Using Natural Language Processing in the Field of Occupations, Qualifications and Skills

On December 13, 2019, the Educational Research Institute organized a seminar with stakeholders of the qualifications system and practitioners in linguistic engineering.

Continue ReadingUsing Natural Language Processing in the Field of Occupations, Qualifications and Skills

News from the Congress on Non-formal Education

How to develop your education business in a digital age? How quickly can you develop a presence in the online market and attract customers? The participants of the Congress on Non-formal Education, held September 18−19 in Warsaw, sought answers to these and other questions. IBE also sent a strong group of representatives to this event.

Continue ReadingNews from the Congress on Non-formal Education

Join us at the Next Meeting of the Public Debate on the IQS on October 22, 2019

This is the next in a series of 10 meetings of the current public debate entitled "The Integrated Qualifications System − A Bridge between Education and the Labour Market". The meeting will be an excellent opportunity to reflect on supporting the development of the skills of students in vocational education and training (VET). We cordially invite all interested persons!

Continue ReadingJoin us at the Next Meeting of the Public Debate on the IQS on October 22, 2019

The IQS at the Congress on Non-Formal Education

A Congress on Non-Formal Education (KEP 2019) will be held on September 18-19 at the University of Warsaw Biological and Chemical Research Centre, organised by the Polish Chamber of Training Companies and the University of Warsaw. The Educational Research Institute is one of the partners of the event.

Continue ReadingThe IQS at the Congress on Non-Formal Education

On the competences of employees at the Copernicus Science Centre

A conference presenting the results of the Human Capital Study will take place on September 17 at the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw. The theme of the event is "Employee competences as the biggest challenge of the Polish labour market".

Continue ReadingOn the competences of employees at the Copernicus Science Centre

What does validation look like for “Carpentry assembly in construction”?

The first exams to confirm the qualification of “Carpentry assembly in construction" are behind us! The first certificates were awarded at the end of June, so now we can report on what the validation process looks like in practice.

Continue ReadingWhat does validation look like for “Carpentry assembly in construction”?

Research on student preferences in the labour market

The list of qualifications included in the Integrated Qualifications System has recently grown by two new ones: "Managing restaurant operations" and "Providing office services". As a result, the process of selecting awarding bodies has begun. We invite you to submit an application!

Continue ReadingResearch on student preferences in the labour market

The Integrated Qualifications System at the Małopolska Innovation Festival

A seminar was held on the Integrated Qualifications System (IQS) on June 11 of this year as part of the Małopolska Innovation Festival. The Educational Research Institute was one of the partners of the Festival.

Continue ReadingThe Integrated Qualifications System at the Małopolska Innovation Festival

Let’s talk about qualifications in the HR and marketing industry

A consultative seminar on qualifications relating to HR and branding will take place on June 27 in Warsaw. We would like especially to invite people working in HR, those interested in creating effective employee appraisal systems, marketers, spokespersons and people involved in branding and rebranding.

Continue ReadingLet’s talk about qualifications in the HR and marketing industry

“Tailor-made Qualifications” – News from the Seminar for the Fashion Industry

A seminar entitled "Tailor-made Qualifications. Innovations for the Development of Fashion Industry Employees" was held on June 4 at the Focus Hotel in Łódź. The event was an excellent opportunity to meet representatives of the sector and to discuss the competences and qualifications operating in the fashion industry.

Continue Reading“Tailor-made Qualifications” – News from the Seminar for the Fashion Industry

The stakeholders seminar on the Integrated Qualifications Register in the IQS

A general information seminar was held on the role of the Integrated Qualifications Register (IQR) in the Integrated Qualifications System (IQS) on June 6–7 at the Panorama Hotel in Mszczonów. The end result? Over 100 participants, a number of working groups, dozens of ideas and an unlimited amount of positive energy.

Continue ReadingThe stakeholders seminar on the Integrated Qualifications Register in the IQS

Good information for webmasters and graphic designers

"Creating websites" and "Designing computer graphics" are two new qualifications that started functioning in the Integrated Qualifications System as of May 28, 2019. All those interested in professional development in these fields are encouraged to read their descriptions and attain the relevant certificates.

Continue ReadingGood information for webmasters and graphic designers

Workshop for stakeholders of the Integrated Skills Strategy

On Tuesday, May 28, workshops were held for stakeholders of the Integrated Skills Strategy (ISS) at the Arche Hotel in Warsaw. They were organised by the Educational Research Institute together with the Ministry of National Education and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Continue ReadingWorkshop for stakeholders of the Integrated Skills Strategy

Another meeting of the public debate on the Integrated Qualifications System is being held (June 12)

The Educational Research Institute invites you to meeting to discuss market qualifications and the role of Sector Skills Councils in their development. The seminar, entitled "The Integrated Qualifications System as a public policy tool integrating education and the labour market" will be held on June 12 in Warsaw.

Continue ReadingAnother meeting of the public debate on the Integrated Qualifications System is being held (June 12)

On validation at the VPL Biennale in Berlin

At the beginning of May, the third edition of the international VPL (Validation of Prior Learning) Biennale was held in Berlin. At the meeting of the European Qualifications Framework Advisory Group, organised on the occasion of the Biennale, Iwona Gmaj representing IBE and Maciej Lasota, an Advisory Group member from the Ministry of National Education, presented a report on the validation solutions used in Poland.

Continue ReadingOn validation at the VPL Biennale in Berlin

Droniada 2019 – on qualifications in Industry 4.0

The 2019 Droniada will be held on June 5−8 at the Katowice-Muchowiec Airport − this is the sixth edition of the competition organised by Collegium Civitas for academic teams using drones and information analysis systems. One of the event's partners is the Educational Research Institute, whose experts will talk about the Integrated Qualifications System.

Continue ReadingDroniada 2019 – on qualifications in Industry 4.0

Qualifications in the fashion industry. You are invited to a seminar!

On Tuesday, June 4, a seminar will be held in Łódź entitled "Tailor-made Qualifications. Innovations for the development of fashion industry employees". Participants of the event will learn about the opportunities provided to the fashion industry by the Integrated Qualifications System (IQS).

Continue ReadingQualifications in the fashion industry. You are invited to a seminar!

Seminar on the IQS for the media

You are invited by the Educational Research Institute to a seminar "The Integrated Qualifications Register Revealed – Inspirations for the Media". This event is addressed to journalists and all persons involved in communications and promotion in government institutions, non-governmental organisations and enterprises.

Continue ReadingSeminar on the IQS for the media

On qualifications at the European Congress of Local Governments

The 5th European Congress of Local Governments took place in Krakow on April 8–9 – "Local Government – together for the future", where the Integrated Qualification System was discussed with well-known politicians and local government officials.

Continue ReadingOn qualifications at the European Congress of Local Governments

The bartending qualification is already in the IQS!

On March 29, 2019, the Integrated Qualifications System grew by another qualification awarded outside the formal school and higher education systems – "Mixed drinks and alcohol service". This is great news for everyone planning a career in the food service industry!

Continue ReadingThe bartending qualification is already in the IQS!

About the IQS at the largest automotive trade fair in central Europe

The newest edition of the largest automotive trade fair in central Europe – Motor Show – was held last weekend. One of the exhibitors was the Educational Research Institute, which presented information on the Integrated Qualifications System.

Continue ReadingAbout the IQS at the largest automotive trade fair in central Europe

The next market qualifications have been included in the IQS

The past few days have seen the Integrated Qualifications System grow by as many as five new market qualifications: "Carpenter - master diploma", "Furniture carpenter - master diploma", "Furniture carpenter - journeyman certificate", "Confectioner - master diploma" and "Auto body painter - journeyman certificate. "

Continue ReadingThe next market qualifications have been included in the IQS

A nother Qualification From Outside the Formal General, Vocational and Higher Educations Systemes Is Included in the IQS

Persons with the qualification “Planning, creating and distributing content marketing” are able to plan and prepare content marketing in text and multimedia formats (photographs, graphics, films, manuals, articles) and distributes…

Continue ReadingA nother Qualification From Outside the Formal General, Vocational and Higher Educations Systemes Is Included in the IQS

“Designing computer graphics”, “designing websites” and “programming and supprting 3D printing” – three it qualifications included in the IQS!

More qualifications – this time from the IT field – have been added to the Integrated Qualifications System. This is good news for persons involved in designing websites, computer graphics or 3D printing.

Continue Reading“Designing computer graphics”, “designing websites” and “programming and supprting 3D printing” – three it qualifications included in the IQS!

The Market Qualification “Preparing Food In Accordance With Market Trends and Principles of Healthy Nutrition” Has Been Included in the IQS

The Minister of Sport and Tourism announced the inclusion of another market qualification to the Integrated Qualifications System on November 20, 2018.

Continue ReadingThe Market Qualification “Preparing Food In Accordance With Market Trends and Principles of Healthy Nutrition” Has Been Included in the IQS

The Integrated Qualifications System in the Tourism Sector. An Invitation to a Seminar.

You are cordially invited to an informational seminar organised by the Educational Research Institute in cooperation with the Ministry of Sport and Tourism, addressed to industry organisations, specialists and experts in the tourism sector.

Continue ReadingThe Integrated Qualifications System in the Tourism Sector. An Invitation to a Seminar.

“The Integrated Qualifications System (IQS) – What Is It And What Is It For? – A seminar

Representatives of ministries, school superintendent offices and labour offices, people working in press offices, communications and promotion departments as well as journalists are cordially invited to an information seminar on the Integrated Qualifications System.

Continue Reading“The Integrated Qualifications System (IQS) – What Is It And What Is It For? – A seminar

Supporting the process of developing innovative qualifications in the chemical industry

You are cordially invited to a seminar that will be a unique occasion to discuss the opportunities offered by the chemical industry currently being implemented within the framework of the Integrated Qualifications System in Poland. The seminar will be held on December 12 in Kraków.

Continue ReadingSupporting the process of developing innovative qualifications in the chemical industry

Experts Discuss the Theory and Practice of Validation

The “Conference on Validation in the Integrated Qualifications System – from Premises to Practice” organised by IBE was held on October 16 at CEZAMAT. Among the participants were representatives of the Ministry of National Education, certifying institutions and industry organisations who talked about their experiences with the validation process.

Continue ReadingExperts Discuss the Theory and Practice of Validation