Warsaw Centre for Socio-Educational Innovations and Training (http://www.wcies.edu.pl/) has been providing a comprehensive set of activities to support professional development for science teachers for several years. Since 2009, the centre has attracted more than 2500 teachers to workshops, lectures, conferences, seminars and model lessons. Topics for lessons have included: news from the science world, new teaching methods, biological and chemical experiments and observations, and more.
The training programme, based on the new Polish core curriculum in biology and chemistry, consists of lectures and hands-on learning activities provided by expert scientists from Warsaw University and Nikolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.
Access the web page of the programme on Polish training provider website.
For participating in a training session at the WCIES or if you have any question concerning the programme in Poland, please contact:
If you are a chemistry teacher:
If you are a biology teacher:
Phone number: +48 (0)226286764
WCIES is a self-government teacher development facility – an institution providing knowledge and education, whose tasks perfectly illustrate the motto “Warsaw – the City of Education”.
The main objectives of the Centre include supporting the Warsaw educational environment and improving the quality of work of schools and educational facilities in the City of Warsaw through different supporting forms for teachers, include biology and chemistry teachers.
The Centre has certain experience in advocating the application of the IBSE method at the 4th educational stage, primarily in the area of professional continuing education for biology teachers interested in new educational solutions.