Developing organisational and financial models
for including non-formal sector qualifications
in National Qualifications Frameworks

Horacy Dębowski

Expert at the Educational Research Institute (IBE). Member of the National Team of ECVET Experts in Poland. Lecturer at the Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology (PJWSTK). Participates in domestic and international research and technical assistance projects.

Author of policy papers and documents prepared for the Polish national and regional authorities, and the European Commission (Polish Referencing Report, Cedefop/Refernet Reports). Member of the editorial board of the scientific journal “Warsaw Forum of Economic Sociology”.

In 2010-2013, Leader of the NQF Team at IBE responsible for the preparation of the Polish Referencing Report submitted to the EQF Advisory Group and development of the methodology for including qualifications into the NQF.

Main fields of research: vocational education and training, lifelong learning, industrial relations and qualifications frameworks.

Role in the NQF-in Project: Expert