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ERIC Number: ED369685
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Center for Civic and Economic Education (Warsaw).
Kowalaski, Jacek
Poland's Center for Civic and Economic Education was established to improve teachers' ability to instruct students in civic education in the newly democratized Poland. The Center seeks to improve teacher skills, to gather information on effective teaching methods and curricula, and to pursue other activities to heighten civic education in Polish schools. During 1993 the Center held workshops and seminars to promote these goals. At the same time, other Polish and international institutions held conferences that helped promote the Center's activities, while the Center worked to foster the educational aims of other groups. The Center has been conducting youth forums on various subjects, aiding in the publication of books and other materials that encourage teaching about democracy, and gathering library and database materials for use by educators. In 1994 the Center plans to hold more teacher workshops, one-day "current issues" meetings for teachers, youth forums, and more programs in cooperation with other institutions. (SG)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Mershon Center.; Ministry of National Education, Warsaw (Poland). Teacher Training Dept.
Authoring Institution: Center for Civic and Economic Education, Warsaw (Poland).
Identifiers - Location: Poland