The University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin has participated in the Global Education Conference 2017. This annual education conference is one of the greatest events of its kind across the globe. The Conference has become the platform allowing the exchange of experiences, best practices and information in the area of education that attracts the attention of the increasing number of viewers from all over the world.

This year, during four intensive conference days, there have been around 120 online presentations taking place addressing teachers, learners, students, education and training institutions, policymakers, parents and other stakeholders. Presentations concerned wide spectrum of topics, nevertheless, all of them were closely connected to education in the global perspective.

WSEI has been represented by Grzegorz Kata, PhD, Robert Porzak, PhD and Jacek Łukasiewicz, PhD. They have presented CaT – Career Tree project ( implemented by the University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin, Baobab Association, Kadis d.o.o., Polish Psychologists’ Association, Bahcesehir University within the Erasmus+ programme.

CaT is the project dedicated to supporting young people facing important decisions concerning their future education or employment. The innovative diagnostic tools available online, as well as materials and methodology for career counsellors, developed as the end project results, may contribute to increasing the quality of career counselling services provided to young people and, by means of that, help them make more conscious choices regarding their further development or career.

The archive video material from the conference should be available at the Global Education Conference website shortly:


Faculty of Administration and Economics of the University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin organized on 30-31 May 2017 in Nałęczów IX INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE "MECHANISMS FOR SUPPORTING THE SECTOR OF SMALL SECTORS IN POLAND AND THE WORLD".

The CaT tool and effects of the project were presented by Dr. Robert Porzak.

The development of the SME sector also depends on a better assessment and diagnosis of the hidden potential of young people entering the labour market.

The tool created at CaT will provide a quick and scientifically based assessment of the competence profile of future employees. The adaptive tests offered by the tool also enable the self-assessment of young people as to his or her ability to become an entrepreneur.

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The next stage of CaT!

The next stage of the project is to test the tool by direct addressees - vocational school students. Keep in mind that the ambition of the project is to help young people to reflect on their professional future and make key decisions about their professional future.

At this stage, in order to implement the final version of the tool, it is a necessary to collect the data from the students tests completed. This will allow to verify of the tool's operation and standardization. For what? It is necessary that the diagnosis obtained in the CaT be accurate and in fact reflect the professional predispositions of the respondents.

It is also important to gather feedback from students, professional counselors and teachers, including: how the test is being filled out, whether the interface and graphic layout are friendly or if the effects are useful. There is always room for development!

The research will be conducted in May-June in all partner countries.


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Validation testing in Lublin at the Academic High School Sports Championships 16.05.2017;

Career tree at the 8th nationwide scientific conference from the series on: SCHOOL FOR THE CHALLENGE OF CONTEMPORIES

Selection of the topic is not accidental - the tool created within the CaT project will not operate in a vacuum. However, the future school will look like there will be a need to support young people in the first life choices.

Another aspect is that the CaT project contains a research element. Participation in the project gives WSEI experts the opportunity to conduct interesting research in the field of psychology on data collected in a number of partner countries.

Are the interests, passions and values ​​of young people from Turkey, Poland, Slovenia, Spain and Great Britain showing some difference and are they scientifically measurable?

WSEI’s experts shared during their accomplishments on the VIII National Scientific Conference of the series "PROBLEMS OF CONTEMPORARY PROFILAKTY" conducted at the WSEI on 16-17 May 2017 ( scientific-news-viii-ogolopolska-scientific-conference-from-cycle-problems-contemporary-prophylaxis-on-topic-school-to-challenge-of-modernity)

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Speeches delivered:

The Student's Correlation of Entrepreneurship - Polish Version of the Test Battery Tree Career (CaT) - Dr. R. Porzak (School of Economics and Innovation in Lublin

Values ​​valued by young people. Analysis of the research results in Poland, Slovenia, England, Spain and Turkey using the test tree of the Tree of Care - Dr. J. Łukasiewicz (Higher School of Economics and Innovation in Lublin)

Temperamental sensitivity and professional interests of upper secondary school students - international research - M. Baryła-Matejczuk (Higher School of Economics and Innovation in Lublin)

Realization of professional interests by pupils as a factor protecting thesaurus - Dr. Grzegorz Kata (Higher School of Economics and Innovation in Lublin)

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