Honorary members (in alphabetical order)
Mariola Bogucka, Ph.D.
an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Applied Linguistics at the University of Gdańsk and a teacher trainer. Her special interest is teaching English to Young Learners and training early education English teachers. She is the author and co-author of numerous publications for students and teachers of English, such as textbooks, workbooks and guides for parents. Recently she has been involved in training Turkmen teachers of English.
Prof. Dominika Dudek
psychiatrist, president of the Polish Psychiatric Association, head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Medicum, editor-in-chief of the journal “Psychiatria Polska”, organizer of periodic meetings with people of art, sport and science “Talks about the human being.” Author of many scientific and popular-science books, including “Psychiatry on the heels” (together with Joanna Rymaszewska), “Not only the brain. A psychiatrist’s tale of the human mind” (together with Maria Mazurek), and “The Art of Handling Life. On phobias, hopes and all the chaos” (together with Bogdan de Barbaro and Piotr Żak”).
trainer, coach, mediator, and facilitator of development processes of individuals and organizations, mainly in the field of education. On a daily basis, associated with the Center for Communication and Mediation “Dialogue Academy.” Over the years, a partner of key entities supporting the development of education: Ministry of National Education, Center for Civic Education, and Foundation for the Development of Local Democracy. Author of more than a dozen books on education and positive psychology.
Prof. Jacek Pyżalski
pedagogue, educator, and professor at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza, UAM*). Specialist of the Committee of Pedagogical Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Originator and manager of more than 60 research projects, including international ones. Vice president of the Polish Society for Media Education. Author of numerous teacher and student education programs. Originator and editor of the first polish workbook on crisis distance learning, “Education in times of COVID-19 pandemic.”
Prof. Jolanta Sujecka-Zając
professor of humanities, works at the Institute of Romance Studies at the University of Warsaw and directs postgraduate studies at the School of Education of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation. She is engaged in research related to glottodidactics in its interdisciplinary context, including contemporary concepts of language education. She is the author of numerous articles in national and international journals in the field of language teaching/learning and the author of textbooks and teaching materials for teaching French as a foreign language.
Prof. Ryszard Tadeusiewicz
computer scientist and roboticist, three-time rector of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, publicist, and popularizer of science. Researcher of Artificial Intelligence and robots, but also an insightful observer of Man. Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences. Vice president of the Polish Association of Artificial Intelligence and the Polish Society of Neural Networks. Author of many scientific and popular-science publications, including educational books for children, such as “Fairytale trips to the land of real science and technology. Learn the truths of nature” or “Alice in the land of the future. How Artificial Intelligence works” (together with Maria Mazurek).