January 14, 2020, Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer Management at the Warsaw University of Technology.
The conference was organized by the Institute of Contemporary Civilization Problems named after Marek Dietrich (IPWC), the Conference of Rectors of Polish Academic Schools (KRASP) and the Main Council of Science and Higher Education (RGNiSzW).
The conference was addressed not only to teachers and school board employees, but also to representatives of universities responsible for the recruitment of students and all persons interested in the state of education at the level of secondary schools in Poland. The main aim of the meeting was to bring closer results of an international survey entitled “PROGRAMME FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ASSESSMENT” (PISA), which was conducted under the auspices of the OECD. The goal of the PISA program is to improve the quality of teaching and organization of education systems. The PISA test has been taking place cyclically every 3 years since 2000, and the results of the last survey were announced on 3 December 2019.
During the meeting, the results of the survey to date were presented, with a particular focus on Poland’s position in the ranking. The research methodology was presented, and the challenges facing Poland in the forthcoming years were indicated.
The conference was opened by professors: Jan Szmidt, Rector of the Warsaw University of Technology, Zbigniew Marciniak, President of the Main Council of Science and Higher Education and Tomasz Borecki, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Civilization Problems named after Marek Dietrich.
The lectures were given by: Prof. Jacek Haman (IBE), Wioleta Dobosz-Leszczyńska (IBE), Agnieszka Sułowska (UW), Prof. Krzysztof Spalik (UW).
During the conference, there was also a discussion, led by Prof. Zbigniew Marciniak (UW), entitled “What next?
The conference was summed up by prof. Tomasz Borecki (IPWC).