Razem Academy Staff
Agata Bartczak-Białek, MA
Principal of the Razem Academy Schools and teacher at the Razem Academy in Midleton
I have lived in Ireland for the past 14 years. I started my adventure with school in 2004 at the Public Lower-Secondary School in Chocianów, where I worked as a school counsellor. I have been associated with the Razem Academy since 2015. Earlier I was active as a parent, currently as a Polish language teacher at the 2nd grade of primary school. As a trained occupational therapist and a school counsellor, she is guided by the principle that the best results in learning are achieved through play, which is why she uses physical games, educational games, drama, brainstorming or educational discussions in her work. Thirsty for knowledge, curious about the world, she always pursues her personal development and further improvement of her methods of working with the youngest.
Working with children gives me a lot of joy and satisfaction.
Małgorzata Stokłosa, MA
teacher at the Razem Academy in Ballincollig
Graduate of the Pedagogical University of Kraków. Working with children has always given me great satisfaction, my goal is to give children the joy that learning can bring.
I believe that promoting Polish tradition and culture may encourage students to learn more about it in the future.
Aleksandra Frącek, MA
teacher and head of the Razem Academy in Clonakilty
I come from a charming town on the Warta River, from Uniejów in the Łódź Voivodeship. I started my adventure in Ireland in June 2005. I got my master's degree in mathematics at the University of Łódź. I completed studies with teacher education specialisation. Since childhood, I have wanted to be a teacher - I love to teach. I love to spend my free time with my family (daughter Iga, 3.5 and husband Witold), because my family is the greatest and priceless treasure for me.
I approach work with children with passion and commitment. It is a great honour for me that I can now teach Polish community children.
Edyta Szczecina, MA
teacher at the Razem Academy in Clonakilty
I come from the village of Męcina, located near Nowy Sącz in the Małopolska Voivodship. I completed undergraduate studies at the State Higher Vocational School in Nowy Sącz, majoring in Pedagogy, specialty: Early School Education with English. I have been in Ireland for almost 4 years with breaks, because I "returned" for 1.5 years to Poland to complete post-graduate studies at the Pedagogical University in Kraków, also in pedagogy. During these 1.5 years in Poland, while studying, I had the opportunity to work in the Montessori Preschool, which has reassured me that I can't see myself in any other profession.
I have always loved staying with children, watching them develop, how they want to learn about the world and other people, and I have always wanted to participate in learning about the world with them.