POLSKA RAMA KWALIFIKACJI JAKO ELEMENT ZINTEGROWANEGO SYSTEMU KWALIFIKACJI W POLSCE
THE POLISH QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK AS ELEMENT OF THE INTEGRATED QUALIFICATIONS SYSTEM IN POLAND

Marzena RYDZEWSKA-WŁODARCZYK, Zakład Ekonomii i Rachunkowości, Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny w Szczecinie ul. Żołnierska 47, 71-210 Szczecin
2017 Folia Pomeranae Universitatis Technologiae Stetinensis Oeconomica  
Establishing the functioning qualifications concerning the year of common principles in 2015 in various areas of the education was a next stage of the construction process in Poland of the Integrated Qualifications System (IQS). The main tool of this system is Polish Qualifications Framework (PQF). It is used for the identification of getting skill levels both in an educational system formal, as well as informal and as a result of the unofficial learning, and because of that lets for comparing
more » ... ualifications conferred in educational systems and the higher education and apart from them. PQF has eight levels of qualifications, as does the European Qualifications Framework. Each PQF level is described by general statements, known as descriptors, characterising the requirements for knowledge, skills and social competence, which must be fulfilled by persons having a qualification at a given level. The paper presents the results of research aimed at getting to know the structure and applications of PQF. Universal characterizations of levels PQF were discussed on the example of characterizations referring to classifications get as part of the higher education, however, characterizations of the PQF second degree were discussed on the example of the description of the effects of the learning typical of the area of the education in social sciences. Słowa kluczowe: charakterystyki poziomów PRK, kwalifikacje, polska rama kwalifikacji (PRK), system kwalifikacji, Zintegrowany System Kwalifikacji (ZSK).
doi:10.21005/oe.2017.87.2.23 fatcat:rmhwg7ijovgtlg4vh2lkjaueeq