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

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

    News
     
    16th English Teaching Market
    16th English Teaching Market
    The main objectives of English Teaching Market educational meetings is to help English teachers ...
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
     
    A system of support for local initiatives aimed at equalizing educational opportunities for comprehensive development of children and youth from small towns and rural areas. The program consists of cyclical grant competitions as well as training and regional forums allowing to exchange experiences between NGOs and other entities involved in projects educating and training the children and youth.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

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

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

    News
     
    11th All-Poland School with Class Festival
    11th All-Poland School with Class Festival
    At the end of May, the 11th All-Poland School with Class Festival summing up the 17th round ...
    PAFF AND UW SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
     
    The objective of the program, implemented jointly with the University of Warsaw, is to prepare candidates to teacher profession. At present, this one-year postgraduate full-time studies that closely combines theory with practice are addressed to graduates of MA/MSc studies in Polish language and math. The innovative curriculum was developed in cooperation with Teachers College, Columbia University.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    Members of the Board of Directors visited the School of Education
    Members of the Board of Directors visited the School of Education
    How to teach methods of working with young people? What didactic tools are offered by the School ...
    PROJECTOR - STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
     
    The idea behind this program is to tap into the intellectual potential and activities of university students in order to help create equal educational opportunities for children and youth from small localities. This is achieved by having groups of student-volunteers carry out educational projects at schools during their free time.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    “PROJECTOR” and PHA extend horizons
    “PROJECTOR” and PHA extend horizons
    The Polish Humanitarian Action volunteers will use the opportunities offered by the “PROJECTOR” ...
    BRIDGE SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    A joint undertaking by various organizations and firms, addressed to talented high-school graduates from rural areas and small towns, that enables them to receive scholarships for their first year of academic study. Scholarship holders who do very well in their academic pursuits have also a chance to obtain assistance for subsequent years of study: for the second year (the “Top Student” competition), corporate scholarships for the third and fourth year, scholarships through the “Study Abroad” initiative ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    Polish-American Internship Initiative: www.paii.pl

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

    News
     
    Get a bridge scholarship for your studies!
    Get a bridge scholarship for your studies!
    Ambitious and talented high school graduates from small towns and villages who are starting ...
    THIRD AGE UNIVERSITIES (TAU)
     
    The objective of this program is to stimulate social energy of the senior citizens. It is carried out at two different levels: the “Seniors in Action” grant competition, under which senior citizens come up with an idea and carry out projects for the benefit of their local communities and intergenerational integration as well as support for the Third Age Universities through training opportunities and mini-grants for cyclical volunteering activities.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    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

    News
     
    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 and villages, foster developmental aspirations, contribute to building the social capital and in consequence improve the quality of life. Successive ALCs are selected through a competition. The Foundation also supports the “Benefactor of the Year” competition which promotes the social involvement ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Academy for the Development of 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

    News
     
    Study tour by Ukrainian NGOs
    Study tour by Ukrainian NGOs
    Ustrzyki Dolne, Dębica, Sandomierz, Tomaszów Lubelski and Biłgoraj – these are the towns visited ...
    SECTOR 3.0
     
    The aim of the program is to broaden knowledge and skills of non-governmental organizations’ employees and activists in practical use of modern information and communication technologies. The program comprises several components: educational, which is implemented through the technologie.ngo.pl portal; promotional, under which the „Sector 3.0” conferences and meetings in the TechClub network are cyclically held; consultative, which lends support through training and consultations provided by ICT Mobile ...
    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

    News
     
    “Empowering Creators” Sector 3.0 Festival
    “Empowering Creators” Sector 3.0 Festival
    Over 900 participants from 13 countries, speeches given by almost 70 Polish and foreign experts. ...
    PAFF LEADERS
     
    The objective of this program is to support the development of skills and qualifications of individuals working for the benefit of their communities. This is achieved mainly through the use of the tutoring method. The program is addressed first of all to active participants in projects financed by the Polish-American Freedom Foundation. The leaders take part in a series of customized training sessions. The offer for the program alumni, aimed at further improvement of their leadership skills, allows ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    10 years with International Visitor Leadership Program
    10 years with International Visitor Leadership Program
    On September 18, 2017 the PAFW Leaders participating in study visits to the USA were hosted ...
    PRO PUBLICO BONO
     
    The “Pro Publico Bono” Competition for the Best Civil Initiative was launched in 1999 by Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek. Since 2000, the Polish-American Freedom Foundation has funded the prizes awarded in the Competition.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

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

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

    News
     
    “Bravo, We! Bravo, You!”
    “Bravo, We! Bravo, You!”
    On November 15-16, 2018, the 9th Polish Library Congress attended by over 260 librarians, representatives ...
    PAFF LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS
     
    The purpose of the program is to initiate and develop cooperation among beneficiaries of various PAFF programs that establish Local Partnerships involving other local organizations and institutions, as well as entrepreneurs, self-government bodies, and media into implementation of partnership projects responding to diagnosed local community needs. Their activities, using the method of animating local communities worked out in the program, contribute to consolidation of the social capital through ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    Common Good Seminar
    Common Good Seminar
    On June 6 and 7, the fifth Common Good Lab seminar was held at the Polish-American Freedom ...
    LANE KIRKLAND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
     
    A scholarship program for young leaders from Eastern Europe as well as the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Through the two-semester post-graduate studies at Polish universities and practical internships, they have an opportunity to learn about Poland’s transformation experience and Poland’s road to European Union membership.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    Reunion of the Lane Kirkland Program scholarship holders in Warsaw
    Reunion of the Lane Kirkland Program scholarship holders in Warsaw
    On February 13-15, the participants of the 19th edition of the Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program ...
    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

    News
     
    Ambassadors of Transition in the Region met in Łódź
    Ambassadors of Transition in the Region met in Łódź
    The representatives of non-governmental organizations cooperating with partners from Eastern ...
    STUDY TOURS TO POLAND (STP)
     
    The study tours to Poland, implemented since 2004, are to show the realities of Poland and the European Union to active citizens of East European countries, in particular student leaders from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Moldova and professionals from those and other countries of the region. During their visit to Poland, the foreign visitors meet representatives of public life, academic and business circles, they learn about NGOs’ activities as well as operation of central institutions and local ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    Inauguration of the 6th round of Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy
    Inauguration of the 6th round of Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy
    The 6th round of Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) was inaugurated at the College ...
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    Bridge Scholarships
    Bridge Scholarships
    A joint undertaking by various organizations and firms, addressed to talented high-school graduates from rural areas and small towns, that enables them to receive scholarships for their first year of academic ...
    PROJECTOR - Student Volunteers
    PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers
    The idea behind this program is to tap into the intellectual potential and activities of university students in order to help create equal educational opportunities for children and youth from small localities. ...
    PAFF and UW School of Education
    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 ...
    The Learning Schools (LES)
    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 ...
    Equal Opportunities
    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 ...
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    Get a bridge scholarship for your studies!
    Get a bridge scholarship for your studies!
    Ambitious and talented high school graduates from small towns and villages who are starting their full-time studies this year can receive a scholarship of PLN 500 a month, paid for 10 months, for their ...
    PAFF programs at the conference on educational challenges
    PAFF programs at the conference on educational challenges
    “Learning Schools”, PAFF and UW School of Education, and “English Teaching” are the programs the Polish-American Freedom Foundation presented at the Quality Teachers and Quality Teacher Education – Research, ...
    The School of Education has a new offer for teachers
    The School of Education has a new offer for teachers
    Polish, math, biology and history teachers have a chance to start the only in Poland full-time postgraduate course in teaching and psychological and pedagogical competences. Studying at School of Education ...
    Members of the Board of Directors visited the School of Education
    Members of the Board of Directors visited the School of Education
    How to teach methods of working with young people? What didactic tools are offered by the School of Education so that teachers could not only effectively implement the curriculum but also inspire their ...
    Bridge scholarships for over one 1,000 students
    Bridge scholarships for over one 1,000 students
    Over 1,000 students and doctoral students are receiving financial support from the Bridge Scholarships Program this year. Six hundred of them are first-year students. The meeting opening 17th round of ...
    The Polish-American Principal Academy 2018
    The Polish-American Principal Academy 2018
    The Polish-American Principal Academy is an annual meeting of principals and vice principals of schools participating in the “Learning Schools” (LES) Program with the team of coordinators and LES Lab and ...
    I discover, think, and code
    I discover, think, and code
    Teaching sciences was the main subject of the “First Class Teacher” Program conference held at the PAFF and UW School of Education on October 3, 2018. The event was attended by over 130 early childhood ...
    17th round of School with Class 2.0
    17th round of School with Class 2.0
    We would like to invite you to take part in the new round of School with Class 2.0, which this year is held under the Take School in Your Own Hands slogan. The initiative is addressed to schools - teachers, ...
    School of Education has started its third year
    School of Education has started its third year
    The inauguration ceremony on August 20, 2018 was attended by the students and the staff of School of Education, as well as representatives of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and University of Warsaw.
    Second year of students graduated from the School of Education
    Second year of students graduated from the School of Education
    “I want to be authentic as a teacher. Acceptance, empathy, understanding, student subjectivity, art of communication – these are the pillars our philosophy of teaching shall be based on,” said Marcin Waincetel, ...
    “OK Notebook” – “LES” Conference For School Principals
    “OK Notebook” – “LES” Conference For School Principals
    School principals from all over Poland participated in the All-Poland “Learning Schools” Conference that took place in Royal Castle in Warsaw on June 12. The theme of this-year’s meeting was “OK Notebook” ...
    8th All-Poland School with Class Festival
    8th All-Poland School with Class Festival
    Almost 200 people from all over Poland – teachers, experts and, first of all, students took part in the 8th All-Poland School with Class 2.0 Festival that was held in Warsaw  on June 8 and 9.
    We know the best students in management
    We know the best students in management
    Students of economics and management  from universities all over Poland contested in Enterprise, Finance, Management competition held in Łódź on May 17-19. The winner was the team of Cracow University ...
    Experts debated on education
    Experts debated on education
    On May 9 and 10, the Annual Joint Seminar on Educational Research was held at University of Warsaw. The seminar was attended by experts of UW and Indiana University Bloomington, who presented results of ...
    “PROJECTOR” and PHA extend horizons
    “PROJECTOR” and PHA extend horizons
    The Polish Humanitarian Action volunteers will use the opportunities offered by the “PROJECTOR” and give lectures on global education at schools all over Poland. They will teach how to help wisely, what ...
    The winner of Entrepreneurship Olympiad 13th round announced
    The winner of Entrepreneurship Olympiad 13th round announced
    13th round of the Olympiad was won by Wiktor Skowroński, a student of Non-public General Senior High School No. 40 in Warsaw. The central-level competition took place at Warsaw School of Economics in Warsaw ...
    Youth Leaders Training
    Youth Leaders Training
    The Polish Children and Youth Foundation is recruiting candidates for Youth Leaders Training carried out as part of the “Equal Opportunities” Program. The objective of the training is to improve leadership ...
    Finalists of this-year’s Entrepreneurship Olympiad Selected
    Finalists of this-year’s Entrepreneurship Olympiad Selected
    After the day-long contest at the district stage we now know the list of 50 young economists who will compete for admission to the public economic universities and prizes in the finals on April 5. The ...
    Bridge Scholarships are 15 years old
    Bridge Scholarships are 15 years old
    Over 15,500 scholarship holders and over 21, 000 scholarships for university courses for young people coming from small towns and villages and low-income families – these are the effects of 15 years of ...
    New academic year at the PAFF and UW School of Education
    New academic year at the PAFF and UW School of Education
    On August 21, 2017, the ceremony of 2017/18 academic year inauguration was held at the PAFF and UW School of Education. The School prepares graduates of Polish studies and mathematics to be professional ...
    End of the first year at the PAFF and UW School of Education
    End of the first year at the PAFF and UW School of Education
    The first academic year at the PAFF and UW School of Education has ended. Over the year, the students were learning how to be ever better teachers and educators and what methods of teaching they can use. ...
    Jerzy Koźmiński
    Jubilee “English Teaching Market”
    “The key factor that was decisive for the “English Teaching” program success is the involvement of teachers who participate in it and at the same time co-create it,” said Jerzy Koźmiński, the PAFF President ...
    “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” has a new Program Manager
    “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” has a new Program Manager
    Following the agreement between the Polish-American Freedom Foundation, the Foundation for the Development of Voluntary Service and the Educational Enterprise Foundation concluded on December 29, 2016, ...
    The first stage of the Entrepreneurship Olympics is over
    The first stage of the Entrepreneurship Olympics is over
    Over 15,500 students from almost one thousand secondary high schools took part in the first stage of the 12th round of the Entrepreneurship Olympics that was held on December 1. The slogan of this round ...
    PAII interns in Washington
    PAII interns in Washington
    On September 14-16, 2016, the participants of the current edition of the Polish-American Internship Initiative (PAII) visited Washington at the invitation of the Trade and Investment Promotion Section ...
    “Klasna shkola” – “School with Class” in Ukraine
    “Klasna shkola” – “School with Class” in Ukraine
    From August 23 to 25, 2016, the workshops for female mentors of the “Klasna shkola” program, a counterpart of the “School with Class” initiative, were held in Lvov. The most active participants of the ...
    English Teaching Ambassador’s initiative received the European Language Label
    English Teaching Ambassador’s initiative received the European Language Label
    Łukasz Rumiński’ s “International Language Tabletory” initiative, implemented as part of the “English Teaching” Program, was awarded the European Language Label – European language education quality certificate. ...
    Bridge Scholarships holders met in Łódź
    Bridge Scholarships holders met in Łódź
    The “Road to the scientific development and more” conference held in Łódź on June 3-4 was a great success! The conference was funded by the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and organized by the Educational ...
    The best volunteers of Podkarpacie awarded
    The best volunteers of Podkarpacie awarded
    Thousands of hours of workshops with children and teenagers, educational campaigns and local social projects as well as many active student-volunteers of the “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteers” Program – ...
    The “School with Class 2.0” – a new edition
    The “School with Class 2.0” – a new edition
    The new edition of the „School with Class 2.0” program was inaugurated in Warsaw on October 28. In the 2015/16 school year, the program was joined by 336 schools located all over Poland. The conference ...
    "Laboratories of Educational Practice" – effective solutions supporting students' learning processes
    “Laboratories of Educational Practice” – effective solutions supporting students’ learning processes
    In November, Prof. William Stroud from the Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, met with students, teachers and principals of schools at Strachówka, Lubieszewo, Gorzów Wielkopolski and Kozielice ...
    PAII interns visited Washington
    PAII interns visited Washington
    On September 8-10, the delegation of this year’s participants in the Polish-American Internship Initiative (PAII) visited Washington. They were invited by the Trade and Investment Promotion Section (WPHI) ...
    Student volunteering - a way to be active
    Student volunteering – a way to be active
    ‘One day you realize that you want to do something more than just study, you want to stand out against so many students and you start to carry out various activities,’ Mateusz Salach, a “PROJECTOR” student ...
    13th meeting of English teachers
    13th meeting of English teachers
    Can mobbing relate to student-to-student relations? How to raise funds for a school event? – these and other subjects were discussed by English teachers from all over Poland who participated in the 13th ...
    10 years of the Entrepreneurship Olympics
    10 years of the Entrepreneurship Olympics
    The jubilee Gala of the Entrepreneurship Olympics summing up 10 years of the project implementation was held at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on June 10. The winners received prizes and were congratulated ...
    The „School without grades” conference
    The „School without grades” conference
    The “School without grades – how to do that” conference was held as part of the “Learning Schools” (LES) program at the Royal Castle in Warsaw on June 9. It was attended by 250 people from all over Poland ...
    The 5th School with Class 2.0. Festival
    The 5th School with Class 2.0. Festival
    From May 30 to June 1, 2015 the 5th National Festival of School with Class 2.0 summing up the year of students and teachers participating in the School with Class 2.0 work took place at the Copernicus ...
    15 years of PAFF in 5 Episodes
    15 years of PAFF in 5 Episodes
    Fifteen years ago PAFF started its programs’ implementation. We would like to invite you to see the six-episode video presenting the history of the Foundation and its activities aimed at supporting education, ...
    10th  Anniversary of the “Projector – Student Volunteers” Program
    10th Anniversary of the “Projector – Student Volunteers” Program
    The 10th Anniversary of the “Projector – Student Volunteers” Program Gala was held in Warsaw on February 11, 2015. During the Gala, the awards were presented to the most active volunteers, schools and ...
    Bridge Scholarships presented at the Royal Castle
    Bridge Scholarships presented at the Royal Castle
    The ceremony opening the 13th edition of the Bridge Scholarships Program took place at the Royal Castle in Warsaw on November 14. The event was attended by Professor Tomasz Nałęcz, Advisor to the President ...
    PAII interns visit New York
    PAII interns visit New York
    At the invitation of the Trade and Investment Section of the Embassy of Poland in the USA, the participants of the Polish-American Internship Initiative took part in a series of meetings promoting Polish ...
    “LES” workshops for teachers from Belarus
    “LES” workshops for teachers from Belarus
    The workshops held under the “Learning Schools” Program with participation of teachers from Belarus took place in the PAFF Representative Office in Warsaw on August 25-27. Fourteen Belarusian formative ...
    The “English Teaching” Program: Gonzaga University – experiencing America
    The “English Teaching” Program: Gonzaga University – experiencing America
    Magdalena Drzewiecka and Adrian Golis, English teachers participating in the “Ambassadors of English Teaching Program” path, took part in an intensive several weeks long training for teachers of English ...
    A summer language camp for English teachers
    A summer language camp for English teachers
    The English teachers who participate in the “English Teaching” Program honed their language skills and teaching methodology at the summer camp which was held in Wilkasy near Giżycko on July 7-18.
    The 12th "English Teaching Market" is over
    The 12th “English Teaching Market” is over
    How to motivate students, use games in language classes, use new technologies to make lessons interesting – these and other topics were discussed by English teachers from all over Poland who participated ...
    The "Work with Class" project completed
    The “Work with Class” project completed
    On July 1, the “Work with Class” pilot initiative was completed. The summing up ceremony took place at the Representative Office of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation in Warsaw. The pilot project carried ...
    The PAII intern selected the best student in Poland
    The PAII intern selected the best student in Poland
    Michał Maciejewski – the Polish-American Internship Initiative intern was honored with the title of the best student in Poland during the final gala of the “Student Nobel 2014” all-Poland competition which ...
    “School with Class 2.0” Festival
    “School with Class 2.0” Festival
    The fourth all-Poland “School with Class 2.0” Festival was held in the Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw on June 17-18, 2014. The festival served summing up the year’s work of students and teachers participating ...
    Polish students go on summer internships to the USA
    Polish students go on summer internships to the USA
    Under the Polish-American Internship Initiative, fourteen students from Poland will go to the United States this summer for paid internships in American companies. The fourth round of this initiative was ...
    School friendly local governments
    School friendly local governments
    On June 6, 2014, the ceremony of presenting the “Local Government friendly to the Learning School” title took place at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. The award, conferred by the Center for Citizenship Education ...
    Columbia University Expert paid a visit to the "LES" Program
    Columbia University Expert paid a visit to the “LES” Program
    At the invitation of the “Learning Schools” (LES) Program, Dr Wakasa Nagakura, expert at teachers’ professional development from the Teachers College at Columbia University, paid a visit to Poland on May ...
    PAII interns in Washington
    PAII interns in Washington
    On September 13, 2013, at the offices of the Trade and Investment Section of the Polish Embassy in Washington, D.C. the Polish interns participating in the current edition of the "Polish-American Internship ...
    “Youth Science Lab” at the PAFF Representative Office
    “Youth Science Lab” at the PAFF Representative Office
    Remote controlled, intelligent robots as well as interesting chemical and physical experiments were presented by participants in the „Youth Science Lab” project during their meeting with the staff of the ...
    U.S. summer internships participants met at the PAFF Representative Office
    U.S. summer internships participants met at the PAFF Representative Office
    „This initiative is a good example of cooperation between Poland and the U.S.,” said Ambassador Stephen D. Mull, special guest at the meeting with the participants in the Polish-American Internship Initiative, ...
    Lessons with Douglas Ades in Dobieszyn and Górki Grubaki
    Lessons with Douglas Ades in Dobieszyn and Górki Grubaki
    “The meeting with students has shown how much such initiatives are needed. Active participation of children in the English lesson, very interesting questions and the good command of language are the best ...
    The „Modern Patriotism” project summed up at the Presidential Palace
    The „Modern Patriotism” project summed up at the Presidential Palace
    „Patriotism means enjoying the state of freedom”, said Minister Jacek Michałowski, Head of the Chancellery of the President of Poland, during the „Modern Patriotism” project summing-up meeting at the Presidential ...
    With confidence on to university
    With confidence on to university
    The ceremonial inauguration of the 12th edition of the Bridge Scholarships Program took place at the Presidential Palace on November 27, 2013. The event was attended by First Lady Anna Komorowska who assumed ...
    Young Explorer Clubs Forum
    Young Explorer Clubs Forum
    The first Young Explorer Clubs' Forum, which was held on October 11-12 in the Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw, gathered almost 100 of their coordinators. Over Kadem, PhD, from the Weizmann Institute ...
    President Komorowski met with Polish-American Internship Initiative Participants
    President Komorowski met with Polish-American Internship Initiative Participants
    President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski’s visit to the Consulate General in New York on September 27th was an occasion to officially launch the third edition of the Polish-American Internship ...
    The "Modern Patriotism” workshops with Honorary Volunteers
    The “Modern Patriotism” workshops with Honorary Volunteers
    Within two months, Ministers and Advisors at the Chancellery of the President of Poland managed to visit eight schools in small towns, whose pupils were taking part in the “Modern Patriotism” project. ...
    An agreement on Young Explorer Clubs
    An agreement on Young Explorer Clubs
    On June 18th the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the Copernicus Science Center concluded an agreement aimed at the advancement and promotion of the Young Explorer Clubs, which operate all over Poland. ...
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    “Comprehensive Development of School” – basic course
    “Comprehensive Development of School” – basic course
    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 ...
    Shall We Read?
    Shall We Read?
    Under the project, young people supported by their adult assistants set up reader’s clubs and prepare meetings with children at preschools, elementary schools, day centers or children homes. Joint book ...
    The "Equal Opportunities" Program Youth Leaders
    The “Equal Opportunities” Program Youth Leaders
    The training addressed to participants of projects of projects carried out as part of 2016 Regional or All-Poland Grant Competition. The training objective is to develop leader competences and  designing ...
    Summer vacations with “PROJECTOR”
    Summer vacations with “PROJECTOR”
    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 ...
    Career and Job Market workshops
    Career and Job Market workshops
    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 ...
    School for Democracy
    School for Democracy
    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 ...
    OK Notebook 2019/20 – on-line course
    OK Notebook 2019/20 – on-line course
    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. ...
    Start to Research – Conference for Students
    Start to Research – Conference for Students
    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 2019 comprises an ...
    Local Forums of "Equal Opportunities" Program
    Local Forums of “Equal Opportunities” Program
    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 ...
    “Equal Opportunities” All-Poland Grant Competition
    “Equal Opportunities” All-Poland Grant Competition
    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 ...
    Polish-American Internship Initiative (PAII)
    Polish-American Internship Initiative (PAII)
    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 ...
    Training courses: How to prepare a project in “Equal Opportunities” Program
    Training courses: How to prepare a project in “Equal Opportunities” Program
    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. ...
    “Equal Opportunities” Regional Grant Competition
    “Equal Opportunities” Regional Grant Competition
    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 ...
    School with Class 2.0
    School with Class 2.0
    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 ...
    The “Teachers Internet Academy” – 2019/20
    The “Teachers Internet Academy” – 2019/20
    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 ...
    Comprehensive Development of School – basic course
    Comprehensive Development of School – basic course
    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 ...
    Training courses: How to prepare the diagnosis in “Equal Opportunities” Program
    Training courses: How to prepare the diagnosis in “Equal Opportunities” Program
    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. ...
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    Former prime ministers volunteers
    Former prime ministers volunteers
    June 2007 Ex-prime ministers Professor Jerzy Buzek and Professor Marek Belka participated in the ”PROJECTOR - student volunteers” Program.
    Meeting with the participants of the "Seniors in Action" competition
    Meeting with the participants of the “Seniors in Action” competition
    June 2014 Members of the Board of Directors met with participants of of the "Seniors in Action" competition.
    Andrew Nagorski visited the PAFF and UW School of Education
    Andrew Nagorski visited the PAFF and UW School of Education
    November 2016 Chairman of the PAFF Board of Directors visited the PAFF and UW School of Education. He attended Polish studies classes and had a meeting with students and staff.
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