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    Since 1999 The Bielsko Artistic Association Grodzki Theatre (Grodzki Theatre) has run educational and artistic programmes for vulnerable social groups, including the disabled persons, children and youths at risk, victims of alcohol and drug addictions, and all those alienated from the mainstream life, improving their educational and vocational opportunities. For the last seven years it has organised training sessions for about 1000 teachers and adult educators as well as published seven instructive books, prepared five films and distributed 12 issues of its educational magazine. In the last five years TG has contracted and managed 9 projects financed by the European Community programmes.

    Two of them, "The Theatrical Map of Europe" and "The Animated Debate" were pioneering initiatives in developing a new learning environment for vulnerable social groups (highly rated by EU experts). The applicant has been an active organisation in the Soros network for the last 6 years and taken part in national and international meetings concerning educational and cultural policies, including consultations of the new EU Programmes in Poland. Grodzki Theatre is a co-organiser, together with the local Council, of the Annual Regional Forum of NGO's under the patronage of the government of Silesia Region. Thanks to many grants and awards, including the EU programmes, Soros Foundation, Kultura Foundation, Pro Publico Bono Foundation and the European Culture Competition, it has established a continuity of its projects, long-term policies and good dissemination practices.

    Role of Grodzki Theatre Association in the CVE project

    Management, administration and co-ordination as Applicant and Coordinating Organisation, based on seven year's experience of developing and managing EU funded projects (TG has been the Project Leader in 9 Community Programmes, many have been nominated to the compendia of excellent practice). Creating the website of the project, based on good ICT record (the coordinator’s website is recognised as one of the leading Polish NGO sites with information and resources for working with disadvantaged groups, 26 700 entries last year, high positioning in search engines). Preparing the publication, based on experience in publishing educational materials (books in Polish and English - 5000 copies published and distributed in the last 5 years, an educational magazine - 12 issues, 24 000 copies and CDs in different languages - 1500 copies distributed so far). Practical use of CVE outcomes (exploitation of results), based on the strong networking experience and successful applications to new EU programmes in Poland, including the new European Social Fund. >>>

    The Bielskie Artistic Association Grodzki Theatre
    Premises - contact address: ul. Sempołowskiej 13, 43-300 Bielsko-Biala, Poland
    Office:ul.Sempołowskiej 13, 43-300 Bielsko-Biala, Poland ,
    Phone: +48 33 497 56 55, 496 52 19Fax: +48 33 497 56 55, mailto: