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Every year, Ashoka U Exchange gathers several hundred of university changemakers from all over the world to share experience and ideas. In 2020, the event had to take place online. On 16 April, Agata Stafiej-Bartosik and Misza Czerniak from Ashoka Poland delivered a session on the Journey to Changemaker Certificate program and on introducing changemaking into the culture and practice of higher education institutions (HEIs), especially in inflexible education systems.


On 1 March 2020, Ashoka's Agata Stafiej-Bartosik and Misza Czerniak once again met the Change Team of the University of Gdansk to discuss how to implement the theoretical and practical knowledge they brought back from the CAIeRO training at the University of Northampton. Applying the learned lessons is crucial for the success of the ongoing J2CC certification process at the Innovation Pedagogy program of UG.


On 17-18 February 2020, the Change Team from University of Gdansk visited University of Northampton as part of Step 2 of J2CC process at UoG Innovation Pedagogy program. The main goal of the visit was to participate in the CAIeRO training that equips academic teachers with tools to incorporate Changemaker Skills into the learning outcomes and assessment methods of university courses.

Ashoka J2CC awarding at Collegium Civitas

For the second time in 2019, Ashoka has awarded J2CC certificate to a Polish higher education institution. On 12 December, Management Program at Collegium Civitas has successfully concluded the accreditation process. The Rector of Collegium Civitas, Professor Stanisław Mocek, and Ashoka Poland Country Director, Agata Stafiej-Bartosik, signed an official agreement and unveiled a plaque confirming the certified status of the Management Program.