The Foundation for Quality Education began its work in 2014 in Warsaw, Poland. Its founder and sponsor is the Polish-American Freedom Foundation.
The objectives of the Foundation for Quality Education are to:
- support and promote the development of education and work towards improving the quality of education;
- work towards improving the quality of teacher training and of the professional development of teachers as well as towards greater professionalization of their work;
- increase the prestige of the teaching profession, support educational leaders;
- support the equality of educational opportunities of children and young people;
Currently, the Foundation is working to establish an innovative graduate school of education in Poland, an institution based on the best international models.
The Foundation’s work is not-for-profit and geared towards the improvement of education in Poland, which, according to international research, depends mostly on the quality of teacher practice.