Polish partners

CDN – Centrum Doskonalenia Nauczycieli w Pile

The Teacher Training Center in Pila (CDN), which was established in September 2009, is a local institution. As an institution, it plays an important role in supporting the professional development of teachers, school heads, employees of local government units, pedagogical supervision as well as schools / institutions as an institution. The statutory tasks of the CDN includes subject-methodical counselling, support for school work and professional development of teachers, organization and implementation of various forms of improvement (methodological workshops, seminars, training of pedagogical councils, conferences, qualification / improvement courses, individual / group consultations) of at least 8 hours, which is used by many teachers every year (the number of teachers covered by the area of activity is about 9,000), in 2017 – 5,335 teachers.

CDN cooperates with business partners, such as Philips Lighting Poland, with local self-governments (5 poviats), with The Universities, with JOB – Inwest – Park and Chamber of Commerce of Northern Wielkopolska in Piła and with experts in the fields of neuromethodics (neurodidactics) or new ICT solutions. Cooperation with listed institutions in the scope of: implementation of improvement forms for our clients (inviting practitioners, organization of joint conferences, postgraduate studies), raising competences of CDN employees (training, exchange of experiences).

The number of employees in the CDN 63, 35 teachers, 5 specialists, 23 administrative employees, included in the development and implementation of statutory tasks.



Szkola Podstawowa nr 3 im. Mikolaja Kopernika w Trzciance

Nikolaus Copernicus Primary School No. 3 in Trzcianka teaches children and youth from grades «0» to class 8.The school has 630 students and 81 teachers, who are qualified pedagogical staff and 11 people of administration and service.

Only in 2016, Polish authorities have decided to implement career counselling at primary schools. Therefore, the school is developing different approaches to integrate into their schools curriculum:

  Equipping students with the skills to make the right life decisions, determine their own predispositions and interests.

 Preparing parents to effectively support children in making educational and professional decisions

 Supporting school activities aimed at optimizing students’ educational and professional development.

Systematic diagnosis of students’ demand for information.   

Gathering information on development trends in the world of professions and employment.

Providing individual educational and professional advice to pupils and their parents.

Conducting classes preparing students for conscious career planning and taking up a job.

Cooperation with the Pedagogical Council in the scope of: creating and ensuring continuity of intra-school career guidance system, in accordance with the school’s statute.


Zespol Szkol

Technicznych im. Noblistow Polskichg w Trzciance

Technical Secondary School in the name of Polish Nobel Prize Winners

The school in the secondary educational field was established in 1946. Currently there are about 300 students studying the most wanted occupation in Poland such as car mechanic, information technology technician, construction industry technician, landscape architecture technician. In the curriculum there are also different occupations connected with technology.

The schools owns workshops, which are regularly extended, modernized and adjusted to the current needs.

Thanks to the workshops students have the opportunity of studying practical classes at school. Workshops are also used as a garage for
local people and the school cooperates with local partners to ensure, the
students find a job after finishing school. The school has a driver training
center, thanks to which students have the opportunity to get a B driving
license as part of their school curriculum. The school has three computer labs with Internet access in which young people acquire IT knowledge, learn to design in CAD systems, use it for everyday learning, as well as for fun in extracurricular activities. There is also a Wi-Fi wireless Internet network in the school, that can be used by every pupil.

Apart from theoretical and professional knowledge, the pupils learn also foreign languages, English and German. The level of teaching of these languages should enable young people to communicate in these languages.


France partners

Rectorat de l’Académie de Poitiers

The governing authority for education of the Hessian partner region Nouvelle-Aquitaine is subdivided into the regions Poitiers, Bordeaux and Limoges. The regions consists of 12 departments with 5.8 inhabitants. The academy is responsible for 1937 general-knowledge schools, 4 schools for students with special needs, 2 universities and 3 polytechnic universities. The academy functions as a ministry of education and cultural affairs and is supported by 4 school boards.



Les Terres Rouges

The general-knowledge and grammar school LEGT André Theuriet is situated in Civray and has about 600 students. At the grammar school different kinds of classes with the focus on opening the cultural horizon are offered.



Lycée polyvalent Jean Hyppolite

The school has a general-knowledge and technological approach. There are about 980 students at the school.


Spanish partners

Centro del Profesorado (CEP) de Motril

The CEP is an official Teacher training Centre that belongs to the Andalusian lifelong training network. At present, the staff in this center consists of nine “asesores” (teachers who are temporarily reassigned as consultants/advisers and three administrative assistants. Our service area includes several districts on the Southern part of the provinces of Granada and we attend some 110 educational centers of all levels (except University) from infant Schools to High Secondary. We organize and deal with different types of training activities including seminars, online and on-site courses, meeting, conferences, etc. 




IES Sayena

The IES Sayena is the only secondary school in the town of Castell de Ferro, on the Southern coast of Granada. There is a staff of 24 teachers, plus one administrative assistant and one caretaker who attend about 200 students of the Secondary Compulsory education (ESO).


IES Alonso Cano

The IES “Alonso Cano” is a secondary school in the town of Dúrcal, (Granada) At the moment, there are 54 teachers and 4 service and administrative staff. There are about 500 students whO belong to the grades of ESO (Compulsory Secondary 12-16 y.o.) Bachillerato (post-compulsory Secondary (16-18 y.o.) A Vocational Training Diploma on Computing and a Secondary Special Degree for Adults. 


German partners

Hessisches Kultusministerium

The Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs is the central school supervising authority of the German federal state Hessia. The 15 Hessian school boards are closely connected to their superior authority. The Ministry of Education steers pivotal tasks in education policy like the development of curricula, the distribution of placements for teachers and the concept of teacher education and training.

The aim of the Ministry of Education is -like this of the school boards- to promote the quality of schools and education at all schools within the federal state.

All types of schools lie within the Ministry of Education’s area of responsibility, like general knowledge and vocational schools, schools for adults, German schools abroad and community colleges. Furthermore, the Ministry of Education coordinates the secondment of teaching staff to support developing aid. Not least, does the Ministry regulate the relation of state and church.

Attached to the Ministry of Education there is the Academy for teachers’ training.


Staatliches Schulamt für den Lahn-Dill-Kreis und den Landkreis Limburg-Weilburg

The school board is responsible for 154 schools in the western part of Hessia/Germany. There are 65 permanent employees. Additionally, the school board is supported by teachers who are in charge of individual projects or work fields. As an education authority, the school board is responsible for different fields of work. It supervises and supports schools in various fields and aims at the development and quality assurance of schools.



Gymnasium Philippinum Weilburg

The Gymnasium Philippinum Weilburg is a traditional grammar school founded in 1540, located in a provincial area. It is attended by more than 1000 students and offers special programs in the fields of mathematics and sciences, music, geography, languages and the promotion of the intellectually gifted. Apart from that, the Philippinum is involved in various exchange programs and an extensive concept to enhance career counselling.


Fürst-Johann-Ludwig-Schule Hadamar

In the 17th century a grammar school was founded by the name of the school, prince (in German Fürst) Johann Ludwig. Till the end of the 1970ies, Hadamar’s castle was home to the students, then the school moved into a newly erected building and became a comprehensive school. About 120 teachers teach 1600 students in classes of different levels due to their intellectual capabilities. One of the thematic priorities of the school is music, another one is science.


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