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29.4.2020
DDD in source code

Due to anti-pandemic measures, we moved the regular meeting of our community to the online space. And everything indicates that we will stay in the virtual world for a while … We are IT people, so we can handle such a move with ease! And we did. The online panel debate was a great success. With panellists Richard Richter, a developer at Evolveum, and Vladimír Hlaváček, a technology architect at Accenture Advanced Technology Center, we discussed programming procedures that help use Domain-Driven Design at the source code level. The discussion […]

DDD in source code
8.11.2019
The Dionýz Ilkovič Award 2019 went to a physics and astronomy teacher from Trenčín

Their work does not end with the school bell Not only the CDI finalist, but all of the nominated teachers have one characteristic in common: for them, the classes definitely do not end with the school bell. They see their job as a mission and educate and prepare students for domestic and international competitions outside of regular classes. “All of these teachers deserve enormous appreciation. This year, we agreed on the three finalists quickly, but selecting only one of them was very difficult. Each of them could be the absolute […]

The Dionýz Ilkovič Award 2019 went to a physics and astronomy teacher from Trenčín
17.6.2019
High-quality platform for talented pupils, students and their teachers

The prize will be in the hands of the Dionýz Ilkovič Foundation For the past two years the Dionýz Ilkovič Prize was a project of PosAm, a Slovak technological company. However, starting from 2019 the organization and development role will be assumed by the Dionýz Ilkovič Foundation.  Its aim is to reward and motivate outstanding teachers but also to emphasize the need for high-quality preparation of students. Marián Marek, the CEO of PosAm and the promoter of the establishment of the Foundation, is inviting everybody who would like to help […]

High-quality platform for talented pupils, students and their teachers
28.11.2018
To make the word “teacher” evoke respect once again

Only a motivated teacher can educate the best Early November was the time of culmination of the second year of the Dionýz Ilkovič Award, which is awarded to teachers of mathematics, computer science, chemistry and physics for their contribution to the development of extracurricular activities. These pedagogues not only teach classes, but they also dedicate themselves to the most talented pupils in their free time, often until late in the evening. The laureate was Ľubomír Konrád, a teacher from Žilina. We received multiple nominations in the competition with his name. […]

To make the word “teacher” evoke respect once again
8.11.2018
Dionýz Ilkovič Award for another three outstanding pedagogues

The winner is “Kony” from Žilina The winner of the second year of the Dionýz Ilkovič Award, Ľubomír Konrád, teaches physics at the same gymnasium in Žilina, in the same classroom, where he himself started three decades ago. He devotes much of his spare time to students in the club, where he prepares them for various physics competitions. Over the past 10 years he has helped them to win several medals from the International Physics Olympiad and the European Olympiad; three times they were members of the Slovak team that […]

Dionýz Ilkovič Award for another three outstanding pedagogues
25.9.2018
Solution Architects becoming PosAm leaders of the DDD Community

The successful first meeting exceeded expectations The first meeting which took place at the Campus coworking premises in Bratislava was attended by more than 50 interested persons, who were attracted by the themes Filozofia Domain-Driven Design and Architektúra Microservices. Their presentations were recorded for those who did not have the possibility to participate at the first meet-up. Zdeno Jašek, Solution Architect at PosAm, besides Domain-Driven Design (DDD) philosophy, has devoted himself to the key DDD notions: “Bounded Context“ and “Ubiquitous language“. He showed how by ignoring Bounded Context he ended up […]

Solution Architects becoming PosAm leaders of the DDD Community
10.7.2018
Successful graduates of the PosAm Full-stack Academy are already involved in attractive projects

This year 50 candidates answered the call of PosAm to participate in the PosAm Full-stack Academy. 17 of them passed the initial screening. They were given the opportunity to participate in professional workshops. In addition to access to invaluable knowledge, they received a scholarship and job offer at PosAm. Only five finalists managed to successfully complete the challenging process. It’s gratifying that the smartest ones will join the ranks of PosAm and contribute to the implementation of attractive software projects. This year’s winner of the PosAm Full-stack Academy was Filip […]

Successful graduates of the PosAm Full-stack Academy are already involved in attractive projects
6.7.2018
Pupils and former students thank teachers and mentors from all over Slovakia for their dedication

“I would like to thank her for the years she prepared me for the Young Physicists Tournament, when she was willing to be with us at school until 4 p.m.,” says Samuel Novák, a student of the Gymnasium of J.A. Rayman in Prešov about his teacher Iveta Štefančínová. During her extra-curricular lectures the students created a miniature hydrogen-powered car, with which they competed in a race in Bratislava. This teacher is just one of the 43 nominated educators, mentors and volunteers from all over Slovakia who were nominated for the […]

Pupils and former students thank teachers and mentors from all over Slovakia for their dedication
8.6.2018
The Dionýz Ilkovič Award continues to search for selfless teachers

There are many teachers and volunteers in Slovakia who have been selflessly devoting themselves to students for decades. Their stories can help to improve the education system in Slovakia and correct the image of the teaching profession. The winner of the first year of the Dionýz Ilkovič Award was Jozef Smrek from the Gymnasium of Pavel Horov in Michalovce. Throughout more than 35 years of teaching he attracted dozens of talented students to physics. Among the finalists were also Miroslav Kozák from the Gymnasium of Vavrinec Benedikt Nedožerský in Prievidza and Pavol Kubinec from […]

The Dionýz Ilkovič Award continues to search for selfless teachers
20.2.2018
The second year of the Dionýz Ilkovič Award is just starting

“Many teachers, tutors and non-teaching volunteers feel that their job is their vocation. They often do it in their free time, with excitement and enthusiasm, though their work is unappreciated by society”, says the supervisor of the Dionýz Ilkovič Award and the chairman of the jury, Doc. RNDr. Martin Plesch, PhD., who is also President of the International Young Physicists´ Tournament (IYPT) and a researcher at the Institute of Physics of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. “I believe that this Award will help to improve education of the natural sciences […]

The second year of the Dionýz Ilkovič Award is just starting
27.11.2017
The Dionýz Ilkovič Award with PosAm’s support is ranked among the best PR projects of the year

In order to discover a hidden talent that would become a genius in the field of natural sciences, it requires more than standard learning programs. Fortunately, there is a fairly big group of enthusiasts that work with gifted kids in school clubs even after the ring bells after the last class. They help their pupils to push the limits of their knowledge that afterwards often times they make into enormous successes, recognized also in worldwide competitions and tournaments: not in athletics, but in mathematics, physics, chemistry and informatics. This work […]

The Dionýz Ilkovič Award with PosAm’s support is ranked among the best PR projects of the year
10.11.2017
The Dionýz Ilkovič Prize Is Heading To Michalovce

The Dionýz Ilkovič Prize is awarded by PosAm, a Slovak IT company which has long been promoting education-related activities. Nominations may be sent by anyone – students, their parents or peer teachers. Out of 54 application forms the jury selected three finalists who, in addition to Jozef Smrek, included also teachers from Bratislava and Prievidza. It was Jozef Smrek whose name appeared in as many as four independent nominations. The jury is chaired by a young Slovak scientist and the President of the International Tournament of Young Scientists, Assistant Professor Martin […]

The Dionýz Ilkovič Prize Is Heading To Michalovce

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