POLAND

POLAND-KRAKOW

School name: Specjalny Osrodek Szkolno Wychowawczy

Specjalny Ośrodek Szkolno – Wychowawczy nr 1 (SOSWnr1) is an Educational Center for young people with special educational needs ag. 16 to 24 (133 students) and consists of: The Vocational School which organizes the vocational training in the fields: tailor, purse maker, cook, confectioner, salesperson, hotel service, mechanic, construction worker, etc. / School for students with moderate mental retardation which aim is to prepare them for self-dependent life and work. The schooling includes general education and practical skills: cooking, tailoring, leather-craft, art, carpentry. The centre provides the professional psychological and pedagogical care (biofeedback therapy, Warnke therapy, etc.) for students and organises wide variety of educational activities incl. sport and tourism. The center employs 69 teachers with appropriate qualifications.