Great Poles

Great Poles is an English language website which publishes biograms of distinguished Polishmen and Polishwomen. The authors and website editors are secondary school students, age 15-18 and Young Talent Management members. They research, then write short, popular bios, aiming to spark interest rather that give exhaustive information. This project fosters passion for history and English learning, teaches group work and promotes IT skills. It is also a novel form of peer to peer promotion of Poland, aiming to reach first of all young people of Polish origin who no longer speak the language but are interested in the culture and history of Poland. In 2018, Oxford University Press run a Great Poles competition among secondary school students across Poland and their submissions will also be added to the website.