The classes are part of a proposal formulated by Marek Nazarko, the mayor of Michałowo, a small town to the east of Białystok, who believes a course in disco-polo could help attract artistic children to the school and unleash the creative energy of its students.
The data collected by the European Union shows that Poland had the 4th lowest pupil to teacher ratio in the EU in 2017 with 10.7 pupils to each teacher.
With school back TFN’s Nick Westerby looks at some of the Polish educational apps making waves around the world.
Increase comes as more money is put into the Maluch+ programme aimed at increasing the capacity of the country’s nurseries.
Under the motto ‘If you want to teach them enter their world’, the specifically designed Disney-themed maps based on The Lion King, Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland have been developed to engage the students and aid their learning.
By Monday noon, 48.5 percent of schools and kindergartens in Poland were taking part in the strike proclaimed by the Polish Teachers' Union (ZNP) and the Trade Unions' Forum (FZZ), the deputy Education Minister, Maciej Kopeć, announced.
New report says a knowledge of languages is good for career prospects, but some languages are better than others.
Dating back to the 12th century, the oldest school in Poland doesn’t disappoint those expecting the country’s version of Harry Potter’s Hogwarts. Ghosts are alleged to stalk the corridors, pupils share the grounds with over 600 corpses, and its alumni include leaders, presidents and saints. TFN’s Stuart Dowell went to find out more.
Architects invited primary school pupils to send in sketches of what they wanted their school to look like and merged the ideas with their design to build a ‘dream’ school for kids.
The school says that the idea behind having classes in the forest is to combat nature deficit. The theory is that many of today’s child health problems like allergies, obesity, depression and ADHD derive from children having a lack of contact with nature.