International cooperation

Contact

  • Legal name: Partnerstwo na Rzecz Rozwoju
    Address: ul. Ciepła 40 E
    Postal Code: 15-472
    Country: Poland
    City: Białystok
    Telephone: +48 510 289 120
    E-mail address: kontakt@infotech.edu.pl
    Website: https://www.infotech.edu.pl
    Are we a school? YES
    OID: E 10229148

  • Name of our school: Technikum Programistyczne INFOTECH (Secondary Programming School INFOTECH)
    Type of School: secondary
    Accreditation: not yet
    Contact person: Marta Cichosz
    (Erasmus+Projects Coordinator)
    Website: https://bridges.infotech.edu.pl
    Telephone: +48 602 650 753
    E-mail address: marta.cichosz@infotech.edu.pl
    PIC: 897998356

The Partnership for Development Foundation is a non-governmental non-profit organization operating mainly in the field of education of children and youth.

  • The Partnership for Development Foundation is a non-governmental non-profit organisation operating mainly in the field of education of children and youth. In 2021, the Foundation organises daily VET education for over 200 students and employees over 40 teachers with various working hours. The main educational activity focuses on modern technologies: software development, the basics of artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

  • The Foundation also offers general education (INFOTECH High School) and primary (INFOTECH Primary School). An important area of the Foundation’s activity is also close cooperation with the community of local software companies. Thanks to this, we can ensure a continuous flow of knowledge from companies to the school. The cooperation is formalised in the form of the INFOTECH Podlasie Technology Cluster.

    The Foundation also has experience in civic education. The Foundation is a member of a partner organisation implementing the Local Development Strategy under the LEADER program (CLLD - Community Lead Local Development) - Local Action Group - Puszcza Knyszyńska within and in the field of renewable energy sources.

  • Uśmiechnięty uczeń pracujący na komputerze

    Vet education of young people in the field of programming

    The Foundation is the leading body of the INFOTECH Programming Technical School. Technical school is a school for students aged 15-19 and educates in the area of website programming, mobile applications, database systems, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. The training cycle lasts 5 years and is completed with the formal title of a programmer technician. In 2021, the Technical College provides education for over 200 students. Professional classes are conducted by both teachers with excellent didactic workshop and professional programmers working in software companies on a daily basis. Education is based on an original curriculum, prepared in cooperation with local companies from the IT industry. International cooperation in this area may concern: innovative activities in the field of education, student exchange, teacher training, apprenticeships, creating educational materials and other activities related to the education of young people.

    International cooperation in this area may concern: innovative activities in the field of education, student exchange, teacher training, apprenticeships, creating educational materials and other activities related to the education of young people.

     

  • Uśmiechnięty uczeń pracujący na komputerze

    Non-formal education

    The competences gained during the creation of the Programming Technical School for young people allowed the creation of an offer of programming courses for adults. The adult course covers areas related to teaching the basics of programming, database basics, web programming and mobile application development. The training cycle assumes conducting classes outside official working hours and on weekends. Due to the COVID pandemic, conducting PART of the classes in hybrid and completely remote mode.

    International cooperation in this area may concern: exchange of good practices, exchange and training of teachers, creation of educational materials, distance learning offered to immigrants in their mother tongue.

  • Uśmiechnięty uczeń pracujący na komputerze

    Environmental issues

    All the actions taken by our Foundation aim to serve modern education purposes as well as to promote human rights, including citizen rights. The Foundation aims to develop responsible attitude to rational use of natural resources in the processes of economic development in accordance to sustainable development policy. The Foundation has been the coordinator of energy cluster of Podlasie Energy Initiative since 2016. In this cluster, there are 15 companies from Renewable Energy Sources branches – producing appliances, installations and generating energy. The Foundation creates networks of cooperation in the branch and cooperates with the public sector on the behalf of RES companies.
                                                                    

  • Uśmiechnięty uczeń pracujący na komputerze

    Networking between education and the IT industry infotech cluster

    Networking between education and the IT industry - INFOTECH Cluster The Foundation plays a leading role in the activities of the INFOTECH Podlasie Technology Cluster. The INFOTECH cluster brings together local high-tech companies, mainly related to the IT industry. It connects local authorities, research and education units and business r epresentatives in order to popularize and develop initiatives based on modern technologies. It strengthens the position of the industry and creates conditions for its dynamic growth based on knowledge, cooperation and the latest technologies. The INFOTECH Programming Technical School was established on the initiative and in cooperation with the companies that are members of the cluster. International cooperation in this area may concern: internships for pupils and students in companies that are members of the cluster, transferring good practices in business and education cooperation, creating IT systems / websites / mobile applications.

    International cooperation

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    Promoting values of inclusion and diversity, tolerance and democratic participation

    The main areas of the Foundation since 2010 are Initiating, supporting and implementing development initiatives to raise awareness and civic knowledge as well as promoting the principles of a democratic society and sustainable socio-economic development in the economic, social, educational, cultural, environmental, scientific and information areas. The Foundation’s tools include activities influencing the stimulation of the sustainable development of rural and urban-rural areas, efficient use of the development potential of rural and urban-rural areas, improvement of the quality of life of the local community and increased competitiveness of the place of residence and business, as well as activation and cooperation of local communities . An important area of the Foundation’s activities is activities for European integration and the development of contacts and cooperation between societies and the maintenance of national traditions, the development of national, civic and cultural awareness of young Europeans.

Key staff

Katarzyna Kaczyńska

Katarzyna Kaczyńska

Director of INFOTECH schools, associated with education since 2003, initially as a teacher of entrepreneurship and economic subjects, then as deputy director in social schools. Co-founder of the Secondary School of the Białystok University of Technology, which she headed for two years. Currently, the director of the INFOTECH Programming Technical School, the INFOTECH High School and the Finnish Primary School. Also the co-creator and founder of these schools.

A passionate educational innovator, researcher and inquisitive observer of everyday life. Implementer and coordinator of many educational projects. She loves educational experiments and the young people she teaches. According to her, a good school is a place where a student likes to stay and develop. She adheres to the principle that a wise teacher is a person who interacts with the student, learns from him and allows him to influence the shape of education. He draws energy to act from contacts with people.

Karol Przybyszewski

Karol Przybyszewski

Director of Software Development Education, many years of practical experience in the IT industry Associated with the IT industry for over 20 years. He graduated from the Faculty of Computer Science at the Białystok University of Technology, then worked professionally as a programmer, also abroad (5 years in Great Britain) . He ran a branch of an international company dealing in software development for clients from all over the world in Białystok. In 2018, he co-founded the Programming Technical School and actively supports students and teachers in the teaching process. Enthusiast of modern IT technologies, implements the program of teaching the basics of artificial intelligence in secondary schools at the technical secondary school. He is working on the development of the didactic process of learning issues related to the Internet of Things based on LoraWANtechnology.

Adam Kamiński

Adam Kamiński

President of the Board of the Foundation, running the INFOTECH schools. A graduate of the Faculty of Law at UWB, he completed postgraduate studies in Knowledge Management and Data Science, MBA lecturer in administration, participant of the School for Leaders, managing director of the Infotech Technology Cluster. Operations Director of Lech sp.z o.o., infobroker at Incepton sp.z o.o. Coordinator of the Podlasie Industrial Park, president of LAG Puszcza Knyszyńska. Development Director of the Infotech Programming Technical School. President of the Foundation Board, has many years of experience in the implementation of EU projects supported under PHARE, SAPARD, ESF, EAFRD, ERDF. He specializes in implementing technological tools (AI, IoT, ML, DL, Big Data) in traditional branches of the economy. An expert in the field of closed economy management, a consultant in the field of regional development based on Industry 4.0

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