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    A New School Year in Poland: Minister’s Vision for Education

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    As the 2023/2024 school year commences, Poland’s Minister of Education and Science, Przemysław Czarnek, has sent a heartfelt letter and well wishes to students, teachers, and parents, emphasizing the importance of both academic and character development.

    Patriotism and Modernization:
    Minister Czarnek’s education agenda for the year revolves around nurturing patriotism, promoting native traditions, and embracing modern technology. This approach aims to create a balanced and forward-looking educational environment.

    Support and Improved Conditions:
    The Ministry’s priorities include enhancing pedagogical and psychological support in Polish schools and improving working conditions for teachers. Investment in infrastructure and curriculum modernization, especially in vocational education, is a key focus.

    Continuation of Successful Programs:
    Continuing from previous years, programs like “Laboratories of the Future,” “Discover Poland,” and “Active Poland” encourage students to explore their country’s richness, cultivate global awareness, and develop problem-solving skills.

    Health and Well-being:
    Efforts to improve students’ physical and mental well-being include the “Active Today for Health Tomorrow” initiative and the employment of more specialists in schools.

    Entrepreneurial Skills:
    A new subject, “Business and Management,” replaces “Basics of Entrepreneurship,” aiming to equip students with practical skills, teamwork, and an understanding of the modern world.

    Technology and Collaboration:
    Branched Skill Centers will foster collaboration between industries, employers, schools, and universities, enhancing vocational education and teacher qualifications.

    Digital Transformation:
    Informatization of educational institutions, infrastructure development, and better teacher conditions are also on the agenda. Fourth-grade students will receive free laptops, and teachers will receive computer equipment vouchers.

    Minister Czarnek’s comprehensive vision for the new school year reflects a commitment to a well-rounded education, innovation, and the well-being of students and educators

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