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Akademeia High School
Our team
Founder
Andrzej Dethloff
Law, University of Oxford
Founder
Andrzej Dethloff
Law, University of Oxford

Management

Deputy Head (Operational)
Krzysztof Sikora
Mathematics, University of Warsaw
Headmaster
dr Karolina Watras
History of Art, University of Cambridge, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Deputy Head (Pastoral)
Katarzyna Borzym-Grzesik
Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Warsaw School of Economics, University of Warsaw
Deputy Head (Operational)
Krzysztof Sikora
Mathematics, University of Warsaw

Krzysztof Sikora is a mathematician, pedagogue, and teacher with many years of experience. He worked for 12 years as a maths teacher, and afterwards as the Head of Department at 1531 IB World School in Warsaw. He joined Akademeia in 2008, where he teaches maths classes in the following educational systems: A Level (all modules for Maths and Further Maths), International Baccalaureate (IB), Polish Matura, IGCSE, and SAT.

He has taken part in many workshops and training courses across Poland, Europe, and the USA (including Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama). Laureate of the National Education Commission Medal.

Headmaster
dr Karolina Watras
History of Art, University of Cambridge, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

Dr Karolina Watras completed her A Levels at the Cheltenham Ladies’ College in the UK. She received her undergraduate degree in History of Art from Christ’s College, Cambridge. Dr Watras studied Gothic Architecture for a Masters at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London and subsequently returned to Cambridge to pursue her MPhil and doctoral research at Jesus College.

Dr Watras has worked at the University of Cambridge as a supervisor and Affiliated Lecturer at the Department of History of Art, Acting Director of Studies at Jesus and Trinity Colleges, and course leader at the Institute of Continuing Education. She returned to Poland and joined Akademeia in 2014.

Dr Watras’ broader interests include Surrealism, transregional exchanges between 20th century avant-gardes, artist’s books, art under totalitarian regimes, and twentieth century aesthetic theory. Throughout her academic research and teaching Dr Watras has always followed an interdisciplinary approach, which informs her work as the Head of the Humanities Department and which she strives to instill in her students.

Deputy Head (Pastoral)
Katarzyna Borzym-Grzesik
Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Warsaw School of Economics, University of Warsaw

Katarzyna Borzym has experience studying in a multinational environment, having participated in two exchange programmes: at Northeastern Illinois University in the USA (2011) and at the Management Development Institute in India (2012). She completed a summer internship in the Department of Global Business Services at Procter & Gamble. Katarzyna is currently a PhD candidate at Warsaw School of Economics, specialising in behavioural economics. She is also the author of several research articles and co-author of many publications in Poland.

Executive team

We provide our students with the best possible educational opportunities in a well-managed organization.

  • Bursar Ewa Milewska

    Quantitative Methods and Information Systems, Warsaw School of Economics
    ACCA

    Ewa Milewska

    Bursar Ewa Milewska

    Quantitative Methods and Information Systems, Warsaw School of Economics
    ACCA

    Ewa joined Akademeia in 2017 and is responsible for all of the financial aspects of the Group’s operations.

    She brings to Akademeia a broad consulting experience gained during her 12 year career at PwC, where she was a director specialising in due diligence and other M&A related services. Her experience includes i.a. leading due diligence teams on a few of the landmark transactions in the CEE region (TVN, LuxMed, Euromedic / Affidea, EmiTel, AliorBank) as well as a few projects in the educational sector.  

    Ewa holds a masters degree in Quantitative Methods and Information Systems from the Warsaw School of Economics as well as ACCA certificate.

  • Head of Fifth Form Amy Stuart

    MA (Hons.) English Literature and Spanish, University of Glasgow
    UK Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), University of Cambridge

    Amy Stuart

    Head of Fifth Form Amy Stuart

    MA (Hons.) English Literature and Spanish, University of Glasgow
    UK Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), University of Cambridge

    A graduate of the University of Glasgow, Amy was awarded honours in English Literature and Spanish. Her thesis examined marginality in Latin American literature, with a particular focus on indigenismo and postcolonial identity. She also studied at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, researching postcolonial linguistic and cultural expression in Quechua speakers, as well as indigenous uprisings of Latin America.
    Alongside her academic interests, Amy has lead theatre workshops and has produced and directed performances with school students. Most recently, she produced and directed “The Lion King” at Good Shepherd International School in India. Her teaching experience encompasses teaching English and Spanish from primary age to university students in Honduras, Scotland and India, and Spanish Literacy to speakers of Quechua in remote Bolivia. She is thrilled to expand upon this experience as Head of Fifth Form where she hopes to inspire, guide and support students under her care.

  • Head of Sixth Form Dominika Fiołna

    BA (Hons.) Sociology, Brown University
    MSc Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina

     

    Dominika Fiołna

    Head of Sixth Form Dominika Fiołna

    BA (Hons.) Sociology, Brown University
    MSc Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina

     

    Dominika received her IB diploma focused on Psychology, Biology, and Theatre Studies from the United World College of India. She then completed her undergraduate degree at Brown University in the United States, where she was awarded honours in Sociology for her thesis looking at young women’s attitudes towards contraception and sexual education in Poland. Dominika continued her graduate education at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina (UNC), earning a Master of Science degree in Health Policy and Management. Due to her continuing research interest in women’s health and family planning, Dominika completed a UNC-FHI360 Research Fellowship before returning to Poland to share her passions with Akademeia students. She teaches sociology, psychology and co-leads health and prevention workshops. Dominika also fills the role of the Head of Sixth Form, supporting Year 12 and Year 13 students and their mentors in preparing for higher education.

  • HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Dr Marta Dżoga

    Social Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

    Dr Marta Dżoga

    HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Dr Marta Dżoga

    Social Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

    Marta has a PhD in social sciences (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw). She has conducted many academic activities including arranging lectures, conferences and scientific publications. She has worked on many projects for children and adults in various cultural institutions such as POLIN Museum and History Meeting House.

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