|Does an explicit strategy document exist?||Yes||Strategy for the Development of the Information Society in Poland until 2013, Action Plan concerning education of children and the youth and the functioning of schools in information society - . New technologies in education, an annex to the Strategy (adopted by the Ministry of National Education in November 2010). bip.msw.gov.pl/download.php?s=4&id=6188|
|Is there funding for digital literacy/e-skills projects and programmes (including EU funding)?||Yes||Operational Programme Innovative Economy 2007-2013, Operational Programme Human Capital 2007-2013, 16 Regional Operational Programmes.|
|Are there special programmes encouraging women, older workers ethnic minorities and other target groups to use ICT?||Yes||Programme Digital Poland of Equal Chances - Polska Cyfrowa Równych Szans [PCRS] run by Ministry of Administration and Digitalisation and NGO Cities in the Internet, Digital Lighthouse-keepers (Digital Champions) of 2600 volonteers is currently recruited. They will draft Local Plans for Digital Education http://latarnik.mwi.pl; contest Girls in ICT run by the Office of Electronic Communications.|
|Are there special programmes targeting employees (especially older workers and SMEs)?||Yes||ICT training for unemployed run by employment agencies|
|Is ICT being integrated in classroom teaching and vocational training?||Yes||Digital School programme (http://www.cyfrowaszkola.men.gov.pl) aimed at developing ICT skills of pupils and teachers (April 2012 - August 2013), The curriculum principles from primary school grades 1-3 up to post-gymnasium schools contain courses in information science, during which students acquire the ICT skills. These skills are also used during classes in other subjects; schools are encouraged to use ICT in separate computer labs as well as in the classroom.|
|Are there programms offering ICT skills trainings in telecentres, public libraries and other informal environments?||Yes||Local and regional programmes in Public Internet Access Point (PIAP) - in public libraries, e-Centres, according to the report Network of PIAP in 2011 (http://www.frsi.org.pl/pl,publikacje,17.php) 60% of PIAP offers eLearning courses and 35% on site training.|
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