The exploratory study on the Polish VET system has arrived in the last six months of the project duration. After the finished data collection phase in Poland, the consortium of the Association for Social Work, Education and Training (VESBE) and the TU Dortmund validated some of the preliminary results in Warszawa on the 17th and 18th of September.
At both days the project invited protagonists to discuss the preliminary results of the project. The consortium was supported very well by the Polish-German chamber of Industry and Commerce. Besides persons who were already in touch with the project in interviews the project invited also interested external protagonists. After a first introduction round and the presentation of the project, the participants were asked to evaluate the preliminary results of the project in the form of 22 theses with a questionnaire. Afterwards, the results of this short questionnaire were discussed in the group. This procedure was a good opportunity to verify the theses and to discuss the current status of the Polish VET system and to network with other institutions and experts.
We are very happy with the discussions and results of the validation workshops, they will be very helpful for the finial results of the exploratory study. The results will be published in the beginning of 2020 in Polish and German in different documents. The consortium will present them on a final project event. At the same time this publication is the final activity of the project.