XIX New Education Forum

The 19th edition of the New Education Forum (NEF) will be held on October 22nd, as a part of the European Forum for New Ideas (EFNI). EFNI is one of the largest conferences in this part of the continent, dedicated to global trends, new ideas and the future of Europe.

Business representatives, charismatic speakers, leaders and policy-makers as well as authorities from the world of culture and science discuss the most important challenges for business and societies in a changing world, global trends and the future shape of the European Union during dozens of events, panel discussions, open meetings, counterpoints or night owl discussions.

At 11:30 a. m., a panel titled "Innovative Educational Approaches to Meet the Global Challenges of the 21st Century" will be held. Did Poland miss the runaway train to the EU?"

Our panelists:

  • Jule HILDMANN, PhD, University of Edinburgh (UK),
  • Danuta JAZŁOWIECKA, Senator of the Republic of Poland,
  • Agnieszka MAKULEC, Quality Assurance Director, Ecorys Poland,
  • Anna WICHA, Adecco Eastern Europe.

The panel will address issues such as:

  • EEA and Norway Grants Funds and European Commission funds - the answer to shortages in formal education?
  • global challenges and the challenges of preparing the young generation for the labour market,
  • weaknesses of formal education,,
  • restructuring of education systems in some EU countries.

At 2:45 p. m. another panel of the 19th edition of the New Education Forum will be held under the title "Belfer or Inspirer? Polish education and the Polish labour market." Panelists will be:

  • Marek Borowski, Food Bank in Olsztyn,
  • Zbigniew Canowiecki, President of Pracodawców Pomorza,
  • Magdalena Czarzyńska-Jachim, Vice-President of Sopot,
  • Eliza Durka, Inspiring Girls Poland Foundation,
  • Małgorzata Nowak, Ecorys Poland Sp. z o. o.

In this talk, we will focus on issues related to:

  • the shortcomings of formal education,
  • Outdoor Learning,
  • social competence flows from nature,
  • FOLM project ("From outdoors to labor market").

Both panels will be moderated by Joanna Bochniarz, President of the Center for Innovative Education.