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.