Co-founder and rector of the Postsecondary School of Lower Silesia. He defended his PhD and habilitation thesis at the University of Wroclaw. Prof. Kwaśnica is a member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the editorial council of the Pedagogical Quarterly. He worked at Wroclaw University of Technology, University of Wroclaw (where he was the head of the Department of General Pedagogy at the Institute of General Pedagogy, and a Vice Deam of the Faculty of Historical and Pedagogic Sciences), and a lecturer at the University of Zielona Gora. He specializes in the issues related to didactics, philosophy of education and general pedagogy. In 2011 he was honoured with the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.