Motto: I am a rationalist because I see in the attitude of reasonableness the only alternative to violence. K. Popper
Professional qualifications: creator of Paderewski International Schools in Lublin – their programme, educational philosophy, developmental concept. Certified teacher. His pupils are winners and finalists of Philosophy Competition and the oratorical competition. He is also a researcher and co-author of the academic textbook for versification and Polish textbook for secondary schools. He was awarded the Medal of the National Education Commission for his special merits for education and upbringing.
Passions: literature, music (especially early music), philosophy, evolutionary psychology, cultural anthropology, cycling, swimming, basketball.
Motto: Knowledge is power. But ignorance, unfortunately, does not yet mean lack of power. N. Bohr
Professional qualifications: as her greatest professional successes she considers her students’ examinations results exceeding the global average by 13%.
Passions: languages (both native and foreign), contemporary American literature, film, theater (especially experimental), music, humanistic psychology, healthy lifestyle.
Motto: We do no learn t for school, but for life. Seneca the Younger
Professional qualifications: German teacher at Paderewski high school. She believes that most important thing in teaching is self-reflection. Her greatest successes are high scores of her students from Polish matriculation and IB DP, and good contact with students.
Passions: literature, music, film.
Motto: The thing that distinguishes you, makes you special.
Professional qualifications: according to her, most important thing in teaching is an individual approach to a student. Graduate of Lublin Polytechnics with master’s degree in engineering. She is admissions coordinator in Paderewski high school. Design teacher and tutor in primary school.
Passions: social media, DIY, motorization, medicine, travelling, crime novels
Motto: Many would like to be fishermen of pearls, but only a few are not afraid of the depths. K. Prynda
Professional qualifications: graduate of English Philology (Catholic University of Lublin), English teacher in middle and high school.
Passions: good movie, book, travel and dance.
Motto: We do no learn t for school, but for life. Seneca
Professional qualifications: her successes are results of middle school exam in the mathematics part (15 percentage points higher than in the voivodship), IB MYP external assessment results in mathematics that are 0.40 higher than the world average with 100% compliance and laureates of subject competitions, i.a. the ones organized under the patronage of Board of Education.
Motto: Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. Master Oogway (Kung Fu Panda)
Professional qualifications: he teaches with full commitment. He is interested in innovative forms and methods of teaching. Certified English teacher in Cambridge CELTA and DELTA and YL Extension to CELTA. TELC and ETS examiner.
Motto: What seems simple and natural to one man, may be a terrible rape for another. Each of us is different. W. Wharton
Professional qualifications: his professional successes include: average matriculation grade higher than the world average, prizes (including Grand Prix) and awards in subsequent editions of Polish National Review of Fragments of Works by William Shakespeare conducted in English.
Passions: literature, early music, cosmology.
Motto: We are not to tell nature what she’s gotta be. Richard Feynman
Professional qualifications: he believes that knowledge is primarily understanding of phenomena. Always in the forefront of Physics Matriculation results. In 2015/16 – first place in the voivodship, in 2014/15 – third place in the voivodship. He believes that understanding phenomena is most important in teaching physics.