2017

12. 11. 2017

For the third time, the Festival of Teaching Inspiration has...

The traditional Festival of Teaching Inspiration organized by Helping Schools Succeed took place...

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7. 11. 2017

A special issue of the Critical Literacy journal, titled Kritická...

The printed version of a special issue of the journal has just been issued; elementary schools across...

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23. 10. 2017

The Kellner Family Foundation to establish – instead of school – an open-air gallery in Prague...

The Kellner Family Foundation – the philanthropic foundation of Renáta and Petr Kellner – has outlined a new plan for the former Hotel Praha in Prague. The Kellner Family Foundation will dedicate part of the grounds to a new open-air gallery for the benefit of the public, as well as building a new public playground. As part of the plan, the nearby Hadovka mansion, the former Canadian Embassy, will be turned into a healthcare institution. The project replaces prior plans to build the Open Gate II school on the site.

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11. 9. 2017

Hana Košťálová appearing on the Studio ČT24 show

On Friday, September 8, the Czech Television Studio ČT24 show discussed the topic of the International Literacy Day. It featured Project Director of Pomáháme školám k úspěchu [Helping Schools Succeed], Hana Košťálová, who spoke about illiteracy both globally and in the Czech Republic, about developing reading literacy and critical literacy, and about the experiences gained from the Helping Schools Succeed project.

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8. 9. 2017

Instructional coach Leona Mechúrová appeared on the Czech Television Sama doma show

Education consultant Leona Mechúrová spoke on the Czech Television Sama doma [Home Alone] show about how to help children develop a love for reading, which, in our experience in the Helping Schools Succeed project, helps both teachers and parents when developing the child’s reading skills or in teaching them critical thinking.

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7. 9. 2017

97 Open Gate grammar school students receive need-based scho...

A new counselling centre, a Prague-Babice school bus, and a new Headmistress are waiting for Open...

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4. 9. 2017

In the Helping Schools Succeed project, we welcomed three new...

At the close of August, in the municipality of Hrubá Voda not far from Olomouc, inaugural training...

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31. 8. 2017

The Kellner Family Foundation’s sixty grantees are heading for...

In the 2017/2018 academic year, 60 students will enjoy support from the Universities project run...

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14. 7. 2017

The Kritická gramotnost #5 [Critical Literacy #5] newsletter

The next issue of the Critical Literacy newsletter is ready for its readers.

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13. 7. 2017

The Helping Schools Succeed project expands to include another three public elementary schools

The foundation of Mrs Renáta Kellnerová and Mr Petr Kellner, The Kellner Family Foundation, has accepted another three public elementary schools to the Helping Schools Succeed project, namely The 8th Elementary School in Most in the Ústí Region, the Slatiňany elementary school in the Pardubice Region, and the Elementary School and Kindergarten at Husova 17, Brno, the South Moravian Region. Helping Schools Succeed now includes some 760 teachers and, through them, 8,400 pupils.

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