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IBE at the Round Table on Education

On Friday, April 26, the "Round Table on Education" was inaugurated in Warsaw. Talks will be continued this coming Tuesday in thematic groups. One of the organisations invited to participate in this event is the Educational Research Institute. Więcej
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Cooperation with the Central Examination Board

In April this year, the Institute for Educational Research signed a cooperation agreement with the Central Examination Board. The contract initiates, among others, common research projects, the exchange of information and the implementation of jointly developed solutions. Więcej

The public debate about the IQS has begun!

The conference "The IQS – a bridge connecting education and the labour market" was held on March 27, inaugurating the public debate on the implementation and development of the Integrated Qualifications System. Nearly 200 people took part in the conference, and almost 450 people followed the debate during an on-line broadcast. Więcej
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The II Digital Competencies Congress will be held on March 15-16, 2019 in Tarnów. The Educational Research Institute is a partner of this year's edition of the event. The Congress will present the results of new research in the field of education and digital competencies, as well as conduct an open debate of interested communities supporting the development of these skills among Poles. Read more
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IBE expert is now a member of the European NESET Network

NESET, the Network of Experts working on the Social Dimension of Education and Training, is an advisory network of experts working on the social dimensions of education and training. Jędrzej Stasiowski, on the staff of the Educational Research Institute, joined NESET in January 2019. Read more
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Vocational or university education? The core question discussed at the UniVET Project seminar

Over 40 persons participated in an experts’ seminar entitled „Vocational or university education? Factors influencing the decision of young people to choose a particular educational path” organised as part of the international UniVet Project. Read more

International conference on a sectoral approach to qualifications

On behalf of the Educational Research Institute, we would like to invite you to participate in an international conference organised under the auspices of the “Support to central government administration, awarding bodies and quality assurance institutions in implementing stage I of the Integrated Qualifications System” project, entitled: "Sectoral approach to qualifications – qualifications frameworks, occupational standards, sector skills councils". 

The conference is addressed to all interested in a development sectoral qualifications: employers, industry organisations, trade unions, members of Sector Skills Councils, representatives of the central administration and local government, training firms and other institutions and other units.

The aim of the conference is to exchange experiences on developing a system of sectoral competences and qualifications. The most important solutions will be presented to support the development of sectoral qualifications, including international experiences regarding:

► sectoral qualifications frameworks,
► sectoral standards of occupational competences,
► sector skills councils,
► research on sectoral competences.


The conference will also be a place for reflecting on the role of sectors in implementing the qualifications systems and qualifications frameworks, developing the skills strategies or international initiatives relating to professional competences, such as the Bologna Process, ECVET or EQAVET.

A key part of the conference will be panel discussions, in which representatives of various stakeholder groups of the qualifications system will participate.

Registration is open until 15 June 2018.

Participation in the conference is free of charge.


The conference has an academic character. Participants will have the opportunity to present their accomplishments in the form of a paper. The prepared presentation in Polish or English should refer thematically to the issues raised. The papers may refer to the practical results of the work of the speaker, as well as present theoretical issues.

Each presentation should last no longer than 15 minutes.

If you wish to present a paper, please submit the title and an abstract that is half the length of a sheet of A4 paper. Please send this information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 8 June 2018.

For substantive issues relating to the conference, please contact Andrzej Żurawski, tel. +48 22 241 71 87, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For organisational issues, please contact:

Monika Parys, tel. +48 22 241 71 09, mobile +48 785 506 321, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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