- Published on Wednesday, 23 June 2010 20:58
The director of The Educational Research Institute and the project leader. He graduated in sociology from the Institute of Sociology of the University of Warsaw (1984). Prior to these studies, he graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology, Department of Precision Mechanics (1977) and started his research work in the Warsaw Institute of Aviation (1980-1984). In 1984 he started working in the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN).
After receiving a doctoral degree in 1992, he was awarded an individual studies programme as a scholarship holder of the Kościuszko Foundation at Cornell and Harvard Universities (the Centre for European Studies, Department of Government). In 2005 he earned a postdoctoral degree in Humanities, at the same time leading the Unit of the Sociology of Politics and Economics at the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN).
In 1999 he became the coordinator for the Polish research section of PISA (the Programme for International Student Assessment). In 2005 he founded a Research Group on Cross-Disciplinary Education Studies (PAN), within which, in August 2007, he brought together a group of experts who went on to develop provisions for the new core curriculum. In 2008 he took part in the work on the new core curriculum with the Ministry of Education.
- Published on Friday, 18 June 2010 23:55
Michał Sitek, PhD, is the Research Director in the Educational Research Institute. He is also a member of the Programme Council of the project "Quality and effectiveness of education - strengthening of institutional research capabilities."
Sociologist, graduate of the University of Silesia and of the Central European University. Participant in the International Summer School of Political Sciences and International Relations of the Stefan Batory Foundation (1996, 1997 and 1998).
In 1999-2004 he was an expert at the Government Centre for Strategic Studies and in 2003 a visiting scholar at Columbia University (New York). He specialises in educational research, institutional analyses and public-policy research. He is an author of several publications on education, healthcare and public administration. He also belongs to the Polish team of OECD PISA. He acted as the TEDS-M 2008 survey coordinator in Poland.
- Published on Thursday, 25 July 2013 11:05
Deputy Director for Finance and Management. Lawyer, graduate of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. He completed postgraduate studies in management and financial management at the Warsaw School of Economics. He was a board director and advisor to the National Sports Lottery (Totalizator Sportowy). Until 2007, the deputy chairman of the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development responsible for the training and administration of the Agency, the Agency's budget and for working with external institutions such as Regional Financing Institutions, KSU, KSI. He worked as a managing director in Seka SA where he was engaged in the acquisition and implementation of training projects. On behalf of other institutions he managed the investment projects of the Operational Programme Innovative Economy and was engaged in soliciting grants.
At IBE since February 2013
- Published on Thursday, 25 July 2013 14:44
Leader of the Polish Language Section. He graduated in Polish Studies and Film Studies at from the Jagiellonian University and in philosophy from the Pontifical Academy of Theology in Krakow. Since 1992 he has been employed at the Jagiellonian University where he received his doctorate in 1993. In 1990-1997, a member of the editorial board of a literary magazine "NaGłos". In 1996, a visiting professor at the University of Rochester, USA, and in 1997-1999 a Polish language teacher at the Université de Bourgogne and Polish language teacher at the high school in Dijon, France. In 2001 he was a visiting professor at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, USA. Since 2008 an expert of the Ministry of Education. He is an co-author of the Core Curriculum for teaching Polish.
At IBE since 2009.
- Published on Thursday, 12 September 2013 12:41
She is a member of the Committee on Psychological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Since 1991 she has managed the Department of Psychology of Socialization and Child Development Support at the Institute of Psychology of Adam Mickiewicz University. For almost 40 years she has been involved in research on psychological foundations of education focusing on children, their parents and teachers.
Prof. Brzezińska cooperates with editorial teams of magazines for parents and teachers of preschool and early school-aged children. She takes part in conferences, seminars and workshops for teachers, school directors and teaching consultants.
- Published on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 00:44
Leader of the Education and Labour Market Unit. Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak, PhD, is a researcher at the Institute of Statistics and Demography of the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) and at the Educational Research Institute. She graduated with an MA in quantitative methods and information systems from the Warsaw School of Economics. In 2003, she received a PhD from SGH. In 1997-1999 she was employed in the office of The Government Plenipotentiary for the Reform of the Social Security System.
She cooperated with the Institute for Market Economics in Warsaw. She also worked as a consultant of the World Bank and the OECD. In 2002-2009 she was the Director of the Department at the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, in the years 2004-2005 an Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Social Policy and then, from January 2008 to July 2009 in the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. She managed the "Solidarity of Generations - 50+" programme and worked on the act on "bridging pensions" and other acts regulating the capital pension payments. In 2009, Ms Chłoń-Domińczak was awarded the Prize of Andrzej Bączkowski for "high qualifications and remarkable commitment in the work for the public good".
Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak is the project leader of the National Qualifications Framework.
- Published on Friday, 18 June 2010 23:52
The leader of the History Section. Historian, Professor of the University of Warsaw, long-term scholar of the Institute of History at the University of Warsaw, author of several textbooks and teaching aids. In 2007 – 2008 she headed the team working on the new core curriculum for history and civics. In 2010 she became the leader of the History Section working on a project "Quality and effectiveness of education - strengthening of institutional research capabilities."
The principal objective of the History Section within the project is to develop history teaching methods, teaching tools focused on individual work with students and to monitor the implementation of the new core curriculum in schools.
- Published on Tuesday, 06 July 2010 12:51
The leader of the School Effectiveness Research Unit. Roman is an Educator and University of Warsaw graduate. His primary areas of research interest are social inequalities in education and evaluation of educational institutions. He is participating in the national team for international education research, including the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study 2011, IEA and the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2009.
He is the coordinator of the Research on the Development of Methodology for Estimating the Educational Value Added Indicator project (2007 – 2013) aimed at developing the national examination system.
- Published on Monday, 09 June 2014 23:35
Leader of the Medium-term Analyses Team, holds a PhD in Economics, graduated from the University of Warsaw (1997) and the "Columbia Cooperative Program in Economics" jointly run by the University of Warsaw and Columbia University in New York (1997).
Assistant Professor at the University of Warsaw, Centre for European Regional and Local Studies. He specializes in research in the economics of education, the study of businness cycle and regional and local development.
Scholar of the University of Trieste and the programme of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education - "Support for international mobility of researchers." In 2008-2009 he was a member of the Team of Strategic Advisors to the Prime Minister.
Leader and participant of research projects funded by the Committee for Scientific Research of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Ministry of Regional Development, the Ministry of Education and the National Science Centre. Participant of international research projects organized by the OECD, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the World Bank. Consultant in education management systems, he worked in Poland, Ukraine, Montenegro and Bulgaria.
Member of the editorial board of the scientific quarterly "Studia Regionalne i Lokalne" ("Regional and Local Studies"). Member of the Polish section of the Regional Studies Association, a research group Economics and Sociology of Education in Poland (ESEP), and the network of Economics of Education in Europe (EENEE). Member of the programme board of the foundation School Leaders.
- Published on Friday, 18 June 2010 23:53
He is the leader of the Mathematics Section at the Educational Research Institute and chief editor of “Matematyka w Szkole” (Mathematics at school). He is the co-author of several syllabi for mathematics teaching, a number of textbooks and workbooks for primary schools, lower secondary and secondary schools. In 2001 he joined the team working on the secondary school core curriculum for mathematics.
In 2008 he became a member of the team which developed the new mathematics core curriculum for all education levels. In 2010 he became involved in the PISA project.
- Published on Tuesday, 10 June 2014 00:44
Leader of the Education Economics Unit, she hold a PhD in Economics, lecturer at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the University of Warsaw. Specializes in economics of the public sector and, especially, local government. The author of dozens of scientific publications in this field, and also a number of studies promoting economics as science. Leader and participant in the numerous Polish and international research projects. Consultant in the field of local finances in projects carried out both in Poland and abroad, including projects by USAID and the World Bank.
- Published on Thursday, 12 September 2013 11:01
Psychologist and speech therapist. A graduate in psychology from Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, she received her Ph.D. and postdoctoral degree from the University of Gdansk.
Long-time head of the Department of Methodology and Psychological Diagnosis of the Institute of Psychology of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, honorary member of the Polish Dyslexia Association. She was twice a visiting scholar, on Oxford Colleges Hospitality Scheme, at the University of Oxford, UK, at the Department of Experimental Psychology under the academic guidance of professor Peter E. Bryant.
Professor Krasowicz-Kupis has over 20 years of psychological and speech therapy practice. She is the author of numerous publications on dyslexia, literacy issues in children and the development of language, including Psychologia Dysleksji (The Psychology of Dyslexia) (PWN 2008), SLI i inne zaburzenia rozwoju językowego (SLI and other language development disorders) (GWP 2012).
Prof. Krasowicz-Kupis has worked for the Eduactional Research Institute since June 2012. Currently she is the leader of Specific Learning Disorders Unit which was founded in May 2013. In IBE, prof. Krasowicz-Kupis conducts research on early diagnosis of developmental dyslexia.
- Published on Friday, 18 June 2010 23:54
Elżbieta is the leader of the Science Section Team holding a doctorate in natural sciences. Since 2000 she has worked as scientific secretary of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which in Poland is conducted by the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of Polish Academy of Sciences. Within this project, she is responsible for measuring scientific and reasoning skills.
Since 2008 she has been running the project “Polish PISA – Social Cohesion, Counteracting Exclusion, and Development Prospects: The impact of educational measurements on the education system. Establishing the evaluation formula conductive to comprehensive skills development.”
- Published on Friday, 18 June 2010 23:56
He holds a PhD in Humanities. Co-founder and since 2004 the chair of the Board of the Polish Society of Educational Diagnostics. Between 1988 and 1990 he coordinated national research on the use of computers in education as part of an international IEA project “the Comped Study.” From 1990 to 1999 he ran the Regional Methodological Centre in Kraków and, later on, in the years 1999-2007 he was the Deputy Head and the Head of the Regional Examination Board in Kraków.
In 2007-2009, as one of the projects implemented by the Central Examination Board under Priority III, Measure 3.2. on the improvement of tools for the national examination system of the Human Capital Operational Programme, he supervised the project related to “Monitoring examiner influence and paving the ground for introducing electronic marking." "Creating an IT system for e-marking” is a continuation of this project.
- Published on Friday, 18 June 2010 23:56
Magdalena is the leader of the Foreign Language Section at the Educational Research Institute and a graduate of the Institute of English Studies at the University of Warsaw. She is a lecturer and ESL expert at the Centre for Foreign Language Teacher Training at the University of Warsaw and a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Education specialising in the Teaching of English in Early Childhood.
She has developed a number of teaching aids and English language textbooks for primary schools published by Oxford University Press. She led the Foreign Languages Team which developed the new core curriculum. Since 2006 she has been the national director of the international research project on Early Language Learning in Europe. Her research interests include: child language acquisition, English language teaching methods, teacher training and testing and assessment of language skills. Magdalena Szpotowicz died May 7, 2016 year.
- Published on Tuesday, 10 June 2014 00:21
Research Advisor in Education Economics Unit. Professor in the Macroeconomics and International Trade Theory Division at the Department of Economics of the University of Warsaw, Chair of the Labour Market Council in PKPP "Lewiatan" (Polish Confederation of Employers), the director of the Centre for Labour Market Research at the University of Warsaw, a member of the Committee on Employment of the Polish Academy of Sciences, author and co-author of over 140 scientific publications and a number of publications promoting economics especially in the area of the labour market and its relation to macroeconomic processes. Her interests focus on: unemployment, especially structural interdependence of education and the labour market, institutional determinants of the functioning of the labour market, causes of differences in the labour market from territorial and qualifications perspective, sources of differences in participation by gender and the impact of opening up the economy on employment, as well as the effectiveness of economic policy in relation to the labour market and conditioned by the market and, recently, economics of education.
In recent years, she directed or co-directed the work which resulted in the reports: "Analysis of the situation in selected district labour markets and the creation of a methodology for examining the local labour market in Poland" (MLSP 2006), "Education for Work" (UNDP 2007), "Occupational and Educational Activity and family responsibilities" (IBnGR 2007), "Deactivation of people approaching retirement age"(MLSP 2008), "What does (doesn't) Polish school teach?"(FOR 2008), "Study of professional activity of graduates"(MLSP 2008), "Structural and cultural determinants of women's labour in Poland" (Scholar 2009).
- Published on Monday, 09 June 2014 13:46
Leader of the Teacher Research Unit, she holds PhD in Sociology. Graduate of inter-disciplinary doctoral studies at the The Robert B. Zajonc Institute for Social Studies at the University of Warsaw, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences at the Academy of Special Education in Warsaw. Author of publications on the education system.
Her research interests are focused on the sociology of education, especially teachers, the system of higher education, doctoral studies, scientific careers, international mobility of students and researchers and the sociology of gender.