After the dismissal of the current Małopolska school superintendent, Barbara Nowak, the voivode announced a competition for her successor. The new curator must meet a number of conditions.
The competition for the position of Małopolska school superintendent was announced on Friday by the Voivode of Małopolska, Krzysztof Klęczar. The deadline for submitting candidacies is January 26.
The requirements include: Master’s degree, a degree of appointed or certified teacher and at least seven years of experience as a teacher. Candidates should also submit a written concept for the implementation of the tasks of pedagogical supervision and the organization and management of the education board.
– As announced, within a month of the dismissal of Barbara Nowak from the position of education superintendent of Lesser Poland, I am announcing a competition to select a new superintendent. (…) I will make every effort to ensure that the Małopolska Education Board stands on its feet, is free from ideologization and fully serves students and teachers. I will add that I also approved the annual internal audit plan at the Małopolska Voivodeship Office in Krakow and combined units, where I designated the Małopolska Education Board for the next audit, said Krzysztof Jan Klęczar, Voivode of Małopolska.
Currently, the temporary duties of the Małopolska education superintendent are held by Gabriela Olszowska, a Polish language teacher and former principal of Junior High School No. 2. Adama Mickiewicza in Kraków, author of methodological publications.
Olszowska appointed Minister of Education to replace Barbara Nowak, dismissed on December 15, 2023 Barbara Nowacka.
Pursuant to Art. 50 of the Education Law, the education superintendent is appointed and dismissed by the minister responsible for education and upbringing at the request of the voivode. The minister responsible for education and upbringing may also dismiss the education superintendent on his own initiative. The candidate for the position of education superintendent is selected through a competition. The competition is announced and conducted by the voivode.
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