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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. The program’s rich offer contributes to the professional development of English teachers who are working in small localities.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Nidzica Development Foundation “NIDA”
    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
     
    English Teaching Market 2022
    English Teaching Market 2022
    After a two-year break due to COVID-19 pandemic,  English teachers from village and small town ...
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
     
    This is 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 regular grant competitions as well as training and regional forums enabling the exchange of experiences between NGOs and other entities involved in projects related to education and training of children and youth.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Civis Polonus Foundation
    Bagatela 10 St., Ap. 36, 00-585 warsaw
    tel. +48 509 725 536; (48 22) 827 52 49
    e-mail: fundacja@civispolonus.org.pl

    News
     
    “Equal Opportunities” – the “Large Grants” Competition
    “Equal Opportunities” – the “Large Grants” Competition
    Up to PLN 40,000 for a project implemented over the period of 12 months developing social and ...
    LEARNING SCHOOLS (LES)
     
    The purpose of this program is to improve the quality of Polish education using the best foreign models and domestic experiences. Its objective is to improve teaching and assessment methods and comprehensive school development based on cooperation of teaching staff members. Schools develop new solutions and share their best practices. The program includes post-graduate studies for school principals as well as interactive Internet courses for teachers. Particular emphasis is placed on schools in rural ...
    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

    The School with Class Foundation ("School with Class")
    19 Śniadeckich St., 00-654 Warsaw
    tel. (48) 518 287 625
    e-mail: fundacja@szkolazklasa.org.pl

    News
     
    The Summer School for Learning Schools Directors
    The Summer School for Learning Schools Directors
    A group of 120 people managing educational institutions all over Poland participated in a two-day ...
    PAFF AND UW SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
     
    The objective of the program, implemented jointly with the University of Warsaw (UW), is to prepare candidates for the teaching profession. This one-year postgraduate, full-time study is addressed to graduates of MA/MSc studies in Polish language, math, biology and history. The innovative curriculum was developed in cooperation with Columbia University Teachers College in New York. The PAFF and UW School of Education also conducts training sessions, seminars and e-learning courses for in-service ...
    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
     
    Between Research And the School Community
    Between Research And the School Community
    Two days, four plenary lectures, 80 participants representing the biggest academic centers ...
    PROJECTOR - STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
     
    The idea is to tap into the intellectual potential and energy of university students in order to promote equal educational opportunities for children and youth from small localities as well as activating the volunteers’ social involvement. This is achieved by having groups of student-volunteers carry out educational projects at schools and other institutions.
    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
     
    Anniversary of the “Projector” – 17 years of student volunteering
    Anniversary of the “Projector” – 17 years of student volunteering
    The "Projector": 17 years – hundreds of stories was the watchword of the “Projector – Student ...
    BRIDGE SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    A joint undertaking by NGOs, public institutions and firms is addressed to secondary school graduates from rural areas and small towns. The program enables them to receive scholarships for their first year of academic study. It opens the recipients a door to further assistance within the Top Student competition, language scholarships, doctoral scholarships as well as foreign internships.
    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
     
    Bridge Scholarships for the 1st year university course – apply now!
    Bridge Scholarships for the 1st year university course – apply now!
    450 scholarships for the 1st year of studies are awaiting apt, ambitious students who come ...
    THIRD AGE UNIVERSITIES (TAU)
     
    The objective of this program is to unleash the social energy of senior citizens. It is carried out at two levels: the “Seniors in Action” grant competition, under which senior citizens come up with ideas and carry out projects for the benefit of their local communities and intergenerational integration, as well as support for the Third Age Universities by providing them with training opportunities and mini-grants for cyclical activities that promotes TAU students’ 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

    News
     
    10 years of the „Seniors in Action” competition
    10 years of the „Seniors in Action” competition
    The 10th round of the „Seniors in Action” competition is pending. The competition, with its ...
    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, as well as the “Third Sector” quarterly. The program also offers training, counseling and publications on NGO management (“FIMANGO”, “PROMENGO” and the Kursodrom.pl). It also 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
     
    Grant competitions organized by the network of Act Locally Centers (ALC) lend support to many different initiatives of non-governmental organizations and informal groups that activate communities of villages and small towns, serving their developmental aspirations. The activities involve cooperation of various partners and all respond to the specific needs of their local communities. As a result, they contribute to the building of social capital and the overall improvement of the quality of life. ...
    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
     
    The Benefactor of the Year – the winners were announced
    The Benefactor of the Year – the winners were announced
    The awards in 25th round of the Benefactor of the Year Competition were presented in Sofitel ...
    SECTOR 3.0
     
    The aim is to broaden the knowledge and skills of non-governmental organizations’ employees and activists in the practical use of modern information and communication technologies (ICT). The program comprises several components: informational (website, VOD, and blog), promotional (Sector 3.0 Festivals), advisory (ICT Mobile Advisors network and e-learning), and financial (Innovation Fund).
    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
     
    Building Trust Sector 3.0 Festival is over
    Building Trust Sector 3.0 Festival is over
    Lectures, discussion panels and questions and answers sessions, over 50 experts from Poland ...
    PAFF LEADERS
     
    This undertaking is primarily addressed to active participants of various PAFF programs, supporting development of the local leaders’ skills and qualifications necessary to work effectively for the benefit of their communities. The program uses the tutoring method; placing a tutor with a leader for a protracted length of time. Program alumni are encouraged to participate in workshops, study visits to Poland and other countries, and meetings with public figures.
    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
     
    Leader activities start up! The reunion at Falenty
    Leader activities start up! The reunion at Falenty
    Between September 20-24, PAFF Leaders and their tutors met at the reunion on “leader’s self-awareness” ...
    PRO PUBLICO BONO
     
    Under the program, PAFF currently supports the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award for local newspapers, offers training for local media journalists under the “Media Forum. Local Development” project, and organizes the annual Civic Congress in Warsaw.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Local Press Association (The Bolesław Wierzbiański Award)

    The Media Forum Foundation (“Media Forum. Local Development”)

    The Institute for Market Economics (Civic Congress)

    The Pro Publico Bono Competition Foundation (2000-2014)

    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
     
    From 2009 to 2015, thanks to the partnership of PAFF with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 3,808 public libraries in municipalities and rural communes with population of up to 20,000 inhabitants had been supported. They have become modern multifunctional centers which provide access to information, culture and education. In 2021, the program reached nearly 250 new libraries. One of our methods for consolidating program outcomes is to increase the digital competencies of librarians and library ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    “Let’s meet!” - the Library Convention has been held for the 13th time
    “Let’s meet!” - the Library Convention has been held for the 13th time
    Over 600 librarians took part in the 13th Library Convention that was held simultaneously in ...
    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 in the implementing partnership projects responding to diagnosed local community needs. Their activities, using the method of animating local communities worked out in the program, contribute to the consolidation of social capital.
    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
     
    PAFF Local Partnerships start with their actions
    PAFF Local Partnerships start with their actions
    The inauguration of 8th round of PAFF Local Partnerships combined with the Common Good  seminar ...
    GREEN LEADER
     
    The program supports local leaders who want to gain knowledge and competencies in conducting actions aimed at protecting the environment in their local communities and dealing with climate change, as well as effectively obtaining EU funds for implementation of their initiatives.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Sendzimir Foundation
    46a Mokotowska St., Ap. 25
    00-543 Warszawa

    tel. +48 663 202 050

    Contact person:
    Maria Wiśnicka
    Project Coordinator 

    News
     
    Join the “Green Leader” program
    Join the “Green Leader” program
    Are you a local leader? Are you active in environment and climate protection? Do you want to ...
    RELIEF FUND
     
    The objective of the program, launched in March 2020, is to support NGO initiatives aimed at mitigating and/or counteracting the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Education for Democracy Foundation
    ul. Nowolipie 9/11, 00-150 Warszawa
    e-mail: fundusz@fed.org.pl

    Multimedia
     
    News
     
    The “Relief Fund for NGOs” – results of the grant competition
    The “Relief Fund for NGOs” – results of the grant competition
    Under the “Relief Fund for NGOs and Civic Initiatives” Program, 46 NGOs received grants in ...
    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 professional internships, scholars have an opportunity to learn about Poland’s transformation experience and integration with the European Union. The offer includes one-semester courses for academics.
    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
     
    Kirkland Research scholarship holders got their diplomas
    Kirkland Research scholarship holders got their diplomas
    On January 25, 2023 the ceremony of presenting the Kirkland Research (KRES) scholarship holders ...
    REGION IN TRANSITION (RITA)
     
    The program supports initiatives of Polish non-governmental organizations aimed at sharing various aspects Poland’s experience in transformation This is implemented in cooperation with partners in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. The program offers grants, training opportunities and experts’ support, as well as assistance in establishing 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
     
    “Support for Ukraine” – a fast RITA grant path
    “Support for Ukraine” – a fast RITA grant path
    The Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the Education for Democracy Foundation invite Polish ...
    STUDY TOURS TO POLAND (STP)
     
    These study visits, implemented since 2004, are to show the realities of Poland and the EU to active citizens of East European, South Caucasus and Central Asia countries. The participants are university student leaders from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Moldova as well as professionals from countries of the Region. Under the program the Foundation supports the Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) addressed to experts coming from Eastern Partnership countries.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    “Study Tours to Poland” for students from Ukraine and Moldova
    “Study Tours to Poland” for students from Ukraine and Moldova
    Enrollment for study tours for students from Ukraine and Moldova that will take place in April ...
    SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE
     
    A special program launched by the Polish-American Freedom Foundation in response to the war in Ukraine is addressed to Polish NGOs helping the civilian population in Ukraine as well as war refugees coming to Poland.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Education for Democracy Foundation
    ul. Nowolipie 9/11, 00-150 Warszawa
    e-mail: ukraina@fed.org.pl

    Contacts persons:
    Sylwia Gajownik, the Education for Democracy Foundation, Tel. +48 535 854 424
    Agnieszka Świeczka, the Education for Democracy Foundation, Tel. +48 605 787 757

    News
     
    Grant competition for projects supporting Ukraine
    Grant competition for projects supporting Ukraine
    By February 28 the projects can be submitted to the “Support for Ukraine” PAFF grant program. ...
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    PAFF and UW School of Education
    PAFF and UW School of Education
    The objective of the program, implemented jointly with the University of Warsaw (UW), is to prepare candidates for the teaching profession. This one-year postgraduate, full-time study is addressed to graduates ...
    Learning Schools (LES)
    Learning Schools (LES)
    The purpose of this program is to improve the quality of Polish education using the best foreign models and domestic experiences. Its objective is to improve teaching and assessment methods and comprehensive ...
    English Teaching
    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 ...
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    Between Research And the School Community
    Between Research And the School Community
    Two days, four plenary lectures, 80 participants representing the biggest academic centers in Poland, presentation of over twenty projects and analyses. On November 17 and 18 the academic conference on ...
    Jump into the education ocean. We will watch over you
    Jump into the education ocean. We will watch over you
    “You are special because you are guided by the idea of a good school”, the students of the School of Education heard during the ceremony of opening the 2022/2023 academic year. It is already the seventh ...
    The Summer School for Learning Schools Directors
    The Summer School for Learning Schools Directors
    A group of 120 people managing educational institutions all over Poland participated in a two-day meeting aimed at sharing experience. This year’s Summer School for Learning Schools Directors organized ...
    English Teaching Market 2022
    English Teaching Market 2022
    After a two-year break due to COVID-19 pandemic,  English teachers from village and small town schools  met at the 18th English Teaching Market conference in Stare Jabłonki near Ostróda.
    The School of Education graduates got their diplomas
    The School of Education graduates got their diplomas
    The PAFF and UW School of Education has completed its 6th academic year – the diplomas were received by 26 teachers of four paths of education: Polish studies, mathematics, history and social sciences, ...
    English Teaching Activities – training and grants
    English Teaching Activities – training and grants
    Are you an English teacher or a local leader? Do you have an idea of a language project you would like to carry out in your community? Do you want to participate in interesting training sessions? That ...
    The “Learning Schools” helps to learn
    The “Learning Schools” helps to learn
    At the end of November the “Help to learn! From feedback to deep learning” conference was held under the “Learning School” (LES) Program. Teachers, school directors and experts presented their methods ...
    Andrew Nagorski at the School of Education
    Andrew Nagorski at the School of Education
    How can experience gained at the PAFF and UW School of Education be used in the first years of teaching? That was one of the topics discussed by Chairman of Polish-American Freedom Foundation Board of ...
    2021/22 academic year at the School of Education has started
    2021/22 academic year at the School of Education has started
    Another academic year has been opened at the School of Education. Over next ten months future Polish, history and social studies, math and biology teachers will be improving their teaching skills.
    The Summer School for “LES” Directors
    The Summer School for “LES” Directors
    Almost 120 participants – directors and vice directors of schools involved in the “Learning Schools” (LES) Program, as well as team members and experts – attended an event in Falenty near Warsaw on July ...
    Invitation to the On-line Teachers Academy
    Invitation to the On-line Teachers Academy
    Under the “Learning Schools” (LES) Program teachers from all over Poland can participate in On-line Teachers Academy (N@I) courses designed especially for them. The courses will help them improve effectiveness ...
    The 20-th anniversary of the “Learning Schools” Program
    The 20-th anniversary of the “Learning Schools” Program
    On December 10th we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the “Learning Schools” (LES) Program, the joint initiative of PAFF and the Center for Citizenship Education Foundation in which 5,000 schools and ...
    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 change and development of a teacher,” Prof. Jolanta Sujecka-Zając said in her address given at the academic year ...
    PAFF and UW School of Education graduates received their diplomas
    PAFF and UW School of Education graduates received their diplomas
    The School of Education of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the University of Warsaw ended its fourth academic year on Thursday. Twenty-five teachers of Polish Studies, History, Mathematics, ...
    Spread your wings with the School of Education
    Spread your wings with the School of Education
    Do you dream about teaching young people but you don’t have a teaching license or sufficient experience? Or maybe you are a teacher and want to improve your teaching skills? Start a free postgraduate course ...
    English Teaching Educational Support Package
    English Teaching Educational Support Package
    Due to the difficult pandemic situation in Poland which induced certain changes in educational system, the Nidzica Development Foundation “NIDA”, manager of the “English Teaching” Program, has prepared ...
    Meeting with history. Andrew Nagorski at the School of Education
    Meeting with history. Andrew Nagorski at the School of Education
    “A historian should react. They should give a broader perspective and counteract seeing the world black and white, which makes a substantive discussion impossible,”  American journalist and writer Andrew ...
    Teacher training – challenge and involvement
    Teacher training – challenge and involvement
    How should professional teacher training look like? What does the shaping of teacher’s reflective attitude consists in? Can anybody be taught math and writing good texts? You can find answers to those ...
    LES Education Leaders Academy conference is over
    LES Education Leaders Academy conference is over
    Prof. Andrzej Blikle and representatives of Youth Climate Strike were the guests of the Learning School Education Leaders Academy conference held in Warsaw on November 7-8, 2019.
    Book sharing is like vitamins
    Book sharing is like vitamins
    “Reading to the youngest children is not only about reading as such, but also about interaction and book sharing. It has immense impact on the child’s brain development,” said Prof.  Barry Zuckerman, an ...
    I read with comprehension – I think logically
    I read with comprehension – I think logically
    That is the slogan of the First Class Teacher conference that was held in Warsaw on October 2, 2019. The conference was organized by the School with Class Foundation and the Center for Citizenship Education, ...
    Full steam ahead towards new adventure!
    Full steam ahead towards new adventure!
     “You are on an adventure, but the one that is excellently planned,” the Director of the School of Education said speaking to our new students – graduates of History, Biology, Polish Studies, and Mathematics ...
    Graduates of the third course at the School of Education received diplomas
    Graduates of the third course at the School of Education received diplomas
    The ceremony of the end of 2018/19 academic year at the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and University of Warsaw School of Education was held in Warsaw on June 18, 2019. Diplomas were presented to the ...
    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 of the School with Class 2.0 program and other projects run by School with Class Foundation was held. Two days ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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.
    16th English Teaching Market
    16th English Teaching Market
    The main objectives of English Teaching Market educational meetings is to help English teachers from villages and small towns improve their teaching competence, as well as integrate their environment and ...
    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” ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    “LES” directors conference
    “LES” directors conference
    “Director – teaching staff meeting – learning and teaching as three areas of development” conference was held in Warsaw on November 16 and 17, 2016. Over one hundred directors of schools taking part in ...
    The “LES Club” inaugurated its activities this school year
    The “LES Club” inaugurated its activities this school year
    A conference inaugurating the “Learning Schools Club” activities in the 2016/17 school year was held in Ząbki near Warsaw on October 6 and 7. Directors of schools belonging to the Club from all over Poland ...
    Prof. Terrence Mason visit to PAFF and UW School of Education
    Prof. Terrence Mason visit to PAFF and UW School of Education
    On September 5, 2016 r. the PAFF and UW School of Education hosted Dean of the School of Education of Indiana University Professor Terrence C. Mason. The meeting was a valuable opportunity to talk about ...
    “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 ...
    Inauguration of the PAFF and UW School of Education
    Inauguration of the PAFF and UW School of Education
    On August 22, the Polish-American and University of Warsaw School of Education inaugurated its first academic year. Students of two courses – Polish studies and mathematics started their year-long studies ...
    English Teaching Market 2016
    English Teaching Market 2016
    The 14th English Teaching Market conference, held in Stare Jabłonki near Ostróda on June 27-29, was attended by over 400 English teachers from rural areas and small towns. The inaugural part of the meeting ...
    The All-Poland Learning Schools Conference
    The All-Poland Learning Schools Conference
    The Learning Schools Conference held under the "Show me what the success criteria are and I will perform better" slogan took place in Warsaw on June 14, 2016. The conference was accompanied by the Youth ...
    "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 ...
    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 ...
    Meeting of the SPLO alumni
    Meeting of the SPLO alumni
    The meeting of alumni of the Post-Graduate Studies for Educational Leaders (SPLO) took place in Warsaw on June 10-11, 2015. It was attended by 75 alumni, representatives of the program partners, instructors ...
    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 ...
    “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 ...
    “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 ...
    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 ...
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    2022 “Education Circles” Conference
    2022 “Education Circles” Conference
    Date: March 25, 2022. Offer for teachers, students of didactic specializations and educators: how to consciously and holistically approach didactic challenges. During the lectures and workshops, effective ...
    Comprehensive Development of School – advanced course
    Comprehensive Development of School – advanced 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 ...
    Open seminars
    Open seminars
    It’s for all interested in talking about education and teaching. They are held at the School of Education from October to June (online at the time of pandemic). There are two thematic groups: reading seminars ...
    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 ...
    The Post-Graduate Course for Leaders of Education – accompanying event
    The Post-Graduate Course for Leaders of Education – accompanying event
    Dissemination of “LES” strategies among school principals in Poland – open online conferences and webinars for school principals.
    Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
    Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
    Weekends with English Teaching (WET) 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 ...
    Post-graduate courses for teachers – 2021/22
    Post-graduate courses for teachers – 2021/22
    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 ...
    Teacher training courses
    Teacher training courses
    Paid online courses of a ‘100 ideas for…’series for teachers of elementary and high schools interested in improving their skills in one of the following two areas: forming the effective learning habit ...
    English Teaching and InstaLing Webinars
    English Teaching and InstaLing Webinars
    The offer addressed to English teachers working in small towns and villages. The webinars are open for all and held regularly on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. They are organized in response to educational needs of ...
    LES workshops for teaching staff
    LES workshops for teaching staff
    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. ...
    School with Class Club
    School with Class Club
    It offers the program alumni a possibility to participate in regular online events supporting their professional development in the area of innovative methods and strategy of teaching, developing sense ...
    English Teaching Market (ETM)
    English Teaching Market (ETM)
    Date: June 27-29, 2022.  Annual all-Poland meeting of English teachers working in schools in villages and small towns, participated by ca. 300 people from all over Poland. They take part in English teaching ...
    The Teachers Internet Academy 2022/23
    The Teachers Internet Academy 2022/23
    Online courses on practical teaching addressed to teachers of various subjects in all types of schools and at each level of education. They are based on the latest achievements in modern pedagogy with ...
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    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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