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Welcome to the official website of the interdisciplinary scientific club Variograf, which is part of the University of Wrocław/ Poland

Witamy na oficjalnej stronie interdyscyplinarnego kola naukowego Variograf, które jest częścią Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

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JECS in Scopus

Journal of Education Culture and Society has been accepted for Scopus.
The Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) has reviewed the application and approved it for coverage.
In general, all recently accepted titles will be listed separately in the Scopus Title list within 1 month after acceptance
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Education Culture Society Conference 11-13.09.2019

In conference took part 69 participants from 34 academic centres (29 Foreign and 5 Polish), from the very prestigious universities as Trinity College and far countries as Japan or RPA.

book of abstracts

cultural event (PL)

cultural event (EN)

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Journal of Education Culture and Society in Web of Science

Journal of Education Culture and Society has been selected for coverage in Clarivate Analytics
products and services. Beginning with V. 8 (1) 2017, this publication will be indexed and abstracted in:

Emerging Sources Citation Index (part of Web of Science)

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KA2 – Strategic Partnerships in Adult Education New methods and forms of cybernetic security for seniors meeting in Čadca (Slovakia)


The first international meeting of the KA2 – Strategic Partnerships in Adult Education “New methods and forms of cybernetic security for seniors” project took place from 11th to 14th December 2018 in Čadca, Slovakia, the headquarters of the project coordinator. The main aim of the project is to innovate and develop new forms of teaching methods in the education of seniors by focussing on cyber security, not only in the Internet but also on social networks, and reflecting the requirements for the necessary prevention of ever-increasing cyber attacks on seniors. In addition, the project aims at developing the media literacy skills of seniors’ educators, and creating an open and free international website where the results of the project can be shared, together with new experiences in the field of the practice and education of seniors on the safe use of modern technologies.


The meeting was an opportunity to become acquainted with the partner organizations: CPM- Prevention Youth Center from Slovakia (coordinator), ALVIT-inovace a vzdelavaní s.r.o. from the Czech Republic, INERCIA DIGITAL SL from Spain, Sinergia Sociale Cooperativa Sociale from Italy, and Fundacia Pro Scienta Publica from Poland. We shared our computer security experience and expertise in digital security, and also divided the tasks resulting from the project. In addition, we participated in a workshop on cyber security, especially in the following areas: social networks, entertainment, online gaming and earning a living. The meeting was also an opportunity to get to know the host country and take advantage of its charms, including the Christmas program of the town of Čadca. Polish team was representated by Aleksander Kobylarek and Dagna Budakiewicz


W dniach 11-14.12.2018 r. w Čadca, na Słowacji, w siedzibie koordynatora projektu, odbyło się pierwsze międzynarodowe spotkanie projektu KA2 – Partnerstwo strategiczne w edukacji dorosłych "Nowe metody i formy bezpieczeństwa cybernetycznego seniorów". Głównym celem projektu jest rozwój nowych form i metod nauczania użytecznych w edukacji seniorów w zakresie cyberbezpieczeństwa w Internecie, zwłaszcza w kontekście portali społecznościowych, użytecznych w zapobieganiu stale rosnącym atakom cybernetycznym na seniorów. Ponadto projekt ma na celu rozwój umiejętności korzystania z mediów przez edukatorów pracujących z seniorami oraz stworzenie otwartej i bezpłatnej międzynarodowej strony internetowej, umożliwiającej dzielenie się wynikami projektu, ale też nowymi doświadczeniami w dziedzinie praktyki i edukacji seniorów w zakresie bezpiecznego korzystania z nowoczesnych technologii.

Spotkanie było okazją do poznania się organizacji partnerskich: CPM- Prevention Youth Center ze Słowacji (koordynatora projektu), ALVIT-inovace a vzdelavaní s.r.o. z Czech, INERCIA DIGITAL SL z Hiszpanii, Sinergia Sociale Cooperativa Sociale z Włoch i Fundacji Pro Scienta Publica z Polski oraz wymiany doświadczenień w dziedzinie cyberbezpieczeństwa. Dokonano również podziału zadań wynikających z projektu. Ponadto mieliśmy okazję uczestniczyć w warsztatach na temat cyberbezpieczeństwa, w szczególności w obszarach portali społecznościowych, rozrywki, gier online i zarabiania przez internet. Spotkanie było również okazją do poznania goszczącego nas kraju i skorzystania z jego uroków, a wśród nich programu świątecznego miasta Čadca. Polski zespół reprezentowali Aleksander Kobylarek i Dagna Budakiewicz

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New Index Copernicus Value for our periodicals

„Ogrody Nauk i Sztuk (ISSN: 2299-2014)” has been indexed in ICI Journals Master List 2017. From now on, the Editorial Staff and Publisher may use this information in their external communication.

Based on the information submitted in our journal’s questionnaire Experts calculated  Index Copernicus Value (ICV) for 2017.

ICV 2017 = 70.43

„Journal of Education Culture and Society (ISSN: 2081-1640)” has been indexed in ICI Journals Master List 2017. From now on, the Editorial Staff and Publisher may use this information in their external communication.

Based on the information submitted in our journal’s questionnaire Experts calculated  Index Copernicus Value (ICV) for 2017.

ICV 2017 = 100.00 (it is maximum score)

Now we are waiting the evaluation of Scopus

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Meeting 25.10.2018

We invite you all for the next meetig of Variograf Scientific Club date: 25/10/2018, 6PM place: Institute of Pedagogy, University of Wroclaw. We are going to: Discuss movies created by us as a part of international project Digital Storytelling Talk over the method of storytelling, its utility for researchers and for edcuational projects. We invite you to share your opinion about creating films; what have you really noticed as an important issue. However, we will share the tasks for Conference TALENTY 2018: Please, all people who used to help in past, came for that meeting We will choose technical tasks for us We will choose initiating committee If you wonder to speak about any other topic during thursday’s meeting, please write to us. Hope to see you on Thursday.

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Workshops in movie editing

Interdisciplinary Scientific Club Variograf will organize workshops in Digital Storytelling for the members. The workshops will have 2 stages. First stage will be about basic technical skills and the second will be provided for the successfull members, who will pass the exam. The students will shot and publish own movies and presentations as the effects of the workshops.

There are 6 topics

1. Identity . " Historical and natural heritage. Material e Inmaterial human

This section will include short movies about cultural aspects such us monuments, habits,
lifestyle, gastronomy, notable people, education, etc. Natural areas will be also considered as
basic elements that influence people´s lives. We are going to motivate our learners to reflect,
study and also to tell us about their own experiences related to artistic issues, old buildings
and other pieces of art.
Those stories will try to offer a general vision of the taken region or country. It will be also
studied about the common roots of the partners’ human heritage. At the same time the
Digital Stories will be used in order to help the spectators either to get a wide vision or to get
new ideas of the land itself.

2. fundamental human rights: housing, jobs, health care, education, state


These outcome consists of a number of stories about fundamental human rights ( housing,
job, asylum, health care….) told in first person.
We will try to look for and share stories about situations and experiences from real people
that we know in a direct or indirect way in which fundamental human rights are not taken
into account, and even worse are oblivion and turn the other way, like the right to housing,
job, personal security, persecution due to ideas .. or stories when the right to asylum is denied because of political interests.
The target group will be on one hand, young people and middle aged people who are
interested in the topic and want to collaborate on the project, sharing their own stories, told
in first person or collecting other people’s stories. They will work on the methodology of
interviewing to ask the older generations that are in our school or in our families about their
experiences helping them to built a Digital Story which will share with all the participants.

3. stories of migrants. Their reasons for leaving their countries. Their lives
before and after emigrating. How it changed their lives.

These output consists of a number of stories of migrants in each participating country. The
target group will be on one hand, young people and middle aged people who are interested
in the topic and want to collaborate on the project, sharing their own stories or collecting
stories from other people about history of inmigration in their community. They will work
on the methodology of interviewing to ask to the older generations that are in our school or
in our families and who were migrant in the past about: difficulties they faced, why, when
and where they had to go…etc. This outcome also will include stories about young people

who had to go to other countries in recent times, looking for job opportunities.
4. Health Promotion

This output includes digital storytelling that have to do with healthy and unhealthy lifestyles
and the way to improve our health, giving a positive outlook from the preventive point of
view. We will work on prevention of smoking, abuse of fattening food and fast food, sugar or
alcohol consumption or other drugs and sedentary lifestyle and later collecting stories
about suggestions and proposal to fight these unhealthy habits.
Regarding impact and transferability, we expect that the whole Digital Storytelling proccess
conducts to reflect on our unhealthy habits, and reach to positive conclusion about what kind

of changes we should do to improve our lifestyle.
5. Education throughout the European recent history.

This outcome will include stories about Education and the school that our parents, or
grandparents went to. We are going to focus on the evolution of the right to education in our
European societies. We will also include in this output stories of migrants from other
countries outside Europe to widen our horizons.
We will try to collect personal stories about duration of compulsory school, contents, method
of teaching.. etc. and how it has been changing throughout the recent history.
So we are going to collect and share stories about what was the education and school like
last century, in the thirties, forties and from then on, till nowadays: teacher methodology,

rules at school, stuff to learn…
6. active job search.
This output consists on a collection of personal stories about the topic of job search, telling
in first person, like the others. It will include a reactive point of view in which the individual
take control of the situation, choosing the companies, position or sector they want to apply
for a job. Here the role of the unemployed students is important. It should be active and
Regarding impact and transferability the most important elements will be the expectation of
finding a job. But it also will be important the exchange of experiences, knowledge and
feelings about unemployment. These digital storytelling can be useful to develop creativity
and initiative when looking for a job. Besides that, it can be a innovative aspect in job search.
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Meeting 4.10.2018

The first meeting of the Interdisciplinary Scientific Club Variograf will be on 4th of October 2018, 6 p.m., room 40C

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New poster for the conference ECS 2019

The is already the new poster for the conference Education Culture and Society 2019


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Education Culture and Society Conference program

"In 2018, Education Culture Society conference is organised for the fifth time. This year we have participants representing 32 scientific centers and educational institutions from 20 countries and 3 continents. Our dream is to gather at one conference participants from at least 5 continents – perhaps next year we will achieve our aim, as each year we are becoming more and more international. Numerous our participants become our friends and come back – to those of you that join us for the second or even the third time, we thank you for your trust, support and friendship, and we are truly glad to see you again. To those of you that are here with us for the first time – thank you for deciding to participate and coming. We hope that you will have fruitful time at our conference, abundant in new valuable relationships and pleasant scientific experiences."

Patrycja Karpińska- secretary of the conference


ECS2018 program v. 3.0

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