to PLN 4,000 are organizations, institutions and informal groups that have already received at least one grant in competitions held under the “Equal Opportunities 2018” Program.

       
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      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      Internships – Kirkland Research Program
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 January - 01 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The offer of one-semester research internship for people with established position of scholars, coming from Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Individual work done under the eye of an academic tutor shall result in a scientific article written by the intern.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
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      “Conversations on Teaching” Online Course 2020
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 15 February 2020
       
      Information:

      The online course including four small-group meetings conducted by a moderator and combined with two selected Conversations on Teaching. The course is addressed to teachers of all subjects and at every level of education who wish to act as leaders, i.e. animate debates on teaching among the staff of schools they work at. It will start on March 3, 2020 and end in June 2020.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      Young People in Action (2019/20 summer semester)
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      31 January - 01 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The nation-wide program that inspires coaches and charges to take unconventional actions for the good of their communities, and at the same time learn to work with the project method. The program shall include six introductory training sessions for youth group coaches to be held in Gdansk, Katowice, Kraków, Poznań and two times in Warsaw, and lead to preparing an extensive thematic publication.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      The “Sector 3.0” Innovation Fund
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      01 February - 31 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The initiative aimed at supporting creation of new tools, applications and products that are in line the Tech for Good idea. It offers two types of support for the originators. One of them is a comprehensive training, mentoring and consulting series that facilitates working out the details of an idea, and designing a coherent project. The second type of support is offered to selected originators who can receive financial support in a total amount of up to PLN 100,000.

       
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      Information Society Development Foundation
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      Lane Kirkland Scholarships 2020/21
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 January - 01 March 2020
       
      Information:

      Poprzez dwusemestralne studia uzupełniające na polskich uczelniach obywatele Ukrainy, Rosji, Białorusi, a także Mołdawii, Gruzji, Armenii, Azerbejdżanu, Kazachstanu, Kirgistanu i Uzbekistanu poznają polskie doświadczenia w zakresie transformacji ustrojowej oraz integracji europejskiej. W ramach indywidualnych programów edukacyjnych stypendyści studiują między innymi wybrane aspekty ekonomii i zarządzania, administracji publicznej i biznesu, prawa, nauk społecznych i politycznych, dziennikarstwa, zarządzania NGO, czy zarządzania w kulturze.

       
      Contact:
      Fundacja Liderzy Przemian
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      The “Equal Opportunities” Program Youth Leaders
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      02 March - 17 April 2020
       
      Information:

      The training addressed to participants of projects of projects carried out as part of 2020 Regional or All-Poland Grant Competition. The training objective is to develop leader competences and  designing local activities for the benefit of young people.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      OK Notebook 2020/21 – on-line course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 March - 31 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The on-line course combined with a regional meeting, addressed to teachers of all subjects and at every level. The course is based on the rules of formative assessment and building teacher-student partnership. The participants work in small subject teams. Beginning in May 2020.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      Maróz 2020
      Program:
      Support for NGOs
       
      Date:
      01 March - 30 April 2020
       
      Information:

      2020 All-Poland meeting of local rural and rural-municipal level organizations and local government representatives; this-year the meeting (May 28-30) will be on increasing active participation of citizens in public life.

       
      Contact:
      Rural Development Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      Start to Research – Conference for Students
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 March - 30 June 2020
       
      Information:

      The conference for the holders of Bridge Scholarships and participants of “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” Program. Among other things, the agenda of the conference scheduled for June 2020 comprises an expert panel, presentations of the participants’ research work and educational projects implemented by students.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      PAFF Leaders – recruitment
      Program:
      PAFF Leaders
       
      Date:
      17 February - 17 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The offer for local leaders with at least 3 years of experience of work for an NGO, local government, local institution, business or informal group; in particular addressed to people who have participated in implementation of a project as part of one of the PAFF programs.

       
      Contact:
      School for Leaders Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Local Forums of “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      03 February - 10 March 2020
       
      Information:

      A possibility to obtain a grant for one-day meeting attended by representatives of local government, schools, NGOs, institutions as well as individuals acting for the benefit of young people. Such meetings shall serve as forums for discussions on providing equal opportunities for young people coming from small towns and villages. Organizations and institutions that have held Local Forums after 2014 are excluded from the competition.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      Comprehensive Development of School – advanced course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 March - 01 April 2020
       
      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. 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
      “Equal Opportunities” All-Poland Grant Competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      15 January - 16 March 2020
       
      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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    • Calendar
      “English Teaching Activities” – training sessions and grants
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 December 2019 - 31 January 2020
       
      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
      “RITA” grant competition – partnership projects
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 15 March 2020
       
      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
      Be active in the East! Partnership projectsfacebook
      Calendar
      The Local Press 2019 Competition for Local Media
      Program:
      Pro Publico Bono
       
      Date:
      16 December 2019 - 15 January 2020
       
      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, 2019 to December 31, 2019. The winner receives the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award.

       
      Contact:
      Local Newspaper Association
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 October 2019 - 15 October 2019
       
      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
      The “First Class Teacher” course – workshops
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 March - 31 December 2020
       
      Information:

      A few-hour-long paid workshops for early school education teachers. They are conducted by instructors with practice in Polish, math, and life sciences teaching for groups of 30 participants. Following the end of workshops, the participants get also resources for further work.

       
      Contact:
      School with Class Foundation
      Calendar
      Domestic internships for the Bridge Scholarships holders
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 October 2019 - 31 January 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) 2019
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 31 March 2020
       
      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
      Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) – apply now!facebook
      Calendar
      Local grant competitions held by Act Locally Centers (ALC)
      Program:
      Act Locally
       
      Date:
      01 February - 31 May 2020
       
      Information:

      Grants in the amount of up to 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 ALCs network is available at the Act Locally Program website.

       
      Contact:
      Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland
      facebook
      Calendar
      “Seniors in Action. Incubator + Subsidies” Grant Competition
      Program:
      Third Age Universities (TAU)
       
      Date:
      20 February - 15 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The competition is addressed to people in the age over 60 who desire to implement, alone or in cooperation with a younger person (minimum 25 years younger), a social project following their passion. The project shall be implemented from September 2020 to June 2021. The competition offers not only a possibility to receive a grant of up to PLN 15,000 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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    • Calendar
      Postgraduate Teachers Studies – 2019/20 academic year
      Program:
      PAFF and UW School of Education
       
      Date:
      02 March - 31 August 2020
       
      Information:

      Free full-time postgraduate courses for teachers of Polish, math, history and  social sciences, as well as biology and life sciences. They last for ten months and combine academic classes and obligatory teaching practices. The offer is addressed to MA/MSc graduates of university faculties of Polish studies, math, history, and biology or graduates of faculties related to biology and math, as well as teachers that have been in the profession for no more than 10 years. The SE students can apply for a scholarship that will help them cover the costs of living in Warsaw.

       
      Contact:
      Foundation for Quality Education
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      Calendar
      Comprehensive Development of School – basic course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 October 2018 - 30 November 2018
       
      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
      Training courses: How to prepare the diagnosis in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      15 January - 28 February 2020
       
      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 9 (Łódź, Poznań), February 16 (Kraków, Poznań), February 23 (Warsaw).

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      School break with the “PROJECTOR”
      Program:
      PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers
       
      Date:
      01 January - 29 February 2020
       
      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
      twitterfacebook
      Calendar
      Let’s Talk About Refugees. A Good Conversation Club
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      31 January - 29 February 2020
       
      Information:

      The course held in a blended-learning form (the online course combined with the stationary training session) addressed to teachers from all over Poland. Its objective is shaping civic attitudes of children and youth. Good Conversation Clubs are organized in schools where students, supported by their teachers, address issues related to migration of people and the art of discussing with people who have different views and beliefs, especially regarding the so-called refugee crisis.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
     
     
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    • Calendar
      Two Thousands in Two Months
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      30 January - 27 February 2020
       
      Information:

      Under the competition for grants of up to PLN 2,000, organizations and institutions that have implemented projects funded by the Equal Opportunities program can hold events to show the program results to the local community and help those who work with young people to integrate.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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    • Calendar
      “Our Equal Opportunities” competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      23 January - 21 February 2020
       
      Information:

      Eligible to take part in the competition for grants of up to PLN 4,000 are organizations, institutions and informal groups that have already received at least one grant in competitions held under the “Equal Opportunities 2018” Program.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Internships – Kirkland Research Program
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 January - 01 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The offer of one-semester research internship for people with established position of scholars, coming from Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Individual work done under the eye of an academic tutor shall result in a scientific article written by the intern.

       
      Contact:
      Leaders of Change Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Conversations on Teaching” Online Course 2020
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 15 February 2020
       
      Information:

      The online course including four small-group meetings conducted by a moderator and combined with two selected Conversations on Teaching. The course is addressed to teachers of all subjects and at every level of education who wish to act as leaders, i.e. animate debates on teaching among the staff of schools they work at. It will start on March 3, 2020 and end in June 2020.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
    • Calendar
      Young People in Action (2019/20 summer semester)
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      31 January - 01 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The nation-wide program that inspires coaches and charges to take unconventional actions for the good of their communities, and at the same time learn to work with the project method. The program shall include six introductory training sessions for youth group coaches to be held in Gdansk, Katowice, Kraków, Poznań and two times in Warsaw, and lead to preparing an extensive thematic publication.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
    • Calendar
      The “Sector 3.0” Innovation Fund
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      01 February - 31 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The initiative aimed at supporting creation of new tools, applications and products that are in line the Tech for Good idea. It offers two types of support for the originators. One of them is a comprehensive training, mentoring and consulting series that facilitates working out the details of an idea, and designing a coherent project. The second type of support is offered to selected originators who can receive financial support in a total amount of up to PLN 100,000.

       
      Contact:
      Information Society Development Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Lane Kirkland Scholarships 2020/21
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 January - 01 March 2020
       
      Information:

      Poprzez dwusemestralne studia uzupełniające na polskich uczelniach obywatele Ukrainy, Rosji, Białorusi, a także Mołdawii, Gruzji, Armenii, Azerbejdżanu, Kazachstanu, Kirgistanu i Uzbekistanu poznają polskie doświadczenia w zakresie transformacji ustrojowej oraz integracji europejskiej. W ramach indywidualnych programów edukacyjnych stypendyści studiują między innymi wybrane aspekty ekonomii i zarządzania, administracji publicznej i biznesu, prawa, nauk społecznych i politycznych, dziennikarstwa, zarządzania NGO, czy zarządzania w kulturze.

       
      Contact:
      Fundacja Liderzy Przemian
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    • Calendar
      The “Equal Opportunities” Program Youth Leaders
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      02 March - 17 April 2020
       
      Information:

      The training addressed to participants of projects of projects carried out as part of 2020 Regional or All-Poland Grant Competition. The training objective is to develop leader competences and  designing local activities for the benefit of young people.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      Youth Leaders Trainingtwitterfacebook
    • Calendar
      OK Notebook 2020/21 – on-line course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 March - 31 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The on-line course combined with a regional meeting, addressed to teachers of all subjects and at every level. The course is based on the rules of formative assessment and building teacher-student partnership. The participants work in small subject teams. Beginning in May 2020.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Maróz 2020
      Program:
      Support for NGOs
       
      Date:
      01 March - 30 April 2020
       
      Information:

      2020 All-Poland meeting of local rural and rural-municipal level organizations and local government representatives; this-year the meeting (May 28-30) will be on increasing active participation of citizens in public life.

       
      Contact:
      Rural Development Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Start to Research – Conference for Students
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 March - 30 June 2020
       
      Information:

      The conference for the holders of Bridge Scholarships and participants of “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” Program. Among other things, the agenda of the conference scheduled for June 2020 comprises an expert panel, presentations of the participants’ research work and educational projects implemented by students.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      PAFF Leaders – recruitment
      Program:
      PAFF Leaders
       
      Date:
      17 February - 17 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The offer for local leaders with at least 3 years of experience of work for an NGO, local government, local institution, business or informal group; in particular addressed to people who have participated in implementation of a project as part of one of the PAFF programs.

       
      Contact:
      School for Leaders Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Local Forums of “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      03 February - 10 March 2020
       
      Information:

      A possibility to obtain a grant for one-day meeting attended by representatives of local government, schools, NGOs, institutions as well as individuals acting for the benefit of young people. Such meetings shall serve as forums for discussions on providing equal opportunities for young people coming from small towns and villages. Organizations and institutions that have held Local Forums after 2014 are excluded from the competition.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Comprehensive Development of School – advanced course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 March - 01 April 2020
       
      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. 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
      “Equal Opportunities” All-Poland Grant Competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      15 January - 16 March 2020
       
      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
      twitterfacebook
    • Calendar
      “English Teaching Activities” – training sessions and grants
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 December 2019 - 31 January 2020
       
      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
      “RITA” grant competition – partnership projects
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 15 March 2020
       
      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
      Be active in the East! Partnership projectsfacebook
    • Calendar
      The Local Press 2019 Competition for Local Media
      Program:
      Pro Publico Bono
       
      Date:
      16 December 2019 - 15 January 2020
       
      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, 2019 to December 31, 2019. The winner receives the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award.

       
      Contact:
      Local Newspaper Association
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 October 2019 - 15 October 2019
       
      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
      The “First Class Teacher” course – workshops
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 March - 31 December 2020
       
      Information:

      A few-hour-long paid workshops for early school education teachers. They are conducted by instructors with practice in Polish, math, and life sciences teaching for groups of 30 participants. Following the end of workshops, the participants get also resources for further work.

       
      Contact:
      School with Class Foundation
    • Calendar
      Domestic internships for the Bridge Scholarships holders
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 October 2019 - 31 January 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) 2019
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 January - 31 March 2020
       
      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
      Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) – apply now!facebook
    • Calendar
      Local grant competitions held by Act Locally Centers (ALC)
      Program:
      Act Locally
       
      Date:
      01 February - 31 May 2020
       
      Information:

      Grants in the amount of up to 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 ALCs network is available at the Act Locally Program website.

       
      Contact:
      Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Seniors in Action. Incubator + Subsidies” Grant Competition
      Program:
      Third Age Universities (TAU)
       
      Date:
      20 February - 15 March 2020
       
      Information:

      The competition is addressed to people in the age over 60 who desire to implement, alone or in cooperation with a younger person (minimum 25 years younger), a social project following their passion. The project shall be implemented from September 2020 to June 2021. The competition offers not only a possibility to receive a grant of up to PLN 15,000 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"
      twitterfacebook
    • Calendar
      Postgraduate Teachers Studies – 2019/20 academic year
      Program:
      PAFF and UW School of Education
       
      Date:
      02 March - 31 August 2020
       
      Information:

      Free full-time postgraduate courses for teachers of Polish, math, history and  social sciences, as well as biology and life sciences. They last for ten months and combine academic classes and obligatory teaching practices. The offer is addressed to MA/MSc graduates of university faculties of Polish studies, math, history, and biology or graduates of faculties related to biology and math, as well as teachers that have been in the profession for no more than 10 years. The SE students can apply for a scholarship that will help them cover the costs of living in Warsaw.

       
      Contact:
      Foundation for Quality Education
      Spread your wings with the School of Educationtwitterfacebook
    • Calendar
      Comprehensive Development of School – basic course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 October 2018 - 30 November 2018
       
      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
      Training courses: How to prepare the diagnosis in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      15 January - 28 February 2020
       
      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 9 (Łódź, Poznań), February 16 (Kraków, Poznań), February 23 (Warsaw).

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      School break with the “PROJECTOR”
      Program:
      PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers
       
      Date:
      01 January - 29 February 2020
       
      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
      twitterfacebook
    • Calendar
      Let’s Talk About Refugees. A Good Conversation Club
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      31 January - 29 February 2020
       
      Information:

      The course held in a blended-learning form (the online course combined with the stationary training session) addressed to teachers from all over Poland. Its objective is shaping civic attitudes of children and youth. Good Conversation Clubs are organized in schools where students, supported by their teachers, address issues related to migration of people and the art of discussing with people who have different views and beliefs, especially regarding the so-called refugee crisis.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
     
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      Young People in Action (2020/21 winter semester)
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The nation-wide program that inspires coaches and charges to take unconventional actions for the good of their communities, and at the same time learn to work with the project method. The program shall include six introductory training sessions for youth group coaches to be held in Gdansk, Katowice, Kraków, Poznań and two times in Warsaw, and lead to preparing an extensive thematic publication.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      The “Learning Schools” Club
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 June - 10 July 2020
       
      Information:

      “LES” Club is an offer for schools at every level of education and of every type that have completed the main “LES” Program path, i.e. the School Comprehensive Development at basic and advanced levels, and on the basis of formative assessment want to sustain and deepen the change of their school. Schools which joined the “LES” Club implement on their own a selected task in the area of improving teaching/learning using the formative assessment strategies and good practices in the area of teachers cooperation; they also extend their cooperation with other schools to share experiences with them.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      Calendar
      Irena Sendler Award for Repairing the World
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      For over ten years, the Irena Sendler Award for Repairing the World has been awarded to teachers who educate in the spirit of tolerance, equality, social solidarity and respect for the others, inspire young people to act in line with these principles, and are active in their schools and local communities themselves.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Digital Competence Workshops
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 May 2020
       
      Information:

      The workshops are held in May and June. Their main objective is to develop the scholarship holders’ and Projector volunteers’ competence and knowledge allowing them to function effectively in the digital world. The subjects include social media, hate and trolling problems, personal data storage and security in the network, as well as image and copyright issues, and creating own Websites. The workshops are held for ca. 20 bridge scholarship holders and volunteers invited to participate.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      The “Sector 3.0” Festival
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      01 April - 01 May 2020
       
      Information:

      The biggest in Central Europe event focused on application of new technologies for socially useful activity. The two-day Festival is attended by over 1000 people, including representatives of non-profit organizations, business, public administration, academic world, and media.

       
      Contact:
      Information Society Development Foundation
      This year’s “Sector 3.0” festival will be held onlinetwitterfacebook
      Calendar
      First Class Teacher – comprehensive development of early school education staff
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 July 2020
       
      Information:

      Comprehensive support for the early school education staff (early school education teachers, educators at the day centers, teachers of foreign languages, PE, religion/ethics, IT) in joint planning, implementation and evaluation of educational processes and improving teaching/learning  effectiveness. It includes workshops for the staff, school assistant’s care, online courses, and a conference.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
    • Calendar
      First Class Teacher – the online courses
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The online courses addressed to early school education teachers of schools in villages and small towns with up to 20,000 residents. The courses focus on such issues as organization of the educational process, class management, children’s learning (including math), supportive assessment, learning by discovering, or cooperation with the school environment.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      Calendar
      The Post-Graduate Course for Leaders of Education
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The two-year course for school principals and vice principals. During the course of studies the principals create the space for a quality change at their school: with support from the instructors they plan and implement new rules of teacher and student work. These rules will be based on the methods proved effective and implemented in cooperation with the staff of their schools. The course shall start in October 2020, and end in February 2022.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      Career and Job Market workshops
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 July 2020
       
      Information:

      Held at the turn of June and July workshops on career planning, analysis of professional potential and preparation to participation in the job market. Addressed to ca. 40 Bridge Scholarship holders – students of 2nd, 3rd and 4th year who achieve best results and have sent the most interesting letters of motivation.

       
      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 2020
       
      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
      School with Class 2.0
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 September 2020
       
      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
      “Study Abroad” scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2020
       
      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 2020
       
      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 2020
       
      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
      Language scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 31 October 2020
       
      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 2020
       
      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
      facebook
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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 2020
       
      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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      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 2020
       
      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 2020
       
      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
      facebook
      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 2020
       
      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
      facebook
      Calendar
      The “Top Student” Competition – scholarships for 2nd year of studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 September 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      English Teaching Market 2020
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 May 2020
       
      Information:

      Annual all-Poland meeting of English teachers working in schools in villages and small towns, participated by ca. 350 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 29 – July 1, 2020.

       
      Contact:
      “NIDA” Development Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      The “Teachers Internet Academy” – 2019/20
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 30 September 2020
       
      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 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
      facebook
      Calendar
      The “Diploma of Dreams” Competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 May 2020
       
      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
      Give a chance for a Diploma of Dreams!facebook
    • Calendar
      Bridge Scholarships for the 1st year of university studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 October 2020
       
      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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      Young People in Action (2020/21 winter semester)
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The nation-wide program that inspires coaches and charges to take unconventional actions for the good of their communities, and at the same time learn to work with the project method. The program shall include six introductory training sessions for youth group coaches to be held in Gdansk, Katowice, Kraków, Poznań and two times in Warsaw, and lead to preparing an extensive thematic publication.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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    • Calendar
      The “Learning Schools” Club
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 June - 10 July 2020
       
      Information:

      “LES” Club is an offer for schools at every level of education and of every type that have completed the main “LES” Program path, i.e. the School Comprehensive Development at basic and advanced levels, and on the basis of formative assessment want to sustain and deepen the change of their school. Schools which joined the “LES” Club implement on their own a selected task in the area of improving teaching/learning using the formative assessment strategies and good practices in the area of teachers cooperation; they also extend their cooperation with other schools to share experiences with them.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Irena Sendler Award for Repairing the World
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      For over ten years, the Irena Sendler Award for Repairing the World has been awarded to teachers who educate in the spirit of tolerance, equality, social solidarity and respect for the others, inspire young people to act in line with these principles, and are active in their schools and local communities themselves.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Digital Competence Workshops
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 May 2020
       
      Information:

      The workshops are held in May and June. Their main objective is to develop the scholarship holders’ and Projector volunteers’ competence and knowledge allowing them to function effectively in the digital world. The subjects include social media, hate and trolling problems, personal data storage and security in the network, as well as image and copyright issues, and creating own Websites. The workshops are held for ca. 20 bridge scholarship holders and volunteers invited to participate.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      The “Sector 3.0” Festival
      Program:
      Sector 3.0
       
      Date:
      01 April - 01 May 2020
       
      Information:

      The biggest in Central Europe event focused on application of new technologies for socially useful activity. The two-day Festival is attended by over 1000 people, including representatives of non-profit organizations, business, public administration, academic world, and media.

       
      Contact:
      Information Society Development Foundation
      This year’s “Sector 3.0” festival will be held onlinetwitterfacebook
    • Calendar
      First Class Teacher – comprehensive development of early school education staff
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 July 2020
       
      Information:

      Comprehensive support for the early school education staff (early school education teachers, educators at the day centers, teachers of foreign languages, PE, religion/ethics, IT) in joint planning, implementation and evaluation of educational processes and improving teaching/learning  effectiveness. It includes workshops for the staff, school assistant’s care, online courses, and a conference.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
    • Calendar
      First Class Teacher – the online courses
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The online courses addressed to early school education teachers of schools in villages and small towns with up to 20,000 residents. The courses focus on such issues as organization of the educational process, class management, children’s learning (including math), supportive assessment, learning by discovering, or cooperation with the school environment.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
    • Calendar
      The Post-Graduate Course for Leaders of Education
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The two-year course for school principals and vice principals. During the course of studies the principals create the space for a quality change at their school: with support from the instructors they plan and implement new rules of teacher and student work. These rules will be based on the methods proved effective and implemented in cooperation with the staff of their schools. The course shall start in October 2020, and end in February 2022.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Career and Job Market workshops
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 31 July 2020
       
      Information:

      Held at the turn of June and July workshops on career planning, analysis of professional potential and preparation to participation in the job market. Addressed to ca. 40 Bridge Scholarship holders – students of 2nd, 3rd and 4th year who achieve best results and have sent the most interesting letters of motivation.

       
      Contact:
      Educational Enterprise Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Get to know Poland” – study tours for students
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 June 2020
       
      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
      School with Class 2.0
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 September 2020
       
      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
      twitterfacebook
    • Calendar
      “Study Abroad” scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “PhDo” doctoral scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Doctoral scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 30 November 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Language scholarships
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 31 October 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Workshops for winners of the “Diploma of Dreams” competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 June - 31 July 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • 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 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • 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 2020
       
      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 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • 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 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      The “Top Student” Competition – scholarships for 2nd year of studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 May - 30 September 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      English Teaching Market 2020
      Program:
      English Teaching
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 May 2020
       
      Information:

      Annual all-Poland meeting of English teachers working in schools in villages and small towns, participated by ca. 350 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 29 – July 1, 2020.

       
      Contact:
      “NIDA” Development Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      The “Teachers Internet Academy” – 2019/20
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 April - 30 September 2020
       
      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 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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      The “Diploma of Dreams” Competition
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 May 2020
       
      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
      Give a chance for a Diploma of Dreams!facebook
    • Calendar
      Bridge Scholarships for the 1st year of university studies
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 April - 31 October 2020
       
      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:
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      ICT training for Project Coordinators
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      17 August - 23 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The two-day training session for coordinators of projects implemented under the “Equal Opportunities” Program who are interested in maximizing their use of the latest technology potential for project designing, promoting and implementing.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      First Class Teacher – the nationwide conference
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 August - 01 October 2020
       
      Information:

      The conference for early school education teachers, composed of the following three parts: the panel debate where invited guests will tell how to intermingle various fields of study and make education a joyful discovering the world; the networking part which makes an opportunity to have conversations and share inspirations with other teachers; and the workshop one where we can learn, practice or improve specific methods of working with children. The Conference will be held in October 2020 r.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      School for Democracy
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 July - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The offer for schools wanting to improve their work quality in the area of student self- governance. The schools receive a certificate confirming that the teachers there support student’s self-governance and grassroots activities. The participants take part in one-day training sessions, webinars, the on-line festival and the final event – an open debate summing up the activities carried out at schools.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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      Polish-American Internship Initiative (PAII)
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 September - 31 March 2021
       
      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.

       
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      Training courses: How to prepare a project in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      01 August - 25 September 2020
       
      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 19 – Białystok, Kraków, Poznań; September 26 – Słupsk, Warszawa.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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      Calendar
      “RITA” grant competition – partnership projects
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      01 September - 15 October 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Equal Opportunities” Regional Grant Competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      04 August - 08 October 2020
       
      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
      “Equal Opportunities” – the Regional Grant Competition will soon be onfacebook
      Calendar
      “TAU for Local Community” – workshops
      Program:
      Third Age Universities (TAU)
       
      Date:
      01 September - 30 September 2020
       
      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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    • Calendar
      ICT training for Project Coordinators
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      17 August - 23 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The two-day training session for coordinators of projects implemented under the “Equal Opportunities” Program who are interested in maximizing their use of the latest technology potential for project designing, promoting and implementing.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
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    • Calendar
      First Class Teacher – the nationwide conference
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 August - 01 October 2020
       
      Information:

      The conference for early school education teachers, composed of the following three parts: the panel debate where invited guests will tell how to intermingle various fields of study and make education a joyful discovering the world; the networking part which makes an opportunity to have conversations and share inspirations with other teachers; and the workshop one where we can learn, practice or improve specific methods of working with children. The Conference will be held in October 2020 r.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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    • Calendar
      School for Democracy
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      01 July - 30 September 2020
       
      Information:

      The offer for schools wanting to improve their work quality in the area of student self- governance. The schools receive a certificate confirming that the teachers there support student’s self-governance and grassroots activities. The participants take part in one-day training sessions, webinars, the on-line festival and the final event – an open debate summing up the activities carried out at schools.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
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    • Calendar
      Polish-American Internship Initiative (PAII)
      Program:
      Bridge Scholarships
       
      Date:
      01 September - 31 March 2021
       
      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
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    • Calendar
      Training courses: How to prepare a project in “Equal Opportunities” Program
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      01 August - 25 September 2020
       
      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 19 – Białystok, Kraków, Poznań; September 26 – Słupsk, Warszawa.

       
      Contact:
      Polish Children and Youth Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “RITA” grant competition – partnership projects
      Program:
      Region in Transition (RITA)
       
      Date:
      01 September - 15 October 2020
       
      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
      facebook
    • Calendar
      “Equal Opportunities” Regional Grant Competition
      Program:
      Equal Opportunities
       
      Date:
      04 August - 08 October 2020
       
      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
      “Equal Opportunities” – the Regional Grant Competition will soon be onfacebook
    • Calendar
      “TAU for Local Community” – workshops
      Program:
      Third Age Universities (TAU)
       
      Date:
      01 September - 30 September 2020
       
      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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    • Local Press 2020 Competition for Local Media
      Program:
      Pro Publico Bono
       
      Date:
      15 December - 15 January 2021
       
      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, 2020 to December 31, 2020. The winner receives the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award.

       
      Contact:
      Local Newspaper Association
      Calendar
      Get to know Poland – study tours for students
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 December - 31 January 2021
       
      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
      Lane Kirkland Scholarships 2021/22
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 December - 01 March 2021
       
      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
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      “Comprehensive Development of School” – basic course
      Program:
      The Learning Schools (LES)
       
      Date:
      15 October - 30 November 2020
       
      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 online courses and workshops for selected teachers.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
      Calendar
      Internships: Kirkland Research Program
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 December - 31 March 2021
       
      Information:

      The offer of a one-semester research internship for citizens of Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan 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
     
     
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    • Local Press 2020 Competition for Local Media
      Program:
      Pro Publico Bono
       
      Date:
      15 December - 15 January 2021
       
      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, 2020 to December 31, 2020. The winner receives the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award.

       
      Contact:
      Local Newspaper Association
    • Calendar
      Get to know Poland – study tours for students
      Program:
      Study Tours to Poland (STP)
       
      Date:
      01 December - 31 January 2021
       
      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
      Lane Kirkland Scholarships 2021/22
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 December - 01 March 2021
       
      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:
      15 October - 30 November 2020
       
      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 online courses and workshops for selected teachers.

       
      Contact:
      Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
      facebook
    • Calendar
      Internships: Kirkland Research Program
      Program:
      Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program
       
      Date:
      01 December - 31 March 2021
       
      Information:

      The offer of a one-semester research internship for citizens of Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan 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
     
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