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Special school


Educational institution designated for students with certificate of special educational needs.

Special education (at the level of primary school, lower secondary school, upper secondary school and post-primary) takes place in individually-functioning special schools or in generally-accessible mainstream schools, in which the following sections are created - special, integration, mainstream or therapeutic and compensatory, as well as in special schools educational centres, healthcare institutions (including health resorts) or in the form of individual instruction.

  • Act of 14 December 2016, the Law on School Education
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2023 r. poz. 900, z późn. zm.)
  • Act of 7 September 1991 on the Education System
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2021 r. poz. 1915)

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Urząd Statystyczny w Gdańsku