"Poland in the Heart of European History" is addressed to teachers, educators and journalists from around the world. The ten-day seminar includes lectures and workshops conducted by the best Polish scholars and didactics as well as numerous study visits to Polish educational and cultural institutions (IPN Archives, Warsaw Uprising Museum, Katyn Museum, the former prison at Rakowiecka Street in Warsaw, etc). The most important issues of Polish 20th-century history in a broad European perspective as well as innovative teaching methods developed by the Institute of National Remembrance are presented and discussed.
The training is an opportunity to get to know the complexities of recent Polish and European history, but also to discuss and exchange educational experience between professionals from different parts of the world. During a three-day scientific and educational tour participants will also visit museums and educational and cultural centers outside the Polish capital. The program also includes time for participants’ speeches on historical figures, places and events that connect their countries with Poland. During previous editions of the seminar the IPN hosted participants from such countries as Island, Israel, Holland, Denmark, Spain, Austria, Malta, Hungary, Canada, Scotland, Greece, Serbia, Bosnia and Chroatia.
The upcoming, 5th edition of the program will take place from 15th to 25th July, 2018.
On Monday, 16 July at 10:00 at the Janusz Kurtyka Educational Center of the IPN in Warsaw the guests were greeted by the Deputy President of the IPN, Dr. Mateusz Szpytma. The Director of the National Education Office discussed contemporary problems of historical education in Poland as well as didactic activities and methods of spreading knowledge about recent history developed by the Institute.
The main venue is the palace in Jabłonna near Warsaw.
The language of the training is English
More information, the initial program and graphic materials are available at: http:/pamiec.pl/pa/edukacja/poland-in-the-heart-of