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Horizons Of The Self

Horizons Of The Self

By WorldLINK Foundation

“When the boundary in the known world . . .becomes instead a beckoning horizon, then a world one has never known becomes an integral part of one’s new universe.”

The Project Horizons of the Self: Global Podcasts, is a result of the collaboration between school students, and communities across continents, who have come together to ideate and engage in conversations and share their thoughts with the youth across the world through a series of nine Podcasts one different from another.
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Challenges are the stepping stones to success!
Challenges are the stepping stones to success!
Why must we challenge ourselves? Listen to the experience of two IB DP Programme (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program) students who engage in conversation and discuss the tangible and intangible benefits of IBDP programme and share with the listeners how it has helped in influencing and shaping their thoughts and careers. IB DP Graduates of VIII Prywatne Akademickie Liceum Ogólnokształcące (VIIIPALO) in Kraków, Poland and their bright future Mentor and Host: Mr Don Allen, the Director of English Touring Theater in Kraków, Poland Host: Kavya Pasricha Alumnus DPS Gurgaon - India Guests: Paulina Braś, Natalia Kuder Paulina is an IBDP Graduate and studies International Business at Maastricht University, Netherlands Natalia is an IBDP Graduate and studies Econometrics and Operations Research at Tilburg University, Netherlands
33:56
October 28, 2022
Overcoming fears - the mental game
Overcoming fears - the mental game
Knowing Your Roots while Spreading Your Wings: Education through Diplomacy We all struggle to understand when there is an opportunity which at times seems like an obstacle. Listen to two students who were willing to take action, seize the opportunities for learning from the Foreign Language Youth Exchange Program and International Summit at Pompano Beach High School, an International Affairs with Information Technology magnet School, in Pompano Beach Florida. Their experiences have helped them decide to study abroad . The participation in the programs was possible thanks to the visionary Principal Hudson Thomas. A big thank you to Assistant Principal Jill Narus Samaroo and the Team of @PBHS in Florida for creating the path for the growth of global students. Polish-American path was paved by Ms Julia Perlowski who met Ms Anna Krzemińska-Kaczyńska in India during Fulbright Scholarship. Mentor and Host: Mr Don Allen, the Director of English Touring Theatre in Kraków, Poland Guests: Olga Oracz, Kraków, Poland - student of Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands Tomasz Ślusarczyk, Kraków, Poland - student of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
38:05
October 21, 2022
New adventures - travel tales
New adventures - travel tales
Interesting things happen beyond our comfort zone! Want to go on an international trip? Experience varied geographies, and cultures, which imperceptibly help in bringing about a positive change. Listen to this travel tale to Nepal by Polish students and the tangible and intangible takeaways from the experience. The Polish-Nepali student exchange between VIIIPALO in Kraków, Poland and Malpi International School in Nepal was possible thanks to Professor Jerzy Waligóra, Founder Principal of PACK Schools  and Mr Jyoti Man Sherchan, Executive Chairman, Malpi International School, Nepal.  Host and Mentor: Mr Don Allen A co-host student:  Tanvi Nagar, Student, DPS Gurgaon – India Guests: Maria Baczkowska, Alumnus VIII PALO, Kraków, Poland, a medical student, at the Silesian Medical University in Katowice, Poland Hubert Biront, Alumnus VIII PALO, Kraków, Poland, studies at Eindhoven University of Technology, Electrical Engineering. Holds Bachelor Degree from Newcastle University where he studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering
28:39
October 14, 2022
Education and globalization
Education and globalization
Nothing is impossible… all is possible, it all depends on you! Listen to Hanna and Gosia who share their experience of studying abroad. They share their experiences of how studying abroad exposes you to myriad cultures, helps to understand perspectives and think out of the box! Host and Mentor: Mr Don Allen, the Director of English Touring Theater in Kraków, Poland A co-host student: Agnieszka Kubica, a student of Liberal Arts and Sciences student of Mathematics and Economics and pursuing minors in Chinese and Statistics at University College Utrecht, the Netherlands  Guests:  Gosia Majczak,  Alumnus VIII PALO, Kraków, Poland; a postgraduate student at the Columbia University, in the MA programme  for Quantitative Methods for Social Sciences, and BASc Arts & Sciences graduate (majoring in Economics, and minoring in Mathematics) at University College London Hanna Twaróg, Alumnus VIII PALO, Kraków, Poland , Studying Arts and Sciences, University College London
41:07
October 07, 2022
There is always a takeaway!
There is always a takeaway!
Embrace who you are and become a better version of yourself. Lead by example!  Immerse and experiences other cultures. Shared experiences and insight by two international exchange students who want to be citizens of the world. A MUST listen to understand why you must opt for exchange programmes. U.S.-Polish Youth Leadership Exchange Program to California, European Academy of Diplomacy in Warsaw Coordinator: Ms Adina Escarsega, Clay Cafe, Visalia, California Host and Mentor: Mr Don Allen, the Director of English Touring Theater in Kraków, Poland A co-host student: Tanvi Nagar, graduated high school from Delhi Public School Gurgaon, India and is deeply interested in Economics, Mathematics and Psychology. Guests: Maja Górecka Selliti Rangel, Filip Wątorek Maja studied Banking Law and since then she has been working in a multinational consulting firm (PwC) to help the banks and other financial institutions with any challenges they might face. Filip continues his doctoral studies at the Department of Process Automation at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Poland in the field of predictive diagnostics in automation.
32:54
September 30, 2022
Youth in VUCA World - What is stopping you?
Youth in VUCA World - What is stopping you?
You have nothing to lose… Can a workshop, initiative, engagement or a programme help you understand your potential? Weronika and Jowita with the help of anecdotes, explain that it does not matter if you fail, you have to make the most of your opportunities. You are responsible for your present and future. A MUST LISTEN…  to switch on to your action mode! Host and Mentor: Mr Don Allen, the Director of English Touring Theater in Kraków, Poland A co-host student: Punya Sharma, a student of Delhi Public School, Gurgaon, India Guests:  Jowita Tylek, Weronika Janus, graduates of Youth in VUCA World program, supported financially by Polsko-Amerykańską Fundację Wolności i NIDA, organised & implemented by WorldLINK Foundation & Partners
31:23
September 23, 2022
Unleash the opportunities
Unleash the opportunities
“The world's greatest classroom has no walls” - Matshona Dhliwayo. The reflective moment through a series of engaging questions and answers leads to a discussion of advantages, fun moments, and the trials of an International Cultural Exchange Programme for young adults between India and Poland. LISTEN TO KNOW MORE… International Student Cultural Exchange Programme between Delhi Public School Gurgaon, India and VIII Prywatne Akademickie Liceum Ogólnokształcące in Kraków, Poland was possible thanks to visionary Principals:  Directory Principal Miss Adity Misra and Founder Principal Professor Jerzy Waligóra, as well as the friendship and cooperation between Deputy Dean Student Welfare Miss Mamta Kanti Kumar and Founder & CEO of WorldLINK Foundation Ms Anna Krzemińska-Kaczyńska Host and Mentor: Mr Don Allen, the Director of English Touring Theater in Kraków, Poland A co-host student: Agnieszka Kubica, Alumnus of VIIIPALO, Kraków, Poland, a Liberal Arts and Sciences student of Mathematics and Economics and pursuing minors in Chinese and Statistics at University College Utrecht, the Netherlands Guests: Kavya Pasricha - Alumnus DPS Gurgaon, India, graduate of Christ University, Bangalore Shubham Sharma - Alumnus DPS Gurgaon, India, a management graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikod
38:11
September 16, 2022
Passion is the catalyst
Passion is the catalyst
This is your time… do what you want to NOW! Listen to the experiences of a professional sportsman and a sportsman zealot who share insights of studying abroad and life-changing experiences that help them follow their passion. Host and Mentor: Mr Don Allen, the Director of English Touring Theater in Kraków, Poland A co-host student: Kavya Pasricha, Alumnus DPS Gurgaon - India Guests: Arkadiusz Podkowa - Alumnus VIII PALO, Kraków, Poland and a student of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at Loughborough University. Natan Węgrzycki-Szymczyk - Kraków, a Polish rower, competing at international competitions since 2011. He represented Poland at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games finishing 7th. His greatest achievements are Junior World Championship title four, U23 medals and recently two European Championship medals.
45:09
September 09, 2022
One must travel to learn
One must travel to learn
Acceptance, growth, progress and evolution – these are only feasible when we learn about other cultures by travelling to different destinations. Let’s hear Nikoleta’s and Maciek’s experiences of Oman and Austria as students on an international study programme. Programmes: 1. Medical Project - Internship in Austria organized by Ms Mariana Nadolska, Business Project Advisor, WorldLINK Foundation 2. UNESCO Program in Oman - Promoting Global Citizenship Education via UNESCO Associated School Network. Host and Mentor: Mr Don Allen, the Director of English Touring Theater in Kraków, Poland A co-host student: Kavya Pasricha, Alumnus DPS Gurgaon, India, graduate of Christ University, Bangalore Guests:  Maciej Zając, a student of Medicine at Jagiellonian University, Medical College in Kraków, Poland Nikoleta Boroń, a chemistry student of KU Leuven, Belgium.
43:18
September 02, 2022
Disney Song - Udało prawie się / Nearly There (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Disney Song - Udało prawie się / Nearly There (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Indo-Polish Project The First International Music Student-Driven Project https://worldlink.pl/indo-polish-music-project/
02:22
December 28, 2021
Instrumental Piece - Mazur (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Instrumental Piece - Mazur (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Indo-Polish Project The First International Music Student-Driven Project https://worldlink.pl/indo-polish-music-project/
02:43
December 28, 2021
Patriotic song - Miasto / The City (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Patriotic song - Miasto / The City (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Indo-Polish Project The First International Music Student-Driven Project https://worldlink.pl/indo-polish-music-project/
03:55
December 28, 2021
Folk song - Zakochani na wiosnę / Falling in Love (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Folk song - Zakochani na wiosnę / Falling in Love (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Indo-Polish Project The First International Music Student-Driven Project https://worldlink.pl/indo-polish-music-project/
03:32
December 28, 2021
Timeless song - Tyle słońca w całym mieście / So much sunshine in the city (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Timeless song - Tyle słońca w całym mieście / So much sunshine in the city (Indo-Polish Music Project)
Indo-Polish Project The First International Music Student-Driven Project https://worldlink.pl/indo-polish-music-project/
03:04
December 28, 2021
Bangladesh and India (Migration Project)
Bangladesh and India (Migration Project)
Greetings! Welcome to our podcast! This podcast will give an overview of migration and elaborate on its impact in India and Bangladesh. It will also introduce existing migration laws and potential solutions to the political tension between the nations, religious differences, and drastic effects of climate change. We will introduce a Bangladeshi immigrant and show how experiences like his have been commemorated in filmography. We h ope you enjoy it!
19:07
April 30, 2021
Syria and Germany (Migration Project)
Syria and Germany (Migration Project)
Hello listeners! Have you ever wondered what makes people leave their homeland and move to a foreign land altogether? What makes them change their entire lifestyle? How do they adjust to a drastically new environment and culture with new people that converse in unfamiliar tongues? Our podcast gives you the answer to all these questions and many more! Join us as we trace migration from Syria to Germany with real-life stories from migrants and critically analyse the push and pull factors that influence migration.
30:58
April 30, 2021
Israel and Palestine (Migration Project)
Israel and Palestine (Migration Project)
In our documentary film we are raising the issue of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and it’s impact on forced migration between these twocountries. We explain the roots and history of the conflict, the help provided to the migrants by the UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency), the migration laws and the socio-economic situation of the refugees. Beginning with Palestinian Exodus of 1948, 85% of the Palestinian Arabs fled or were expelled from their homes, followed by a series of laws passed by the first Israeli government that prevented Arabs from returning to their homes or claiming their property. The refugee status has been tough since the exodus. The Palestinian refugees settled camps throughout the Arab world. The Arab League instructed its members to deny Palestinians citizenship ‘to avoid dissolution of their identity and protect their right of return to their homeland’, which made their conditions gruesome. The Palestinian socioeconomic crisis has now reached a breaking point. We have focused a significant part of our presentation on personal stories of migrants. We discuss the stories of children, of a family, of a expect ant mother and an elderly citizen, all of whom had to migrate due to the conflict. We’ve drawn a comparison between migrants and refugees to deepen our understanding of this project. What we’ve recognised through this project is our privilege and how we c an use it to help those less fortunate especially during trying times. We firmly believe that in today’s day and age, giving shouldn’t be a choice anymore but a way of living.
16:38
April 30, 2021
Mexico and the United States (Migration Project)
Mexico and the United States (Migration Project)
Hello everyone! Welcome to our podcast. Our topic of discussion is about the phenomenon of migration and specifically case study of two countries - USA and Mexico. An array of topics are covered in our podcast: factors involved in migration; the policies that shaped the flow and its effects; artwork by people and stories of people who have experienced migration. We hope you will enjoy hearing our podcast and learn something new in the process.
21:37
April 30, 2021